Current AAS Job Register Ads

Table of Contents

  • Faculty Positions (visiting & non-tenure) — Time limited position at a university or college. Includes teaching responsibility.
  • Faculty Positions (tenure & tenure-track) — Permanent (or leading to a permanent) position at a university or college. Includes teaching responsibility.
  • Other — Any position that does not seem to fit.
  • Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions — Typically associated with a Fellowship or other source of funding to support those seeking a degree from an institution of higher education. May also include funding opportunities for exchange programs or other professional development.
  • Post-doctoral Positions & Fellowships — Typically located at a university, college or government lab. Allows recipient to pursue independent research or research support for a specific science program defined by the employer. Is limited to a pre-determined period of time. Usually does not include teaching responsibilities.
  • Science Engineering — Instrument design and development, software development, IT system support, and other project related responsibilities. Open-ended duration of employment.
  • Science Management — Runs projects and programs at universities, government or private industry. Open-ended employment.
  • Scientific/Technical Staff — Includes researchers at science centers, government labs, university, or private industry. May include both user support or project related work and time for individual research. Open-ended duration of employment. Usually does not include teaching. May or may not require PhD.

Notes

  • Some jobs reposted from prior months may have closing dates during the current month. Readers should pay careful attention to the posted closing dates.
  • Jobs marked as new were posted this month.

