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Faculty Positions (visiting & non-tenure)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Visiting Assistant Professor, Physics and AstronomyBucknell UniversityLewisburg, Pennsylvania2018/02/172018/03/17No Status Given (Opted Out)
PT Faculty POOL - AstronomyCoast Community College DistrictCostsa Mesa, CA2018/02/162018/03/16Accepting Applicants
Lecturer in AstronomySmith CollegeNorthampton, MASSACHUSETTS2018/02/132018/03/13Accepting Applicants
Research Fellow Queens University BelfastBelfast, Northern Ireland2018/02/052018/03/06Accepting Applicants

Faculty Positions (tenure & tenure-track)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Transient AstronomyCardiff UniversityCardiff, Wales2018/02/152018/03/22Accepting Applicants
Assistant Professor, Division of Theoretical Astronomy, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ)National Astronomical Observatory, Japan Mitaka, Tokyo2018/02/152018/03/31No Status Given (Opted Out)
Professor / Associate Professor in AstrophysicsUniversity of LeicesterLeicester, England2018/02/062018/03/06Accepting Applicants
Professor of CosmologyUniversity of PortsmouthPortsmouth, Hampshire2018/02/012018/03/16Accepting Applicants
Faculty positions of all ranks and post-doctoral fellows in astronomy and astrophysicsSouth-Western Institute for Astronomy Research at Yunnan University (SWIFAR-YNU)Kunming, Yunnan2018/02/012018/06/15Accepting Applicants
Tenure-Track Planetary Sciences Faculty Position at CaltechCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadena, Ca2018/01/312018/02/28Accepting Applicants
Tenured / Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Data Science - Assistant / Associate ProfessorThe University of DelawareNewark, DE2018/01/312018/02/28Accepting Applicants
Faculty Position in Astronomy/AstrophysicsHoward UniversityWashington, DC2018/01/302018/03/01Accepting Applicants
Faculty position in Astronomy and Astrophysics at Universidad de La SerenaUniversidad de La SerenaLa Serena, Region de Coquimbo2018/01/292018/03/31Accepting Applicants
Permanent Faculty Researcher Position in Solar and Stellar Physics in Department of Astrophysics, CEA Paris-Saclay, FranceCEA/Department of Astrophysics & AIMGif-sur-Yvette, Ile de France2018/01/172018/03/02Accepting Applicants
Faculty Positions in Physics and Astronomy & AstrophysicsUniversity of ChicagoChicago, Illinois2018/01/032018/03/31Accepting Applicants
Faculty Positions in Department of Astronomy, University of Science and Technology of ChinaUniversity of Science and Technology of ChinaHefei, Anhui2017/12/292018/04/30Accepting Applicants
CMB Instrumentation Faculty Positions at University of Science and Technology of ChinaUniversity of Science and Technology of ChinaHefei, Anhui2017/12/292018/04/30Accepting Applicants
Assistant/Associate/Professor T/TE - Optomechanical Systems and InstrumentationThe University of ArizonaTucson, Arizona2017/12/232018/01/22Accepting Applicants

