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Faculty Positions (visiting & non-tenure)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Term Instructor of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of Alaska AnchorageAnchorage, AK2021/02/242021/03/25Accepting Applicants
Visiting Assistant ProfessorCalifornia State University, ChicoChico, CA2021/02/192021/03/22Accepting Applicants
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy (2 Positions)Vassar CollegePoughkeepsie, NY2021/02/112022/02/10Accepting Applicants
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics and AstronomyAgnes Scott CollegeDecatur, Georgia2021/02/102021/03/12Accepting Applicants
Assistant Professor in Astroparticle Physics at the University of KansasUniversity of KansasLawrence, KS2021/02/062021/03/06Reviewing Applicants
InstructorUniversity of Central FloridaOrlando, FL2021/02/022021/04/23Accepting Applicants
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics and AstronomyHampden-Sydney CollegeHampden-Sydney, VA2021/01/052021/02/04Accepting Applicants
Project Assistant Professor, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) National Astronomical Observatory of JapanMitaka, Tokyo2020/12/282021/03/01No Status Given (Opted Out)

Faculty Positions (tenure & tenure-track)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Professional Tech I or IIUniversity of Massachusetts DartmouthDartmouth , Massachusetts2021/03/022021/03/30Accepting Applicants
Astronomy Faculty Positions at University of Science and Technology of ChinaUniversity of Science and Technology of ChinaHefei, Anhui2021/02/252021/04/30Accepting Applicants
Full Professor, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ)National Astronomical Observatory of JapanMitaka, Tokyo2021/02/222021/03/31Accepting Applicants
Chaire d’Excellence in Observational Cosmology at Aix-Marseille UniversityAix-Marseille University / Centre de Physique des Particules de MarseilleMarseille, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'azur2021/02/202021/03/21Accepting Applicants
Assisitant Professor of PhysicsCalifornia State University, ChicoChico, CA2021/02/192021/03/22Accepting Applicants
Professor of AstronomyBotswana International University of Science and TechnologyPalapye, Central District2021/02/132021/03/31Accepting Applicants
Tenure Track Faculty Position in Physics/AstronomyTruman State UniversityKirksville, MO2021/02/122021/03/29Accepting Applicants
Tenure-track faculty position at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)Morelia, Michoacán2021/02/112021/04/30Accepting Applicants
Washington University In St. Louis, Department of Physics – Assistant or Associate Professor in Astrophysics, Cosmology, Particle Physics or Nuclear Physics Washington University in St. LouisSaint Louis, MO2021/02/102021/03/15Accepting Applicants
Two academic staff positions in Astrophysics at University of WarwickUniversity of WarwickCoventry, Warwickshire2021/02/102021/03/14Accepting Applicants
Research Associate in Planetary Atmospheric ScienceUniversity of LeicesterLeicester, East Midlands2021/02/062021/03/06Accepting Applicants
Faculty Positions (Tenure and Tenure track)Yunnan University(YNU)Kunming, Yunnan2021/02/012021/03/12Accepting Applicants
Research Staff Positions in Observational Astronomy (Galaxy formation and evolution)NAOC/CASSACABeijing, Beijing2021/01/182021/04/15Accepting Applicants

