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  • Faculty Positions (visiting & non-tenure) — Time limited position at a university or college. Includes teaching responsibility.
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  • 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.
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Faculty Positions (visiting & non-tenure)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Research Fellow in Theoretical and Numerical AstrophysicsUniversity of SussexBrighton, Sussex2019/02/092019/03/18No Status Given (Opted Out)
Physics Instructor/Planetarium ManagerTARLETON STATE UNIVERSITYSTEPHENVILLE, Texas2019/01/252019/02/22Accepting Applicants
Assistant/Associate Research Professor - X ray Analysis of Transient SourcesPenn State UniversityUniversity Park, PA2018/12/212019/03/15Accepting Applicants

Faculty Positions (tenure & tenure-track)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Full Professor for Multi-wavelength Astrophysics (Salary Scale W3)Ruhr-Universität BochumBochum, NRW2019/02/152019/03/27Accepting Applicants
Physics/Astronomy Assistant ProfessorAmerican River CollegeSacramento, CA2019/02/142019/03/14Accepting Applicants
Assistant/Associate ProfessorUnited Arab Emirates UniversityAl Ain, Abu Dhabi2019/02/082019/06/01Accepting Applicants
Associate Professor, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) National Astronomical Observatory of JapanMitaka, Tokyo2019/02/052019/03/29No Status Given (Opted Out)
Assistant/Associate Professor in Astronomy/Space ScienceSultan Qaboos UniversityMuscat, Muscat2019/02/042019/03/04Accepting Applicants
Faculty positions at IUCAA, PuneInter-University Centre for Astronomy and AstrophysicsPune, Maharashtra2019/02/012019/03/01Accepting Applicants
Head of EngineeringUniversity of ManchesterManchester, Manchester2019/01/292019/02/26Accepting Applicants
Faculty Positions on the Wide Field Survey Telescope (WFST), University of Science and Technology of ChinaUniversity of Science and Technology of ChinaHefei, Anhui2019/01/262019/04/30Accepting Applicants
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Astronomy and AstrophysicsUniversity of CanterburyChristchurch, New Zealand2019/01/252019/03/03Accepting Applicants
Faculty Positions (Tenure and Tenure track) South-Western Institute For Astronomy Research at Yunnan University(SWIFAR-YNU)Kunming, Yunnan2019/01/162019/03/15Accepting Applicants
Faculty Positions in Astronomy, University of Science and Technology of ChinaUniversity of Science and Technology of ChinaHefei, Anhui2019/01/152019/04/30Accepting Applicants
CMB Instrumentation Faculty Positions at University of Science and Technology of ChinaUniversity of Science and Technology of ChinaHefei, Anhui2019/01/152019/04/30Accepting Applicants
Professor in Gravitational Wave ObservationsGhent UniversityGent, N/A2019/01/152019/02/26Accepting Applicants
Associate Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor, tenure track) in observations and characterisation of exoplanetsLund UniversityLund, Scania2019/01/032019/02/28Accepting Applicants
Curtis T. Vaughan Jr. Centennial Chair in AstronomyThe University of Texas at AustinAustin, TX2018/12/202019/02/18Accepting Applicants

