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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 #50486Teaching Assistant ProfessorWest Virginia UniversityFeb 2015
New #50493Instructor in PhysicsPhillips AcademyFeb 2015
New #50556Visiting Assistant Professor of PhysicsLafayette CollegeFeb 2015
#50269Assistant Professor of Physics/AstronomyUniversity of Minnesota DuluthJan 2015
Faculty Positions (tenure & tenure-track)
New #50534Instructor, AstronomyOrange Coast CollegeFeb 2015
New #50581Assistant Professor in Theoretical Astroparticle Physics at Stockholm UniversityStockholm UniversityFeb 2015
#50112Associate Professorship in Extragalactic AstrophysicsInstitute of Theoretical Astrophysics, University of OsloJan 2015
#50279Tenure-Track Assistant Astronomer in Solar PhysicsUniversity of Hawaii at Manoa, Institute for AstronomyJan 2015
#50299FACULTY POSITIONS (ALL LEVELS) IN ASTRONOMY - UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF CHINADepartment of Astronomy, University of Science and Technology of ChinaJan 2015
#50409Tenure-track position in AstrophysicsNicolaus Copernicus Astronomical CenterJan 2015
New #50502Interns - Astronomy Research Gemini ObservatoryFeb 2015
New #50526Software Developer/Documentation EngineerAURA/LSSTFeb 2015
New #50537Support AstronomerW. M. Keck ObservatoryFeb 2015
New #50543Career OpportunitiesW. M. Keck ObservatoryFeb 2015
#50238Operations Staff AstronomerEuropean Southern ObservatoryJan 2015
#49757"Big Data" Faculty PositionPurdue UniversityDec 2014
#49968Adaptive Optics ScientistLarge Binocular Telescope ObservatoryDec 2014
Post-doctoral Positions & Fellowships
New #50483Postdoctoral Fellowship, Compact Object AccretionUniversity of Michigan AstronomyFeb 2015
New #50473Postdoctoral researcher in planet formation University of Amsterdam (Anton Pannekoek Institute)Feb 2015
New #50415Research FellowMacquarie UniversityFeb 2015
New #50450Postdoctoral Scholar in CosmologyJet Propulsion LaboratoryFeb 2015
New #50453Postdoctoral position in asteroseismology University of Central Lancashire, UKFeb 2015
New #50456Postdoctoral Researcher in the Doppler Search for extra-solar PlanetsInstitut für Astrophysik GöttingenFeb 2015
New #50459Helen Fellowship at the American Museum of Natural HistoryAmerican Museum of Natural HistoryFeb 2015
New #50463Three postdoctoral positions in supernova/transient astrophysicsMillennium Institute of Astrophysics (MAS)Feb 2015
New #50470Post-doctoral position in observational cosmologyCEA SaclayFeb 2015
New #50489Postdoctoral Researcher on multiwavelength properties of distant galaxies (ASTRODEEP)CEA Saclay / Service d'AstrophysiqueFeb 2015
New #50495Computational and Observational Positions on Strong Gravitational LensingKapteyn Astronomical Institute/University of GroningenFeb 2015
New #50504Postdoctoral Fellowship in Astrophysics and Statistical MechanicsEotvos UniversityFeb 2015
New #50506Postdoctoral Research Associate in 21cm cosmology and Epoch of ReionizationImperial College LondonFeb 2015
New #50509Post-doctoral position in Cosmology at CEFCA (Teruel, Spain)Centro de Estudios de Fisica del Cosmos de Aragon (CEFCA)Feb 2015
New #50553Postdoctoral Research Associate or Research AssistantInstitute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge, UKFeb 2015
New #50512Postdoctoral position in AstrophysicsSmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryFeb 2015
New #50514Research Associate in Future Space Infrared MissionUniversity College LondonFeb 2015
New #50516ATLAS POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP– ID# 14548Research Corporation of the University of HawaiiFeb 2015
New #50520POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP, LOW-MASS STARS & BROWN DWARFS ID# 15029Research Corporation of the University of HawaiiFeb 2015
New #50528Postdoctoral Position in Extragalactic AstronomyArizona State UniversityFeb 2015
New #50532Postdoctoral Research in Stellar Evolution ModellingArmagh ObservatoryFeb 2015
New #50567The UC Berkeley Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Research Center (BSRC) UC Berkeley Space Science LabFeb 2015
New #50570Two Postdoctoral Positions in Observational/Theoretical Extragalactic Astronomy at Universidad de Valparaiso, ChileInstituto de Física y Astronomía, Universidad de ValparaísoFeb 2015
New #50574Post DocNational Radio Astronomy ObservatoryFeb 2015
New #50588ONE postdoctoral SEVERO OCHOA contract EMIR project.INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIAS Feb 2015
New #50590ONE postdoctoral contract GLOBULAR CLUSTERS project.INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIAS Feb 2015
New #50592ONE postdoctoral contract EUCLID HYDROCARBONS project. INSTITUTO DE ASTROFISICA DE CANARIAS Feb 2015
New #50594Research Associate in Stellar Astronomy/AstrophysicsEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical UniversityFeb 2015
