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Faculty Positions (visiting & non-tenure)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
XRISM Support Scientist The University of MarylandCollege Park, MD2021/07/232021/09/21Accepting Applicants
e-MERLIN/VLBI Research Support ScientistUniversity of ManchesterManchester, Manchester2021/07/222021/08/19Accepting Applicants
Research Fellow in Cosmology with the Legacy Survey of Space and TimeUniversity College LondonLondon, N/A2021/07/132021/08/10No Status Given (Opted Out)
Cosmic Origins Support ScientistThe University of MarylandCollege Park, MD2021/07/022021/08/03Accepting Applicants
Physics Lecturer and Lab PositionsAmerican UniversityWashington, DC2021/07/012021/07/30No Status Given (Opted Out)
HEASARC Scientist PositionThe University of MarylandCollege Park, MD2021/06/102021/08/09Accepting Applicants
Physics Faculty One-Year Sabbatical ReplacementHillsdale CollegeHillsdale, Michigan2021/06/082021/08/02Accepting Applicants

Faculty Positions (tenure & tenure-track)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
AstronomerSouth African Astronomical ObservatoryCape Town, Western Cape2021/07/232021/08/22Accepting Applicants
Open Rank (Tenure-Track/Tenured) Faculty Position in Space PhysicsUniversity of California Los AngelesLos Angeles, CA2021/07/222022/01/18Accepting Applicants
Assistant or Associate Professors in AstrostatisticsHR AdWorks c/o University of ManitobaWinnipeg, MB2021/07/092021/10/15Accepting Applicants
Full Time Faculty Position in InstrumentationUniversidad de ChileSantiago, Metropolitana2021/07/082021/08/05Accepting Applicants
Mohrmann Professor (Associate/Full) in Astronomy and AstrophysicsRadboud UniversityNijmegen, -2021/07/032021/08/22Accepting Applicants
Chair Professorship in AstrophysicsAshoka UniversityRAI INDUSTRIAL AREA, Haryana2021/07/012021/07/30Accepting Applicants
Director of the Laboratory of Plasma Studies-Senior Faculty PositionCornell UniversityIthaca, NY2021/06/252021/08/01Accepting Applicants
Research Position in Astrophysics at Instituto de Astronomía, UNAM, MéxicoUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de MéxicoMexico City, Mexico City2021/06/212021/08/27Accepting Applicants
Fellow, Associate Professor, ProfessorThe Australian National UniversityCanberra, Australian Capital Territory2021/06/092021/10/31Accepting Applicants
Full Professorship (W3) for Experimental Astroparticle PhysicsFriedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen-NürnbergErlangen, Bavaria2021/06/052021/09/15Accepting Applicants
Associate Professor, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ)National Astronomical Observatory of JapanMitaka, Tokyo2021/05/312021/08/31Accepting Applicants