Post-doctoral Positions & Fellowships

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Post-Doctoral Research Assistant in Superconducting Parametric Amplifiers (2 posts)University of OxfordOxford, Oxfordshire2021/03/032021/04/16Accepting Applicants
Call for Nominations / Postdoctoral ScholarsZuckerman InstituteIsrael, Israel2021/03/032021/03/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position on galaxy formation simulationsCEA and Universite Paris-SaclaySaclay, Paris2021/03/032021/03/31Accepting Applicants
Galactic X-ray Astronomy with eROSITAUniversity Erlangen-NurembergBamberg, Bavaria2021/03/032021/03/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position in Dynamical and Chemical modelling of GalaxiesLeiden UniversityLeiden, South Holland2021/03/012021/04/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in CMB polarizationThe University of MelbourneMelbourne, VIC2021/03/012021/03/31Accepting Applicants
Research Associate - Galaxy Evolution in the Local UniverseUniversity of Western AustraliaCRAWLEY, WA2021/02/262021/03/26Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Associate, Observational Astrophysics and Computational Science, Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space ResearchMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, MA2021/02/262021/04/30Accepting Applicants
Postdoc Position High-Energy AstrophysicsMax Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial PhysicsGarching, Germany / Bavaria2021/02/252021/03/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Fellowships in Astronomy, University of Science and Technology of ChinaUniversity of Science and Technology of ChinaHefei, Anhui2021/02/252021/04/02Accepting Applicants
2 PostDoc Fellowships in Exolife ScienceCopenhagen UniversityCopenhagen, Sjælland2021/02/252021/04/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Researcher in Spectropolarimetry of Massive StarsEast Tennessee State UniversityJohnson City, TN2021/02/212021/04/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in Galactic Archeology and Pulsating Variable StarsResearch Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences (CSFK)Budapest, Budapest2021/02/202021/04/02Accepting Applicants
Research Associate (LAr TPC Neutrino)Fermi National Accelerator LaboratoryBatavia, IL2021/02/202021/03/20Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Solar Physics Columbia UniversityNew York, NY2021/02/202021/05/19Accepting Applicants
One postdoctoral contract X-Ray Binaries 2021 (PS-2021-013)Instituto de Astrofísica de CanariasLa Laguna, Tenerife2021/02/202021/03/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoc in the role of mergers in galaxy evolutionSRON Netherlands Institute for Space ResearchGroningen, Groningen2021/02/192021/03/19Accepting Applicants
Arcetri Fellowship 2021INAF-Osservatorio Astrofisico di ArcetriFirenze, Firenze2021/02/182021/03/22Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Associate in Planet Formation and HabitabilityUniversity of Colorado BoulderBoulder, CO2021/02/182021/03/19Accepting Applicants
Research Fellow in extragalactic astrophysicsUniversity of SouthamptonSouthampton, Hampshire2021/02/172021/03/17Accepting Applicants
PDRA position in White Dwarf research at University of SheffieldUniversity of SheffieldSheffield, South Yorkshire2021/02/172021/03/18Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position in Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology in ValparaisoValparaíso Extragalactic Astronomy (VEGA) consortiumValparaíso, Valparaíso2021/02/172021/03/30Accepting Applicants
Research AssociateCurtin UniversityPerth, Western Australia2021/02/172021/03/17Accepting Applicants
KIAA Postdoctoral Position for Research on AGN Host GalaxiesPeking UniversityBeijing, Beijing2021/02/162021/03/16Accepting Applicants
One postdoctoral contract Exoplanets & Astrobiology 2021 II (PS-2021-007)Instituto de Astrofísica de CanariasLa Laguna, Tenerife2021/02/122021/03/15Accepting Applicants
One postdoctoral contract Galaxy Evolution 2021 (PS-2021-003)Instituto de Astrofísica de CanariasLa Laguna, Tenerife2021/02/122021/03/15Accepting Applicants
One postdoctoral contract ESPLA 2021 (PS-2021-008)Instituto de Astrofísica de CanariasLa Laguna, Tenerife2021/02/122021/03/31Accepting Applicants
One postdoctoral contract GAIA 2021 (PS-2021-004)Instituto de Astrofísica de CanariasLa Laguna, Tenerife2021/02/122021/03/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Fellowships Available in Multi-messenger Astrophysics at RITRochester Institute of TechnologyRochester, New York2021/02/122021/04/30Accepting Applicants
One postdoctoral contract Exoplanets y Astrobiology 2021 (PS-2021-006)Instituto de Astrofísica de CanariasLa Laguna, Tenerife2021/02/122021/03/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in Extragalactic AstrophysicsJohns Hopkins UniversityBaltimore, MD2021/02/112021/03/15Accepting Applicants
2 Postdoctoral and 1 PhD positionRadboud UniversityNijmegen, Gelderland2021/02/102021/04/01Accepting Applicants
Post-doctoral Researcher(s) in Exoplanet ScienceUniversity of ArizonaTucson, AZ2021/02/102021/03/10Accepting Applicants
Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Transients and Multi-Messenger AstronomyUniversity of WarwickCoventry, Warwickshire2021/02/102021/03/21Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Assistant - QMUL24249Queen Mary University of London London, London 2021/02/102021/03/12Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Galaxy Formation & Evolution (Fixed Term)University of CambridgeCambridge, England2021/02/102021/03/10Accepting Applicants
