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Faculty Positions (visiting & non-tenure)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Faculty position in astrophysics (two available)The University of QueenslandBrisbane, QLD2018/04/102018/06/04Accepting Applicants
Faculty Position (Technology Development)National Centre for Radio AstrophysicsPune, Maharashtra2018/04/012018/05/31Accepting Applicants
Faculty Position (Observatory Support)National Centre for Radio AstrophysicsPune, Maharashtra2018/04/012018/05/31Accepting Applicants

Faculty Positions (tenure & tenure-track)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Faculty Position(s) in Purple Mountain ObservatoryPurple Mountain Observatory, Chinese Academy of SciencesNanjing, Jiangsu2018/04/182018/05/31Accepting Applicants
Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant ProfessorUniversity of ArizonaTucson, Arizona2018/04/162018/07/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
Faculty position in astrophysics (two available)The University of QueenslandBrisbane, QLD2018/04/102018/06/04Accepting Applicants
Faculty Position (Astronomy)National Centre for Radio AstrophysicsPune, Maharashtra2018/04/022018/05/31Accepting Applicants
Faculty positions of Purple Mountain Observatory in China for Young talentsPurple Mountain Observatory, Chinese Academy of SciencesNan Jing, Jiang Su2018/03/312018/06/10Accepting Applicants
Assistant Professor in astronomyStockholm UniversityStockholm, Stockholm2018/03/292018/05/15Accepting Applicants
SALT AstronomerSouth African Astronomical ObservatoryCape Town, Western Province2018/03/132018/04/30Accepting Applicants
Assistant Professor in Theoretical Physics with focus on Microphysical AstronomyStockholm UniversityStockholm, Stockholm2018/03/112018/05/10Accepting Applicants

