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  • Science Management — Runs projects and programs at universities, government or private industry. Open-ended employment.
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Faculty Positions (visiting & non-tenure)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Assistant Professor, AstrophysicsSt. Cloud State UniversitySt. Cloud, Minnesota2020/02/122020/03/11Accepting Applicants
Project Assistant Professor, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ)National Astronomical Observatory of JapanMitaka, Tokyo2020/01/212020/03/16No Status Given (Opted Out)
Research Scientist ( Assistant, Associate or Full) - Senior Fellow – Space Sciences LaboratoryUniversity of California, BerkeleyBerkeley, CA2020/01/202020/03/31Accepting Applicants
Lecturer - Department of Physics - University of Central FloridaUniversity of Central FloridaOrlando, FL2020/01/092020/04/16Accepting Applicants
Clinical Assistant ProfessorUniversity of Alabama in HuntsvilleHuntsville, AL2020/01/092020/03/31Accepting Applicants
Full Professorship (W3) for AstrophysicsThüringer Landessternwarte / Friedrich Schiller University Tautenburg / Jena, Thuringia 2020/01/082020/03/16Accepting Applicants

Faculty Positions (tenure & tenure-track)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Astronomy Faculty Positions at University of Science and Technology of ChinaUniversity of Science and Technology of ChinaHefei, Anhui Province2020/02/202020/05/01Accepting Applicants
Assistant Professor in High - Energy AstrophysicsThe George Washington UniversityWashington, DC2020/02/142020/03/13Accepting Applicants
Astronomy, Assistant (Tenure-Track) Professor R19157Bellevue CollegeBellevue, WA2020/02/122021/02/11Accepting Applicants
Clemson University: College of Science: Physics & Astronomy Assistant Professor- AstrophysicsClemson UniversityClemson, SC2020/02/072020/03/15Accepting Applicants
Faculty position(s) in astronomyLeiden UniversityLeiden, Zuid Holland2020/02/012020/03/20Accepting Applicants
Astronomy/Astrophysics Faculty Position at SQUSultan Qaboos UniversityMuscat, Muscat2020/02/012020/03/15Accepting Applicants
Scientist with experience in modelling of hot plasmasSRON, Netherlands Institute for Space ResearchUtrecht, Utrecht2020/01/302020/03/31Accepting Applicants
Lectureship in Exoplanetary Science and Protoplanetary DisksUniversity College LondonLondon, England2020/01/282020/02/29Accepting Applicants
Lectureship in Theoretical and/or Observational AstrophysicsUniversity College LondonLondon, England2020/01/282020/02/29Accepting Applicants
Lectureship in Near Universe AstrophysicsUniversity College LondonLondon, England2020/01/282020/02/29Accepting Applicants
Staff Scientist in Astronomy or Planetary ScienceCarnegie Institution for ScienceWashington, District of Columbia2019/12/062020/02/18Accepting Applicants
Full Professor, Division of Science, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan National Astronomical Observatory of JapanMitaka, Tokyo2019/11/302020/02/28No Status Given (Opted Out)
Faculty Positions in High Energy AstrophysicsFudan UniversityShanghai, Shanghai2019/11/202020/03/31Accepting Applicants

