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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 #48408Julian Schwinger FellowUCLAAug 2014
New #48498Professor with special responsibilities within in theoretical astrophysics (211-0272)The Niels Bohr InstituteAug 2014
#48438Assistant Teaching ProfessorUniversity of Missouri - St. LouisJul 2014
Faculty Positions (tenure & tenure-track)
New #48514Faculty Positions in Astronomy & AstrophysicsUniversity of ChicagoAug 2014
New #48524Tenure Track Position in Astrophysics at Ensenada, Instituto de Astronomia, UNAM, MexicoInstituto de Astronomia, UNAMAug 2014
New #48527Tenure Track Position in Astrophysics at Instituto de Astronomia, UNAM, MexicoInstituto de Astronomia, UNAMAug 2014
New #48553NAOJ Associate Professor for ALMA receiver development (Tokyo-based)National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ)Aug 2014
New #48562Physics & Astronomy Faculty Tenure-Track PositionHumboldt State UniversityAug 2014
New #48608Deputy Director for ScienceLowell ObservatoryAug 2014
#48353Assistant Professor in AstrophysicsUniversity of IcelandJul 2014
#48374Professor of Theoretical Astrophysics and CosmologyUniversity of ZurichJul 2014
#48442Brigham Young University Faculty PositionBrigham Young UniversityJul 2014
#48298SKA South Africa Chief ScientistSquare Kilometre Array South AfricaJun 2014
#47745Numerical Modelling of Stellar InteriorsKU LeuvenMar 2014
New #48519Staff AstronomerEuropean Southern ObservatoryAug 2014
New #48555Systems EngineerGEMINI OBSERVATORYAug 2014
Post-doctoral Positions & Fellowships
New #48487Postdoctoral Fellow in Cosmology and AstrophysicsInstitute of Cosmology and Gravitation, University of PortsmouthAug 2014
New #48451SKA postdoc fellowship job adNational Astronomical Observatories of ChinaAug 2014
New #48459Research Associate for Operation of MINERVA Telescope ArrayHarvard UniversityAug 2014
New #48464Research Associate for Euclid Weak Lensing ScienceUniversity College LondonAug 2014
New #48467Post Doctoral Research Position in UV Experimental AstrophysicsCalifornia Institute of TechnologyAug 2014
New #48478Postdoctoral Position in High-Energy AstrophysicsInstitute of Nuclear Physics Polish Academy of SciencesAug 2014
New #48490SAMI Postdoctoral Fellow / Research FellowThe Australian National UniversityAug 2014
New #48492Postdoctoral positions in Observational Stellar Astrophysics at the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy (MPIA) in Heidelberg (Ref. 14-07)Max Planck Institute for AstronomyAug 2014
New #48504Call for Nominations: 2015-2018 MIT Pappalardo Fellowships in PhysicsMIT Department of PhysicsAug 2014
New #48508Postdoc in numerical simulations of Active Galactic Nuclei, Starburst Galaxies, and Star-forming RegionsUniversity of KentuckyAug 2014
New #48511Postdoctoral Position in Astronomy (NAOJ Fellow)National Astronomical Observatory of JapanAug 2014
New #48517Postdoctoral Position(s) in Observational Extragalactic AstronomyYale UniversityAug 2014
New #48521Postdoctoral position for EMBIGGEN projectUniversidad de ConcepcionAug 2014
New #48530Postdoctoral position in time-domain astronomyUniversity of WarwickAug 2014
New #48532Research Fellow, Gravitational-wave Optical Transient Observer projectUniversity of WarwickAug 2014
New #48545NEO FOLLOW-UP POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP - ID# 14303Research Corporation of the University of HawaiiAug 2014
New #48548Postdoc in Weak LensingJet Propulsion LaboratoryAug 2014
New #48551Research Fellow position in optical transientsMonash UniversityAug 2014
New #48567Post Doctoral Scientist- NEO Follow Up - LCOGTLas Cumbres Observatory/UCSBAug 2014
New #48573NORDITA FELLOWSHIPS 2015 - 2017NorditaAug 2014
New #48595Postdoctoral Position in High-Energy AstrophysicsLeibniz-Institut for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)Aug 2014
New #48605Gaia post-doctoral positionGEPI/Observatoire de ParisAug 2014
#48380Postdoctoral fellow working on galaxy spectroscopyMPI for AstrophysicsJul 2014
#48366Postdoctoral Fellowships for 2015Square Kilometre Array South AfricaJul 2014
#48361Postdoctoral Position in Gamma-Ray BurstsCentre for Astrophysics and Cosmology, University of IcelandJul 2014
#48424Postdoctoral Fellowship with the Submillimeter ArraySmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryJul 2014
#48444Postdoctoral Fellowship in Radio Cosmology, Computer Science, and Visualization Harvard UniversiyJul 2014
#48246Post doctoral PositionStanford UniversityJun 2014
#46607NRL-NRC Postdoctoral Fellowships in AstrophysicsNaval Research LaboratoryMay 2014
#48106Postdoctoral Research Staff MemberLawrence Livermore National LaboratoryMay 2014
#46913NRL-NRC Postdoctoral Fellowship in Transient Radio AstronomyNaval Research LaboratoryDec 2013
#40683NASA Postdoctoral FellowshipsNASAJan 2013
Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions
New #48421PhD student in astrophysicsKTH Royal Institute of TechnologyAug 2014
New #48462PhD in Astronomy/AstrophysicsInternational Max-Planck Research SchoolAug 2014
New #48494PhD in High-Energy AstrophysicsInstitute of Nuclear Physics Polish Academy of SciencesAug 2014
New #48496PhD Scholarships in Observational, Computational & Theoretical AstrophysicsSwinburne UniversityAug 2014
Science Engineering
#48406Subaru Telescope Assistant ProfessorNational Astronomical Observatory of Japan, Subaru TelescopeJul 2014
Science Management
New #48454Research Scientist II The University of Alabama in HuntsvilleAug 2014
New #48501Planetarium ManagerLongway PlanetariumAug 2014
New #48570Dear Colleague Letter - Division of Astronomical Sciences (AST) - Opportunities for Program DirectorNational Science FoundationAug 2014
New #48542Superintendent, McDonald ObservatoryMcDonald ObservatoryJul 2014
Scientific/Technical Staff
New #48449Research FellowAustralian Astronomical ObservatoryAug 2014
New #48580ScientistNational Radio Astronomy ObservatoryAug 2014
#48471Director of Publishing American Astronomical SocietyJul 2014
#48473Data Scientist IAmerican Astronomical SocietyJul 2014
#48268South Pole Telescope (SPT) Winterover – University of ChicagoUniversity of ChicagoJun 2014