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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Other — Any position that does not seem to fit.

Faculty Positions (visiting & non-tenure)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Research Assistant Professor- Astronomy (Large Synoptic Survey Telescope)University of WashingtonSeattle, WA2019/04/162019/05/14Accepting Applicants
Project Associate Professor of NAOJ ALMA Project (Instrument Scientist)National Astronomical Observatory of JapanMitaka, Tokyo2019/04/052019/06/14No Status Given (Opted Out)
Project Associate Professor in NAOJ ALMA Project (ARC Scientist)National Astronomical Observatory of JapanMitaka, Tokyo2019/04/042019/05/09No Status Given (Opted Out)
LecturerUniversity of TennesseeKnoxville, TN2019/03/302019/04/27Accepting Applicants

Faculty Positions (tenure & tenure-track)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Radio Astronomy – Two Senior PositionsUniversity of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg, Gauteng2019/04/102019/05/20Accepting Applicants
Operations Staff AstronomerEUROPEAN SOUTHERN OBSERVATORYSantiago, Region Metropolitana2019/04/042019/05/06Accepting Applicants
Tenured Faculty Positions at the KASIKorea Astronomy and Space Science InstituteDaejeon, Yuseong-gu2019/03/292019/04/28Accepting Applicants
Associate Professor, Astronomy and/or related fieldsNational Astronomical Observatory of JapanMitaka, Tokyo2019/03/272019/06/28No Status Given (Opted Out)
Assistant Professor of Astronomy & PhysicsUniversity of North GeorgiaDahlonega, Georgia2019/03/272019/04/30Accepting Applicants

