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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
Instructor in Physics/AstronomyButler UniversityIndianapolis, Indiana2019/03/012019/03/31Accepting Applicants
Instructor in Astrophysical and Planetary SciencesUniversity of Colorado BoulderBoulder, CO2019/02/272019/03/27Accepting Applicants
Two-Year Visiting Assistant Professor of AstronomyAmherst CollegeAmherst , MA2019/02/222019/03/22Accepting Applicants
Assistant Teaching Professor of Physics and AstronomyBall State UniversityMuncie, IN2019/02/222019/03/22Accepting Applicants
Instructor of Space Science/Star Theater DirectorMorehead State UniversityMorehead, Kentucky2019/02/212019/03/21Accepting Applicants
Assistant Professor of AstronomyEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical UniversityDaytona Beach, FL2019/02/212019/03/21Accepting Applicants
Physics LecturerVictoria University of WellingtonWellington, Wellington2019/02/212019/03/21Accepting Applicants
Research Fellow in Theoretical and Numerical AstrophysicsUniversity of SussexBrighton, Sussex2019/02/092019/03/18No Status Given (Opted Out)

Faculty Positions (tenure & tenure-track)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in AstrophysicsUniversity of BristolBristol, Bristol2019/03/172019/04/14Accepting Applicants
Assistant Professor in PhysicsThe University of Texas Rio Grande ValleyEdinburg, Texas2019/03/132019/04/13Accepting Applicants
ALMA AstronomerJoint ALMA ObservatoryVitacura, Santiago2019/03/122019/04/12Accepting Applicants
Two Assistant Professors at Universidad de AtacamaUniversidad de AtacamaCopiapó, Atacama2019/03/122019/04/12Accepting Applicants
Operations Staff AstronomerEUROPEAN SOUTHERN OBSERVATORYAntofagasta, II Region, Chile2019/03/082019/05/06No Status Given (Opted Out)
Assistant Professor in Physics or AstronomyThe University of Texas Rio Grande ValleyBrownsville, Texas2019/03/062019/04/03Accepting Applicants
Far-Infrared Instrumentation ScientistNASA's Goddard Space Flight CenterGreenbelt, MD2019/02/282019/04/01Accepting Applicants
University Professor in Extragalactic Astrophysics, University of InnsbruckUniversity of InnsbruckInnsbruck, Tyrol2019/02/272019/04/15No Status Given (Opted Out)
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Astrophysics (Mathematics and Physics)University of DundeeDundee, Scotland2019/02/212019/03/21Accepting Applicants
Tenure Track Faculty Position in Engineering PhysicsEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical UniversityDaytona Beach, FL2019/02/212019/03/21Accepting Applicants
Full Professor for Multi-wavelength Astrophysics (Salary Scale W3)Ruhr-Universität BochumBochum, NRW2019/02/152019/03/27Accepting Applicants
Associate Professor, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) National Astronomical Observatory of JapanMitaka, Tokyo2019/02/052019/03/29No Status Given (Opted Out)
Faculty Positions on the Wide Field Survey Telescope (WFST), University of Science and Technology of ChinaUniversity of Science and Technology of ChinaHefei, Anhui2019/01/262019/04/30Accepting Applicants

