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Faculty Positions (visiting & non-tenure)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Project Assistant Professor, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ)National Astronomical Observatory of JapanMitaka, Tokyo2020/01/212020/03/16No Status Given (Opted Out)
Research Scientist ( Assistant, Associate or Full) - Senior Fellow – Space Sciences LaboratoryUniversity of California, BerkeleyBerkeley, CA2020/01/202020/03/31Accepting Applicants
Research Assistant Professor, EPP-2020University of ChicagoChicago, IL2020/01/172020/02/18Accepting Applicants
Continuing Faculty Position, High School LevelPhillips AcademyAndover, Massachusetts2020/01/122020/02/11Accepting Applicants
Lecturer - Department of Physics - University of Central FloridaUniversity of Central FloridaOrlando, FL2020/01/092020/04/16Accepting Applicants
Clinical Assistant ProfessorUniversity of Alabama in HuntsvilleHuntsville, AL2020/01/092020/03/31Accepting Applicants
Full Professorship (W3) for AstrophysicsThüringer Landessternwarte / Friedrich Schiller University Tautenburg / Jena, Thuringia 2020/01/082020/03/16Accepting Applicants
Visiting Assistant Professor of PhysicsOberlin College and ConservatoryOberlin, OH2019/12/162020/01/30Accepting Applicants

Faculty Positions (tenure & tenure-track)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Lectureship in Exoplanetary Science and Protoplanetary DisksUniversity College LondonLondon, England2020/01/282020/02/29Accepting Applicants
Lectureship in Theoretical and/or Observational AstrophysicsUniversity College LondonLondon, England2020/01/282020/02/29Accepting Applicants
Lectureship in Near Universe AstrophysicsUniversity College LondonLondon, England2020/01/282020/02/29Accepting Applicants
Lecturer/Assistant Professor in AstronomyUniversity of SouthamptonSouthampton, Hampshire2020/01/172020/02/14Accepting Applicants
Professor in Extragalactic AstronomyUniversity of ManchesterManchester, Manchester2020/01/142020/02/14Accepting Applicants
Assistant Professor in AstronomyStockholm UniversityStockholm, Stockholm2020/01/092020/02/10Accepting Applicants
Lecturer in Radio AstronomyUniversity of ManchesterManchester, Manchester2020/01/092020/02/21Accepting Applicants
Faculty Positions (Tenure and Tenure track)Yunnan University(YNU)Kunming, Yunnan2020/01/012020/03/01Accepting Applicants
Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Extragalactic Astrophysics University of North Texas Denton, Texas2019/12/192020/02/15Accepting Applicants
Staff Scientist in Astronomy or Planetary ScienceCarnegie Institution for ScienceWashington, District of Columbia2019/12/062020/02/18Accepting Applicants
Lecturer - AstrophysicsUNSWSydney, New South Wales2019/12/052020/01/30Accepting Applicants
Assistant, Associate and Full ProfessorshipsGuangdong Technion Israel Institute of TechnologyShantou, Guangdong Province2019/12/012020/03/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
Full Professor, Division of Science, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan National Astronomical Observatory of JapanMitaka, Tokyo2019/11/302020/02/28No Status Given (Opted Out)
Assistant Professor The University of Alabama in HuntsvilleHuntsville, AL2019/11/212020/02/20Accepting Applicants
Faculty Positions in High Energy AstrophysicsFudan UniversityShanghai, Shanghai2019/11/202020/03/31Accepting Applicants

