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Faculty Positions (visiting & non-tenure)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Associate Professor in Observational CosmologyTechnical University of DenmarkCopenhagen, Copenhagen2018/07/042018/10/01Accepting Applicants
Instructor in AstronomyMichigan State UniversityEast Lansing, MI2018/06/282018/07/26Accepting Applicants
PART-TIME ADJUNCT POSITION, LIBERAL STUDIES, New York University Arts and ScienceNew York University Arts and ScienceNew York, NY2018/06/232018/07/24Accepting Applicants
Visiting Professor at Faculty of Earth Sciences, Geography and Astronomy, University ViennaUniversity of ViennaVienna, Austria2018/06/202018/07/31Accepting Applicants
LecturerTexas State UniversitySan Marcos, Texas2018/06/162018/07/21Accepting Applicants
Sabbatical Visiting Researcher Simons Foundation, Flatiron InstituteNew York, New York2018/05/092018/06/06Accepting Applicants

Faculty Positions (tenure & tenure-track)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Near-Infrared Detector ScientistNASA's Goddard Space Flight CenterGreenbelt, Maryland2018/07/142018/08/17Accepting Applicants
Faculty Position in Space-Based Instrumentation at the University of IowaUniversity of IowaIowa City, Iowa2018/07/142018/10/15Accepting Applicants
Assistant professors at Universidad de AtacamaUniversidad de AtacamaCopiapó, Atacama2018/07/092018/08/10Accepting Applicants
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in AstronomyNewcastle UniversityNewcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear2018/06/202018/09/14Accepting Applicants
Faculty position in Gravitational Wave Astrophysics at Radboud UniversityRadboud UniversityNijmegen, Netherlands2018/06/152018/08/17Accepting Applicants
Full Professor (W3) for Experimental Astroparticle PhysicsFriedrich-Alexander Universität (FAU) Erlangen-NürnbergErlangen, Bavaria2018/06/142018/08/31No Status Given (Opted Out)
Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Gravity of Fundamental Astrophysics ResearchCanadian Institute for Theoretical AstrophysicsToronto, Ontario2018/06/142018/07/18Accepting Applicants
Tenure Track Assistant Professor at ChalmersChalmers University of TechnologyGothenburg, -2018/06/112018/08/12No Status Given (Opted Out)
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Exoplanet CharacterisationCardiff UniversityCardiff, Wales2018/06/092018/08/08Accepting Applicants

Post-doctoral Positions & Fellowships

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
HIPPO Multi-Wavelength Data Fusion and Machine Learning for Radio Continuum SurveysUniversity of the Western CapeCape Town, Western Province2018/07/192018/08/17Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Stellar AstrophysicsArizona State UniversityTempe, AZ2018/07/182018/09/01Accepting Applicants
Research Scientist (Exoplanet Speckle Imaging Group)Bay Area Environmental Research InstituteMoffett Field, CA2018/07/182018/08/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in stellar and exoplanetary researchUniversity of ViennaVienna, W2018/07/182018/08/26Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position at Paris Observatory (LESIA) on Cepheids and the calibration of the extragalactic distance ladderParis ObservatoryMeudon, Ile-de-France2018/07/132018/08/12Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research ScholarUniversity of Iowa Iowa City, IA2018/07/132018/09/08Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract Big Data Science in Astronomy 2018INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/07/112018/08/31Accepting Applicants
One Postodoctoral Contract Galaxy Protocluster Project 2018INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/07/112018/08/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Observational AstronomyUniversidad de La SerenaLa Serena, Coquimbo2018/07/092018/08/06Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral ScholarCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA2018/07/072018/08/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position in Instrumentation for mm/submm Astronomy/CosmologyCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA2018/07/072018/09/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Computational Galaxy Cluster PhysicsUniversity of HullHull, Yorkshire2018/07/062018/08/16Accepting Applicants
Post-Doctoral Research Position Announcement: EACOA and EAO Fellowshiops 2019East Asian Core Observatories Association (EACOA)Beijing , Beijing 2018/07/042018/11/15Accepting Applicants
Senior Research FellowCurtin UniversityPerth, Western Australia2018/07/032018/07/31Accepting Applicants
51 Pegasi b Postdoctoral Fellowship in Planetary AstronomyHeising-Simons FoundationLos Altos, California2018/07/022018/10/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral researcher in stellar rotation and activityLeibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)Potsdam, Brandenburg2018/06/302018/08/20Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract Groundbird 2018INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/06/272018/09/30Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Associate in weak lensing cosmologyPrinceton UniversityPrinceton, NJ2018/06/272018/09/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Computational Stellar Evolution and NucleosynthesisUniversity of HullHull, Yorkshire2018/06/272018/08/16Accepting Applicants
Very Long Baseline Postdoctoral Scientist Lecturer in Radio AstronomyUniversity of TasmaniaHobart, Tasmania2018/06/262018/07/30Accepting Applicants
2+2-year postdoctoral position in observational asteroseismology combining TESS, Gaia, and Sloan SDSS dataInstitute of Astronomy, KU LeuvenLeuven, -2018/06/262018/09/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral CATA-UC Fellowships 2018PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILESantiago, Metropolitana2018/06/262018/08/03Accepting Applicants
SARChI Postdoctoral Fellow in Neutral Hydrogen Radio Interferometry, University of Cape TownUniversity of Cape TownCape Town, WC2018/06/222018/09/30Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in the Areas of Observational, Theoretical, Computational Astrophysics and InstrumentationPontificia Universidad Catolica de ChileSantiago, RM2018/06/192018/07/27Accepting Applicants
One postdoctoral Contract Cosmology 2018INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/06/162018/07/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Fellowships Square Kilometre Array South AfricaPinelands Capetown , Western Cape2018/06/152018/09/15Accepting Applicants
Junior Telescope ScientistASTRON, Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy Dwingeloo, Drenthe2018/06/122018/08/19Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Positions in Observation, Theory, or InstrumentationThe Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (ASIAA)Taipei, Taiwan2018/06/012018/07/31No Status Given (Opted Out)
Research Associate In Weak Lensing CosmologyUniversity College LondonDorking, Surrey2018/05/312018/07/16No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoc in EM counterpart search of GWs at Penn StatePenn State UniversityUniversity Park, PA2018/05/152018/07/31Accepting Applicants
SOFIA Postdoctoral Fellow (686-500)SOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationMoffett Field, CA2018/05/112018/11/19No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral research position on pulsarsWuhan UniversityWuhan, Hubei2018/04/272018/07/01Accepting Applicants

Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
PhD position on Dwarf Galaxies in the Epoch of ReionizationEcole Polytechnique Fédérale, EPFL, SwizerlandLausanne, VD2018/07/062018/08/15Accepting Applicants
PhD opportunities at the University of MelbourneThe University of MelbourneMelbourne, VIC2018/06/182018/08/01Accepting Applicants

Science Engineering

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
New Robotic Telescope - Systems EngineerLiverpool John Moores UniveristyLiverpool, Merseyside2018/07/032018/07/31Accepting Applicants
Research Support Specialist IICornell UniversityIthaca, NY2018/07/032018/08/31Accepting Applicants
Software EngineerLarge Binocular Telescope ObservatoryTucson, Arizona2018/06/202018/07/20No Status Given (Opted Out)
Instrument Operator (719-500)SOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationPalmdale, CA2018/05/112018/11/19No Status Given (Opted Out)
FSI Maintenance Engineer (702-500)SOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationPalmdale, CA2018/05/112018/11/19No Status Given (Opted Out)
Telescope Operator (742-500)SOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationPalmdale, CA2018/05/112018/11/19No Status Given (Opted Out)

Science Management

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Telescope & Site Software ManagerAURA/LSSTTucson, AZ2018/07/062018/08/05Accepting Applicants
Director of Mid-Scale Observatories (MSO)NCOATucson, AZ2018/06/222018/07/25Accepting Applicants
Deputy DirectorUniversity of California ObservatoriesSanta Cruz, California2018/05/212018/08/01Accepting Applicants

Scientific/Technical Staff

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Project scientist in the Division for submm/FIR Technologies at the MPIfRMax Planck Institute for Radio AstronomyBonn, NRW2018/07/142018/08/15Accepting Applicants
TO-Telescope OperatorUniversity of TX - McDonald Obsv McDonald Observatory, TX2018/07/102018/08/10Accepting Applicants
Associate Astronomer / ScientistAURA/NSOMakawao, HI2018/07/072018/08/04Accepting Applicants
X-ray Research and Instrumentation AstrophysicistNASA Marshall Space Flight CenterHuntsville, AL2018/07/042018/08/01Accepting Applicants
AstronomerU.S. Naval ObservatoryFlagstaff, AZ2018/07/012018/07/31Accepting Applicants
Program Manager, Optical InstrumentationMacquarie UniversitySydney, New South Wales2018/06/302018/07/28Accepting Applicants
Senior Staff Astronomer at the IRAM 30-meter telescopeIRAMGranada, Granada2018/06/162018/08/19Accepting Applicants
Mission Director (759-500)SOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationPalmdale, CA2018/05/112018/11/19No Status Given (Opted Out)
Pipeline Data Scientist (704-500)SOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationMoffett Field, CA2018/05/112018/11/19No Status Given (Opted Out)


TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Astronomer / Instrument Project ScientistEuropean Southern ObservatoryGarching bei München, Bavaria2018/06/072018/07/31Accepting Applicants