Post-doctoral Positions & Fellowships

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Euclid postdoctoral position at LAM, Marseille - FranceAix-Marseille UniversityMarseille, Provence2018/02/162018/03/30Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Exoplanet Discovery with the PLATO Mission University of OxfordOxford, Oxfordshire2018/02/162018/04/03Accepting Applicants
StanfordCMB -postdocStanfordStanford, California2018/02/152018/05/09Accepting Applicants
Postdoc in Galactic ArchaeologyDiego Portales UniversitySantiago, Santiago2018/02/152018/03/29Accepting Applicants
2-year postdoctoral position in the field of theoretical models for evolved stars at KU Leuven, BelgiumInstitute of Astronomy, KU LeuvenLeuven, -2018/02/152018/04/15Accepting Applicants
Research Fellow in Data ScienceUniversity of SussexBrighton, East Sussex2018/02/152018/04/04Accepting Applicants
2-year postdoctoral position in the field of observations of evolved stars at KU Leuven, BelgiumInstitute of Astronomy, KU LeuvenLeuven, -2018/02/152018/04/15Accepting Applicants
High-Energy Physics Postdoctoral ScholarLawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)Berkeley, CA2018/02/142018/03/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in Astrostatistics and ExoplanetsYale UniversityNew Haven, CT2018/02/142018/04/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Star FormationCEA Paris-SaclayGif-sur-Yvette, Paris area2018/02/132018/03/15Accepting Applicants
Astrophysicist (Postdoctoral Research Fellow)Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2018/02/102018/05/09Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Fellow -- Eruptive YSOs and time-domain surveysUniversity of HertfordshireHatfield, Hertfordshire2018/02/092018/03/11Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research positions in Photosensors for cosmological observationsInstitute of Physics of the Czech Academy of SciencesPrague 8, Prague2018/02/092018/03/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Fellow -- Galactic Plane radio surveysUniversity of HertfordshireHatfield, Hertfordshire2018/02/092018/03/11Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Fellow -- Brown DwarfsUniversity of HertfordshireHatfield, Hertfordshire2018/02/092018/03/11Accepting Applicants
POST-DOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, Center for Space Sciences, NYU Abu DhabiNew York University Abu DhabiAbu Dhabi, Abu Zaby2018/02/092018/05/08Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Fellow -- Massive ClustersUniversity of HertfordshireHatfield, Hertfordshire2018/02/092018/03/11Accepting Applicants
Research Associate in Evolved Planetary Systems and BinariesUniversity College LondonLondon, Greater London2018/02/082018/03/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Fellowship Position in Astronomy, Kapteyn InstituteUniversity of GroningenGroningen, Groningen2018/02/072018/03/08No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral position in exoplanet retrievalSRON Netherlands Institute for Space ResearchUtrecht, Utrecht2018/02/072018/03/07Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Researcher or Senior Postdoctoral Researcher (Gamma Ray Astrophysics/Terrestrial Gamma Flashes)Louisiana State UniversityBaton Rouge, Louisiana2018/02/072018/03/07Accepting Applicants
ngVLA Calibration Research AssociateNational Radio Astronomy ObservatorySocorro, NM2018/02/062018/04/02Accepting Applicants
ngVLA Science Community Support Research AssociateNational Radio Astronomy ObservatorySocorro, NM2018/02/062018/04/02Accepting Applicants
2 Post Doctoral Positions in Observational CosmologyCNRS/IN2P3 Aubière, Auvergne Rhone Alpes2018/02/052018/04/02Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Scientist (648-400)Universities Space Research AssociationHuntsville, Alabama2018/02/052018/03/05No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Numerical Galaxy Formation and the Circumgalactic MediumUniversity of Oslo Oslo , Oslo 2018/02/042018/03/04Accepting Applicants
Post-Doctoral Associates – Extragalactic Astronomy (Prof. Gelfand), Division of Science, NYU Abu DhabiNew York University Abu DhabiAbu Dhabi, Abu Zaby2018/02/032018/03/03Accepting Applicants
Postdoc in Radio Astronomy - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU-Munich)Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU-Munich)Munich, Bayern2018/02/012018/03/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position in Infrared Extragalactic AstrophysicsUniversity of ToledoToledo, OH2018/02/012018/03/16Accepting Applicants
Astronomical Survey Postdoctoral Fellow – ID# 18009Research Corporation of the University of HawaiiHonolulu, HI2018/01/312018/02/28Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Supernova ResearchCarnegie Institution for SciencePasadena, CA2018/01/302018/02/28Accepting Applicants
Exoplanet characterisation using deep learningUCLLondon, London2018/01/272018/02/27Accepting Applicants
Research Fellow in AGN and Compact Object VariabilityUniversity of SouthamptonSouthampton, Hampshire2018/01/262018/03/03Accepting Applicants
Post Doctoral Research Associate (Characterising Amorphous Icy Particles)The Open UniversityMilton Keynes, Buckinghamshire2018/01/252018/02/28Accepting Applicants
Carnegie Postdoc in Dark Matter TheoryCarnegie Institution for SciencePasadena, CA2018/01/252018/02/24Accepting Applicants
Post Doctoral Research Associate (Ice Aggregation Studies)The Open UniversityMilton Keynes , Buckinghamshire2018/01/252018/02/28Accepting Applicants
One postdoctoral Contract Radioforegrounds 2018INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/01/242018/02/28Accepting Applicants
Cosmology Post-doc position at UCLUniversity College London (UCL)London, London2018/01/242018/02/22No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Researcher in Solar PhysicsLeibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)Potsdam, Brandenburg2018/01/242018/02/28Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position in Extragalactic AstronomyUniversity of Missouri ColumbiaColumbia, MO2018/01/232018/02/28Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Positions available at the Institute of Space Sciences, Shandong University, ChinaShandong UniversityWeihai, Shandong2018/01/222018/05/01Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral Contract in Developing the advanced data processing pipeline for WEAVE 2018INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/01/202018/02/28Accepting Applicants
Two Postdoctoral Fellows in Theoretical Astrophysics at Lund ObservatoryLund UniversityLund, Skåne2018/01/202018/02/22No Status Given (Opted Out)
Research Associate in the Dynamics and Ages of Young Stellar ClustersKeele UniversityNewcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire2018/01/192018/02/25Accepting Applicants
ngVLA Configuration Research Associate - UPDATEDNational Radio Astronomy ObservatorySocorro, NM2018/01/192018/03/01Accepting Applicants
Post Doc Green Bank ObservatoryGreen Bank Observatory / Associated Universities Inc.Green Bank, WV2018/01/192018/02/28Accepting Applicants
Post Doctoral Research FellowMacquarie UniversitySydney, New South Wales2018/01/182018/03/04Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position in Supernova CosmologyUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA2018/01/182018/02/28Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Scholar in PhysicsCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA2018/01/182018/03/01Accepting Applicants
Postdocs Formation and Growth of Supermassive Black HolesAnillo program ACT172033, Universidad de ConcepcionConcepcion, BioBio2018/01/102018/02/26Accepting Applicants
Annie Jump Cannon Post Doctoral ResearcherUniversity of DelawareNewark, DE2018/01/092018/02/20Accepting Applicants
Postdoc Opening in Protoplanetary DisksLos Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos, NM2018/01/062018/02/03Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research ScholarNorth Carolina State UniversityRaleigh, North Carolina2018/01/062018/02/05Accepting Applicants
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER POSITION, Extrasolar Planets, Ian Dobbs-Dixon, NYU Abu DhabiNew York University Abu DhabiAbu Dhabi, Abu Zaby2018/01/062018/03/31Accepting Applicants
Research Fellow in Star and Planet FormationUniversity of St AndrewsSt Andrews, Fife2018/01/052018/03/01Accepting Applicants
Star-Planet Activity Research CubeSat (SPARCS) Mission Postdoctoral Research PositionArizona State University Tempe, AZ2018/01/032018/02/23Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research AssistantArmagh Observatory and PlanetariumArmagh, Northern Ireland2018/01/012018/02/19Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position in Instrumentation for mm/submm Astronomy/CosmologyCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA2018/01/012018/02/01Accepting Applicants
CMB Instrumentation Postdoctoral Fellowships at University of Science and Technology of ChinaUniversity of Science and Technology of ChinaHefei, Anhui2017/12/292018/03/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Department of Astronomy, University of Science and Technology of ChinaUniversity of Science and Technology of ChinaHefei, Anhui2017/12/292018/03/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Fellowships on the Subaru Prime Focus Spectrograph Project, University of Science and Technology of ChinaUniversity of Science and Technology of ChinaHefei, Anhui2017/12/292018/03/15Accepting Applicants
Post-Doctoral Associate, Division of Science (Physics), NYU Abu DhabiNew York University Abu DhabiAbu Dhabi, Abu Zaby2017/12/232018/02/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Researcher in X-ray Polarimetry InstrumentationMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, MA2017/12/222018/02/28No Status Given (Opted Out)
SOFIA Postdoctoral Fellow (686-500)Universities Space Research AssociationMoffett Field, CA2017/12/212018/03/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position in Computational Stellar AstrophysicsUniversity of ExeterExeter, Devon2017/12/192018/02/20Accepting Applicants
KIAA postdoctoral research positions in large-scale optical imaging and spectroscopic surveysKavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics (KIAA) at Peking University (PKU) Beijing, Beijing2017/12/182018/01/31Accepting Applicants
NASA Postdoctoral Program - Application Deadline March 1, 2018NASA / Universities Space Research AssociationMultiple Locations, MD2017/12/022018/03/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
Experimental Radio Cosmology Postdoctoral FellowshipASIAATaipei, Taiwan2017/12/012018/02/28No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computational Astrophysics of Star FormationLawrence Livermore National LaboratoryLivermore, CA2017/12/012018/03/01Accepting Applicants
Centre for the Universe Honorary Postdoctoral FellowshipsPerimeter InstituteWaterloo, Ontario2017/11/302017/12/29Accepting Applicants
KIAA postdoctoral research positions in extragalactic interstellar medium and star formationKavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics (KIAA) at Peking UniversityBeijing, Beijing2017/11/222018/01/31Accepting Applicants

Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Ph. D position in extragalactic astrophysics in Marseille, FranceAix Marseille Université Marseille, PACA2018/02/122018/03/31Accepting Applicants
Call for applications to doctoral program 2018B in UST-KASIKorea Astronomy and Space Science InstituteDaejeon, Daejeon2018/02/122018/03/16No Status Given (Opted Out)
2 PhD positions in the long-term evolution of Mars constrained by Mars InSight Lander results (ETH Zurich and University of Bern, Switzerland)ETH Zurich / University of BernZurich / Bern, Zurich / Bern2018/02/102018/04/01Accepting Applicants
PhD scholarships in astrophysics at the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research, UWAInternational Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR), The University of Western AustraliaCrawley, Perth, Western Australia2018/02/012018/03/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
PhD positions at Armagh Observatory & PlanetariumArmagh ObservatoryArmagh, Armagh2018/01/242018/02/26Accepting Applicants
The Leiden/ESA Astrophysics Program for Summer Students (LEAPS) 2018Leiden ObservatoryLeiden, South Holland2018/01/192018/02/23Accepting Applicants
PhD program at Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de MarseilleLaboratoire d'Astrophysique de MarseilleMarseille, Bouches du Rhone2018/01/012018/03/31No Status Given (Opted Out)
Predoctoral Fellowship at Chandra X-ray CenterHarvard-Smithsonian Center for AstrophysicsCambridge, MA2018/01/012018/02/28Accepting Applicants
Ph.D Student in Exoplanet Science at University of Bern, Switzerland (Groups of Kevin Heng and Christoph Mordasini)University of BernBern, Bern2017/12/112018/02/15Accepting Applicants