PDRA Position in Massive Stars at Armagh Observatory and PlanetariumArmagh Observatory and PlanetariumArmagh, County Armagh2021/02/092021/03/12Accepting Applicants
Post-doctoral researcher in binary interaction fluid dynamicsMacquarie UniversitySydney, NSW2021/02/092021/03/15Accepting Applicants
PDRA Position in Stellar Astrophysics at Armagh Observatory and PlanetariumArmagh Observatory and PlanetariumArmagh, County Armagh2021/02/092021/03/12Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral research position on the study of ground and space light pollution sourcesUniversidad de AntofagastaAntofagasta, Antofagasta2021/02/062021/04/01Accepting Applicants
Research AssociateCurtin UniversityPerth, Western Australia2021/02/052021/03/05Accepting Applicants
Webb Telescope Fellowships UKVarious UK University & Research LabsVarious - UK, Various - UK2021/02/052021/03/18Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research AssociateGreen Bank ObservatoryGreen Bank, WV2021/02/052021/03/05Accepting Applicants
CSIRO Postdoctoral Fellowship in Stellar System HabitabilityCSIROPerth, WA2021/02/052021/03/15Accepting Applicants
Post-doctoral position on X-ray source detectionCEA SaclayGif sur Yvette Cedex, Ile de France2021/02/032021/03/07Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Researcher, Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute Collaborative Research Team with CHIME/FRBUniversity of TorontoToronto, Ontario2021/02/022021/03/15Accepting Applicants
Post-Doctoral Researcher in Experimental Very-high-energy Gamma-Ray AstrophysicsUniversity of OxfordOxford, Oxfordshire2021/02/022021/03/02Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in gravitational-wave detection with pulsar timing arrays at the California Institute of TechnologyCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA2021/02/022021/03/02Accepting Applicants
Research Associate PositionsYunnan University(YNU)Kunming, Yunnan2021/02/012021/03/12Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in circum-galactic medium research at Universidad de ChileUniversidad de ChileSantiago, RM2021/02/012021/03/31No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral positions on the Origin and Fate of Dust in the UniverseChalmers University of TechnologyGothenburg, Västra Götaland2021/01/312021/02/28Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position in Extra-galactic Astronomy and CosmologyKorea Institute for Advanced StudySeoul, Seoul2021/01/312021/03/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Fellow, Revealing the chemistry of our cosmic neighbourhoodNational Research Council CanadaVictoria, British-Columbia2021/01/272021/03/19Accepting Applicants
PhD and Postdoc positions in planetary science - cosmic dust / heliosphereETH ZürichZürich, Zürich2021/01/262021/03/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Fellow in Pulsar AstronomyCSIRO, Astronomy and Space ScienceSydney, NSW2021/01/262021/03/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in black hole astrophysicsNational Taiwan Normal UniversityTaipei City, Taipei2021/01/252021/03/05Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral contract PROTOCUMULOS 2021 (PS-2020-072)Instituto de Astrofísica de CanariasLa Laguna, Tenerife2021/01/202021/02/28Accepting Applicants
One Postdoctoral contract EXOPLANETAS 2021 (PS-2020-070)Instituto de Astrofísica de CanariasLa Laguna, Tenerife2021/01/202021/02/28Accepting Applicants
2 Postdoctoral Associate positions in Exoplanet Atmosphere ModellingUniversity of GenevaVersoix, Geneva2021/01/192021/03/14Accepting Applicants
Postdoc in Observational Astronomy (Galaxy formation and evolution)CASSACA/NAOCBeijing, Beijing2021/01/182021/04/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position: Participation to the SPECULOOS exoplanet search University of Liege Liege, Liege2021/01/162021/03/31Accepting Applicants
Astrophysicist (Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Astrostatistics)Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2021/01/152021/03/15Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position to investigate supernova remnants shocks using X-ray and optical dataUniversity of AmsterdamAmsterdam, North Holland2021/01/142021/02/28Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Near-field VLBI Support ScientistJoint Institute for VLBI ERIC (JIVE)Dwingeloo, Drenthe2021/01/122021/03/01Accepting Applicants
Support ScientistJoint Institute for VLBI ERIC (JIVE)Dwingeloo, Drenthe2021/01/122021/03/01Accepting Applicants
2 Postdoctoral Associate positions in Exoplanet AtmospheresUniversity of GenevaSauverny, Geneva2021/01/112021/02/28Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Experimental Atomic Physics for Solar PhysicsColumbia UniversityNew York, NY2021/01/082021/04/07Reviewing Applicants
Harvard CMB Postdoctoral FellowHarvard UniversityCambridge, MA2021/01/082021/08/31Accepting Applicants
The John N. Bahcall Public Policy FellowshipThe American Astronomical SocietyWashington, D.C.2021/01/072021/03/01Accepting Applicants
Post-doctoral and Faculty PositionsXiamen UniversityXiamen, Fujian2021/01/012021/03/15Accepting Applicants
NASA Postdoctoral Program - Application Deadline March 1, 2021NASA / Universities Space Research AssociationMultiple Locations, MD2020/12/032021/03/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Merged-Fast-Beams Astrochemical StudiesColumbia University New York, NY2020/10/162021/04/07Accepting Applicants

Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
4 PhD Fellowships in Exolife ScienceCopenhagen UniversityCopenhagen, Sjælland2021/02/252021/04/15Accepting Applicants
PhD position: Globular cluster escapee stars with WEAVE and GaiaRadboud UniversityNijmegen, Gelderland2021/02/172021/04/19Accepting Applicants
PhD positions in the German eROSITA consortiumFriedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-NürnbergBamberg, Bavaria2021/02/172021/03/31Accepting Applicants
Cosmic ray antideuterons as a probe for new physicsUniversity of GroningenGroningen, Groningen2021/02/172021/03/17Accepting Applicants
Ph.D. fellowships at the University of OsloUniversity of OsloOslo, Oslo2021/02/082021/03/08Accepting Applicants
PhD student position in Astrochemistry at Onsala Space Observatory/ChalmersChalmers University of TechnologyGothenburg, Västra Götaland2021/02/042021/03/04Accepting Applicants
PhD positions in astrophysicsThe Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical CenterWarsaw, Mazovia2021/02/022021/03/02Accepting Applicants
PhD positions in observational exoplanet researchAriel UniversityAriel, Israel2021/02/012021/03/01Accepting Applicants
PhD program at Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille (LAM)Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de MarseilleMarseille, Bouches du Rhone2021/01/182021/04/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
PhD position in exoplanet atmospheresUniversity of GenevaSauverny, Geneva2021/01/112021/02/28Accepting Applicants