Current Job Ad Listing

IDTitleInstitution/OrganizationPosted
Faculty Positions (visiting & non-tenure)
New #54181Lecturer / Planetarium DirectorUniversity of North GeorgiaJun 2016
New #54242Instructor (Full/Part-Time/Multiple Positions) Louisiana State University Jun 2016
New #54281Assistant Professor of Astronomy & PhysicsSaint Cloud State UniversityJun 2016
#54123Visiting Assistant Professor of AstronomyAmherst CollegeMay 2016
Faculty Positions (tenure & tenure-track)
New #54142Staff Scientist in Solar/Stellar Physics (can become permanent)Georg-August-Universitaet GoettingenJun 2016
New #54163Senior Data Scientist in AstrophysicsCSIROJun 2016
New #54167Professor of PhysicsUniversity of PortsmouthJun 2016
New #54213Senior Lectureships in Astrophysics and/or Theoretical Physics UNSW AustraliaJun 2016
New #54219W2-Professorship for Stellar AstrophysicsUniversity of Potsdam, GermanyJun 2016
#54020Tenure-track positions in astronomy and astrophysics at Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityCenter for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityMay 2016
#54083Assistant Professor of AstronomyUniversity of Hawaii at HiloMay 2016
Other
New #54275Chief Editor for Nature AstronomySpringer NatureJun 2016
New #54169SOFIA Head of Communications and Public Outreach (425-500)USRAJun 2016
New #54188KASI Postdoctoral PositionsKorea Astronomy and Space Science InstituteJun 2016
New #54224Astronomer/CrEuropean Organisation for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere (ESO)Jun 2016
New #54245Gemini Head of Technology Development DepartmentGemini/AURAJun 2016
New #54247LSST Head of Education and Public OutreachLSST/AURAJun 2016
New #54260Project Manager of the LSST Data Management LSST/AURAJun 2016
#54036Research Scientist for Imaging Science in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Georgia State UniversityDepartment of Physics and Astronomy, Georgia State UniversityMay 2016
#54078Gemini Media Relations/Outreach InternGemini/AURAMay 2016
#54119NASA Subject Matter ExpertCornell Technical Services, LLCMay 2016
Post-doctoral Positions & Fellowships
New #54029Specially-Appointed Researcher or Specially-Appointed Assistant Professor at the NAOJ Chile ObservatoryNAOJJun 2016
New #54136Research AssociateCardiff University, School of Physics & AstronomyJun 2016
New #54139Post-doctoral in Radio Astronomy at NARIT, ThailandNational Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (NARIT)Jun 2016
New #54158Research Fellowships in System Engineering for Adaptive Optics Projects on Large and Extremely Large Telescopes Astrophysical Observatory of Arcetri Jun 2016
New #54165Postdoctoral position in theoretical astrophysicsCenter for Theoretical Physics, Polish Academy of SciencesJun 2016
New #54176Two ALMA postdoctoral positions in TaiwanUCATJun 2016
New #54184Specially-Appointed Researcher at the NAOJ Chile ObservatoryNAOJJun 2016
New #54186Specially-Appointed Researcher at the NAOJ Chile ObservatoryNAOJJun 2016
New #54190Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow in Accretion & Jet Physics at the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR), Curtin University node.Curtin University Jun 2016
New #54196Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Star and Planet FormationKapteyn Astronomical Institute, University of GroningenJun 2016
New #54200Post-doctoral positions in protoplanetary discs and planet formationUniversity of LeicesterJun 2016
New #54203SOFTWARE SUPPORT APOGEE CONTRACT Instituto de Astrofísica de CanariasJun 2016
New #54205POSTDOCTORAL POSITION IN RADIO ASTRONOMYMax-Planck-Institut für RadioastronomieJun 2016
New #54207Postdoctoral Position in Exo-Planetary Science - York UniversityYork UniversityJun 2016
New #54222Postdoc or Engineering Positions MICADO and ERISMax Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial PhysicsJun 2016
New #54226Postdoctoral Position in Astrochemistry and Star/Planet FormationMax Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial PhysicsJun 2016
New #54229Postdoc in general relativity and its applications at Charles University in PragueCharles University in Prague, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Institute of Theoretical PhysicsJun 2016
New #54232Postdoc position on the first stellar clustersUniversidad de Concepción, Astronomy DepartmentJun 2016
New #54235POSTDOCTORAL CONTRACT CLUSTERS II 2016Instituto de Astrofísica de CanariasJun 2016
New #54238Research Fellow in Astrophysics and Stellar Magnetic Field ModellingUniversity of St AndrewsJun 2016
New #54264DoA-PKU Postdoctoral fellowship on Galactic SurveyDepartment of Astronomy at Peking UniversityJun 2016
New #54272Postdoc Position: Star FormationHamburg Observatory / University of HamburgJun 2016
New #54284Postdoctoral Fellow in Lunar Permanently Shadowed Regions Laboratory SimulationYork University/CRESSJun 2016
#53998Research Assistant/Associate in Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics Newcastle UniversityMay 2016
#54023 extragalactic astronomy and cosmology at Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityCenter for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityMay 2016
#54074Postdoctoral Researcher, Software EngineeringPenn State UniversityMay 2016
#54080Postdoctoral Position in X-ray AstrophysicsMassachusetts Institute of Technology Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space ResearchMay 2016
#54102UVA APOGEE Postdoctoral Research AssociateUniversity of Virginia, Department of AstronomyMay 2016
#54117Postdoctoral Researcher in Extragalactic AstrophysicsThe Johns Hopkins UniversityMay 2016
#54130Postdoctoral Position in Experimental Molecular Physics/Physical ChemistryColumbia UniversityMay 2016
#53929Postdoctoral position in High Angular Resolution AstronomyObservatoire de la Cote d'AzurApr 2016
#53969Vacancy for a Postdoctoral Researcher at Leuven University, Belgium (collaboration Newcastle University)Institute of Astronomy - KU LeuvenApr 2016
#52329NRL-NRC Postdoctoral Fellowships in AstrophysicsNaval Research LaboratoryNov 2015
#52331NRL-NRC Postdoctoral Fellowship in Transient Radio Astronomy: VLITENaval Research LaboratoryNov 2015
Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions
New #54160PhD positions at Macquarie University, SydneyDepartment of Physics and Astronomy, Macquarie UniversityJun 2016
New #54192PhD Scholarships in Astronomy & Radio Astronomy Engineering at the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR), Curtin University node.Curtin University Jun 2016
New #54251PhD scholarships in observational & theoretical astrophysics at the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research, UWA nodeInternational Centre for Radio Astronomy Research, University of Western AustraliaJun 2016
New #54254 PhD Opportunities in Astronomy/Astrophysics at the Kapteyn Astronomical InstituteKapteyn Astronomical Institute, University of GroningenJun 2016
#54069PhD-Position in the physics of the molecular cloud structure and star formation (Ref. 16-03)Max Planck Institute for AstronomyMay 2016
Science Engineering
New #54288Optical Engineer (Ref: IRC225069)The Science and Technology Facilities CouncilJun 2016
Science Management
New #54155Director, NASA Infared Telescope FacilityUniversity of Hawaii, Institute for AstronomyJun 2016
#54099Science Operations Center Manager Massachusetts Institute of Technology Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space ResearchMay 2016
Scientific/Technical Staff
New #54149Program Manager, Grade 15 (16-30)Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryJun 2016
New #54172Resident Astronomer.Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope.Jun 2016
New #54179Assistant Staff ScientistMMT ObservatoryJun 2016
New #54249Research Engineering/ Scientist Associate I - Telescope OperatorUniversity of Texas, McDonald ObservatoryJun 2016
#54018IT Specialist (Applications Software) 16/25Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryMay 2016
#54152Deputy Division Director, Division of Astronomical Sciences, MPS The National Science FoundationMay 2016