Post-doctoral Positions & Fellowships

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Postdoc/Research Scientist for the NASA Ames Exoplanet Speckle Imaging GroupBay Area Environmental Research InstituteMoffett Field, CA2019/04/202019/07/19Accepting Applicants
SkyHopper CubeSat Research AssociatesThe University of MelbourneThe University of Melbourne, VIC2019/04/192019/05/26Accepting Applicants
NAOJ Postdoctoral Researcher (ALMA) Stationed at the University of TokyoUniversity of TokyoHongo, Tokyo2019/04/152019/05/16No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Research AssociateNOAOTUCSON, AZ2019/04/122019/06/30Accepting Applicants
Post-doctoral position in galaxy cluster studiesCEA SaclayGif-sur-Yvette, 911912019/04/112019/05/20Accepting Applicants
Postdoc position in polarised radiative transferGhent UniversityGhent, Belgium2019/04/092019/05/07Accepting Applicants
Radio Astronomical Instrumentation Postdoctoral ScholarJet Propulsion LaboratoryPasadena, CA2019/04/092019/05/07Accepting Applicants
Schrödinger Fellowship in Solar PhysicsDublin Institute for Advanced StudiesDublin, Dublin2019/04/052019/05/17Accepting Applicants
Two exoplanets postdoctoral research positions in Grenoble and Paris (France)IPAG & IAPGrenoble & Paris, France2019/04/042019/05/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral FellowAustralian National UniversityStromlo, ACT2019/04/042019/05/02Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position in Galactic Dynamics and Dark Matter Astrophysics with GaiaUniversity of TorontoToronto, ON2019/04/032019/05/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computational Astrophysics of Star FormationLawrence Livermore National LaboratoryLivermore, CA2019/04/022019/05/31Accepting Applicants
NASA Postdoctoral Program - Application Deadline July 1, 2019NASA / Universities Space Research AssociationMultiple Locations, MD2019/04/022019/07/02No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Position in High-Contrast Imaging University of LiègeLiège, Liège2019/04/012019/05/10Accepting Applicants
Macquarie University Research FellowshipMacquarie UniversityNorth Ryde, Sydney, New South Wales2019/03/302019/05/10Accepting Applicants
Post-doctoral position ”Exoplanet characterization with future instruments”ETH ZurichZurich, Zurich2019/03/282019/04/30No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral positions at Tel-Aviv University: explosive transients, jets, compact binaries, chemical evolutionTel Aviv UniversityTel Aviv, Tel Aviv2019/03/272019/06/30No Status Given (Opted Out)
ASTRO 3D Research Scientist in HI Galaxy Evolution SurveysUniversity of Western AustraliaCrawley, WA2019/03/272019/04/28Accepting Applicants
Post-Doctoral Position in Astrochemistry CNRS / IPAGSaint Martin d' Hères, Rhones-Alpes2019/03/262019/06/15Accepting Applicants
Research Fellow in Astrophysics - Extrasolar planetary scienceUniversity of St AndrewsSt Andrews, Fife2019/03/262019/04/23Accepting Applicants
Interferometry of massive stars (KU Leuven; 3yr postdoc)KU LeuvenKU Leuven, Vlaams Brabant2019/03/262019/05/02Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Assistant in The Formation of Circumbinary Planets Queen Mary University of LondonLondon, London2019/03/262019/05/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoc in astrophysical visualizationUniversity of ManitobaWinnipeg, Manitoba2019/03/252019/04/26Accepting Applicants
University of Oslo, Rosseland Centre for Solar Physics - Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Solar/Stellar PhysicsUniversity of OsloOslo, Oslo2019/03/212019/04/20Accepting Applicants
Post-doctoral position in Evolved Stars researchChalmers University of TechnologyGothenburg, Västra Götaland2019/03/202019/05/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral research positions on gravitational waves, cosmology and chemical evolution galaxiesWuhan UniversityWuhan, Hubei2019/03/192019/08/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral researcher or research fellow in very long baseline interferometryAalto UniversityGreater Helsinki area , Finland2019/03/162019/04/30Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Associate - High Energy AstrophysicsUniversity of MarylandCollege Park, MD2019/03/082019/06/17Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position in Extra-galactic Astronomy and CosmologyKorea Institute for Advanced StudySeoul, Seoul, S. Korea2019/03/042019/06/01Accepting Applicants
Research Associate in Theoretical AstrophysicsUniversity of LeicesterLeicester, Leicester 2019/02/222019/04/19No Status Given (Opted Out)
Research Associate in Theoretical AstrophysicsUniversity of LeicesterLeicester, Leicester 2019/02/222019/04/19No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Exoplanet ResearchJohns Hopkins University Applied Physics LaboratoryLaurel, MD2019/02/202019/04/01Accepting Applicants
Astrophysicist (Post-Doctoral Research Fellow)Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2019/02/012019/04/30Accepting Applicants

Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
PhD positions in theoretical and observational asteroseismologyInstitute of Astronomy, KU LeuvenLeuven, -2019/04/202019/06/15Accepting Applicants
PhD in Astronomy at Padova UniversityPadova UniversityPadova, Veneto2019/04/192019/06/19Accepting Applicants
ESO Studentship Programme 2019/2020European Southern Observatory (ESO)Garching bei München, Bavaria2019/04/182019/05/31No Status Given (Opted Out)
Ph. D. position in astrochemistry and atmospheric chemistryStockholm UniversityStockholm, Stockholm2019/04/122019/05/10Accepting Applicants
PhD Studentship to work in the area of Star and Planet FormationDublin Institute for Advanced StudeisDublin, Dublin2019/04/082019/05/10Accepting Applicants
PhD positions at Uppsala UniversityUppsala UniversityUppsala, Uppsala2019/04/052019/05/17Accepting Applicants
PhD position in the field of Second generation protoplanetary discs around evolved binariesInstitute of Astronomy, KU LeuvenLeuven, -2019/04/032019/06/01Accepting Applicants
Nasa Frontier Development Lab 2019 Call For ApplicantsSETI InstituteMountain View, CA2019/03/272019/04/24Accepting Applicants
PhD position: Interferometry of Massive starsKU LeuvenLeuven, Vlaams Brabant2019/03/262019/05/02Accepting Applicants
Five PhD positionsStockholm UniversityStockholm, Stockholm2019/03/262019/04/23Accepting Applicants
PhD position in Electromagnetic Follow-up of Gravitational Wave EventsHamburg UniversityHamburg, Hamburg2019/03/182019/04/30Accepting Applicants
PhD in observational cosmologyTartu UniversityToravere, Nõo 2019/03/042019/04/30Accepting Applicants
Predoctoral Fellowship at Chandra X-ray CenterCenter for Astrophysics | Harvard & SmithsonianCambridge, MA2019/03/012019/04/30No Status Given (Opted Out)