Post-doctoral Positions & Fellowships

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Research Scientist in galaxy evolution studies through (sub)millimeter observationsBonn UniversityBonn, NRW2020/01/292020/03/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Solar PhysicsColumbia UniversityNew york, NY2020/01/292020/02/28Accepting Applicants
Five-year postdoctoral position in astronomy education research at the Office of Astronomy for Education Max Planck Institut for AstronomyHeidelberg, Baden-Württemberg2020/01/292020/02/28Accepting Applicants
ERC-funded position in computational astrophysicsCharles UniversityPrague, Prague2020/01/282020/02/29Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Associate in supernova radiative transfer, statistics, and machine learningMichigan State UniversityEast Lansing, MI2020/01/282020/02/25Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in galaxy evolutionUniversity of NottinghamNottingham, Nottinghamshire2020/01/282020/03/08Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Researcher at Dept. Physics & Astronomy, University of Turku (UTU), FinlandUniversity of TurkuTurku, Southwest Finland2020/01/272020/02/24Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral research position on distant star-forming galaxiesUniversity of GenevaVersoix, n/a2020/01/272020/03/01Accepting Applicants
High Contrast Imaging Postdoctoral Fellow – ID# 220025Research Corporation of the University of HawaiiHonolulu, HI2020/01/252020/03/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in optical astronomy with machine learningGraduate School of Science, Nagoya UniversityNagoya, Aichi2020/01/252020/02/29Accepting Applicants
Research Associate in Theoretical Astrophysics/interstellar mediumUniversity of PotsdamPotsdam, Brandenburg2020/01/252020/02/25Accepting Applicants
Insight-HXMT postdoc positionsInstitute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of SciencesBeijing, Beijing2020/01/252020/03/01Accepting Applicants
Robotic University of Hawaii 88” Telescope Postdoctoral FellowUniversity of Hawaii Honolulu, HI2020/01/242020/02/21Accepting Applicants
Postdoc in asteroid/comet observationsUniversity of EdinburghEdinburgh, Scotland2020/01/232020/02/21Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in asteroseismologyNicolaus Copernicus Astronomical CenterWarsaw, Mazovia2020/01/232020/03/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Researcher, Astronomy (Visiting)SOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationMoffett Field, CA2020/01/232020/02/28Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Life Signatures on ExoplanetsNational Research Council of CanadaVictoria, British Columbia2020/01/232020/03/18Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position on exoplanet imagingUniversity of GenevaVersoix, Geneva2020/01/212020/03/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Positions in AstrophysicsHuazhong University of Science and TechnologyWuhan, Hubei2020/01/212020/04/30Accepting Applicants
mm/radio Lensed High-z Galaxies PostdocYale-NUS CollegeSingapore, Singapore2020/01/202020/03/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoc position in radio astronomy Thüringer Landessternwarte TautenburgTautenburg, Thuringia2020/01/182020/02/16Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral and PhD positions in multi-messenger astronomyRadboud University NijmegenNijmegen, Gelderland2020/01/172020/02/21Accepting Applicants
Next-Generation Event Horizon Telescope Postdoctoral PositionSmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2020/01/162020/02/16Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position in kinematics and structure of galaxiesCenter of Astronomy, University of AntofagastaAntofagasta, Antofagasta2020/01/162020/02/13Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Assistant - Relativistic effects in large-scale structure Queen Mary University of LondonLondon, London2020/01/152020/02/28Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Positions in AstrophysicsInstituto de Astronomía, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de MéxicoMexico City, México City2020/01/132020/02/10Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral researcher in neutron star astrophysicsUniversity of AmsterdamAmsterdam, Noord-Holland2020/01/112020/02/28Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position: Space PhysicsDublin Institute for Advanced StudiesDublin 2, Dublin 2020/01/102020/02/21Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Associate IUniversity of ArizonaTucson, AZ2020/01/102020/02/07Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position in Extragalactic Astronomy University of Missouri, ColumbiaColumbia, Missouri2020/01/102020/02/28Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position-Globular clustersIndiana UniversityBloomington, IN2020/01/102020/02/07Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Scholars: Observations of Supernovae and Other Transients - Astronomy DepartmentUniversity of California, BerkeleyBerkeley, CA2020/01/092020/02/07Accepting Applicants
Postdoc position in exoplanets & statisticsUniversity of GenevaVersoix, Geneva2020/01/092020/02/20Accepting Applicants
Research Fellow in Cosmological Galaxy FormationUniversity College LondonLondon, London2020/01/092020/02/07Accepting Applicants
Post-doctoral Research Assistant - Constraining Dark Energy and Modified Gravity Using Non-Linear Structures in Cosmology Queen Mary University of LondonLondon, London2020/01/092020/02/28Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in protoplanetary discs modellingInstitut de Planetologie et d'Astrophysique de Grenoble (CNRS-Univ. Grenoble Alpes)Grenoble, Rhone-Alpes2020/01/092020/02/20Accepting Applicants
postdoctoral position in deep learning for photometric redshiftsLaboratoire d'Astrophysique de MarseilleMarseille, 132020/01/092020/02/29Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position in Galaxy Formation and EvolutionChalmers University of TechnologyGothenburg, Västra Götaland2020/01/092020/02/09Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Radio CosmologyQueen Mary University of LondonLondon, London2020/01/092020/02/06Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in observational cosmologyAix-Marseille University / CNRS-IN2P3Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'azur2020/01/082020/02/29Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position(s) in CGM/IGM studies (CosmicWeb Project)ETH Zurich and/or University of Milano-BicoccaZurich / Milan, N/A2020/01/072020/02/04Accepting Applicants
