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Faculty Positions (visiting & non-tenure)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Research Associate in Cosmic Microwave Background Research (Simons Observatory UK Project) (Five Posts Available)University of ManchesterManchester, Manchester2022/07/262022/09/30Accepting Applicants
Assistant/Associate Research Professor - High-Energy/X-ray Astrophysics Space-flight InstrumentationPenn State UniversityUniversity Park, PA2022/07/142022/09/08Accepting Applicants
Full-time Lecturer in Astronomy & PhysicsStevens Institute of TechnologyHoboken, NJ2022/07/072022/08/25Accepting Applicants

Faculty Positions (tenure & tenure-track)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Tenure Track Assistant ProfessorUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolis, MN2022/08/122022/12/12Accepting Applicants
Tenure Track Assistant ProfessorUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolis, MN2022/08/122022/12/12Accepting Applicants
Assistant/Associate Professor in Data Intensive Science x 2University of CambridgeCambridge, Cambridgeshire2022/08/112022/09/15Accepting Applicants
Faculty Position - Physics and AstronomyBrigham Young UniversityProvo, UT2022/08/092022/09/16Accepting Applicants
Faculty Position in Astronomical Instrumentation ChilePontificia Universidad Catolica de ChileSantiago, Chile2022/08/012022/09/30Accepting Applicants
Head of Astrophysics Research Institute, Liverpool John Moores UniversityLiverpool John Moores UniversityLiverpool, Merseyside2022/07/282022/08/31Accepting Applicants
Tenure-Track Positions in Astronomy and in PhysicsWellesley CollegeWellesley, Massachusetts2022/07/272022/10/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
Two Tenure-track Positions in Astrophysics Thüringer LandessternwarteTautenburg, Thuringia2022/07/272022/08/31Accepting Applicants
Open Rank Tenure-Track Faculty in Planetary ScienceThe Pennsylvania State UniversityUniversity Park, Pa2022/07/212022/08/18Accepting Applicants
[KAIST Department of Physics] Tenure Track Faculty PositionsKAISTDaejon, Republic of Korea2022/06/282022/08/19Accepting Applicants
Faculty Position in Astronomy, National Central University, TaiwanNational Central UniversityTaoyuan, Taoyuan2022/06/222022/10/15Accepting Applicants
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in AstrophysicsNewcastle UniversityNewcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear2022/06/222022/09/20Accepting Applicants
Four Research Positions in Astrophysics at Instituto de Astronomía, UNAM, MéxicoUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de MéxicoCiudad de México , Ciudad de México2022/06/202022/09/16Accepting Applicants

