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Faculty Positions (visiting & non-tenure)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Adjunct Assistant Professor - AstronomyUniversity of MontanaMissoula, MT2019/05/162019/06/15Accepting Applicants
Assistant Teaching Professor of Physics and AstronomyBall State UniversityMuncie, IN2019/05/072019/06/04Accepting 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, Tokyo2019/04/042019/05/31No Status Given (Opted Out)

Faculty Positions (tenure & tenure-track)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Associate Professor in Extragalactic AstrophysicsNiels Bohr Institute, University of CopenhagenCopenhagen, Copenhagen2019/05/252019/06/30Accepting Applicants
Assistant Professor in Astronomy (permanent position)Dublin City UniversityDublin, Dublin2019/05/242019/06/24Accepting Applicants
Lecturer below/ above the bar in Astronomy at NUI GalwayNational University of Ireland GalwayGalway, Galway2019/05/102019/06/18Accepting Applicants
Senior Lecturer in Transient AstrophysicsUniversity of PortsmouthPortsmouth, Hampshire2019/05/042019/06/01Accepting Applicants
DIRECTOR of ASIAAASIAATaipei, Taiwan2019/05/042019/09/14No Status Given (Opted Out)
Rosalind Franklin Tenure Track ProfessorshipUniversity of GroningenGroningen, Groningen2019/05/012019/06/02Accepting Applicants
Research FellowThe Australian National UniversityWeston Creek , Australian Capital Territory2019/04/252019/05/25Accepting Applicants
Associate Professor, Astronomy and/or related fieldsNational Astronomical Observatory of JapanMitaka, Tokyo2019/03/272019/06/28Accepting Applicants

Post-doctoral Positions & Fellowships

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Stellar AstrophysicsMonash UniversityMelbourne, Victoria2019/05/242019/06/28No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral position in Galaxy Clusters/AGN feedbackUniversity of Alabama in HuntsvilleHuntsville, AL2019/05/212019/06/30Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in galaxy formationKapteyn Astronomical InstituteGroningen, Groningen2019/05/172019/06/14Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position in Extrasolar Planets and Variable StarsKonkoly Thege Miklós Astronomical Institute, Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences, Hungarian Academy of SciencesBudapest, Hungary2019/05/152019/07/31Accepting Applicants
Astrophysicist (Post-Doctorial Research Fellow)Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2019/05/142019/07/14Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Positions in AstrophysicsUniversidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, RFC: UNA2907227Y5Mexico City, Mexico City2019/05/102019/06/14Accepting Applicants
Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Extragalactic AstrophysicsUniversity of EdinburghEdinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland2019/05/102019/06/07Accepting Applicants
CSIRO Postdoctoral Fellowship in Low Frequency Radio AstronomyCSIROKensington, Perth or Marsfield, Sydney , Perth or Sydney2019/05/092019/06/19Accepting Applicants
Research Associate/Senior Research AssociateUniversity of CambridgeCambridge, Cambridgeshire2019/05/092019/06/19No Status Given (Opted Out)
CSIRO Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cosmic MagnetismCSIROKensington, Perth2019/05/092019/06/19Accepting Applicants
Visiting Associate Scientist, AstronomySOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationMoffett Field, CA2019/05/092019/07/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral position in high-z quasars and JWSTMax Planck Institute for AstronomyHeidelberg, Baden-Wuerttemberg2019/05/072019/06/30Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in the Areas of Observational, Theoretical, Computational Astrophysics and InstrumentationPontificia Universidad Catolica de ChileSantiago, RM2019/05/072019/06/18Accepting Applicants
Research Associate- Wide Field Infrared Survey TelescopeUniversity of WashingtonSeattle, Washington2019/05/062019/06/24Accepting Applicants
Research Associate in mm/submm Astronomy (2 year fixed term) School of Physics, College of Science, NUI Galway Ref. No. NUIG-085-19National University of Ireland GalwayGalway, Galway2019/05/042019/06/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Associate IUniversity of ArizonaTucson, AZ2019/05/032019/05/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Clouds in Gas Giant AtmospheresUniversity of ExeterExeter, Devon2019/05/032019/05/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Fellow in Particle AstrophysicsUniversity of HawaiiHonolulu, Hawaii2019/05/012019/06/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Localizing Fast Radio BurstsNational Research Council of CanadaPenticton, British Columbia2019/05/012019/06/12Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Researchers in ISM Physics and Star Formation – Reference Number 19-08Max Planck Institute for AstronomyHeidelberg, Baden-Wuerttemberg2019/04/302019/05/28Accepting Applicants
Exoplanet Postdoctoral Position @ Birmingham (UK)University of BirminghamBirmingham, West Midlands2019/04/302019/06/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position in Star and Planet FormationUniversidad de ChileSantiago, Region Metropolitana2019/04/292019/06/10Accepting Applicants
Two Postdoctoral Positions on Debris Disks in Jena (Germany)Friedrich Schiller University JenaJena, Thuringia2019/04/272019/05/27Accepting Applicants
Post-doctoral research fellow (brown dwarfs)University of HertfordshireHatfield, Hertfordshire2019/04/272019/05/28Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research AssociateRochester Institute of TechnologyRochester, NY2019/04/262019/06/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoc Multi-Messenger Modelling Stockholm UniversityStockholm, Stockholm2019/04/262019/05/31No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Life Signatures on ExoplanetsNational Research Council of CanadaVictoria, British Columbia2019/04/262019/06/12Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Multi-Wavelength Studies of the Virgo ClusterNational Research Council of CanadaVictoria, British Columbia2019/04/252019/06/12Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research AssociateLas Campanas ObservatoryLa Serena, Coquimbo2019/04/252019/06/30Accepting Applicants
IAC Research Fellowship: Astrophysical ResearchInstituto de Astrofísica de CanariasLa Laguna, S/C de Tenerife2019/04/242019/05/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoc/Research Scientist for the NASA Ames Exoplanet Speckle Imaging GroupBay Area Environmental Research InstituteMoffett Field, CA2019/04/202019/07/19Accepting Applicants
Chang’e-3 Lunar-based Ultraviolet Telescope Data FellowNational Astronomical Observatories of China / International Lunar Observatory AssociationBeijing, Beijing2019/04/202019/07/20Accepting Applicants
SkyHopper CubeSat Research AssociatesThe University of MelbourneThe University of Melbourne, VIC2019/04/192019/05/26Accepting Applicants
NASA Postdoctoral Program - Application Deadline July 1, 2019NASA / Universities Space Research AssociationMultiple Locations, MD2019/04/022019/07/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computational Astrophysics of Star FormationLawrence Livermore National LaboratoryLivermore, CA2019/04/022019/05/31Accepting Applicants
Post-Doctoral Position in Astrochemistry CNRS / IPAGSaint Martin d' Hères, Rhones-Alpes2019/03/262019/06/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral research positions on gravitational waves, cosmology and chemical evolution galaxiesWuhan UniversityWuhan, Hubei2019/03/192019/08/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Associate - High Energy AstrophysicsUniversity of MarylandCollege Park, MD2019/03/082019/06/17Accepting Applicants

Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
PhD Scholarships in Radio Astornomy and Engineering at the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR), Curtin University nodeCurtin UniversityBentley, Western Australia2019/05/232019/07/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
PhD Position on Debris Disks in Planetary SystemsFriedrich Schiller University JenaJena, Thuringia2019/05/232019/06/20Accepting Applicants
PhD position in High Energy Astrophysics: University of TübingenTübingen, Baden-Württemberg2019/05/232019/06/20Accepting Applicants
Transition Probabilities of Trans-iron ElementsUniversity of TübingenTübingen, Baden-Württemberg2019/05/172019/06/21Accepting Applicants
PhD position in High Energy Astrophysics: Stellar winds in massive stars and accretion processes onto compact objectsInstitute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of TübingenTübingen, Baden-Württemberg2019/05/112019/06/10Accepting Applicants
17 PhD fellowships for the Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Science graduate program in RomeUniversity of Rome "Tor Vergata" - University of Rome "Sapienza" - National Institute of Astrophysics (INAF)Rome, Rome2019/04/302019/05/28Accepting Applicants
Research Analyst (Pre-Doctoral Program), Center for Computational AstrophysicsFlatiron Institute at Simons FoundationNew York, NY2019/04/272019/05/31Accepting Applicants
Five Positions Astrophysics Research Predoctoral Fellowships 2019Instituto de Astrofísica de CanariasLa Laguna, S/C de Tenerife2019/04/242019/05/31Accepting Applicants
Research Assistant, Science, Graduate (Visiting)SOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationMoffett Field, CA2019/04/232019/06/24No Status Given (Opted Out)
PhD positions in theoretical and observational asteroseismologyInstitute of Astronomy, KU LeuvenLeuven, -2019/04/202019/06/15Accepting Applicants
ESO Studentship Programme 2019/2020European Southern Observatory (ESO)Garching bei München, Bavaria2019/04/182019/05/31No Status Given (Opted Out)
PhD position in the field of Second generation protoplanetary discs around evolved binariesInstitute of Astronomy, KU LeuvenLeuven, -2019/04/032019/06/01Accepting Applicants

