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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.
  • Other — Any position that does not seem to fit.

Faculty Positions (visiting & non-tenure)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Sabbatical Visiting Researcher / Professor at the CSH (University of Bern, Switzerland)University of BernBern, Bern2018/08/152018/10/31Accepting Applicants
Sabbatical Visiting Researcher Simons Foundation, Flatiron InstituteNew York, New York2018/05/092018/06/06Accepting Applicants

Faculty Positions (tenure & tenure-track)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Tenure-Track/Tenured Faculty Positions in Data Science for Large Astronomical Surveys Penn State UniversityUniversity Park, PA2018/08/202018/12/31Accepting Applicants
Assistant Professor of Physics, Astronomy/Astrophysics - Bowdoin CollegeBowdoin CollegeBrunswick, ME2018/08/102018/10/04Accepting Applicants
Faculty Opening in Astronomy and AstrophysicsUniversity of UtahSalt Lake City, UT2018/08/102018/12/01Accepting Applicants
Assistant Professor at A&M-CommerceTexas A&M University-CommerceCommerce, Texas2018/08/092018/09/07Accepting Applicants
Assistant Professor - Experimental Astrophysics or Astronomical Instrumentation - University of TorontoUniversity of TorontoToronto, Ontario2018/08/012018/11/15Accepting Applicants
Assistant Professor of Astronomy or AstrophysicsBard CollegeAnnandale-on-Hudson, NY2018/07/312018/10/01Accepting Applicants
Faculty Position in Experimental and/or Theoretical PhysicsCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA2018/07/312018/12/01Accepting Applicants
Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Gravity of Fundamental Astrophysics ResearchCanadian Institute for Theoretical AstrophysicsToronto, Ontario2018/07/262018/08/27Accepting Applicants
Assistant Professor- AstrophysicsClemson UniversityClemson, South Carolina2018/07/242018/10/01Accepting Applicants
Junior professorship for theoretical astrophysics (W1, tenure track) and "open topic" professorship (W2, tenure track)University of PotsdamPotsdam, Potsdam2018/07/212018/08/31Accepting Applicants
Associate Professor (W2-Heisenberg) tenure-track in experimental astroparticle physics in the laboratoryFriedrich-Alexander Universität (FAU) Erlangen-NürnbergErlangen, Germany2018/07/202018/09/30No Status Given (Opted Out)
Faculty Position in Astronomy/AstrophysicsUniversidad Católica del NorteAntofagasta, Region de Antofagasta2018/07/162018/08/20Accepting Applicants
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
Associate Professor in Observational CosmologyTechnical University of DenmarkCopenhagen, Copenhagen2018/07/042018/10/15Accepting Applicants
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in AstronomyNewcastle UniversityNewcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear2018/06/202018/09/14Accepting Applicants
Full Professor (W3) for Experimental Astroparticle PhysicsFriedrich-Alexander Universität (FAU) Erlangen-NürnbergErlangen, Bavaria2018/06/142018/08/31No Status Given (Opted Out)

