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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
Visiting Professor at Faculty of Earth Sciences, Geography and Astronomy, University ViennaUniversity of ViennaVienna, Austria2018/06/202018/07/31Accepting Applicants
LecturerTexas State UniversitySan Marcos, Texas2018/06/162018/07/21Accepting Applicants
Eight-month Sessional Assistant ProfessorSaint Mary's UniversityHalifax, NS2018/06/082018/07/06Accepting 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 Positions (tenure & tenure-track)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in AstronomyNewcastle UniversityNewcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear2018/06/202018/09/14Accepting Applicants
associate professor on 'observational cosmology' DTU SpaceKgs. Lyngby, Sjælland2018/06/162018/10/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
Faculty position in Gravitational Wave Astrophysics at Radboud UniversityRadboud UniversityNijmegen, Netherlands2018/06/152018/08/17Accepting Applicants
Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Gravity of Fundamental Astrophysics ResearchCanadian Institute for Theoretical AstrophysicsToronto, Ontario2018/06/142018/07/18Accepting Applicants
Full Professor (W3) for Experimental Astroparticle PhysicsFriedrich-Alexander Universität (FAU) Erlangen-NürnbergErlangen, Bavaria2018/06/142018/08/31No Status Given (Opted Out)
Tenure Track Assistant Professor at ChalmersChalmers University of TechnologyGothenburg, -2018/06/112018/08/12No Status Given (Opted Out)
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Exoplanet CharacterisationCardiff UniversityCardiff, Wales2018/06/092018/08/08Accepting Applicants
Assistant Professor of PhysicsUniversity of the Virgin IslandsSt. Thomas, Virgin Islands2018/05/262018/06/30Accepting Applicants

Post-doctoral Positions & Fellowships

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in the Areas of Observational, Theoretical, Computational Astrophysics and InstrumentationPontificia Universidad Catolica de ChileSantiago, RM2018/06/192018/07/27Accepting Applicants
One postdoctoral Contract Cosmology 2018INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/06/162018/07/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Positions with the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME)UBC, McGill U., U. TorontoMontreal / Vancouver / Toronto, Quebec / BC / Ontario2018/06/162018/07/15No Status Given (Opted Out)
KASI Postdoctoral PositionsKorea Astronomy and Space Science InstituteDaejeon, Daejeon2018/06/152018/07/14No Status Given (Opted Out)
FONDECYT postdoctoral fellowships at Universidad Católica de ValparaísoPontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (PUCV)Valparaíso, Chile2018/06/152018/07/13Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Fellowships Square Kilometre Array South AfricaPinelands Capetown , Western Cape2018/06/152018/09/15Accepting Applicants
Post Doctoral Researcher - Department of Physics & AstronomyThe University of DelawareNewark, DE2018/06/152018/07/13Accepting Applicants
Research Associate/FellowCurtin UniversityPerth, Western Australia2018/06/142018/07/13Accepting Applicants
Junior Telescope ScientistASTRON, Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy Dwingeloo, Drenthe2018/06/122018/08/19Accepting Applicants
GIRMOS postdoc, Adaptive OpticsNRC Herzberg Astronomy and AstrophysicsVictoria, BC2018/06/092018/07/09Accepting Applicants
Adaptive Optics - Post Doctoral Research AssociateAURA/NSOBoulder, CO2018/06/052018/07/03Accepting Applicants
Multiple postdoc opportunities available at the Universidad de Antofagasta (Chile)Universidad de AntofagastaAntofagasta, Antofagasta2018/06/042018/07/02Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Positions in Observation, Theory, or InstrumentationThe Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (ASIAA)Taipei, Taiwan2018/06/012018/07/31No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Fellowships at Universidad de ChileUniversidad de ChileSantiago, RM2018/06/012018/07/16No Status Given (Opted Out)
Research Associate In Weak Lensing CosmologyUniversity College LondonDorking, Surrey2018/05/312018/07/16No Status Given (Opted Out)
CSIRO Postdoctoral Fellowship in Dark Magnetism with ASKAPCSIRO Astronomy and Space ScienceEpping, NSW2018/05/282018/06/30Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in theoretical stellar physics and planetary formation at IRAP/OMP (Toulouse France)CNRS / Obs Midi PyreneesToulouse, Region Occitanie2018/05/282018/06/30Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in observational stellar physics and star / planet formation at IRAP/OMP (Toulouse, France)CNRS / Obs Midi PyreneesToulouse, Region Occitanie2018/05/282018/06/30Accepting Applicants
Two IAC Research Fellowships: Astrophysical ResearchINSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIASLA LAGUNA, SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE2018/05/262018/06/30Accepting Applicants
PDRA in Polarimetry of Extreme OutflowsLiverpool John Moores UniveristyLiverpool, Merseyside2018/05/262018/06/23Accepting Applicants
Research Fellow in ExoplanetsUniversity of WarwickCoventry, West Midlands2018/05/262018/07/01Accepting Applicants
Optimisation of data reduction of Adaptive-Optics assisted observationUniversidade do Porto -- Faculdade de EngenhariaPorto, Porto2018/05/252018/06/30Accepting Applicants
Postdoc in EM counterpart search of GWs at Penn StatePenn State UniversityUniversity Park, PA2018/05/152018/07/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Exoplanet-Related SpectroscopyLas Cumbres ObservatoryGoleta, CA2018/05/122018/06/30Accepting Applicants
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
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)
ERC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship In Exoplanet ClimateUniversity of OxfordOxford, Oxfordshire2018/05/022018/07/02Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral research position on pulsarsWuhan UniversityWuhan, Hubei2018/04/272018/07/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Experimental Planetary Science Columbia UniversityNew york, NY2018/04/122018/07/11Accepting Applicants
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 opportunities at the University of MelbourneThe University of MelbourneMelbourne, VIC2018/06/182018/08/01Accepting Applicants
Joint PhD position in Exoplanet Atmosphere Modelling (St Andrews, UK - KU Leuven, Belgium)KU Leuven/University of St AndrewsLeuven/St Andrews, -2018/06/172018/07/15Accepting Applicants
PhD in Exoplanetary AtmospheresNational Danish Space Institute at the Technical University of DenmarkCopenhagen, Copenhagen2018/06/092018/07/07Accepting 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 Australia2018/06/042018/07/15No Status Given (Opted Out)
PhD position at Padova UniversityUniversity of PadovaPadova, Veneto2018/06/012018/06/29Accepting Applicants
ASTRO 3D PhD ScholarshipCurtin UniversityBentley, WA2018/05/312018/07/13Accepting Applicants