Post-doctoral Positions & Fellowships

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
NAOJ Postdoctoral Researcher Stationed at the University of TokyoNational Astronomical Observatory of Japan/the University of TokyoBunkyo-ku, Tokyo2022/08/122022/09/30No Status Given (Opted Out)
ERC-funded postdoctoral positions in Multi-Messenger Astrophysics - BHiancaUniversity of Rome Tor VergataRome, RM2022/08/102022/09/21Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research FellowKavli Institute for Cosmological Physics, University of ChicagoChicago, IL2022/08/102022/11/18Accepting Applicants
51 Pegasi b Postdoctoral FellowshipHeising-Simons FoundationLos Altos, CA2022/08/102022/10/10Accepting Applicants
CAS-ANID Postdoctoral FellowshipThe Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the National Research and Development Agency (ANID) of ChileSantiago, Santiago2022/08/092022/09/08Accepting Applicants
New architecture demonstrator for very large X-ray Microcalorimeter arrays.CEAGif sur Yvette Cedex, Ile de France2022/08/092022/10/01Accepting Applicants
Associate Lecturer – Radio TransientsCurtin UniversityBentley Perth, Western Australia2022/08/072022/09/07Accepting Applicants
STScI Postdoctoral FellowshipsSpace Telescope Science InstituteBaltimore, Maryland2022/08/052022/09/30Accepting Applicants
Postdoc - Boston University - Radio occultations of plasma environments in the Jupiter systemBoston UniversityBoston, MA2022/08/052022/10/01Accepting Applicants
University of Michigan LSA Collegiate FellowsUniversity of MichiganAnn Arbor, MI2022/08/052022/09/19Accepting Applicants
Giacconi & Lasker Prize FellowshipsSpace Telescope Science InstituteBaltimore, Maryland2022/08/052022/09/30Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract ASTRI 2022 (PS-2022-080)Instituto de Astrofísica de CanariasLa Laguna, Tenerife2022/08/042022/09/11Accepting Applicants
2 Postdoctoral and 2 PhD Positions for COSI Software Development in Gamma-ray AstrophysicsUniversity of Würzburg and University of MainzWürzburg / Mainz, BY / RLP2022/08/042022/09/15Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract AS IAC-NOT 2022 (PS-2022-077)Instituto de Astrofísica de CanariasLa Laguna, Tenerife2022/08/042022/09/04Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract LCOGT 2022 (PS-2022-078)Instituto de Astrofísica de CanariasLa Laguna, Tenerife2022/08/042022/09/11Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract Evolution of Galaxies WEAVE 2022 (PS-2022-079)Instituto de Astrofísica de CanariasLa Laguna, Tenerife2022/08/042022/09/04Accepting Applicants
NAOJ Postdoctoral Researcher Stationed at Nihon UniversityNational Astronomical Observatory of Japan/Nihon UniversityKoriyama city, Fukushima2022/08/032022/09/16No Status Given (Opted Out)
Post-doctoral Position (JWST AGN Observations/Modelling)University of Texas at San AntonioSan Antonio, Texas2022/07/302022/08/27Accepting Applicants
CSIRO Postdoctoral Fellowship in Astrophysical Masers and/or Interstellar Medium Science with GASKAP-OHCSIROSydney, New South Wales2022/07/282022/08/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral FellowThe Australian National UniversityWeston Creek , Australian Capital Territory2022/07/282022/08/28Accepting Applicants
Software Development in computation of photometric redshift for AGNMax Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial PhysicsGarching, Germany / Bavaria2022/07/272022/09/15Accepting Applicants
CSIRO Postdoctoral Fellowship in Practical Applications of PulsarsCSIROSydney, NSW2022/07/272022/08/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position on the calibration of the extragalactic distance scaleObservatoire de ParisMeudon, Ile-de-France2022/07/262022/08/25Accepting Applicants
Postdoc position on the co-evolution of galaxies and their central black holesUniversity of EdinburghEdinburgh, Scotland2022/07/262022/08/31Accepting Applicants
Time-Domain Astrophysics Postdoctoral PositionUMD Astronomy / NASA - Goddard Space Flight CenterCollege Park / Greenbelt, Maryland2022/07/222022/09/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in CosmologySwinburne UniversityMelbourne, Victoria2022/07/222022/08/19Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Gravitational-Wave CosmologyMonash UniversityMelbourne, Victoria2022/07/222022/08/19Accepting Applicants
Research Associate to work on a submillimetre survey of the Andromeda GalaxyCardiff UniversityCardiff, Wales2022/07/212022/08/18Accepting Applicants
NAOJ Postdoctoral Researcher Stationed at Kagoshima UniversityNational Astronomical Observatory of Japan/Kagoshima UniversityKagoshima city, Kagoshima2022/07/202022/08/26No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoc position in galaxy formationUnivesidad de La SerenaLa Serena, Coquimbo2022/07/192022/08/22Accepting Applicants
2023 East Asian Core Observatories Association (EACOA) Research Fellowship ProgramEast Asian Core Observatories Association (EACOA)Hilo, HI2022/07/192022/11/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Researcher in ISM Physics and Star Formation (JWST) - Reference Number 345 Max Planck Institute for AstronomyHeidelberg, D-2022/07/192022/08/21Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position with the Canadian Galactic Emission Mapper (CGEM)University of British ColumbiaVancouver, BC2022/07/162022/10/30Accepting Applicants
Competition for a postdoc position in gravitational-wave astrophysicsNicolaus Copernicus Astronomical CenterWarszawa, mazowieckie2022/07/162022/08/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Scholar in NEO observations (MITHNEOS)Northern Arizona UniversityFlagstaff, AZ2022/07/152022/08/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position - Active Galactic NucleiUniversidad Diego PortalesSantiago, RM2022/07/152022/08/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoc position at IAS Orsay (France)Institut d'Astrophysique SpatialeOrsay, France2022/07/152022/09/15No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Researcher - High-Energy/X-ray Astrophysics Space-flight InstrumentationPenn State UniversityUniversity Park, PA2022/07/142022/09/08Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Associate in AstrophotonicsThe University of SydneyCamperdown, New South Wales2022/07/142022/08/14No Status Given (Opted Out)
Associate Lecturer - Fast Radio BurstsCurtin UniversityBentley, Perth, Western Australia2022/07/132022/08/12Accepting Applicants
Senior post-doctoral researcher in theoretical and computational astrophysicsLeibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)Potsdam, Brandenburg2022/07/132022/08/31Accepting Applicants
Post Doctoral position on the Milky Way in X-rays Istituto Nazionale di AstronomiaMilano - Merate, Lecco2022/07/112022/08/31Accepting Applicants
Become a Harvard Radcliffe Institute FellowHarvard Radcliffe InstituteCambridge, MA2022/07/092022/09/29Accepting Applicants
Postdoc position in astronomyKTH Royal Institute of TechnologyStockholm, Sweden2022/07/092022/08/11No Status Given (Opted Out)
Programme Postdoctoral PoincaréOBSERVATOIRE DE LA COTE D AZURNice, France2022/07/082022/09/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctral position in JWST imaging of exoplanetary systemsAix Marseille UniversityMarseille, Sud2022/07/052022/08/15Accepting Applicants
51 Pegasi b Fellowship in Planetary Astronomy at UCLAUCLA Los Angeles, California2022/07/012022/10/10Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Researcher in Experimental Astroparticle PhysicsUniversity of KansasLawrence, KS2022/06/282022/08/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Time Domain ResearchCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadena, California2022/06/272022/08/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Associate- Argonne Argonne National LaboratoryLemont, IL2022/06/092022/07/31Accepting Applicants
Research Scientist in Ultraviolet Instrumentation and MissionsUniversity of Colorado BoulderBoulder, Colorado2022/04/272022/08/16Accepting Applicants

Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
PhD Scholarship in AsteroseismologyUniversity of SydneyUniversity of Sydney, NSW2022/08/042022/09/01Accepting Applicants
PhD in Astrophysics / Solar Physics / Planetary SciencesInternational Max Planck Research School GöttingenGöttingen, Lower Saxony2022/08/022022/11/01Accepting Applicants
PhD scholarships in Astrophysics at the University of Western AustraliaUniversity of Western AustraliaCrawley, Western Australia2022/07/292022/08/31Accepting Applicants
PhD in Astronomy / AstrophysicsInternational Max Planck Research School on AstrophysicsGarching / Munich, Bavaria2022/07/252022/11/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
Several PhD Positions in Astronomy & AstrophysicsInternational Max Planck Research SchoolHeidelberg, BW2022/07/222022/11/09No Status Given (Opted Out)
N. D. Goldsworthy Scholarship for Physics at the University of MelbourneThe University of MelbourneMelbourne, Victoria2022/07/212022/08/18Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Planetary AtmospheresUniversity of OxfordParks Road, Oxford2022/07/202022/10/21No Status Given (Opted Out)
PhD positions (f/m/d)Georg-August-Universität GöttingenGöttingen, Nidersachsen2022/07/182022/08/31Accepting Applicants
PhD Opportunities in Astronomy & Radio Astronomy Engineering at the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR), Curtin University nodeCurtin UniversityBentley, WA2022/07/162022/08/18No Status Given (Opted Out)
MUSE Research AssociateBay Area Environmental Research InstituteMOFFETT FIELD, CA2022/07/122022/08/15Accepting Applicants
PhD researcher in lightning studies using LOFAR radio telescopeASTRONDwingeloo, Drenthe2022/07/122022/09/30Accepting Applicants
Ph.D. Positions at Universidad Diego PortalesUniversidad Diego PortalesSantiago, RM2022/07/122022/09/25Accepting Applicants
PhD student Generic phased array feed for ground station G/T optimisation and RFI resilienceASTRONDwingeloo, Drenthe2022/07/122022/08/30Accepting Applicants