Post-doctoral Positions & Fellowships

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Machine Learning and Citizen Science Postdoctoral Research AssociateThe Open UniversityMilton Keynes, UK2019/02/202019/03/22No Status Given (Opted Out)
KIAA Postdoctoral Research Position in Quasars and Galaxy EvolutionKAVLI INSTITUTE FOR ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS, PEKING UNIVERSITYBeijing, Beijing2019/02/152019/03/29Accepting Applicants
Post-doctoral Fellow in Astrophysics/Astronomy in the Department of PhysicsThe University of Hong KongPokfulam, HKG2019/02/142019/03/31Accepting Applicants
Post-doctoral position on extragalactic surveys with SPICAIstituto Nazionale di Astrofisica (INAF)Bologna, BO2019/02/142019/03/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Fellow in Korean Literature and Culture Northwestern UniversityEvanston, IL2019/02/132019/03/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Assistant I/IIThe University of Alabama in HuntsvilleHuntsville, AL2019/02/122019/03/29Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Researcher (Physics and Astronomy: High Resolution Imaging of Brown Dwarfs)Bucknell UniversityLewisburg, Pennsylvania2019/02/122019/03/13No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Galaxy Evolution at Infrared and Submm WavelengthsUniversity of OxfordOxford, Oxfordshire2019/02/122019/03/18Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in Theoretical Computational AstrophysicsOsaka UniversityToyonaka, Osaka2019/02/112019/03/15Accepting Applicants
Research Fellowship in radioastronomical follow-up of gravitational wave sourcesUniversity of HamburgHamburg, Hamburg2019/02/112019/03/11No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Position in Galactic (Sub)millimeter AstronomyMax Planck Institute for Radio AstronomyBonn, NRW2019/02/082019/03/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral ScholarCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA2019/02/072019/03/07Accepting Applicants
Post-Doctoral position in Exoplanetary ScienceUNSW SydneySydney, New South Wales2019/02/052019/03/05Accepting Applicants
Astrophysicist (Post-Doctoral Research Fellow)Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2019/02/012019/04/30Accepting Applicants
HIRAX Postdoctoral Fellowships in Radio Astronomy and InstrumentationUniversity of KwaZulu-NatalDurban, KwaZulu-Natal2019/02/012019/03/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoc on Stellar ActivityUniversidade de Sao Paulo (USP)Sao Paulo, SP2019/01/312019/03/01Accepting Applicants
Research Associate in Observing Proto-Planetary DiscsCardiff UniversityCardiff, Wales2019/01/302019/03/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoc in time-domain and/or exoplanetary/substellar astronomyThe University of Western OntarioLondon, Ontario2019/01/302019/03/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoc Research AssociateUniversity of New South WalesSydney, NSW2019/01/292019/02/26Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Planet FormationObservatoire Côte d'AzurNICE, France2019/01/292019/02/28Accepting Applicants
Post-Doctoral Associate, Center for Space Sciences – Research Institute, NYU Abu DhabiNew York University Abu DhabiAbu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi2019/01/292019/02/28Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in observational astrochemistry at the Niels Bohr InstituteNiels Bohr Institute, University of CopenhagenCopenhagen, Denmark2019/01/292019/02/28No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Fellowships on the Wide Field Survey Telescope (WFST), University of Science and Technology of ChinaUniversity of Science and Technology of ChinaHefei, Anhui2019/01/262019/03/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral ResearcherUniversity of Oklahoma - NormanNorman, Oklahoma2019/01/262019/02/23Accepting Applicants
Two postdoctoral positions on planet formation in Chile. Theory and observations Universidad de Valparaiso and Pontificia Universidad Católica Valparaiso and Santiago, Valparaiso and Santiago2019/01/252019/02/28Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in stellar pops or adaptive opticsUC BerkeleyBerkeley, CA2019/01/252019/03/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position in White Dwarf AstrophysicsUniversity of WarwickCoventry, Warwickshire2019/01/252019/02/24Accepting Applicants