Science Engineering

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Observatory Software Project ManagerTMT Internatonal Observatory, LLC Pasadena, California2018/02/142018/05/30Accepting Applicants
M1 Control System Technical Project ManagerTMT International Observatory, LLCPasadena, California2018/02/072018/04/30Accepting Applicants
Senior Design EngineerThe Ohio State UniversityColumbus, OH2018/02/072018/04/22Accepting Applicants
Science Instruments Group LeaderTMT International Observatory, LLCPasadena, CA2018/02/072018/04/30Accepting Applicants
Senior Instrumentation Optical EngineerTMT International Observatory, LLCPasadena, California2018/02/072018/04/30Accepting Applicants
OSS Software EngineersSpace Telescope Science InstituteBaltimore, Maryland2018/01/272018/02/24Accepting Applicants
NASA Subject Matter ExpertCornell Technical Services, LLCHampton, VA2018/01/012018/02/01Accepting Applicants
Research Associate (687-500)Universities Space Research AssociationMoffett Field, CA2017/12/212018/03/01No Status Given (Opted Out)

Science Management

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Director, Gemini ObservatoryAURAWashington, DC2018/02/142018/03/31Accepting Applicants
Chief of NASA Goddard’s Astroparticle Physics LaboratoryNASA / GSFCGreenbelt, Maryland2018/01/052018/02/28Accepting Applicants

Scientific/Technical Staff

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Research Scientist - Dept. of Astronomy, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUrbana , IL2018/02/182018/03/31Accepting Applicants
IT SpecialistSmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2018/02/152018/05/01Accepting Applicants
Prime Focus Spectrograph Instrumentation/Research SpecialistSubaru Telescope, NAOJHilo, Hawaii2018/01/312018/02/28Accepting Applicants
Project Manager / Software EngineerUniversität HamburgHamburg, Hamburg2018/01/272018/03/09Accepting Applicants
Systems EngineerASTRON/NOVADwingeloo, Drenthe2018/01/272018/02/28Accepting Applicants
Project Scientist - Department of AstronomyUniversity of California, BerkeleyBerkeley, California2018/01/262018/02/28Accepting Applicants
Scientist I-II (705-400)Universities Space Research AssociationHuntsville , AL2018/01/132018/02/28No Status Given (Opted Out)
X-ray Research AstrophysicistNASA Marshall Space Flight CenterHuntsville, AL2018/01/122018/03/08Accepting Applicants
SRDP Project ScientistNational Radio Astronomy ObservatorySocorro, NM2017/12/162018/02/28Accepting Applicants
Scientist II, Exoplanet and Comparative Planetary Systems ScienceJet Propulsion LaboratoryPasadena, CA2017/12/162018/02/01Accepting Applicants
2018 Analysts and Software EngineersSpace Telescope Science InstituteBaltimore, Maryland2017/12/122018/02/16Accepting Applicants

Other

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Planetarium OperatorKovac PlanetariumMonico, WI2018/01/302018/02/27Canceled
Senior Director of DevelopmentUniversity of California, Santa CruzSanta Cruz, CA2018/01/232018/02/21Accepting Applicants