Post-doctoral Positions & Fellowships

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Post-doctoral position at Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris (France)Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris (IAP)Paris, Paris2020/02/212020/03/20Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Fellowships in Astronomy, University of Science and Technology of ChinaUniversity of Science and Technology of ChinaHefei, Anhui Province2020/02/202020/04/10Accepting Applicants
Postdoc in gamma-ray astronomyDeutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESYZeuthen, Brandenburg2020/02/192020/03/18Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position in CosmologyJohns Hopkins UniversityBaltimore, MD2020/02/182020/03/17Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Researcher South Carolina State UniversityOrangeburg, South Carolina2020/02/182020/03/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in planet formationCentre de Recherche Astrophysique de Lyon (CRAL) - ENS de LyonLyon, France2020/02/182020/03/20Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position in Extra-galactic Astronomy and CosmologyKorea Institute for Advanced StudySeoul, South Korea2020/02/172020/03/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral positions in the field of diffuse X-ray emissionIstituto Nazionale di AstronomiaMerate, Italy2020/02/162020/04/20Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Multi-Wavelength Transient AstronomySwinburne University of TechnologyMelbourne, VIC2020/02/152020/03/31Accepting Applicants
Newcastle University Academic Track FellowNewcastle UniversityNewcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear2020/02/152020/03/14Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Assistant in High Precision Radial Velocity Searches for Exoplanets (2 posts) University of OxfordOxford, Oxfordshire2020/02/142020/03/18Accepting Applicants
Post-doctoral position in astrophysical fluid dynamics Institut de Recherche en Astrophysique et PlanétologieToulouse, Occitanie2020/02/142020/03/29Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Fellowship Positions in Astronomy and Astrophysics at National Tsing Hua University, TaiwanNational Tsing Hua UniversityHsinchu, Taiwan2020/02/142020/03/16Accepting Applicants
Post-doctoral position in asteroseismology in IRAP (Toulouse, France)IRAP / Observatoire Midi PyreneesToulouse, Occitanie2020/02/142020/03/29Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Associate (Submillimeter Instrumentation)University of Maryland, College ParkCollege Park, MD2020/02/132020/03/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research AssociateGreen Bank Observatory/NRAOGreen Bank, WV2020/02/132020/03/20Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position in the field of diffuse X-ray emissionMax Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial PhysicsGarching, Bavaria2020/02/132020/04/20Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Gravitational Wave Discovery - Electromagnetic DetectionSwinburne University of Technology Hawthorn, VIC2020/02/082020/03/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position in Physics and AstronomyThe Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimore, MD2020/02/072020/03/06Accepting Applicants
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - High Energy AstrophysicsSmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2020/02/062020/04/06Accepting Applicants
TESS Postdoctoral AssociateMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, MA2020/02/062020/04/10Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in relativistic plasma astrophysicsInstitut de Planétologie et d'Astrophysique de GrenobleGrenoble, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes2020/02/062020/03/27Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Assistant: Extragalactic Astronomy with Integral-Field SpectroscopyArmagh Observatory and PlanetariumArmagh, Northern Ireland2020/02/052020/03/13Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position in Extragalactic Astronomy at Universidad de ValparaisoUniversidad de ValparaisoValparaiso, Valparaiso2020/02/052020/04/01Accepting Applicants
Research Associate in Al for Radio AstronomyUniversity of ManchesterManchester, Manchester2020/02/042020/03/03Accepting Applicants
NOVA and ERC-funded Postdoctoral Research PositionUniversity of GroningenGroningen, Groningen2020/02/032020/03/18Accepting Applicants
South African Astronomical Observatory Postdoctoral Fellowships National Research Foundation - South African Astronomical ObservatoryCape Town, Western Cape2020/02/012020/02/29Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Scholars of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of Nevada, Las VegasLas Vegas, Nevada2020/02/012020/02/29Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Galaxy EvolutionAURATucson, AZ2020/02/012020/02/29Accepting Applicants
EUHFORIA Postdoctoral PositionIRAP/CNRSToulouse, Occitanie2020/02/012020/02/29Accepting Applicants
Research Associate/Fellow in Computational AstrophysicsUniversity of NottinghamNottingham, Nottinghamshire2020/01/312020/03/02Accepting Applicants
Observations of Clusters of Galaxies in millimetric X-ray bandUniversity of Rome "Tor Vergata"Rome, Rome2020/01/312020/02/28Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Star Cluster DynamicsKeele UniversityKeele, Staffordshire2020/01/312020/03/01Accepting Applicants
Instrumentation Postdoctoral PositionMax Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial PhysicsGarching, Bavaria2020/01/312020/03/31Accepting Applicants
Senior Postdoctoral Researcher on Data Science in AstronomyUniversity of HamburgHamburg, Hamburg2020/01/302020/03/15No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Fellowships in Microwave Kinetic Inductance DetectorsDublin Institute for Advanced StudiesDublin, Dublin2020/01/302020/03/02Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Associate IUniversity of ArizonaTucson, Arizona2020/01/302020/02/27Accepting Applicants
Research Scientist in galaxy evolution studies through (sub)millimeter observationsBonn UniversityBonn, NRW2020/01/292020/03/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Solar PhysicsColumbia UniversityNew york, NY2020/01/292020/02/28Accepting Applicants
Five-year postdoctoral position in astronomy education research at the Office of Astronomy for Education Max Planck Institut for AstronomyHeidelberg, Baden-Württemberg2020/01/292020/02/28Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in galaxy evolutionUniversity of NottinghamNottingham, Nottinghamshire2020/01/282020/03/08Accepting Applicants
ERC-funded position in computational astrophysicsCharles UniversityPrague, Prague2020/01/282020/02/29Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Associate in supernova radiative transfer, statistics, and machine learningMichigan State UniversityEast Lansing, MI2020/01/282020/02/25Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral research position on distant star-forming galaxiesUniversity of GenevaVersoix, n/a2020/01/272020/03/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Researcher at Dept. Physics & Astronomy, University of Turku (UTU), FinlandUniversity of TurkuTurku, Southwest Finland2020/01/272020/02/24Accepting Applicants
Insight-HXMT postdoc positionsInstitute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of SciencesBeijing, Beijing2020/01/252020/03/01Accepting Applicants
Research Associate in Theoretical Astrophysics/interstellar mediumUniversity of PotsdamPotsdam, Brandenburg2020/01/252020/02/25Accepting Applicants
High Contrast Imaging Postdoctoral Fellow – ID# 220025Research Corporation of the University of HawaiiHonolulu, HI2020/01/252020/03/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in optical astronomy with machine learningGraduate School of Science, Nagoya UniversityNagoya, Aichi2020/01/252020/02/29Accepting Applicants
Robotic University of Hawaii 88” Telescope Postdoctoral FellowUniversity of Hawaii Honolulu, HI2020/01/242020/02/21Accepting Applicants
Postdoc in asteroid/comet observationsUniversity of EdinburghEdinburgh, Scotland2020/01/232020/02/21Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in asteroseismologyNicolaus Copernicus Astronomical CenterWarsaw, Mazovia2020/01/232020/03/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Life Signatures on ExoplanetsNational Research Council of CanadaVictoria, British Columbia2020/01/232020/03/18Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Researcher, Astronomy (Visiting)SOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationMoffett Field, CA2020/01/232020/02/28Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Positions in AstrophysicsHuazhong University of Science and TechnologyWuhan, Hubei2020/01/212020/04/30Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position on exoplanet imagingUniversity of GenevaVersoix, Geneva2020/01/212020/03/01Accepting Applicants
mm/radio Lensed High-z Galaxies PostdocYale-NUS CollegeSingapore, Singapore2020/01/202020/03/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral and PhD positions in multi-messenger astronomyRadboud University NijmegenNijmegen, Gelderland2020/01/172020/02/21Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral researcher in neutron star astrophysicsUniversity of AmsterdamAmsterdam, Noord-Holland2020/01/112020/02/28Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position in Extragalactic Astronomy University of Missouri, ColumbiaColumbia, Missouri2020/01/102020/02/28Accepting Applicants
Postdoc position in exoplanets & statisticsUniversity of GenevaVersoix, Geneva2020/01/092020/02/20Accepting Applicants
postdoctoral position in deep learning for photometric redshiftsLaboratoire d'Astrophysique de MarseilleMarseille, 132020/01/092020/02/29Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in protoplanetary discs modellingInstitut de Planetologie et d'Astrophysique de Grenoble (CNRS-Univ. Grenoble Alpes)Grenoble, Rhone-Alpes2020/01/092020/02/20Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in observational cosmologyAix-Marseille University / CNRS-IN2P3Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'azur2020/01/082020/02/29Accepting Applicants
Post-doc position in Galactic AstronomyGhent UniversityGhent, OV2020/01/032020/02/28Accepting Applicants
Time Domain Astronomy Postdoctoral PositionPurdue UniversityWest Lafayette, IN2019/12/192020/02/28Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research in Computational Astrophysics of Star FormationLawrence Livermore National LaboratoryLivermore, CA2019/12/192020/02/28Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position in 3D magneto-hydrodynamical simulations and asteroseismology at Aarhus UniversityAarhus UniversityAarhus, Aarhus2019/12/182020/02/15Accepting Applicants
Post-doctoral Positions and FellowshipsXiamen UniversityXiamen, Fujian2019/12/112020/03/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoc/Research Scientist (NASA Exoplanet Speckle Imaging Group)Bay Area Environmental Research InstituteMOFFETT FIELD, CA2019/12/102020/01/15Accepting Applicants
Post-doctoral Fellow in Astrophysics/Astronomy (2 posts) in the Department of PhysicsThe University of Hong KongPokfulam, HKG2019/12/102020/02/15Accepting Applicants
Two Postdoctoral Appointments in Observational Exoplanet Science at the University of California, IrvineUniversity of California, IrvineIrvine, CA2019/12/052020/02/29Accepting Applicants
NASA Postdoctoral Program - Application Deadline March,1 2020NASA / Universities Space Research AssocaitionMultiple Locations, MD2019/12/042020/03/01No Status Given (Opted Out)

Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
PhD students in Cosmic Magnetic FieldsLeibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)Potsdam, Brandenburg2020/02/152020/04/01Accepting Applicants
PhD position in extragalactic astronomyLaboratoire d'Astrophysique de MarseilleMarseille CEDEX 13, Bouches du Rhone2020/02/122020/04/01Accepting Applicants
PhD positions in astrophysicsThe Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical CenterWarsaw, Mazovia2020/02/042020/03/03Accepting Applicants
PhD Position in Galaxy Formation and EvolutionLund UniversityLund, Skane2020/02/022020/03/06Accepting Applicants
Stellar-merger remnants with interferometric techniquesNicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center of Polish Academy of SciencesTorun, kujawsko-pomorskie2020/02/012020/02/29Accepting Applicants
ARC Grant-Funded Researcher A - High Energy Gamma-Ray AstrophysicsUniversity of AdelaideAdelaide, SA2020/01/242020/03/01Accepting Applicants
Gemini/ HST Cluster Project (GCP) InternAURA/GeminiHilo, Hawaii2020/01/182020/02/15Accepting Applicants
PhD position in exoplanets and near-infrared spectroscopyUniversity of GenevaVersoix, Geneva2020/01/092020/02/20Accepting Applicants
PhD program at Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de MarseilleLaboratoire d'Astrophysique de MarseilleMarseille, Bouches du Rhone2020/01/052020/04/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
PhD student in astrochemistryGhent UniversityGhent, OV2020/01/032020/02/28Accepting Applicants