Exoplanets Postdoctoral research positions in GenevaUniversity of GenevaVersoix, Geneva2019/01/232019/03/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Scholar in Extragalactic Astrophysics at UC Santa CruzUniversity of California, Santa CruzSanta Cruz, CA2019/01/232019/02/22Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Position in galaxy formation and cosmologyNational Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of SciencesBeijing, Beijing2019/01/232019/04/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in galaxy formation and reionizationUniversity of ArizonaTucson, AZ2019/01/232019/02/20Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract Space IR Missions I 2019INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2019/01/222019/02/20Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract Space IR Missions II 2019INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2019/01/222019/02/20Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Planet FormationUniversity of TuebingenTuebingen, Baden-Wurttemberg2019/01/182019/02/28Accepting Applicants
Columbus Prize Postdoctoral FellowThe Ohio State UniversityColumbus, OH2019/01/172019/02/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Exoplanet Detection and Characterization Ref. 19-01Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Planet and Star Formation Department, Heidelberg, Germany AND Institute for Astrophysics, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, ChileHeidelberg, Germany and Santiago de Chile, BW2019/01/162019/02/22Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Position in Gamma-Ray AstrophysicsClemson UniversityClemson, SC2019/01/162019/02/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in observational studies of regions of massive star formation at the University of Maryland, College ParkUniversity of MarylandCollege Park, MD2019/01/152019/03/15Accepting Applicants
CMB Instrumentation Postdoctoral Fellowships at University of Science and Technology of ChinaUniversity of Science and Technology of ChinaHefei, Anhui2019/01/152019/03/15Accepting Applicants
Solar Physics Postdoctoral Fellow – ID# 19025Institute for AstronomyPukalani, Hawaii2019/01/152019/02/15No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Fellowships on the Subaru Prime Focus Spectrograph (PFS) Project, University of Science and Technology of ChinaUniversity of Science and Technology of ChinaHefei, Anhui2019/01/152019/03/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Positions University of PortsmouthPortsmouth, Hampshire2019/01/152019/02/12Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Fellowships in Astronomy, University of Science and Technology of ChinaUniversity of Science and Technology of ChinaHefei, Anhui2019/01/152019/03/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position in Disk and Planet Formation TheoryUniversity of Nevada, Las VegasLas Vegas, NV2019/01/092019/02/15Accepting Applicants
Research Associate in theoretical and numerical star formationCardiff UniversityCardiff, Wales2019/01/082019/02/18Accepting Applicants
Post-doctoral Positions and FellowshipsXiamen University Xiamen, Fujian2019/01/042019/03/15Accepting Applicants
Research Scientist (Molecular Astrophysics)Bay Area Environmental Research InstituteMoffett Field, CA2019/01/032019/02/15Accepting Applicants
Visiting Associate Scientist (SOFIA Postdoctoral Fellow)Universities Space Research AssociationMoffett Field, California2019/01/032019/05/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
The John N. Bahcall Public Policy FellowshipThe American Astronomical Society Washington, DC2018/12/312019/03/01Accepting Applicants
NASA Postdoctoral Program - Application Deadline March 1, 2019NASA / Universities Space Research AssociationMultiple Locations, MD2018/12/042019/03/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computational Astrophysics of Star FormationLawrence Livermore National LaboratoryLivermore, CA2018/11/062019/03/31Accepting Applicants

Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
PhD student in Observational CosmologyStockholm UniversityStockholm, Stockholm2019/02/122019/03/12Accepting Applicants
PhD in X-ray AstrophysicsSRON Netherlands Institute for Space ResearchUtrecht, Utrecht2019/02/022019/03/04Accepting Applicants
PhD program at Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de MarseilleLaboratoire d'Astrophysique de MarseilleMarseille, Bouches du Rhone2019/02/012019/04/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
PhD scholarships in astrophysics at the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research, UWAInternational Centre for Radio Astronomy Research, The University of Western AustraliaCrawley, Perth, Western Australia2019/02/012019/03/01Accepting Applicants
PhD positions at Armagh Observatory & PlanetariumArmagh Observatory & PlanetariumArmagh, Armagh2019/01/312019/02/28Accepting Applicants
Internship Science Journalism of the German popular astronomy magazine "Sterne und Weltraum"Spektrum der Wissenschaft Verlagsgesellschaft mbHHeidelberg, Baden-Württemberg2019/01/292019/02/28No Status Given (Opted Out)
PhD position in Indirect Dark Matter searches at Tubingen University Institute for Astronomy and AstrophysicsTubingen, Baden-Wuerttemberg2019/01/282019/02/28Accepting Applicants

Science Engineering

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
M1 Control System Technical Project ManagerTMT International Observatory, LLCPasadena, California2019/02/122019/03/12Accepting Applicants
Systems Engineering Group LeaderTMT International Observatory LLCPasadena, CA2019/02/122019/03/12Accepting Applicants
Science Instruments Group LeaderTMT International Observatory, LLCPasadena, CA2019/02/122019/03/12Accepting Applicants
Detector EngineerAustralian National UniversityStomlo, Australian Capital Territory2019/02/082019/03/08Accepting Applicants
Image Processing EngineerSpaceflight Industries, IncSeattle, WA2019/02/082019/03/08Accepting Applicants
Telescope Mechanical EngineerLas Campanas ObservatoryLa Serena, Coquimbo2019/02/022019/03/15Accepting Applicants
Post-Bac Positions in Instrument Modeling and Atmospheric Modeling for Exoplanet SpectroscopyNASA Goddard Space Flight CenterGreenbelt, MD2019/02/012019/03/01Accepting Applicants
Senior Project Manager Science & Technology Facilities CouncilEdinburgh, Scotland2019/01/232019/02/26Accepting Applicants
Senior Project Manager Science & Technology Facilities CouncilEdinburgh, Scotland2019/01/232019/02/26Accepting Applicants
Associate Mission Operations Specialist (Instrument Operator)Universities Space Research AssociationPalmdale, California2019/01/032019/05/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
Associate Mission Operations Specialist (Telescope Operator)Universities Space Research AssociationPalmdale, California2019/01/032019/05/01No Status Given (Opted Out)

Science Management

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Telescope ManagerAURA/GeminiLa Serena, Chile2019/02/012019/03/01Accepting Applicants
Director of OperationsSquare Kilometre Array OrganisationJodrell Bank, Macclesfield, Cheshire2019/01/312019/02/28Accepting Applicants
Tess Science Operations Center ManagerMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, MA2019/01/102019/02/26Accepting Applicants

Scientific/Technical Staff

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Astrophysicist (Research Assistant)Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, Massachusetts2019/02/152019/03/15Accepting Applicants
Research Scientist - Observational Radio AstronomyCSIRO Astronomy and Space ScienceEpping, NSW2019/02/142019/04/04Accepting Applicants
Computational Scientist 3Pennsylvania State UniversityUniversity Park, PA2019/02/072020/02/05Accepting Applicants
Post Doctoral Research AssociateAURA/NSOBoulder, CO2019/02/062019/03/22Accepting Applicants
Post Doctoral Research AssociateAURA/NSOBoulder, CO2019/02/062019/03/22Accepting Applicants
Software EngineerJoint Institute for VLBI ERIC (JIVE)Dwingeloo, Drenthe2019/02/062019/03/06Accepting Applicants
Staff ScientistAURA/NOAOTucson, AZ2019/02/052019/03/05Accepting Applicants
Electrical Engineer (a multi-disciplined engineering position)Large Binocular Telescope ObservatoryTucson, Arizona2019/02/052019/03/23No Status Given (Opted Out)
Adaptive Optics - Post Doctoral Research Associate AURA/NSOBoulder, CO2019/02/022019/03/02Accepting Applicants
Research Scientist in AstrophysicsMassachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)Cambridge, MA2019/01/252019/03/08Accepting Applicants
Tenure-track Astroparticle PhysicistHumboldt University of BerlinBerlin, Berlin2019/01/132019/02/28Accepting Applicants
Gemini/ HST Cluster Project (GCP) InternAURA/GeminiHilo, HI2019/01/122019/02/28Accepting 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)
Manager, Mission Operations Controller (Mission Director Manager)Universities Space Research AssociationPalmdale, California2019/01/032019/05/01No Status Given (Opted Out)

Other

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Program DirectorNational Science FoundationAlexandria, VA2019/02/192019/04/19Accepting Applicants
Informal Education Specialist II- #026458Space Telescope Science InstituteBaltimore, MD2019/02/092019/03/09Accepting Applicants
Keck Visiting Scholar W. M. Keck ObservatoryKamuela, HI2019/02/052019/04/05Accepting Applicants
Education & Outreach Scientist- #026459Space Telescope Science InstituteBaltimore, MD2019/02/012019/03/01Accepting Applicants