Post-doctoral Positions & Fellowships

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellowship in Theoretical AstrophysicsCarnegie ObservatoriesPasadena, CA2018/08/212018/11/05Accepting Applicants
Prize Post-Doctoral Fellowships for Pioneering Research in Quantum Sensors and their Applications Washington University in St. LouisSt. Louis, MO2018/08/212018/12/31Accepting Applicants
Carnegie Postdoctoral FellowshipCarnegie ObservatoriesPasadena, CA2018/08/212018/11/05Accepting Applicants
Carnegie Origins Postdoctoral FellowshipCarnegie ObservatoriesPasadena, CA2018/08/212018/11/05Accepting Applicants
Research AssociateNational Radio Astronomy ObservatoryCharlottesville, Virginia2018/08/212018/09/18Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Scholar Positions in Stellar and Planetary outflowsTrinity College Dublin, the University of DublinDublin, Dublin2018/08/172018/09/16Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral researcher in Astroparticle Physics at University of Amsterdam (API/GRAPPA)University of AmsterdamAmsterdam, North Holland2018/08/162018/10/15Accepting Applicants
Natural Science and Mathematics Fellowships Available for 2019–2020Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard UniversityCambridge, MA2018/08/162018/10/04No Status Given (Opted Out)
CSH Fellowships (University of Bern, Switzerland)University of BernBern, Bern2018/08/152018/10/31Accepting Applicants
Burke Fellows in Theoretical Physics and AstrophysicsCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA2018/08/152018/11/15Accepting Applicants
Research Associate: The Radio SkyUniversity of HertfordshireHatfield, Hertfordshire2018/08/102018/09/07Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Scholarship in Asteroid EngineeringLuleå University of Technology Kiruna, Kiruna2018/08/092018/09/06No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Prize Fellowships in Experimental Physics or AstrophysicsCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA2018/08/082018/11/07Accepting Applicants
51 Pegasi b Fellows in Planetary AstronomyBerkeleyBerkeley, CA2018/08/062018/10/01Accepting Applicants
ESA Research Fellowships in Space ScienceEuropean Space AgencyNoordwijk, ZH2018/08/052018/10/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Experimental Planetary ScienceColumbia UniversityNew york, NY2018/08/042018/10/26Accepting Applicants
T.C. Chamberlin Postdoctoral FellowshipThe University of ChicagoChicago, IL2018/08/042018/11/30Accepting Applicants
NASA Postdoctoral Program - Application Deadline November 1, 2018NASA / Universities Space Research AssocaitionMultiple Locations, MD2018/08/022018/11/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Fellow Nuclear Astrophysics, Data Eval and DisseminationMichigan State University - NSCLE Lansing, MI2018/08/012018/08/31Accepting Applicants
LSA Collegiate Fellow, University of MichiganUniversity of MichiganAnn Arbor , MI2018/08/012018/10/01Accepting Applicants
2019-2022 MIT Pappalardo Fellowships in PhysicsMITCambridge, MA2018/08/012018/09/07No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Position in Astronomy (NAOJ Fellow)National Astronomical Observatory of JapanMitaka, Tokyo2018/08/012018/09/14No Status Given (Opted Out)
Post-doctoral Fellow in Radio Astronomy in the Department of PhysicsThe University of Hong KongPokfulam, HKG2018/08/012018/10/31Accepting Applicants
Chamberlain Postdoctoral FellowLawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryBerkeley, CA2018/07/282018/10/15Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract Exoplanet Characterization 2018INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/07/282018/09/30Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract in Binary Central Stars of Planetary Nebulae 2018INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/07/272018/09/13Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract Stellar Astrophysics 2018INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/07/272018/10/16Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract Characterizing Primitive Material of the Solar SystemINSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/07/272018/09/13Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract X-Ray Binaries 2018INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/07/272018/09/13Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract EUCLID 2018INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/07/272018/09/13Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Researcher (Astrophysics)Louisiana State UniversityBaton Rouge, Louisiana2018/07/252018/11/01Accepting Applicants
Support ScientistJoint Institute for VLBI ERICDwingeloo, Drenthe2018/07/242018/09/03Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in observational cosmologyCentre de Physique des Particules de Marseille, Aix Marseille Université ,CNRS/IN2P3Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhones2018/07/212018/10/01Accepting Applicants
PANOPTES Postdoctoral Fellow – ID# 18332National Astronomical Observatory of JapanHilo, HI2018/07/212018/08/18Accepting Applicants
ARC Future Fellowship scheme sponsorshipMacquarie UniversitySydney, Australia - New South Wales (NSW)2018/07/212018/08/20Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract Starbursts VI 2018INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/07/202018/09/13Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract ERC Advanced Grant POLMAG 2018INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/07/202018/09/13Accepting Applicants
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
Postdoctoral position in stellar and exoplanetary researchUniversity of ViennaVienna, W2018/07/182018/08/31Accepting Applicants
Research Scientist (Exoplanet Speckle Imaging Group)Bay Area Environmental Research InstituteMoffett Field, CA2018/07/152018/09/15Accepting 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 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)
Post-Doctoral Research Position Announcement: EACOA and EAO Fellowshiops 2019East Asian Core Observatories Association (EACOA)Beijing , Beijing 2018/07/042018/11/15Accepting Applicants
51 Pegasi b Postdoctoral Fellowship in Planetary AstronomyHeising-Simons FoundationLos Altos, California2018/07/022018/10/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Computational Stellar Evolution and NucleosynthesisUniversity of HullHull, Yorkshire2018/06/272018/08/16Accepting 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
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
SARChI Postdoctoral Fellow in Neutral Hydrogen Radio Interferometry, University of Cape TownUniversity of Cape TownCape Town, WC2018/06/222018/09/30Accepting 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
SOFIA Postdoctoral Fellow (686-500)SOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationMoffett Field, CA2018/05/112018/11/19No Status Given (Opted Out)

Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Several PhD Positions in Astronomy & AstrophysicsInternational Max Planck Research School HeidelbergHeidelberg, BW2018/08/202018/11/21No Status Given (Opted Out)
Call for applications to doctoral program 2019A in UST-KASIKorea Astronomy and Space Science Institute Daejeon, Yuseong-gu2018/08/172018/09/21No Status Given (Opted Out)
PhD in Astronomy / AstrophysicsInternational Max Planck Research School on AstrophysicsGarching / Munich, Bavaria2018/08/062018/11/15No Status Given (Opted Out)
PhD in Astrophysics / Solar Physics / Planetary SciencesInternational Max Planck Research School GöttingenGöttingen, Lower Saxony2018/08/022018/11/15No Status Given (Opted Out)
PhD positions in Astrophysics at University of New South Wales Canberra, Australia University of New South Wales CanberraCanberra, Australian Capital Territory2018/08/012018/10/12Accepting Applicants
PhD position in Newtonian gravity calculationsUniversity of AgderGrimstad, Norway2018/07/212018/09/15Accepting Applicants

Science Engineering

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Adaptive Optics (AO) ScientistW. M. Keck ObservatoryKamuela, HI2018/08/212018/09/21Accepting Applicants
Optics EngineerW. M. Keck ObservatoryKamuela, hi2018/08/212018/09/21Accepting Applicants
PFS Project Research Fellow at the Subaru TelescopeNational Astronomical Observatory of JapanMitaka, Tokyo2018/08/032018/09/28Accepting Applicants
Software EngineerLarge Binocular Telescope ObservatoryTucson, Arizona2018/08/022018/08/30No Status Given (Opted Out)
HEA IT SpecialistSmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2018/07/292018/08/29Accepting Applicants
Optical Design EngineerScience and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)Oxford, Oxfordshire2018/07/212018/08/18Accepting Applicants
Telescope Operator (787-500)Universities Space Research AssociationPalmdale, CA2018/07/212018/10/19No 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
Observatory DirectorLas Cumbres ObservatoryGoleta, CA2018/08/102018/10/01Accepting Applicants
Scientific Director, Weizmann Observatory for Astrophysics and Planetary ScienceWeizmann Institute of ScienceRehovot, Israel2018/08/062018/09/03Accepting Applicants
Observatory Operations ManagerCanada-France-Hawaii Telescope CorporationKamuela, HI2018/08/012018/09/30Accepting Applicants
Head of the Mission Operations Division in the Operations Department European Space AgencyVillanueva de la Canada, Madrid2018/07/302018/08/31Accepting Applicants
Head of the Operations DepartmentEUROPEAN SPACE AGENCYVillanueva de la Canada, Madrid2018/07/302018/08/31Accepting Applicants
Science Director/Director General SRONUtrecht, Utrecht2018/07/282018/08/25Accepting Applicants

Scientific/Technical Staff

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
ARC node user support staff scientistChalmers UniversityOnsala, Onsala2018/08/192018/09/30No Status Given (Opted Out)
SCORPIO ProgrammerThe George Washington UniversityWashington, Washington, DC2018/08/182018/10/27No Status Given (Opted Out)
Staff Scientist (Temporary)California Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA2018/08/162018/09/17Accepting Applicants
Instrument Scientist (m/f)Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam Potsdam , Brandenburg 2018/08/152018/10/01Accepting Applicants
Support Astronomer for Lick ObservatoryUniversity of California ObservatoriesSanta Cruz, CA2018/08/152018/10/15Accepting Applicants
MPC Astronomer (18-62)Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2018/08/152018/11/30Accepting Applicants
Subaru Night Operation Assistant – ID# 18389National Astronomical Observatory of JapanHilo, Hawaii2018/08/152018/09/12Accepting Applicants
Scientist IV, Dark Energy and Dark MatterJet Propulsion LaboratoryPasadena, CA2018/08/102018/09/07Accepting Applicants
MSE Project Scientist - Unfunded SecondmentCanada-France-Hawaii Telescope CorporationKamuela, HI2018/08/022018/09/03Accepting Applicants
Laboratory/Observatory ManagerNew Mexico State UniversityLas Cruces, NM2018/08/012018/08/31Accepting Applicants
Assistant ScientistNational Radio Astronomy ObservatorySocorro, NM2018/07/302018/09/17Accepting Applicants
HET Optomechanical Tech University of TX - McDonald ObsvMcDonald Observatory, TX2018/07/252018/08/23Accepting Applicants
Project scientist in the Division for submm/FIR Technologies at the MPIfRMax Planck Institute for Radio AstronomyBonn, NRW2018/07/142018/08/15Accepting Applicants
Astronomer / ScientistAURA/NSOMakawao, HI2018/07/072018/08/31Accepting 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)

Other

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Helmholtz Young Investigator Group Leader (f/m)DESYZeuthen, Brandeburg2018/08/092018/11/01Accepting Applicants