Post-doctoral Positions & Fellowships

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
JWST Solar System PostDoc at Observatoire de ParisObservatoire de ParisParis, France2021/07/232021/10/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Fellow in Magellanic/Milky Way Science with ASKAPAustralian National UniversityCanberra, ACT2021/07/232021/08/31Accepting Applicants
FONDECYT postdoctoral fellowships at Universidad Católica de ValparaísoPontificia Universidad Católica de ValparaísoValparaíso, Valparaíso2021/07/222021/08/19Accepting Applicants
H2020 SPACE NEMESIS postdoctoral position at Konkoly Observatory, BudapestResearch Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences (CSFK)Budapest, Pest2021/07/222021/08/31Accepting Applicants
Become a Harvard Radcliffe Institute FellowHarvard Radcliffe InstituteCambridge, MA2021/07/222021/09/30Accepting Applicants
51 Pegasi b Fellowship in Planetary Astronomy at UCLAUCLALos Angeles, CA2021/07/212021/10/01Accepting Applicants
Three research fellow positions in evolved planetary systemsUniversity of WarwickCoventry, West Midlands2021/07/202021/08/31Accepting Applicants
2022-2025 MIT Pappalardo Fellowships CompetitionMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, MA2021/07/192021/09/10Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Excellence Fellowship at Radboud UniversityRadboud UniversityNijmegen, Gelderland2021/07/192021/09/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Space Plasma PhysicsQueen Mary University of LondonLondon, London2021/07/192021/08/20Accepting Applicants
FONDECYT postdoctoral research projects in Physics, Astronomy, and Physics Education at Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencias de la Educación (UMCE, Santiago, Chile)Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencias de la Educación (UMCE)Santiago, Metropolitan Region2021/07/182021/08/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Fellowships at Universidad de ChileUniversidad de ChileSantiago, RM2021/07/182021/08/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Assistant in machine learning and citizen science University of OxfordOxford, Oxfordshire2021/07/172021/08/20Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral PositionMax Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial PhysicsGarching, Germany/Bavaria2021/07/162021/09/15Accepting Applicants
ASTRO 3D Postdoctoral Research AssociateUniversity of SydneySydney, NSW2021/07/152021/08/15Accepting Applicants
Plan for Postdoctoral Scholar–High Energy Solar Physics - Space Sciences Laboratory (JPF03023)University of California, BerkeleyBerkeley, CA2021/07/132021/08/10Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Associate- Space Sciences Laboratory- UC BerkeleyUniversity of California, BerkeleyBerkeley, CA2021/07/132021/08/12Accepting Applicants
Multiple Scientist Positions on the Nancy Grace Roman Space TelescopeGoddard Space Flight Center/UMBCGreenbelt, Maryland2021/07/102021/08/31Accepting Applicants
Time-Domain & Multi-messenger Astrophysics Postdoctoral PositionThe University of MarylandCollege Park, MD2021/07/092021/08/15Accepting Applicants
UK ALMA Regional Centre Node ScientistThe University of ManchesterManchester, Manchester2021/07/072021/08/09Accepting Applicants
Post-Doctoral Research Assistant in Superconducting Parametric Amplifiers (2 posts)University of OxfordOxford, Oxfordshire2021/07/022021/08/09Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in ISM / star formation / galaxy formation at the Australian National UniversityAustralian National UniversityWeston, ACT2021/07/012021/08/23Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Positions ERC M2FINDERS ProjectMax-Planck-Institut für RadioastronomieBonn, NRW2021/07/012021/09/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoc in Experimental CosmologyCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA2021/07/012021/09/01Accepting Applicants
2021B Post Doctoral Research Position in KASIKorea Astronomy and Space Science InstituteDaejeon, Daejeon2021/07/012021/07/29No Status Given (Opted Out)
51 Pegasi b FellowshipHeising-Simons FoundationLos Altos, CA2021/07/012021/10/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in the Weizmann InstituteWeizmann Institute of ScienceRehovot, NA2021/06/302021/08/10No Status Given (Opted Out)
Post Doctoral Research Associate AURA/ Rubin Obs. Tucson, Arizona2021/06/292021/07/27Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position in Black Hole Astrophysics Astronomical Institute of the Czech Academy of SciencesPrague, Czech Republic2021/06/282021/07/31Accepting Applicants
Evolved Star Postdoctoral Researcher(s) in the ISM*@ST Group- #0002315Space Telescope Science InstituteBaltimore, Maryland2021/06/282021/08/23Accepting Applicants
Astrophysicist Post-doc ResearcherSmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2021/06/252021/08/25Accepting Applicants
One postdoctoral contract SHARKS 2021 (PS-2021-051)Instituto de Astrofísica de CanariasLa Laguna, Tenerife2021/06/242021/08/31Accepting Applicants
Research Associate in Gamma-ray AstrophysicsThe University of Alabama in HuntsvilleHuntsville, Alabama2021/06/242021/07/24Reviewing Applicants
Research Fellow in Hydrodynamics & Software EngineeringUniversity of SouthamptonSouthampton, Hampshire2021/06/232021/07/23Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Researcher in Astronomy and Space SurveillanceEcole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)Lausanne, Canton de Vaud2021/06/222021/08/31Accepting Applicants
IRAM - Postdoctoral Research Position in Millimeter Astronomy for NOEMAIRAM - Institut de Radioastronomie MillimétriqueSaint Martin d'Hères, Isère2021/06/212021/09/12Accepting Applicants
IRAM - Postdoctoral Research Position in Millimeter Astronomy for NOEMAIRAM - Institut de Radio Astronomie MillimétriqueSaint Martin dHères, Isère2021/06/212021/08/29Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral fellow in multi-messenger astronomy with gravitational wavesUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouver, BC2021/06/162021/09/30Accepting Applicants
Öpik Research FellowshipArmagh Observatory and PlanetariumArmagh, County Armagh2021/06/142021/08/06Accepting Applicants
1.5-year Postdoctoral Position in exo-planet atmosphere modelisation at CEA and IPGPCEA / IPGP / CNRSSaclay, Ile de France2021/06/132021/08/15Accepting Applicants
Astrophysicist (Post-Doctoral Research Fellow)Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2021/06/102021/08/09Accepting Applicants
Call for Applications for Postdoctoral Fellowships Commencing in 2022South African Radio Astronomy ObservatoryJohannesburg, Gauteng2021/06/012021/08/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Researcher in Radio Astronomy SimulationsSKAOMacclesfield, Cheshire2021/05/182021/08/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position in Experimental Plasma Physics for Solar Physics Columbia UniversityNew York, NY2021/05/132021/07/28Accepting Applicants

Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Ph.D. Positions at Universidad Diego PortalesUniversidad Diego PortalesSantiago, RM2021/07/232021/09/10Accepting Applicants
Several PhD Positions in Astronomy & AstrophysicsInternational Max Planck Research School HeidelbergHeidelberg, BW2021/07/192021/11/10No Status Given (Opted Out)
PhD scholarships in astrophysics at the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research, UWAInternational Centre for Radio Astronomy Research, University of Western AustraliaPerth, WA2021/07/162021/08/31Accepting Applicants
PhD position in astronomy at Poznan ObservatoryAdam Mickiewicz UniversityPoznań, Wielkopolskie2021/07/132021/08/31Accepting Applicants
PhD in Astronomy / AstrophysicsInternational Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) on AstrophysicsGarching / Munich, Bavaria2021/07/112021/11/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
PhD Opportunities in Astronomy & Radio Astronomy Engineering at the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR), Curtin University nodeCurtin UniversityBentley, Western Australia2021/07/062021/08/31No Status Given (Opted Out)
PhD positions in astrophysicsThe Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical CenterWarsaw, Mazovia2021/07/032021/07/31Accepting Applicants
PhD positions in astrophysics at UNG, SloveniaUniversity of Nova GoricaAjdovščina, Slovenia2021/07/032021/07/31Accepting Applicants
PhD position in asteroid studies (AMU, Poland)Adam Mickiewicz UniversityPoznań, Wielkopolskie2021/07/022021/08/15Accepting Applicants
N. D. Goldsworthy Scholarship for Physics at the University of MelbourneThe University of MelbourneMelbourne, VIC2021/06/282021/07/30Accepting Applicants
PhD student position in planet formation at Radboud University in NijmegenRadboud University NijmegenNijmegen, Gelderland2021/06/252021/08/15Accepting Applicants
PhD position in Galaxy EvolutionGhent UniversityGhent, Oost-Vlaanderen2021/06/162021/08/01Accepting Applicants
PhD position in stellar and nuclear astrophysicsMax Planck Institute for AstronomyHeidelberg, BW2021/06/022021/07/31Accepting Applicants

Science Engineering

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Systems Engineer AURA/ Gemini ObservatoryHilo, HI2021/07/162021/08/13Accepting Applicants
AstronomerJacobs Space Exploration GroupHuntsville, Alabama2021/07/072021/08/04Accepting Applicants
Software Engineer: Scientific Python Programmer - #0002308Space Telescope Science InstituteBaltimore, MD2021/06/262021/07/24Accepting Applicants
Ground Support EngineerSOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationPalmdale , CA2021/06/022021/09/02Accepting Applicants

Science Management

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Operations ManagerEcole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)Lausanne, Canton de Vaud2021/07/062021/08/05Accepting Applicants
Program ManagerSmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2021/07/032021/08/03Accepting Applicants
Operations Manager - LIGO LivingstonCalifornia Institute of TechnologyLivingston, LA2021/06/302022/06/29Accepting Applicants
Project Scientist for HST & JWSTThe European Space Agency (ESA)Baltimore, Maryland2021/06/252021/07/23Accepting Applicants
Deputy/Science Director, Space & AstronomyCSIROCanberra, Sydney or Perth , ACT, NSW or WA2021/06/242021/07/30Accepting Applicants
Manager and Sr Engineer, Maintenance and EngineeringSOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationPalmdale , CA2021/06/022021/09/02Accepting Applicants

Scientific/Technical Staff

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Astronomical Data Scientist - #0002424Space Telescope Science InstituteBaltimore, MD2021/07/232021/08/20Accepting Applicants
Education Specialist (Kindergarten/Elementary School)European Southern ObservatoryGarching near Munich, Bavaria2021/07/222021/09/10Accepting Applicants
NEO Surveyor Staff Scientist Caltech/IPACPasadena, CA2021/07/212021/08/18Accepting Applicants
Adaptive Optics Scientist AURA/NOIRLab/Gemini ObservatoryLa Serena, Coquimbo2021/07/172021/08/14Accepting Applicants
Astronomical Data Scientist - #0002297Space Telescope Science InstituteBaltimore, MD2021/07/152021/08/13Accepting Applicants
EHT Radio AstronomerSmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2021/07/152021/08/15Accepting Applicants
Science Intern AURA/Gemini ObservatoryHilo, Hawaii2021/07/092021/08/06Accepting Applicants
IT specialist (male/female/other) (B.Sc. or “Fachinformatik”)Leibniz-Institut für Sonnenphysik (KIS)Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg2021/07/072021/08/04Accepting Applicants
IT specialist (male/female/other) (B.Sc. or “Fachinformatik”)Leibniz-Institut für Sonnenphysik (KIS)Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg2021/07/072021/08/04Accepting Applicants
Astronomical Observing AssistantW. M. Keck Observatory Kamuela, HI2021/07/032021/11/01Accepting Applicants
Staff Scientist in Experimental CosmologyCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA2021/07/012021/09/01Accepting Applicants
Research AstrophysicistNASA Goddard Space Flight CenterGreenbelt, MD2021/06/212021/08/31No Status Given (Opted Out)
Data scientist (W/M)Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)Lausanne, Canton de Vaud2021/06/182021/08/01Accepting Applicants
AstrophysicistSmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2021/06/102021/08/09Accepting Applicants
Scientist, Astronomy (Observatory Scientist)SOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationMoffett Field, CA2021/06/082021/09/08Accepting Applicants

Other

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Astronomy Education SpecialistAURA/ NOIRLabTucson, AZ2021/07/162021/08/13Accepting Applicants
Outreach and Engagement ManagerStanford UniversityStanford, CA2021/07/092021/08/06Accepting Applicants
Communications Specialist IIAURA/NSOMaui, Hawaii2021/06/262021/07/24Accepting Applicants
AAS Media FellowAmerican Astronomical SocietyWashington, DC2021/06/242021/07/23Accepting Applicants