Bolton Research ScientistCSIROPerth, WA2020/01/062020/02/10Accepting Applicants
X-ray astronomy at XMM-Newton SSCCEA SaclayGif sur Yvette, Ile de France2020/01/042020/02/02Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Fellowships in Gravitational AstrophysicsNiels Bohr International AcademyCopenhagen, Capital Region2020/01/032020/01/31No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral position - Interstellar Medium StudiesJohns Hopkins UniversityBaltimore, Maryland2020/01/032020/02/02Accepting Applicants
Post-doc position in Galactic AstronomyGhent UniversityGhent, OV2020/01/032020/02/28Accepting Applicants
Hawai‘i Supernova Flows Postdoctoral Fellowship – ID# 19673Research Corporation of the University of HawaiiHonolulu, Hawaii2019/12/282020/01/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Positions in Astronomy & AstrophysicsUniversity of HaifaHaifa, N/A2019/12/272020/02/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position in Supernova CosmologyUniversity of Hawaiʻi at MānoaHonolulu, HI2019/12/242020/01/31Accepting Applicants
Associate Lecturer/Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Radio Astronomy InstrumentationCurtin UniversityPerth, WA2019/12/222020/01/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoc position on SupernovaeKTH Royal Institute of TechnologyStockholm, Stockholm2019/12/212020/01/31Accepting Applicants
ERC-funded postdoc position in star formation at Konkoly Observatory, BudapestResearch Centre for Astronomy and Earth SciencesSopron, Hungary2019/12/202020/02/14Accepting Applicants
Time Domain Astronomy Postdoctoral PositionPurdue UniversityWest Lafayette, IN2019/12/192020/02/28Accepting Applicants
Project Scientist for the coordination of the Spanish participation in the SKAInstitute of Astrophysics of Andalusia (CSIC)Granada, Granada2019/12/192020/02/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research in Computational Astrophysics of Star FormationLawrence Livermore National LaboratoryLivermore, CA2019/12/192020/02/28Accepting Applicants
Research Associate in Theoretical AstrophysicsUniversity of LeicesterLeicester, Leicester2019/12/182020/01/31No Status Given (Opted Out)
Research Scientist Bay Area Environmental Research InstituteMOFFETT FIELD, CA2019/12/182020/02/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Exoplanets & Brown Dwarfs – ID# 19652Research Corporation of the University of HawaiiHonolulu, Hawaii2019/12/182020/01/29Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position in 3D magneto-hydrodynamical simulations and asteroseismology at Aarhus UniversityAarhus UniversityAarhus, Aarhus2019/12/182020/02/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral positions in Gravitational Wave Astronomy at the University of Birmingham, UKUniversity of BirminghamBirmingham, West Midlands2019/12/142020/01/27Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position Processing Amino Acids from Ice Radiation Experiments at NASA/GSFCGoddard Space Flight Center/NASAGreenbelt, MD2019/12/142020/01/31Accepting Applicants
Post-doctoral Positions and FellowshipsXiamen UniversityXiamen, Fujian2019/12/112020/03/15Accepting Applicants
Post-doctoral Fellow in Astrophysics/Astronomy (2 posts) in the Department of PhysicsThe University of Hong KongPokfulam, HKG2019/12/102020/02/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoc/Research Scientist (NASA Exoplanet Speckle Imaging Group)Bay Area Environmental Research InstituteMOFFETT FIELD, CA2019/12/102020/01/15Accepting Applicants
Post-doctoral PositionsWuhan UniversityWuhan, HuBei2019/12/102020/03/01Accepting Applicants
Post-Doctoral Research in Outflows from Active Galactic Nuclei- #0042169Space Telescope Science InstituteBaltimore, MD2019/12/062020/01/31Accepting Applicants
Two Postdoctoral Appointments in Observational Exoplanet Science at the University of California, IrvineUniversity of California, IrvineIrvine, CA2019/12/052020/02/29Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Associate in Star FormationUniversity of FloridaGainesville, Florida2019/12/052020/01/15Accepting Applicants
NASA Postdoctoral Program - Application Deadline March,1 2020NASA / Universities Space Research AssocaitionMultiple Locations, MD2019/12/042020/03/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Research Associate - Experimental Observational AstrophysicsUniversity of Notre DameNotre Dame, IN2019/12/012020/01/10Accepting Applicants
Research Assistant / Research Associate in experimental astrophysics on exoplanetsUniversity of CambridgeCambridge, England2019/12/012020/02/03No Status Given (Opted Out)
HIRAX postdoctoral fellowships in radio astronomy instrumentation and analysis University of KwaZulu-NatalDurban, KwaZulu-Natal2019/12/012020/01/31Accepting Applicants
Post-doctoral position in cosmologyLeibniz Institute for Astrophysics PotsdamPotsdam, Brandenburg2019/11/242020/01/26Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research AssociateBrandeis UniversityWaltham, MA2019/11/192020/01/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Associate IUniversity of ArizonaTucson, AZ2019/11/182020/01/24Accepting Applicants
Research Fellow (Euclid Science Performance Verification) University College LondonDorking, Surrey2019/11/132020/02/03Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Positions in Gamma-Ray Burst Physics at the Open University of IsraelOpen University of IsraelRa'anana, Israel2019/11/012020/01/15Accepting Applicants
RESEARCHER FELLOWS Center for Astro, Particle and Planetary Physics (CAP3), NYU Abu DhabiNew York University Abu DhabiAbu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi2019/10/172019/12/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Researchers in Experimental Cosmology Argonne National LaboratoryLemont, IL2019/10/082020/01/31Accepting Applicants

Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
ARC Grant-Funded Researcher A - High Energy Gamma-Ray AstrophysicsUniversity of AdelaideAdelaide, SA2020/01/242020/03/01Accepting Applicants
PhD position in Radio AstronomyThüringer LandessternwarteTautenburg, Thuringia2020/01/182020/02/18Accepting Applicants
Gemini/ HST Cluster Project (GCP) InternAURA/GeminiHilo, Hawaii2020/01/182020/02/15Accepting Applicants
Ph.D. position in multi-messenger astrophysicsPerimeter Institute for Theoretical PhysicsWaterloo, ON2020/01/182020/02/15Accepting Applicants
PhD position in exoplanets and near-infrared spectroscopyUniversity of GenevaVersoix, Geneva2020/01/092020/02/20Accepting Applicants
PhD position in extragalactic astronomyUniversiteit GentGhent, OV2020/01/072020/02/04Accepting Applicants
PhD program at Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de MarseilleLaboratoire d'Astrophysique de MarseilleMarseille, Bouches du Rhone2020/01/052020/04/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
PhD student in astrochemistryGhent UniversityGhent, OV2020/01/032020/02/28Accepting Applicants
Space Astronomy Summer Program - 2020Space Telescope Science Institute3700 San Martin Drive, Baltimore, MD 212182020/01/022020/01/31Accepting Applicants
2 PhD positions in the field of evolved stars, entitled “ATOMIUM: ALMA Tracing the Origins of Molecules formIng dUst in oxygen-rich M-type stars”Institute of Astronomy, KU LeuvenLeuven, -2019/12/232020/02/20Accepting Applicants
PhDs in CHAMELEON: Virtual Laboratories for Exoplanets and Planet Forming DisksCHAMELEON MC ITN EJD: Virtual Laboratories for Exoplanets and Planet-Forming DisksSt Andrews, Antwerp, Copenhagen, Groningen, Leuven, Edinburgh, (various)2019/12/222020/02/03Accepting Applicants
PhD Position in Protoplanetary Discs and Planet Formation University of ExeterExeter, Devon2019/12/192020/01/27Accepting Applicants
PhD Position in solar, stellar and exoplanet scienceUniversity of ExeterExeter, Devon, England2019/12/162020/01/27Accepting Applicants
PhD positions in galaxy evolution and cosmologyLaboratoire d'Astrophysique de MarseilleMarseille, France2019/12/122020/02/05Accepting Applicants