Science Engineering

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Space Flight Operations Engineer- James Webb #0005798Space Telescope Science InstituteBaltimore, MD2022/08/112022/09/08Accepting Applicants
Software Engineer STFCEdinburgh, Edinbburgh2022/08/102022/09/09Accepting Applicants
Astronomer/Scientific Programmer - AER0005VLJacobs Space Exploration GroupHuntsville, Alabama2022/07/162022/08/13Accepting Applicants
Senior Software EngineerThe Space Telescope Science InstituteBaltimore, Maryland2022/07/122022/08/09Accepting Applicants
Optical EngineerIsaac Newton Group of TelescopesSanta Cruz de La Palma, Canary Islands2022/07/092022/08/15Accepting Applicants
Adaptive Optics Senior Software EngineerTMT International Observatory LLCPasadena, CA2022/06/252022/09/17Accepting Applicants
Dynamics Controls EngineerTMT International Observatory LLCPasadena, CA2022/06/252022/09/17Accepting Applicants

Science Management

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Project Director, US Extremely Large TelescopeAURA/NOIRLabTucson, Arizona2022/08/092022/09/06Accepting Applicants
Project Manager - LSSTCLSST CorporationTucson, AZ2022/07/122022/08/09Accepting Applicants
Joint Institute for VLBI ERIC (JIVE) DirectorJoint Institute for VLBI ERIC (JIVE)Dwingeloo, Drenthe2022/05/312022/08/21Accepting Applicants

Scientific/Technical Staff

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Computational Spectroscopist at NASA Goddard Space Flight CenterNASA Goddard Space Flight CenterGreenbelt, Maryland2022/08/112022/10/12No Status Given (Opted Out)
Gehrels Swift Multimessenger Mission Support ScientistNASA Goddard Space Flight CenterGreenbelt, Maryland2022/08/052022/09/30Accepting Applicants
Data Scientist/Scientific Software Developer - Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Science (IDIES)Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimore, MD2022/08/042022/10/31Accepting Applicants
Resident Astronomer PositionUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de MéxicoMexico City, Mexico City2022/08/012022/09/16Accepting Applicants
Multifunctional Nanosensor Testing Laboratory AssociateCatholic University of America/NASA Goddard Space Flight CenterGreenbelt, Maryland2022/07/272022/08/24Accepting Applicants
IT Specialist (Applications Software)Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2022/07/262022/08/31Accepting Applicants
Astronomer (Program Director) National Science FoundationAlexandria, VA2022/07/252022/08/31Accepting Applicants
Advanced Instrumentation and Technology Centre - Multiple Identified positions for women only recruitment Australian National UniversityCanberra, ACT2022/07/232022/09/03Accepting Applicants
Community Scientist for Documentation AURA/NOIRLabTucson, Hilo, La Serena, Arizona, Hawaii, Chile2022/07/232022/09/02Accepting Applicants
Computational Cosmology Center Group LeadLawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley, CA2022/07/162022/09/30Accepting Applicants
Research Scientist at Perimeter Institute (CHORD radio telescope)Perimeter Institute for Theoretical PhysicsWaterloo, ON2022/06/292022/08/15Accepting Applicants
Archive DeveloperSmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2022/06/172022/09/07Accepting Applicants
MSFC Astrophysics X-ray Group Civil Servant HiresNASA MSFCHuntsville, AL2022/06/022022/08/15No Status Given (Opted Out)


TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Haleakalā Site EngineerLas Cumbres ObservatoryKula, Maui2022/08/122022/09/23Accepting Applicants
Scientific EditorAmerican Astronomical SocietyWashington, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA2022/08/122022/09/30Accepting Applicants
Software Engineer (Simons Observatory: UK Project) (2 posts)University of ManchesterManchester, Manchester2022/07/282022/08/31Accepting Applicants
PASA Editorial Board - Call for ApplicationsAstronomical Society of AustraliaSydney, NSW2022/06/232022/07/31Accepting Applicants