New #50608POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER POSITION Extrasolar Planets – Ian Dobbs-Dixon NYU Abu DhabiNew York University Abu DhabiFeb 2015
#49769Postdoctoral Positions in Astrophysics at the Centro de Radioastronomia y Astrofisica, UNAMCentro de Radioastronomia y Astrofisica, UNAMJan 2015
#50374John Bahcall Public Policy FellowshipThe American Astronomical SocietyJan 2015
#50104Postdoctoral Position at the intersection between Theoretical and Observational Cosmology at UC irvineUC Irvine, Physics and AstronomyJan 2015
#50137PostdocStanford UniversityJan 2015
#50145Postdoctoral Position in X-ray Astronomy and Galaxy/Galaxy-Cluster ResearchHarvard-Smithsonian Center for AstrophysicsJan 2015
#50151Post-doctoral position in astrophysics at the Université de MontréalUniversité de MontréalJan 2015
#50158Postdoctoral Support Position(s) at the ALMA ARC node at Leiden ObservatoryLeiden ObservatoryJan 2015
#50164Postdoctoral Positions in Astrophysics, University of Science and Technology of ChinaUniversity of Science and Technology of ChinaJan 2015
#50185Postdoctoral Research Associate in Theoretical Nuclear AstrophysicsUniversity of HertfordshireJan 2015
#50214Postdoctoral ScholarCalifornia Institute of TechnologyJan 2015
#50225Postdoctoral Scholar in Star Formation and Early Stellar EvolutionWestern Washington UniversityJan 2015
#50228Post-doctoral position in computational high-energy astrophysicsAstroparticle and Cosmology Laboratory ParisJan 2015
#50258Postdoctoral Research in Magellanic Cloud Star FormationThe Johns Hopkins UniversityJan 2015
#50261Postdoc in stellar abundancesUniversidad de ConcepcionJan 2015
#50292Postdoctoral position in data reduction pipeline development for IRIS, Thirty Meter Telescope University of California, San DiegoJan 2015
#50296KIAA Postdoctoral Research Associate in Active and Inactive GalaxiesKAVLI INSTITUTE FOR ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS, PEKING UNIVERSITYJan 2015
#50301 Large Binocular Telescope Interferometer Instrument ScientistUniversity of ArizonaJan 2015
#50308Postdoctoral researcher in Extragalactic AstronomyASTRONJan 2015
#50311Postdoctoral Position in Modelling Disk Winds in AGNUniversity of SouthamptonJan 2015
#50411Post-doctoral position in AstrophysicsNicolaus Copernicus Astronomical CenterJan 2015
#50413Post-doctoral position in astrophysics of accreting sourcesNicolaus Copernicus Astronomical CenterJan 2015
#49857Research fellowships on planet formationUniversity of ChileDec 2014
#49993Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computational Astrophysics of Star FormationLawrence Livermore National LaboratoryDec 2014
#50053Post-doctoral Position in Extragalactic or High Energy AstrophysicsUniversity of OklahomaDec 2014
#50081NASA Postdoctoral FellowshipsNASA / Oak Ridge Associated UniversitiesDec 2014
Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions
New #50500PhD Scholarships in Observational, Computational & Theoretical AstrophysicsSwinburne UniversityFeb 2015
New #50546Data Science Graduate FellowshipUniversity of WashingtonFeb 2015
#50133 PhD programme at the Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de MarseilleLaboratoire d'Astrophysique de MarseilleJan 2015
Science Engineering
New #50497Facility Science Instrument (FSI) Maintenance EngineerUniversities Space Research Association Feb 2015
#50274Research ScientistNational Center for Supercomputing ApplicationsJan 2015
#50398Mechanical Engineer for Astronomy Instrumentation ProjectETH ZurichJan 2015
#49744SKA SA AVN VLBI Operations and Commissioning ScientistSquare Kilometre Array South AfricaDec 2014
#50094Engineer - iLocater Project - Department of Physics, University of Notre DameUniversity of Notre DameDec 2014
Science Management
New #50565Planetarium ManagerDelta CollegeFeb 2015
New #50576Director Position of GRANTECANGRANTECANFeb 2015
#50355Associate Director for NOAO System Science and Data Center (NSSDC)AURA/NOAOJan 2015
Scientific/Technical Staff
New #50475IT Specialist (Systems Administration)Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryFeb 2015
New #50478IT Specialist (Systems Administration/Network Services)Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryFeb 2015
New #50448Temporary Staff Scientist Position - Scientific commissioning of local LOFAR Imaging pipelinesChalmers University of Technology/Onsala Space Observatory Feb 2015
New #50559Polarimetry Scientist AURA/NSOFeb 2015
#50481Astronomy Sales & Technical Support SpecialistAndor TechnologyJan 2015
#50142Staff Scientist/Scientific Research AssociateCalifornia Institute of TechnologyJan 2015
#50197Staff Position in Infrared AstronomyU.S. Naval Observatory, Flagstaff StationJan 2015
#50327Radio Data ScientistUniversity of WisconsinJan 2015
#50347Senior Systems Administrator (Department of Astronomy)Indiana UniversityJan 2015