Science Engineering

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Associate Science Ops Analyst – #0043711 Space Telescope Science InstituteBaltimore, MD2020/02/202020/03/19Accepting Applicants
Research Software Developer (Experimental Officer) University of SurreyGuildford, Surrey2020/02/202020/03/20Accepting Applicants
Radar Systems Scientist or Engineer (Sabbatical)Green Bank Observatory/NRAOGreen Bank, WV2020/02/142020/03/31Accepting Applicants
Electronics Engineer Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2020/02/062020/03/06Accepting Applicants
Project EngineerSmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, Massachusetts2020/02/042020/03/04Accepting Applicants
Adaptive Optics ScientistGMTO CorporationPASADENA, CA2020/01/222020/02/21Accepting Applicants

Science Management

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Astronomer (Program Director) National Science Foundation Alexandria, VA2020/02/102020/03/31Accepting Applicants
Advanced Technology & Instrumentation Project Manager - ID# 220056Research Corporation of the University of HawaiiHonolulu, HI2020/02/072020/03/06Accepting Applicants
Head of the Science Division European Space AgencyNoordwijk, Zuid-Holland2020/01/312020/02/28Accepting Applicants
Senior Media Relations Specialist- #0042161Space Telescope Science InstituteBaltimore, MD2020/01/302020/02/27Accepting Applicants
Head of Earth Observation at SRON SRON Netherlands Institute for Space ResearchUtrecht, Utrecht2020/01/012020/02/28Accepting Applicants
Director of the Institute for AstronomyUniversity of Hawai'iHonolulu, Hawai'i2019/12/122020/02/14No Status Given (Opted Out)
Astrophysics Program Scientists at NASA HeadquartersNASA HeadquartersWashington, DC2019/11/142020/03/13Accepting Applicants

Scientific/Technical Staff

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Scientist or Engineer - Radar SystemsGreen Bank Observatory/NRAOGreen Bank, WV2020/02/132020/03/31Accepting Applicants
Science Operation Specialist AURALa Serena, Coquimbo 2020/02/082020/03/07Accepting Applicants
Commissioning Scientist: MeerKAT Radio TelescopeSouth African Radio Astronomy ObservatoryCape Town, WESTERN CAPE2020/02/042020/03/06Accepting Applicants
Electrical/Electronics TechnicianAURAMaui, Hawaii2020/02/012020/02/29Accepting Applicants
Senior Scientist University of Vienna Vienna, Vienna2020/01/302020/02/27Accepting Applicants
Research Associate/Associate in Computational Astrophysics University of Cambridge Cambridge, Cambridge2020/01/242020/02/24Accepting Applicants
SKA System ScientistSquare Kilometre Array OrganisationMacclesfield, Cheshire2019/12/242020/03/01Accepting Applicants
Outreach Scientist- #0042159Space Telescope Science InstituteBaltimore, MD2019/12/172020/02/18Accepting Applicants
Astronomy Laboratory/Observatory ManagerNew Mexico State UniversityLas Cruces, NM2019/12/142020/02/29Accepting Applicants

Other

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Software Engineer AURALa Serena, Coquimbo2020/02/142020/03/13Accepting Applicants
Electronics and Controls EngineerAURALa Serena , Coquimbo2020/02/132020/03/12Accepting Applicants
Real Time Software Engineer (Developer)AURALa Serena, Coquimbo2020/02/132020/03/12Accepting Applicants
Information System SpecialistEuropean Southern Observatory (ESO)Garching, Bavaria2020/02/102020/03/20Accepting Applicants
Support AstronomerLowell ObservatoryFlagstaff, AZ2020/02/052020/03/15Accepting Applicants
2020 Keck Visiting Scholars ProgramW. M. Keck ObservatoryKamuela, HI2020/02/042020/04/03Accepting Applicants
Senior Research Associate in Computing for Radio Astronomy (Fixed Term)University of CambridgeCambridge, UK2020/01/312020/02/29Accepting Applicants
Program Associate, Science ProgramGordon and Betty Moore FoundationPalo Alto, California2020/01/232020/02/28Reviewing Applicants
Graphic Designer/IllustratorFlatiron Institute at Simons FoundationNew York, NY2020/01/172020/03/13Reviewing Applicants