Post-doctoral Positions & Fellowships

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Postdoctoral position in supernova chemistryStockholm UniversityStockholm, Stockholm2018/04/202018/05/31Accepting Applicants
Macquarie University Research FellowshipsMacquarie UniversityNorth Ryde, NSW2018/04/172018/05/15No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Research Associate- LSST CommissioningHarvard UniversityCambridge, MA2018/04/172018/05/30Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral fellowship in radio transients and big dataUniversity of Cape TownCape Town, Western Cape2018/04/152018/05/31Accepting Applicants
Post Doctoral Fellow in Astrostatistics/ MicrolensingUniversity of CanterburyChirstchurch, Canterbury2018/04/122018/05/10Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Experimental Planetary Science Columbia UniversityNew york, NY2018/04/122018/07/11Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in Pulsar and FRB AstrophysicsUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouver, BC2018/04/122018/06/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Scholar Position in AstronomyUniversity of California, IrvineIrvine, CA2018/04/122018/05/11Accepting Applicants
Post-doctoral research associate in exoplanet atmospheresUniversity of ArizonaTucson, Arizona2018/04/112018/05/13Accepting Applicants
ERC-funded postdoctoral positions in stellar black hole binary formation and dynamicsAstronomical Observatory of Padova and University of PadovaPadova, PD2018/04/102018/05/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in Cosmology in LSST / DESCLaboratoire d'Annecy de Physique des Particules - CNRS / IN2P3Annecy, Rhône-Alpes2018/04/102018/06/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in Stellar PopulationsUniversidad de ConcepcionConcepcion, VIII Region2018/04/092018/06/01Accepting Applicants
Two Postdoc Positions at UC Berkeley in Planetary Science and Physics at Extreme ConditionsUniversity of California, Berkeley Berkeley, CA2018/04/092018/08/22Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Observational CosmologyCEA-SaclayGif-sur-yvette, France2018/04/092018/05/10Accepting Applicants
ASTRO 3D Postdoctoral FellowshipInternational Centre for Radio Astronomy Research - Curtin UniversityPerth, WA2018/04/082018/06/01Accepting Applicants
Senior Research FellowCurtin UniversityPerth, Western Australia2018/04/082018/05/06Accepting Applicants
JAXA International Top Young Fellowship (ITYF) 2018 SpringJapan Aerospace Exploration AgencySagamihara, Kanagawa2018/04/062018/05/31No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computational Science and EngineeringHarvard UniversityCambridge, MA2018/04/062018/05/04Accepting Applicants
NASA Postdoctoral Program - Application Deadline July 1, 2018NASA / Universities Space Research AssocaitionMultiple Locations, MD2018/04/042018/07/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Observations of Compact BinariesMichigan State UniversityEast Lansing, Michigan2018/04/042018/05/04No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral fellowship in extragalactic astrophysics: High-redshift galaxy formation and the epoch of ReionizationKapteyn Astronomical InstituteGroningen, Groningen2018/04/032018/05/02Accepting Applicants
Astronomer Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2018/04/032018/06/03Accepting Applicants
Research Associate - ExperimentalSLAC National Accelerator LaboratoryMenlo Park, CA2018/04/012018/08/06Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Associate in AGN surveysUniversity of MiamiCoral Gables , Florida2018/03/312018/05/01Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract IAC-NOT Astronomer 2018INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/03/292018/04/30Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract SO Solar Physics 2018INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/03/292018/04/30Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position on chemical evolution using cosmological simulationsUniversidad Andres BelloSantiago, Region Metropolitana2018/03/272018/05/11Accepting Applicants
Laureate Fellowship Postdoctoral Research FellowSwinburne University of TechnologyHawthorn, Vic2018/03/222018/04/30Accepting Applicants
NAOJ Postdoctoral Researcher (ALMA) Stationed at Kindai UniversityNational Astronomical Observatory of Japan/Kindai UniversityHigashiosaka, Osaka2018/03/202018/05/17No Status Given (Opted Out)
One Postdoctoral Contract ERC PI2FA Quiet Sun 2018INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/03/172018/04/30Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract ERC Observer POLMAG 2018INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/03/172018/04/30Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract EST Óptica Diseño 2018INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/03/172018/04/30Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract ERC PI2FA Computing 2018INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/03/172018/04/30Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract Starbursts VI 2018INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/03/172018/04/30Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract IACTEC Microsatellites Program 2018INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/03/172018/04/30Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract EST Óptica MCAO 2018INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/03/172018/04/30Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract ERC PI2FA Waves 2018INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/03/172018/04/30Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract ERC PI2FA Active Regions 2018INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/03/172018/04/30Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract IACTEC Optical Communications 2018INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/03/172018/04/30Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract EST Óptica Oficina 2018INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/03/172018/04/30Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract EST Óptica AO 2018INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/03/172018/04/30Accepting Applicants
Post-doctoral position in Protostellar discs and planet formationINAF Milano, Lombardia2018/03/162018/04/30Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position in Advanced Data Analysis and HETDEX Science ExploitationMax Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial PhysicsGarching, Bavaria2018/03/142018/04/30Accepting Applicants
Astro 3D Postdoctoral Researcher on Galaxy EvolutionSwinburne UniversityHawthorn, VIC2018/03/142018/05/15Accepting Applicants
Director of the Laboratory for Adaptive OpticsUniversity of California ObservatoriesSanta Cruz, CA2018/03/072018/05/01Accepting Applicants
a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in CMB Polarized Foregrounds.University of OxfordOxford, Oxfordshire2018/03/062018/04/30Accepting Applicants
Two postdoc positions in exoplanet imaging at ULiègeUniversity of LiègeLiège, Liège2018/03/012018/04/16Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Exoplanet Discovery with the PLATO Mission University of OxfordOxford, Oxfordshire2018/02/162018/04/03Accepting Applicants
SPECULOOS-South Instrument Scientist Postdoc positionUniversity of LiegeLiege, Liege2018/02/162018/05/31Accepting Applicants
StanfordCMB -postdocStanfordStanford, California2018/02/152018/05/09Accepting Applicants
Astrophysicist (Postdoctoral Research Fellow)Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2018/02/102018/05/09Accepting Applicants
POST-DOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, Center for Space Sciences, NYU Abu DhabiNew York University Abu DhabiAbu Dhabi, Abu Zaby2018/02/092018/05/08Accepting Applicants

Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
PhD student position in Theoretical Work in Cosmology Stockholm UniversityStockholm, Stockholm2018/04/142018/05/12Accepting Applicants
PhD position in solar physics (ERC funded)Stockholm UniversityStockholm, Stockholm2018/04/122018/05/12Accepting Applicants
PhD scholarship on radio transientsCurtin UniversityBentley, WA2018/04/122018/05/11Accepting Applicants
PhD Studentship to work in the area of Star and Planet FormationDublin Institute for Advanced StudiesDublin, Dublin2018/04/092018/05/11Accepting Applicants
PhD student position in observational cosmologyStockholm UniversityStockholm, Stockholm2018/04/042018/05/03Accepting Applicants
PhD student position in stellar and planetary astrophysicsUppsala UniversityUppsala, Uppsala2018/03/192018/04/30Accepting Applicants
PhD student position in high-redshift galaxies with JWSTUppsala UniversityUppsala, Uppsala2018/03/192018/04/30No Status Given (Opted Out)
5 PhD positions in astrophysics at Radboud UniversityRadboud UniversityNijmegen, Gelderland2018/03/172018/04/15Accepting Applicants
PhD fellowship in exoplanet imaging at ULiègeUniversity of LiègeLiège, Liège2018/03/022018/04/16Accepting Applicants

Science Engineering

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Software Engineer (Arizona Radio Observatory)University of ArizonaTucson, Arizona2018/04/122018/05/10Accepting Applicants
Team Leader Software EngineeringThe Australian National UniversityWeston Creek, ACT2018/04/072018/05/07Accepting Applicants
Database Software DeveloperMax Planck Institute for Solar System ResearchGoettingen, Niedersachsen2018/04/062018/05/31Accepting Applicants
Computer EngineerSmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2018/03/232018/04/23Accepting Applicants

Science Management

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Assistant Director for Outreach and EducationUniversity of Texas at Austin-McDonald ObservatoryAustin, TX2018/04/062018/05/15No Status Given (Opted Out)
Deputy Director for TechnologyLowell ObservatoryFlagstaff, Arizona2018/04/012018/06/30Accepting Applicants
Chief of NASA Goddard’s Astroparticle Physics LaboratoryNASA / GSFCGreenbelt, Maryland2018/03/162018/05/15Accepting Applicants
Chief ScientistW. M. Keck ObservatoryKamuela, HI2018/03/102018/04/30Accepting Applicants

Scientific/Technical Staff

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Research AstrophysicistNASA / GSFCGreenbelt, Maryland2018/04/182018/05/20Accepting Applicants
Science Operations SpecialistAURA/GeminiHilo, HI2018/04/132018/05/11Accepting Applicants
Head, Engineering GroupLarge Binocular Telescope ObservatoryTucson, Arizona2018/04/112018/05/12No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoc / scientific software developer for the ERC project DEMOBLACK Astronomical Observatory of Padova and University of PadovaPadova, PD2018/04/102018/05/15Accepting Applicants
Scientist I-II (705-400)Universities Space Research AssociationHuntsville, AL2018/04/052018/06/06No Status Given (Opted Out)
Recruitment for FAST Staff Scientists in NAOCNational Astronomical Observatories, the Chinese Academy of Sciences Beijing, Beijing2018/04/032018/08/31Accepting Applicants
Astrophysicist (Technical Assistant)Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2018/04/012018/06/30Accepting Applicants
ScientistCalifornia Institute of Technology/IPACPasadena, CA2018/03/262018/05/25Accepting Applicants
Kepler/K2 Support ScientistSETI Institute / NASA AmesMountain View, CA2018/03/222018/04/19Accepting Applicants
Distinguished Visiting Scientist (731-500)Universities Space Research AssociationMoffett Field, California2018/02/282018/05/28No Status Given (Opted Out)

Other

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Summer Astrophysics and Astronomy Teaching OpportunitiesJohns Hopkins Center for Talented YouthBaltimore, MD2018/04/202018/05/31Accepting Applicants
Lab Coordinator, Physics & AstronomyBucknell UniversityLewisburg, PA2018/04/172018/05/16Accepting Applicants
ALMA Regional Centre ScientistEuropean Southern ObservatoryGarching bei München, Bavaria2018/03/252018/04/30Accepting Applicants
Programmer, Las Campanas Observatory (LCO), ChileCarnegie Institution for ScienceLa Serena, Coquimbo2018/03/102018/04/15Accepting Applicants