Post-doctoral Positions & Fellowships

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
University of Oslo, Rosseland Centre for Solar Physics - Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Solar/Stellar PhysicsUniversity of OsloOslo, Oslo2019/03/212019/04/20Accepting Applicants
Post-doctoral position in Evolved Stars researchChalmers University of TechnologyGothenburg, Västra Götaland2019/03/202019/05/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral research positions on gravitational waves, cosmology and chemical evolution galaxiesWuhan UniversityWuhan, Hubei2019/03/192019/08/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Radio TransientsUniversity of SydneySydney, NSW2019/03/172019/04/16Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral researcher or research fellow in very long baseline interferometryAalto UniversityGreater Helsinki area , Finland2019/03/162019/04/30Accepting Applicants
NASA GSFC Positions in X-ray Optics and AstrophysicsUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore CountyBaltimore, MD2019/03/162019/04/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position Gaia/DPAC software developmentLeiden UniversityLeiden, ZUID-HOLLAND2019/03/152019/04/15Accepting Applicants
Post-doctoral position in Astrophysics in Warsaw/PolandCenter for Theoretical Physics, Polish Academy of SciencesWarsaw, Poland2019/03/132019/04/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position on ISM in galactic centers Astronomical Institute of the Czech Academy of SciencesPrague, Czech Republic2019/03/132019/04/30Accepting Applicants
Post-doctoral position in Computational Astrophysics at the Max Planck Institute for Solar System ResearchMax Planck Institute for Solar System ResearchGoettingen, Lower Saxony2019/03/092019/04/06Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Associate - High Energy AstrophysicsUniversity of MarylandCollege Park, MD2019/03/082019/04/30Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Associate in AGN feedback and Integral Field SpectroscopyUniversity of SydneySydney, NSW2019/03/052019/04/02Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in Galactic Archaeology in the Gaia eraUniversity of GroningenGroningen, Groningen2019/03/052019/04/10Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position in Extra-galactic Astronomy and CosmologyKorea Institute for Advanced StudySeoul, Seoul, S. Korea2019/03/042019/06/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral and PHD position in AGN physicsAstronomical Institute of the Czech Academy of SciencesPrague, Czech Republic2019/02/282019/03/28Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Exoplanet Detection and Characterization Ref. 19-01Institute for Astrophysics, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile AND Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Planet and Star Formation Department, Heidelberg, GermanySantiago, Chile , and Heidelberg, Germany2019/02/272019/03/30Accepting Applicants
Postdoc position on exoplanet scienceSpace Research Institute (IWF) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW)Graz, Styria2019/02/262019/03/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Low Surface Brightness ImagingMacquarie UniversitySydney, NSW2019/02/232019/03/31Accepting Applicants
Research Associate in Theoretical AstrophysicsUniversity of LeicesterLeicester, Leicester 2019/02/222019/04/19No Status Given (Opted Out)
Research Associate in Theoretical AstrophysicsUniversity of LeicesterLeicester, Leicester 2019/02/222019/04/19No Status Given (Opted Out)
Post-Doctoral Position in Observational, Theoretical or Computational Astrophysics/CosmologyUniversity of CaliforniaRiverside, CA2019/02/212019/03/22Accepting Applicants
Machine Learning and Citizen Science Postdoctoral Research AssociateThe Open UniversityMilton Keynes, UK2019/02/202019/03/22No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Exoplanet ResearchJohns Hopkins University Applied Physics LaboratoryLaurel, MD2019/02/202019/04/01Accepting Applicants
KIAA Postdoctoral Research Position in Quasars and Galaxy EvolutionKAVLI INSTITUTE FOR ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS, PEKING UNIVERSITYBeijing, Beijing2019/02/152019/03/29Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Assistant I/IIThe University of Alabama in HuntsvilleHuntsville, AL2019/02/122019/03/29Accepting Applicants
Astrophysicist (Post-Doctoral Research Fellow)Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2019/02/012019/04/30Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Fellowships on the Wide Field Survey Telescope (WFST), University of Science and Technology of ChinaUniversity of Science and Technology of ChinaHefei, Anhui2019/01/262019/03/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in stellar pops or adaptive opticsUC BerkeleyBerkeley, CA2019/01/252019/03/01Accepting Applicants
Visiting Associate Scientist (SOFIA Postdoctoral Fellow)Universities Space Research AssociationMoffett Field, California2019/01/032019/05/01Position Filled
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computational Astrophysics of Star FormationLawrence Livermore National LaboratoryLivermore, CA2018/11/062019/05/31Accepting Applicants

Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
PhD position in Electromagnetic Follow-up of Gravitational Wave EventsHamburg UniversityHamburg, Hamburg2019/03/182019/04/30Accepting Applicants
PhD at Helmholtz Weizmann International Research School on Multimessenger AstronomyDESY/ Humboldt University/ University PotsdamZeuthen, Berlin/ Brandenburg2019/03/142019/04/14Accepting Applicants
Ph.D. fellowships at the University of OsloUniversity of OsloOslo, Oslo2019/03/132019/04/10Accepting Applicants
PhD position in relativistic astrophysics at Paris ObservatoryParis ObservatoryMeudon, Ile-de-France2019/03/062019/04/26Accepting Applicants
PhD in observational cosmologyTartu UniversityToravere, Nõo 2019/03/042019/04/30Accepting Applicants
PhD position in stellar astrophysicsUniversity of InnsbruckInnsbruck, Tyrol2019/03/042019/04/01Accepting Applicants
Predoctoral Fellowship at Chandra X-ray CenterCenter for Astrophysics | Harvard & SmithsonianCambridge, MA2019/03/012019/04/30No Status Given (Opted Out)
PhD positions in extragalactic astronomyGhent UniversityGhent, OV2019/02/252019/04/15Accepting Applicants
PhD program at Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de MarseilleLaboratoire d'Astrophysique de MarseilleMarseille, Bouches du Rhone2019/02/012019/04/01No Status Given (Opted Out)

