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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
Astronomy instructor with researchMontgomery Bell AcademyNashville, TN2018/05/222018/07/02Accepting Applicants
Sabbatical Visiting Researcher Simons Foundation, Flatiron InstituteNew York, New York2018/05/092018/06/06Accepting Applicants
Support Astronomer at East Asian ALMA Regional CenterNational Astronomical Observatory of JapanMitaka, Tokyo2018/04/262018/07/02Accepting Applicants
Faculty position in astrophysics (two available)The University of QueenslandBrisbane, QLD2018/04/102018/06/04Accepting Applicants

Faculty Positions (tenure & tenure-track)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Openings for faculty positions in Centre of Astronomy, IIT IndoreIndian Institute of Technology IndoreIndore, Madhya Pradesh2018/05/042018/06/01Accepting Applicants
Faculty Position(s) in Purple Mountain ObservatoryPurple Mountain Observatory, Chinese Academy of SciencesNanjing, Jiangsu2018/04/182018/05/31Accepting Applicants
Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant ProfessorUniversity of ArizonaTucson, Arizona2018/04/162018/07/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
Faculty position in astrophysics (two available)The University of QueenslandBrisbane, QLD2018/04/102018/06/04Accepting Applicants
Faculty positions of Purple Mountain Observatory in China for Young talentsPurple Mountain Observatory, Chinese Academy of SciencesNan Jing, Jiang Su2018/03/312018/06/10Accepting Applicants
Assistant Professor in astronomyStockholm UniversityStockholm, Stockholm2018/03/292018/05/15Accepting Applicants

Post-doctoral Positions & Fellowships

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Optimisation of data reduction of Adaptive-Optics assisted observationUniversidade do Porto -- Faculdade de EngenhariaPorto, Porto2018/05/252018/06/30Accepting Applicants
Research Assistant/Associate (Fixed Term)University of CambridgeCambridge, Cambridgeshire2018/05/242018/06/25No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral position in Cosmology, University of PadovaUniversity of PadovaPadova, PD2018/05/192018/06/16Accepting Applicants
Research Fellow in Relativistic AstrophysicsUniversity of SouthamptonSouthampton, Hampshire2018/05/182018/06/16Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position(s) in 21cm Radio COSMOLOGYMcGill UniversityMontreal, Quebec2018/05/162018/06/15No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Research Associate University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, Illinois2018/05/162018/06/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pulsar ScintillometryCanadian Institute for Theoretical AstrophysicsToronto, Ontario2018/05/152018/06/12No Status Given (Opted Out)
Post-doctoral Position in Computational Biology and Modeling University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Urbana, Illinois2018/05/152018/06/12Accepting Applicants
Postdoc in EM counterpart search of GWs at Penn StatePenn State UniversityUniversity Park, PA2018/05/152018/07/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Researcher in Exoplanetary and Stellar AstrophysicsUniversity College LondonLondon, London2018/05/142018/06/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Exoplanet-Related SpectroscopyLas Cumbres ObservatoryGoleta, CA2018/05/122018/06/30Accepting Applicants
SOFIA Postdoctoral Fellow (686-500)SOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationMoffett Field, CA2018/05/112018/11/19No Status Given (Opted Out)
NAOJ Postdoctoral Researcher (ALMA) Stationed at Nagoya UniversityNagoya University and NAOJChikusa-ku, Nagoya2018/05/112018/06/29No Status Given (Opted Out)
Project Research Fellow (Postdoctoral Position) at NAOJ on High-Mass Star Formation (ALMA-IMF)National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ)Mitaka, Tokyo2018/05/112018/06/29Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position in Planetary and Exoplanetary AtmospheresJet Propulsion LaboratoryPasadena, CA2018/05/102018/06/07Accepting Applicants
1 Postdoc position in astronomical instrumentationUniversity of CologneCologne, North Rhine-Westphalia2018/05/102018/06/20Accepting Applicants
Senior Research FellowCurtin UniversityPerth, Western Australia2018/05/092018/06/08Accepting Applicants
Two post-doctoral positions in astrophysics in Warsaw/PolandCenter for Theoretical Physics, Warsaw, PolandWarsaw, Warsaw2018/05/082018/06/10Accepting Applicants
China-South Africa Joint Postdoctoral fellowship on Cosmology and Radio astronomyNational Astronomical Observatory of ChinaBeijing, Beijing2018/05/072018/06/05Accepting Applicants
NEO Follow-Up Postdoctoral Fellowship– ID# 18210Research Corporation of the University of HawaiiHonolulu, HI2018/05/052018/06/03Accepting Applicants
GSFC Post Doc in PolarizationUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore CountyBaltimore, MD2018/05/042018/06/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position on lensing transientsMax Planck Institute for AstrophysicsGarching, Bavaria2018/05/032018/06/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research AssociateTexas State UniversitySan Marcos, Texas2018/05/022018/05/30Accepting Applicants
Post Doctoral Research AssociateThe Open UniversityMilton Keynes, Buckinghamshire2018/05/022018/05/31Accepting Applicants
ERC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship In Exoplanet ClimateUniversity of OxfordOxford, Oxfordshire2018/05/022018/07/02Accepting Applicants
Post-doc in the visualization of astrophysical data productsUniversity of ManitobaWinnipeg, MB2018/05/012018/05/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral research position on pulsarsWuhan UniversityWuhan, Hubei2018/04/272018/07/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Researcher in AstrophysicsUniversity of Tasmania(GMT+10:00) Hobart, Tasmania2018/04/272018/05/25No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral position on chemo-dynamical simulations of radioactive isotopes in galaxiesKonkoly Observatory - Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth SciencesBudapest, Budapest2018/04/262018/05/31Accepting Applicants
STFC/RCUK Innovation FellowUniversity of HertfordshireHatfield, Hertfordshire2018/04/252018/05/23Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in supernova chemistryStockholm UniversityStockholm, Stockholm2018/04/202018/05/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Associate- LSST CommissioningHarvard UniversityCambridge, MA2018/04/172018/05/30Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral fellowship in radio transients and big dataUniversity of Cape TownCape Town, Western Cape2018/04/152018/05/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Experimental Planetary Science Columbia UniversityNew york, NY2018/04/122018/07/11Accepting Applicants
ASTRO 3D Postdoctoral FellowshipInternational Centre for Radio Astronomy Research - Curtin UniversityPerth, WA2018/04/082018/06/01Accepting Applicants
JAXA International Top Young Fellowship (ITYF) 2018 SpringJapan Aerospace Exploration AgencySagamihara, Kanagawa2018/04/062018/05/31No Status Given (Opted Out)
NASA Postdoctoral Program - Application Deadline July 1, 2018NASA / Universities Space Research AssocaitionMultiple Locations, MD2018/04/042018/07/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
Astronomer Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2018/04/032018/06/03Accepting Applicants

Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
PhD positions in time-domain astrophysics and cosmologyUniversity of Copenhagen (UCPH)Copenhagen, Denmark2018/05/242018/06/23Accepting Applicants
ESO Studentship Programme 2018/2019European Southern ObservatoryGarching bei München, Bavaria2018/04/282018/05/31Accepting Applicants
2 PhD positions in the field of Massive Stars (ERC+KU Leuven funded)KU LeuvenLeuven, Vlaams Brabant2018/04/252018/05/23Accepting Applicants

Science Engineering

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Research Officer (3 Year Contract) University of Cape TownCape Town, South Africa2018/05/172018/06/16Accepting Applicants
Astronomy HPC and Data Science Project SupportSwinburne University of TechnologyHawthorn, VIC2018/05/172018/06/14Accepting Applicants
System AstronomerNational Radio Astronomy ObservatoryCharlottesville, Virginia2018/05/152018/06/12Accepting Applicants
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)
Instrument Operator (719-500)SOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationPalmdale, CA2018/05/112018/11/19No Status Given (Opted Out)
Software developer, databaseCEA SaclayGif-sur-Yvette, France2018/04/282018/06/30Accepting Applicants
Senior Telescope Facilities EngineerTMT International Observatory, LLC - Thirty Meter TelescopePasadena, CA2018/04/282018/05/26Accepting Applicants
Telescope Facilities EngineerTMT International Observatory, LLC - Thirty Meter TelescopePasadena, CA2018/04/282018/05/26Reviewing Applicants

Science Management

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Deputy DirectorUniversity of California ObservatoriesSanta Cruz, California2018/05/212018/08/01Accepting Applicants
Deputy Director for TechnologyLowell ObservatoryFlagstaff, Arizona2018/04/012018/06/30Accepting Applicants

Scientific/Technical Staff

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Senior Technical OfficerThe Australian National UniversityCoonabarabran, NSW2018/05/252018/06/30Accepting Applicants
ProgrammerUniversity of MarylandCollege Park, MD2018/05/242018/06/30Accepting Applicants
IT support and system administrationStockholm UniversityStockholm, Stockholm2018/05/232018/06/20Accepting Applicants
IT Specialist (Systems Administration)Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2018/05/222018/06/21Accepting Applicants
Data & Pipeline Project Leader, Simons ObservatorySimons FoundationNew York, NY2018/05/192018/06/22Accepting Applicants
Astronomer (Program Director), MPS/AST, AD-1330-04 (Closes: 06/14/2018) National Science FoundationAlexandria, VA2018/05/162018/06/14Accepting Applicants
10-Meter South Pole Telescope Winter-OverUniversity of ChicagoChicago, Illinois2018/05/122018/06/09Accepting Applicants
Pipeline Data Scientist (704-500)SOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationMoffett Field, CA2018/05/112018/11/19No Status Given (Opted Out)
Mission Director (759-500)SOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationPalmdale, CA2018/05/112018/11/19No Status Given (Opted Out)
Research Analyst- Physics/HazardInstitute for Defense AnalysesWashington, District of Columbia2018/05/082018/06/06Accepting Applicants
Observatory Support AssociateLarge Binocular Telescope ObservatoryTucson, Arizona2018/05/052018/06/04Accepting Applicants
Storage AdministratorCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA2018/05/042018/06/29Accepting Applicants
Research officerInter-University Institute for Data Intensive Astronomy (IDIA)Cape Town, Western Cape2018/05/012018/05/31Accepting Applicants
EAO/JCMT Telescope System Specialist IEast Asian ObservatoryHilo, Hawaii2018/04/262018/05/24Accepting Applicants
Instrumentation ScientistThe Ohio State UniversityColumbus, OH2018/04/262018/05/27Accepting Applicants
Scientist IV, Interstellar and Planetary Chemistry and ScienceJet Propulsion LaboratoryPasadena, CA2018/04/242018/06/01Accepting Applicants
Scientist I-II (705-400)Universities Space Research AssociationHuntsville, AL2018/04/052018/06/06No Status Given (Opted Out)
Recruitment for FAST Staff Scientists in NAOCNational Astronomical Observatories, the Chinese Academy of Sciences Beijing, Beijing2018/04/032018/08/31Accepting Applicants
Astrophysicist (Technical Assistant)Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2018/04/012018/06/30Accepting Applicants
ScientistCalifornia Institute of Technology/IPACPasadena, CA2018/03/262018/05/25Accepting Applicants

Other

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Observing AssistantW. M. Keck ObservatoryKamuela, HI2018/04/252018/05/25Accepting Applicants