Science Engineering

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Adaptive Optics ScientistGMTO CorporationPASADENA, CA2020/01/222020/02/21Accepting Applicants
Tenure-track WISE scientist/engineer(s)ASTRON, the Netherlands Insitute for Radio AstronomyDwingeloo, Drenthe2020/01/162020/02/13Accepting Applicants
Senior Software Engineers / Software EngineersScience and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)Edinburgh, Midlothian2020/01/102020/02/07Accepting Applicants
Software Developer/Software EngineerAURA/CSDCTucson, AZ2020/01/082020/02/05Accepting Applicants
Astronomer - AER00036E/PJacobsHuntsville, AL2019/12/062020/01/26Position Filled

Science Management

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Science Data Centre Development Program ManagerASTRON, the Netherlands Institute for Radio AstronomyDwingeloo, Drenthe2020/01/162020/02/13Accepting Applicants
Head of Earth Observation at SRON SRON Netherlands Institute for Space ResearchUtrecht, Utrecht2020/01/012020/02/28Accepting Applicants
Senior Project Manager for HARMONI - the Extremely Large Telescope's first light spectrometer University of OxfordOxford, Oxfordshire2019/12/172020/01/31Accepting Applicants
Director of the Institute for AstronomyUniversity of Hawai'iHonolulu, Hawai'i2019/12/122020/02/14No Status Given (Opted Out)
Director, SOFIA (971-500)SOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationMountain View , CA2019/11/142020/02/14Accepting Applicants
Astrophysics Program Scientists at NASA HeadquartersNASA HeadquartersWashington, DC2019/11/142020/03/13Accepting Applicants
Director of Operations, Apache Point ObservatoryAstrophysical Research Consortium / New Mexico State UniversityLas Cruces, NM2019/10/212020/01/31Accepting Applicants

Scientific/Technical Staff

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Staff position in Radio AstronomyThüringer LandessternwarteTautenburg, Thuringia2020/01/182020/02/18Accepting Applicants
Electrical Engineer/EE Group ManagerAURA/NSOMaui, Hawaii2020/01/172020/02/14Accepting Applicants
Astronomer/AstrophysicistThe Aerospace CorporationEl Segundo, CA2020/01/082020/02/09Accepting Applicants
IT SpecialistSmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2019/12/312020/01/31Accepting Applicants
SKA System ScientistSquare Kilometre Array OrganisationMacclesfield, Cheshire2019/12/242020/03/01Accepting Applicants
Outreach Scientist- #0042159Space Telescope Science InstituteBaltimore, MD2019/12/172020/02/18Accepting Applicants
Science Support Analysts #003013aSpace Telescope Science InstituteBaltimore, MD2019/12/162020/02/03Accepting Applicants
Astronomy Laboratory/Observatory ManagerNew Mexico State UniversityLas Cruces, NM2019/12/142020/02/29Accepting Applicants
Research Scientist - National Center for Supercomputing ApplicationsUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Urbana, IL2019/12/032020/01/31Accepting Applicants

Other

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Program Associate, Science ProgramGordon and Betty Moore FoundationPalo Alto, California2020/01/232020/02/28Reviewing Applicants
Graphic Designer/IllustratorFlatiron Institute at Simons FoundationNew York, NY2020/01/172020/03/13Reviewing Applicants
Associate Editor - Astronomy MagazineKalmbach Media Co.Waukesha, Wisconsin2020/01/092020/02/06Accepting Applicants
Public Affairs SpecialistSmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2020/01/012020/02/01Accepting Applicants
ASTRON and JIVE International Summer Students Programme 2020ASTRON Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy and JIVE Joint Institute for VLBI ERICDwingeloo, Drenthe2019/12/022020/02/01No Status Given (Opted Out)