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.


  • 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

Faculty Positions (visiting & non-tenure)
New #51304Visiting Assistant Professor of AstronomyAmherst CollegeJul 2015
Faculty Positions (tenure & tenure-track)
New #51296Reader/Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor)/Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Theoretical or Computational AstrophysicsUniversity of BathJul 2015
New #51301Assistant Professor in Astronomy at Stockholm UniversityStockholm UniversityJul 2015
#51185Lecturer in Astrophysics at the University of ExeterUniversity of ExeterJun 2015
#51210Assistant Professor of the Mizusawa VLBI Observatory, NAOJNational Astronomical Observatory of JapanJun 2015
#50989Professor of AstrophysicsMonash UniversityMay 2015
New #51234Postdoctoral Research Scientist, NASA Exoplanet Exploration ProgramBay Area Environmental Research InstituteJul 2015
New #51321Resident Astronomer Position at Instituto de Astronomia, UNAM, MexicoInstituto de Astronomia, UNAM, MexicoJul 2015
New #51310Lab Coordinator Physics & AstronomyBucknell UniversityJul 2015
Post-doctoral Positions & Fellowships
New #51257Postdoctoral ScholarCalifornia Institute of Technology/Infrared Processing and Analysis CenterJul 2015
New #51247Postdoctoral Scholar in Cosmic Microwave Background StudiesCalifornia Institute of TechnologyJul 2015
New #51237Postdoctoral position at UNAM to work on HAWCUniversidad Nacional Autonoma de MexicoJul 2015
New #51227Postdoctoral Positions in Observation, Theory, or InstrumentationAcademia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and AstrophysicsJul 2015
New #51260Postdoc in Theoretical Astroparticle PhysicsDESYJul 2015
New #51275NAOJ Research Fellow (ASTE Support Scientist stationed in Tokyo)National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ)Jul 2015
New #51279Postdoctoral Position in Black Hole Accretion at MPE GarchingMax Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial PhysicsJul 2015
New #51281Postdoctoral Position in Theoretical Star FormationUniversity of Exeter, United KingdomJul 2015
New #51284Post Doctoral Research AssociateAURAJul 2015
New #51290POSDOCTORAL POSITION IN Observatorio Astronomico Nacional (OAN)Institute of Astronomy, UNAM (Ensenada)Jul 2015
New #51317Research AssociateNational Radio Astronomy ObservatoryJul 2015
New #51331KIAA-PKU Postdoctoral Research in Supernovae or ExoplanetsKavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Peking UniversityJul 2015
New #51335Recruitment for FAST Fellow Positions in ISM Group, NAOCNational Astronomical Observatoires, Chinese Academy of SciencesJul 2015
#51056China-CONICYT Postdoctoral FellowshipThe Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the Comisión Nacional de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica (CONICYT) of Chile Jun 2015
#51192Research Fellow in the UCLA Galactic Center GroupUniversity of California Los AngelesJun 2015
#51136Postdoctoral Positions in Astrophysics at the Centro de Radioastronomia y Astrofisica, UNAMCentro de Radioastronomia y Astrofisica, UNAMJun 2015
#51161Postdoctoral position in Distributed Multiscale Astronomical SimulationsLeiden ObservatoryJun 2015
#50987Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Evolution of Gas in GalaxiesAustralian National UniversityMay 2015
#50792NRL-NRC Postdoctoral Fellowships in AstrophysicsNaval Research LaboratoryApr 2015
#50794NRL-NRC Postdoctoral Fellowship in Transient Radio Astronomy: VLITENaval Research LaboratoryApr 2015
#50081NASA Postdoctoral FellowshipsNASA / Oak Ridge Associated UniversitiesDec 2014
Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions
New #51277PhD Position in Black Hole Accretion at MPE GarchingMax Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial PhysicsJul 2015
New #51287PhD position in extragalactic astronomyLeiden UniversityJul 2015
New #51293PhD in X-ray AstrophysicsSRON, Netherlands Institute for Space ResearchJul 2015
New #51326PhD positions at Macquarie University, Sydney.Macquarie UniversityJul 2015
#51213PhD position in AstrophysicsHong Kong UniversityJun 2015
Science Engineering
New #51266AstrophysicistSmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryJul 2015
New #51272Telescope EngineerLas Campanas Observatory/Carnegie Institution for ScienceJul 2015
New #51338Principal Research Scientist, Lead AstronomerMIT Haystack ObservatoryJul 2015
#51083Research Engineer in Millimeter and Submillimeter Wavelength ElectronicsNational Radio Astronomy ObservatoryMay 2015
#51085Research Digital EngineerNational Radio Astronomy ObservatoryMay 2015
Science Management
New #51307Astrophysicist Data Processing ManagerSmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryJul 2015
Scientific/Technical Staff
New #51251Scientific Computing ConsultantUniversity of ChicagoJul 2015
New #51241IT Specialist Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryJul 2015
New #51244Scientific ProgrammerHarvard UniversityJul 2015
New #51232Deputy Instrumentation ScientistGiant Magellan Telescope (GMT)Jul 2015
New #51268Adaptive Optics ScientistLarge Binocular Telescope ObservatoryJul 2015
New #51315Scientific Software DeveloperPrinceton UniversityJul 2015
#51176Service Observers - Large Binocular Telescope Observatory Large Binocular Telescope ObservatoryJun 2015
#51188Research IT System Manager, Centre for Astrophysics Research, University of HertfordshireUniversity of HertfordshireJun 2015