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  • Faculty Positions (visiting & non-tenure) — Time limited position at a university or college. Includes teaching responsibility.
  • Faculty Positions (tenure & tenure-track) — Permanent (or leading to a permanent) position at a university or college. Includes teaching responsibility.
  • Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions — Typically associated with a Fellowship or other source of funding to support those seeking a degree from an institution of higher education. May also include funding opportunities for exchange programs or other professional development.
  • Post-doctoral Positions & Fellowships — Typically located at a university, college or government lab. Allows recipient to pursue independent research or research support for a specific science program defined by the employer. Is limited to a pre-determined period of time. Usually does not include teaching responsibilities.
  • 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.
  • Scientific/Technical Staff — Includes researchers at science centers, government labs, university, or private industry. May include both user support or project related work and time for individual research. Open-ended duration of employment. Usually does not include teaching. May or may not require PhD.
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Faculty Positions (visiting & non-tenure)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Lecturer/Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor in Astronomy and AstrophysicsPenn State UniversityUniversity Park, PA2019/06/012019/06/29Accepting Applicants

Faculty Positions (tenure & tenure-track)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Canada Research Chair in Multi-Messenger AstrophysicsBishop's UniversitySherbrooke, QC2019/06/162019/08/30No Status Given (Opted Out)
Associate Professor, National Astronomical Observatory of JapanNational Astronomical Observatory of JapanMitaka, Tokyo2019/06/142019/08/30Accepting Applicants
Tenure Track Professorship at Universidad de ValparaisoInstituto de Fisica y AstronomiaValparaiso, Valparaiso2019/06/112019/07/17Accepting Applicants
Faculty Position in Astrophysics at Universidad Diego PortalesUniversidad Diego PortalesSantiago, R.M.2019/06/032019/07/01Accepting Applicants
Professorship (W3) for Theoretical Astrophysics of Compact ObjectsUniversität HamburgHamburg, Hamburg2019/06/012019/07/11Accepting Applicants
Staff position in Galaxy Formation and EvolutionMax Planck Institute for AstrophysicsGarching, Bavaria2019/06/012019/08/01Accepting Applicants
Associate Professor in Extragalactic AstrophysicsNiels Bohr Institute, University of CopenhagenCopenhagen, Copenhagen2019/05/252019/06/30Accepting Applicants
DIRECTOR of ASIAAASIAATaipei, Taiwan2019/05/042019/09/14No Status Given (Opted Out)
Associate Professor, Astronomy and/or related fieldsNational Astronomical Observatory of JapanMitaka, Tokyo2019/03/272019/06/28Accepting Applicants

Post-doctoral Positions & Fellowships

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Research Associate- Wide Field Infrared Survey TelescopeUniversity of WashingtonSeattle, WA2019/06/182019/07/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoc position on modeling the fate of volatile elements during accretion of rocky planetsRice UniversityHouston, TX2019/06/152019/08/15Accepting Applicants
FONDECYT postdoctoral fellowships at Universidad Catolica de ValparaisoPontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (PUCV)Valparaíso, Valparaíso2019/06/142019/07/14Accepting Applicants
Investigations of the Global and Regional Geology of EuropaJet Propulsion Laboratory/NASAPASADENA, CA2019/06/142019/07/12Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Associate - Accreting PulsarsUniversity of Massachusetts LowellLowell, MA2019/06/122019/07/10Accepting Applicants
Postdoc in Exoplanetary AtmospheresTechnical University of Denmark Kongens Lyngby, Copenhagen, Copenhagen2019/06/122019/07/31Accepting Applicants
Research Associate/Fellow in Galaxy Formation and Evolution (fixed term)University of Nottingham Nottingham, UK2019/06/072019/07/05No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Fellowships at Universidad de ChileUniversidad de ChileSantiago, RM2019/06/072019/07/05No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Research Associate – Astronomical spectroscopy to probe fundamental physicsSwinburne University of TechnologyHawthorn, Victoria2019/06/052019/07/07Accepting Applicants
Postdoc on Stellar ActivityUniversidade de Sao Paulo (USP)Sao Paulo, SP2019/06/012019/07/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral fellowships in Active Galactic Nuclei and Galaxy EvolutionUniversidad Diego PortalesSantiago, RM2019/06/012019/06/29Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position in Exoplanets and Spectral SignaturesUniversity of WisconsinMadison, WI2019/05/252019/06/30Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Stellar AstrophysicsMonash UniversityMelbourne, Victoria2019/05/242019/07/05Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in Galaxy Clusters/AGN feedbackUniversity of Alabama in HuntsvilleHuntsville, AL2019/05/212019/06/30Accepting Applicants
Astrophysicist (Post-Doctorial Research Fellow)Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2019/05/142019/07/14Accepting Applicants
Visiting Associate Scientist, AstronomySOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationMoffett Field, CA2019/05/092019/07/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
Research Associate/Senior Research AssociateUniversity of CambridgeCambridge, Cambridgeshire2019/05/092019/06/19No 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
Postdoctoral Research Associate IUniversity of ArizonaTucson, AZ2019/05/032019/06/28Accepting Applicants
Exoplanet Postdoctoral Position @ Birmingham (UK)University of BirminghamBirmingham, West Midlands2019/04/302019/06/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research AssociateRochester Institute of TechnologyRochester, NY2019/04/262019/06/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research AssociateLas Campanas ObservatoryLa Serena, Coquimbo2019/04/252019/06/30Accepting Applicants
Chang’e-3 Lunar-based Ultraviolet Telescope Data FellowNational Astronomical Observatories of China / International Lunar Observatory AssociationBeijing, Beijing2019/04/202019/07/20Accepting Applicants
NASA Postdoctoral Program - Application Deadline July 1, 2019NASA / Universities Space Research AssociationMultiple Locations, MD2019/04/022019/07/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Associate - High Energy AstrophysicsUniversity of MarylandCollege Park, MD2019/03/082019/06/17Accepting Applicants

Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
PhD position in stellar hydrodynamicsHeidelberg UniversityHeidelberg, Baden-Württemberg2019/06/162019/07/15Accepting Applicants
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 Australia2019/06/122019/07/15Accepting Applicants
Four PhD positionsStockholm UniversityStockholm, Stockholm2019/06/112019/08/01Accepting Applicants
PhD position in Planetary ScienceUniversità d'AnnunzioPescara, Pescara2019/06/112019/07/30No Status Given (Opted Out)
Three PhD fellowships in exoplanet imaging and machine learningUniversity of LiègeLiège, Liège2019/06/102019/07/15Accepting Applicants
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
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)
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

Science Engineering

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Astronauts + Astrophysicists need you! Wanted Cloud-based Software Engineer for Solar System MapB612 FoundationMill Valley, CA2019/06/132019/07/17Accepting Applicants
Aerospace Controls and Robotics EngineerAnalytical Mechanics Associates, Inc.Denver, Colorado2019/06/122019/08/01Accepting Applicants
Systems Engineer - Project OfficeCanada-France-Hawaii Telescope CorporationKamuela, HI2019/06/092019/07/15Accepting Applicants
IT Systems EngineerAURA/LSSTLa Serena, Coquimbo2019/06/052019/07/05Accepting Applicants
Engineer, Electrical (Ground Support Engineer)SOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationPalmdale, CA2019/05/242019/08/26No Status Given (Opted Out)
Technical Project ManagerCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA 2019/05/212019/06/18Accepting Applicants
Associate Professor for Subaru Telescope, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ)Subaru Telescope, NAOJHilo, Hawaii2019/04/142019/06/30No Status Given (Opted Out)
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
Senior Vice President, ScienceUniversities Space Research AssociationColumbia, MD2019/05/312019/09/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
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
CSIRO Science Leader - Massive data challenges in the era of the Square Kilometre ArrayCSIRO Astronomy and Space ScienceEpping, NSW2019/06/052019/07/07Accepting Applicants
Senior Research & Instrument Analyst- #03013Space Telescope Science Institute3700 San Martin Drive, Baltimore, MD 212182019/06/052019/07/12Accepting Applicants
Assistant Scientist or Software Engineer II-IV National Radio Astronomy ObservatorySocorro, NM2019/06/042019/07/31Accepting Applicants
SKA Operations Scientist/SAFe® Product ManagerSquare Kilometre Array OrganisationJodrell Bank, Macclesfield, Cheshire2019/06/012019/06/29No Status Given (Opted Out)
Computer Scientist - Software ArchitectSmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2019/06/012019/07/31Accepting Applicants
IT Specialist - Systems AdministrationSmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryBurlington, MA2019/06/012019/06/30Accepting Applicants
Science Visuals Developer #030671Space Telescope Science InstituteBaltimore, MD2019/05/312019/06/28Accepting Applicants
ScientistGemini Observatory/AURAHilo, Hawaii2019/05/292019/06/27Accepting Applicants
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
Research Astrophysicist, X-ray Astrophysics Lab at NASA GSFCNASA Goddard Space Flight CenterGreenbelt, MD2019/04/192019/06/28Accepting Applicants
Mission Operations Controller (Mission Director)Universities Space Research AssociationPalmdale, California2019/01/032019/05/01No Status Given (Opted Out)


TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
AAS Media FellowshipAmerican Astronomical SocietyWashigton, DC2019/06/042019/07/02Accepting Applicants