Science Engineering

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Software EngineerLarge Binocular Telescope ObservatoryTucson, Arizona2018/06/202018/07/20No Status Given (Opted Out)
Opto-Mechanical Engineer / Senior Opto-Mechanical EngineerThe Australian National UniversityCanberra, ACT2018/05/292018/06/29Accepting 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
Director of Center Operations Services (COS) - NCOAAURA/NCOATucson, AZ2018/06/012018/07/16Accepting Applicants
Deputy DirectorUniversity of California ObservatoriesSanta Cruz, California2018/05/212018/08/01Accepting Applicants

Scientific/Technical Staff

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Senior Staff Astronomer at the IRAM 30-meter telescopeIRAMGranada, Granada2018/06/162018/08/19Accepting Applicants
Radio AstronomerSmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2018/06/152018/07/16Accepting Applicants
Electronics EngineerSmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2018/06/062018/07/04Accepting Applicants
Science PlannerPenn State UniversityUniversity Park, PA2018/06/062018/07/04Accepting Applicants
Observing AssistantW. M. Keck ObservatoryKamuela, HI2018/06/052018/07/04Reviewing Applicants
National Facility Scientific Operations OfficerCSIRO Astronomy and Space ScienceEpping, NSW2018/05/282018/06/30Accepting Applicants
Senior Technical OfficerThe Australian National UniversityCoonabarabran, NSW2018/05/252018/06/30Accepting Applicants
Data & Pipeline Project Leader, Simons ObservatorySimons FoundationNew York, NY2018/05/192018/06/22Accepting 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)
Storage AdministratorCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA2018/05/042018/06/29Accepting Applicants
Astrophysicist (Technical Assistant)Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2018/04/012018/06/30Accepting Applicants


TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Astronomer / Instrument Project ScientistEuropean Southern ObservatoryGarching bei München, Bavaria2018/06/072018/07/31Accepting Applicants
Data ScientistFannie MaeWashington, DC2018/05/312018/06/28Accepting Applicants
Observatory Scientist or Observatory Senior Scientist for Radio AstronomyArecibo Observatory/University of Central FloridaArecibo, Puerto Rico2018/05/262018/06/27Accepting Applicants
Observatory Scientist for Planetary RadarArecibo Observatory/University of Central FloridaArecibo, Puerto Rico2018/05/262018/06/27Accepting Applicants
Observatory Senior Scientist for Planetary RadarArecibo Observatory/University of Central FloridaArecibo, Puerto Rico2018/05/262018/06/27Accepting Applicants