Science Engineering

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Engineer, Electrical (Ground Support Engineer)SOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationPalmdale, CA2019/05/242019/08/26No Status Given (Opted Out)
DM Science Analyst/EngineerAURA/LSSTTucson, AZ2019/05/232019/06/24Accepting Applicants
Technical Project ManagerCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA 2019/05/212019/06/18Accepting Applicants
CAD Configuration Systems Engineer/AdministratorTMT International Observatory, LLCPasadena, California2019/05/162019/07/12Accepting Applicants
Configuration Data Management SpecialistTMT International Observatory, LLCPasadena, California2019/05/162019/06/15Accepting Applicants
Image Processing Engineer Spaceflight Industries Seattle, Washington2019/05/082019/06/05Accepting Applicants
Mechanical EngineerCanada-France-Hawaii Telescope CorporationKamuela, HI2019/05/042019/06/01Accepting Applicants
Deep Space Electro-Optical Observations EngineerApplied Optimization Inc.Fairborn, OH2019/05/022019/06/28Accepting Applicants
Instrumentation Systems Engineer University of OxfordOxford, Oxfordshire2019/05/022019/06/10Accepting Applicants
Head of Engineering Ops - Gemini SouthAURA/GEMINILa Serena, Coquimbo2019/04/272019/06/01Accepting Applicants
Scientific Software Engineer / Post-doc for astronomical data analysisObservatoire de ParisMeudon, Ile de France2019/04/272019/07/14Accepting Applicants
SPHEREx Instrument Test EngineerCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA2019/04/252019/05/23Accepting Applicants
Astronomical Research ScientistApplied Technology AssociatesChantilly, virginia2019/04/252019/08/01Accepting Applicants
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
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
ERA Chair Holder Position – Strategic CounsellorVentspils University of Applied SciencesVentspils, Ventspils2019/05/032019/05/31Accepting Applicants
IPA Program DirectorsNational Science Foundation (NSF)Alexandria, VA2019/04/222019/06/28Accepting Applicants
Planetarium DirectorSamford UniversityBirmingham, Alabama2019/03/242019/06/30Accepting Applicants

Scientific/Technical Staff

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Senior Adaptive Optics ScientistLarge Binocular Telescope ObservatoryTucson, Arizona2019/05/232019/06/20No Status Given (Opted Out)
Observatory Scientist or Senior Observatory Scientist (Interferometry, Radio Astronomy)Arecibo Observatory, University of Central Florida (UCF)Arecibo, Puetro Rico2019/05/202019/07/25Accepting Applicants
Optical Telescope Observer (Physical Science Technician)Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryAMADO, AZ2019/05/142019/06/11No Status Given (Opted Out)
Gemini Science Operation SpecialistAURA/GeminiLa Serena, Chile2019/05/102019/06/09Accepting Applicants
Telescope Observing SpecialistAPOSunspot, NEW MEXICO2019/05/092019/06/06Accepting Applicants
Gemini AO ScientistAURA/GeminiLa Serena, Chile2019/05/092019/06/09Accepting Applicants
Gemini Astronomer or ScientistAURA/GeminiHilo, HI2019/05/092019/06/09Accepting Applicants
Discovery Channel Telescope Operator ILowell ObservatoryFlagstaff, Arizona2019/05/042019/06/03Accepting Applicants
IT Specialist (Data Management)Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2019/05/022019/06/02Accepting Applicants
Scientist, Small Bodies of the Solar SystemJet Propulsion LaboratoryPasadena, CA2019/05/022019/06/15Accepting Applicants
Senior Optical Engineer (m/f/d)Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP)Potsdam, Brandenburg2019/05/012019/06/02Accepting Applicants
Postdoc or Engineer in OpticsLeibniz-Institute for Solar PhysicsFreiburg, BW2019/04/272019/05/25Accepting Applicants
Staff AstronomerW. M. Keck ObservatoryKamuela, Hi2019/04/252019/05/23Accepting Applicants
Research Astrophysicist, X-ray Astrophysics Lab at NASA GSFCNASA Goddard Space Flight CenterGreenbelt, MD2019/04/192019/06/28Accepting Applicants
Scientist (Open Rank)National Radio Astronomy ObservatoryCharlottesville, Virginia2019/04/062019/05/31Accepting Applicants
Assistant Scientist National Radio Astronomy ObservatorySocorro, NM2019/04/012019/06/01Accepting Applicants
Mission Operations Controller (Mission Director)Universities Space Research AssociationPalmdale, California2019/01/032019/05/01No Status Given (Opted Out)

Other

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Procurement Manager - ChileAURALa Serena, Coquimbo2019/05/082019/06/05Accepting Applicants
Communications/Education InternGemini Observatory/AURAHilo, HI2019/05/082019/06/05Accepting Applicants
Research AssociateUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouver, BC2019/05/022019/06/15Accepting Applicants
Research Fellow in Studies of Solar System Minor PlanetsQueen's University BelfastBelfast, Northern Ireland2019/04/292019/06/03Accepting Applicants