Science Engineering

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Radio Telescope Specialist EngineerSquare Kilometre Array OrganisationJodrell Bank, Macclesfield, Cheshire2019/03/052019/04/02Accepting Applicants
Project Manager for the ELT-MAORY instrumentINAFBologna, Bo2019/03/042019/04/01Accepting Applicants
Adaptive Optics, Optical, Mechanical, Electronic and System Engineer for AO instrumentsINAFBologna and others, Bo2019/03/042019/04/01Accepting Applicants
Software W. M. Keck ObservatoryKamuela, Hawaii2019/03/022019/04/04Accepting Applicants
Head of InstrumentationLowell ObservatoryFlagstaff, AZ2019/02/272019/04/15Accepting Applicants
Research ScientistUniversity of the Virgin IslandsSt. Thomas, VI2019/02/212019/03/21Accepting Applicants
Associate Mission Operations Specialist (Instrument Operator)Universities Space Research AssociationPalmdale, California2019/01/032019/05/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
Associate Mission Operations Specialist (Telescope Operator)Universities Space Research AssociationPalmdale, California2019/01/032019/05/01No Status Given (Opted Out)

Science Management

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Tess Science Operations Center ManagerMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, MA2019/01/102019/02/26Accepting Applicants

Scientific/Technical Staff

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Scientific ProgrammerAURA/NSOBoulder, CO2019/03/212019/04/21Accepting Applicants
Opto-mechanical TechnicianUniversity of TX - McDonald ObsvMcDonald Observatory, TX2019/03/142019/04/14Accepting Applicants
HEASARC Big Data ScientistNASA Goddard Space Flight CenterGreenbelt, MD2019/03/052019/04/04Accepting Applicants
DM Science Validation ScientistAURA/LSSTTucson, AZ2019/03/052019/04/05Accepting Applicants
Remote Sensing Technician - SpecialistThe Aerospace CorporationEl Segundo, California2019/03/022019/04/01Accepting Applicants
UX DeveloperAURA/LSSTTucson, AZ2019/03/012019/04/30Accepting Applicants
Instrumentation SpecialistLarge Binocular Telescope ObservatoryTucson, Arizona2019/02/262019/03/26No Status Given (Opted Out)
Research Scientist - Observational Radio AstronomyCSIRO Astronomy and Space ScienceEpping, NSW2019/02/142019/04/04Accepting Applicants
Electrical Engineer (a multi-disciplined engineering position)Large Binocular Telescope ObservatoryTucson, Arizona2019/02/052019/03/23No Status Given (Opted Out)
TESS Support ScientistMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, MA2019/01/102019/02/26Accepting Applicants
Mission Operations Controller (Mission Director)Universities Space Research AssociationPalmdale, California2019/01/032019/05/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
Manager, Mission Operations Controller (Mission Director Manager)Universities Space Research AssociationPalmdale, California2019/01/032019/05/01Position Filled

Other

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Image Processing EngineerSpaceflight IndustriesSeattle, WA2019/03/162019/04/16Accepting Applicants
CRAF Frequency managerJoint Institute for VLBI ERICDwingeloo, Drenthe2019/03/152019/04/15Accepting Applicants
Observatory Coordinator City of Rancho Mirage Rancho Mirage, CA2019/03/142019/04/12Accepting Applicants
Associate Research ScientistColumbia UniversityNew York, NY2019/03/022019/04/12Accepting Applicants
Summer Astrophysics and Astronomy Teaching OpportunitiesJohns Hopkins Center for Talented YouthBaltimore, MD2019/03/022019/05/31Accepting Applicants
Astronomer (Program Director)National Science FoundationAlexandria, VA2019/03/012019/03/29Accepting Applicants
Program DirectorNational Science FoundationAlexandria, VA2019/02/192019/04/19Accepting Applicants
Keck Visiting Scholar W. M. Keck ObservatoryKamuela, HI2019/02/052019/04/05Accepting Applicants