Science Engineering

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Associate Professor for Subaru Telescope, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ)Subaru Telescope, NAOJHilo, Hawaii2019/04/142019/06/30No Status Given (Opted Out)
High Level Software EngineerAURA/GeminiLa Serena, Coquimbo2019/04/132019/05/25Accepting Applicants
Database Software Developer 1Max Planck Institute for Solar System ResearchGöttingen, Niedersachsen2019/04/032019/05/03Accepting Applicants
Database Software Developer 2Max Planck Institute for Solar System ResearchGöttingen, Niedersachsen2019/04/032019/05/03Accepting Applicants
SKA Operations ScientistSquare Kilometre Array OrganisationJodrell Bank, Macclesfield, Cheshire2019/04/022019/04/30Accepting Applicants
Instrumentation physicist/engineer for the METIS/ELT project1st Physics Institute, University of CologneCologne, North Rhine-Westphalia2019/03/302019/04/30Accepting Applicants
Engineer, AerospaceUniversities Space Research AssociationMoffett Field, California2019/03/262019/06/28No Status Given (Opted Out)
Associate Mission Operations Specialist (Instrument Operator)Universities Space Research AssociationPalmdale, California2019/01/032019/05/01Position Filled
Associate Mission Operations Specialist (Telescope Operator)Universities Space Research AssociationPalmdale, California2019/01/032019/05/01No Status Given (Opted Out)

Science Management

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Planetarium DirectorSamford UniversityBirmingham, Alabama2019/03/242019/04/23Accepting Applicants
Tess Science Operations Center ManagerMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, MA2019/01/102019/02/26Accepting Applicants

Scientific/Technical Staff

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Research Astrophysicist, X-ray Astrophysics Lab at NASA GSFCNASA Goddard Space Flight CenterGreenbelt, MD2019/04/192019/06/28Accepting Applicants
Assistant or Associate ScientistAURA/NOAOTUCSON, AZ2019/04/112019/05/10Accepting Applicants
IT Specialist (SYSADMIN)Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2019/04/102019/05/10Accepting Applicants
Science PlannerPenn State UniversityUniversity Park, PA2019/04/102019/05/08Accepting Applicants
Support AstronomerAPOSunspot, NEW MEXICO2019/04/092019/05/07Accepting Applicants
Scientist (Open Rank)National Radio Astronomy ObservatoryCharlottesville, Virginia2019/04/062019/05/31Accepting Applicants
Associate Professional Specialist - Simons ObservatoryPrinceton UniversityPrinceton, New Jersey2019/04/042019/05/02Accepting Applicants
Assistant Scientist National Radio Astronomy ObservatorySocorro, NM2019/04/012019/06/01Accepting Applicants
Gravitational Wave Data Science Support LeaderSwinburne University of TechnologyHawthorn, VIC2019/03/292019/04/29Accepting Applicants
Scientific ProgrammerAURA/NSOBoulder, CO2019/03/212019/04/21Accepting Applicants
TESS Support ScientistMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, MA2019/01/102019/02/26Accepting Applicants
Mission Operations Controller (Mission Director)Universities Space Research AssociationPalmdale, California2019/01/032019/05/01No Status Given (Opted Out)


TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Program Officer, Natural SciencesJohn Templeton FoundationWest Conshohocken, PA2019/04/102019/05/08Accepting Applicants
Chief Diversity Officer (CDO)The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA)Tucson, Arizona2019/04/022019/05/03Accepting Applicants
Lab Instructor in Physics and AstronomyColby CollegeWaterville, ME2019/03/292019/04/26No Status Given (Opted Out)
Associate Research ScientistColumbia UniversityNew York, NY2019/03/022019/05/16Accepting Applicants