Science Engineering

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Facility Science Instrument EngineerSOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationPalmdale, CA2021/03/032021/06/03Accepting Applicants
PFS Instrumentation Software Engineer – ID# 221091National Astronomical Observatory of JapanHilo, HI2021/02/272021/03/31Accepting Applicants
M1 Control System Technical Project ManagerTMT International Observatory, LLCMonrovia, CA2021/02/192021/06/18Accepting Applicants
Adaptive Optics Senior Software EngineerTMT International Observatory, LLCMonrovia, CA2021/02/192021/06/18Accepting Applicants
Adaptive Optics Technical Project ManagerTMT International Observatory, LLCMonrovia, CA2021/02/192021/06/18Accepting Applicants
Senior Engineer - Primary Mirror Control SystemTMT International Observatory, LLCMonrovia, CA2021/02/192021/06/18Accepting Applicants
Scientific ProgrammerAURA/NOIRLab RSS GeminiLa Serena or Hilo, Coquimbo or Hawaii2021/02/132021/03/30Accepting Applicants
Telescope EngineerTMT International Observatory LLCMonrovia, CA2021/02/122021/06/30Accepting Applicants
Secondary Mirror System (M2) EngineerTMT International Observatory LLCMonrovia, CA2021/02/122021/06/30Accepting Applicants
Software EngineerSOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationMoffett Field, CA2021/02/112021/05/10Accepting Applicants

Science Management

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Program ScientistNASA HeadquartersWashington, DC2021/03/022021/04/02Accepting Applicants
Associate Director, Chinese Academy of Sciences South American Center for Astronomy (CASSACA)National Astronomical Observatories of ChinaSantiago, Santiago2021/03/022021/03/30Accepting Applicants
Deputy Director for ScienceLowell ObservatoryFlagstaff, AZ2021/02/262021/04/30Accepting Applicants
Archive Science Application Branch Manager #0002074Space Telescope Science Institute3700 San Martin Drive, Baltimore2021/02/112021/03/11Accepting Applicants
Astronomer (Program Director, Grants)National Science FoundationAlexandria, VA2021/02/092021/03/11Accepting Applicants
Astronomer (Program Director, Facilities)National Science FoundationAlexandria, VA2021/02/092021/04/02Accepting Applicants
Division Director, Division of Astronomical SciencesNational Science FoundationAlexandria, VA2021/02/092021/04/16Accepting Applicants
Program Director, Moore Experimental Physics Investigator Initiative, Gordon and Betty Moore FoundationGordon and Betty Moore Foundation Palo Alto, CA2021/02/082021/04/15Accepting Applicants
Science Program Officer, Heising-Simons Foundation Heising-Simons Foundation Los Altos or San Francisco, CA2021/02/052021/03/08Accepting Applicants
Science Program Officer, Physical SciencesThe Kavli FoundationLos Angeles, CA2021/02/042021/03/26Accepting Applicants
Observatory Scientist, ManagerSOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationMoffett Field, CA2021/01/142021/04/30Accepting Applicants

Scientific/Technical Staff

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Staff Scientist at NASA Exoplanet Science Institute (NExScI)CaltechPasadena, CA2021/02/242021/04/21Accepting Applicants
ALMA AstronomerNational Radio Astronomy ObservatorySantiago, Chile2021/02/172021/03/25Accepting Applicants
Project Director, Cosmic Microwave Background Stage 4 (CMB-S4) ProjectLawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley, CA2021/02/122021/03/31Accepting Applicants
Archive ScientistEuropean Space Agency - ESAVillanueva de la Cañada, Madrid2021/02/102021/03/10Accepting Applicants
Technical Assistant II U of M Data AnalystUniversity of Massachusetts AmherstAmherst, MA2021/02/102021/03/10Accepting Applicants
NASA's GSFC Astrophysics Division is hiring soon!NASA's GSFCGreenbelt, MD2021/02/012021/05/01No Status Given (Opted Out)
Telescope Operations SpecialistNew Mexico State UniversitySUNSPOT, NM2021/01/212021/02/28Accepting Applicants
Support AstronomerNew Mexico State UniversitySUNSPOT, NM2021/01/212021/02/28Accepting Applicants
AstrophysicistSmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2021/01/152021/03/15Accepting Applicants
AstrophysicistSmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2021/01/152021/03/15Accepting Applicants
Assistant Scientist (4564)National Radio Astronomy ObservatorySocorro, NM2020/12/212021/03/01No Status Given (Opted Out)

Other

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Shot-term Position in Astronomical Observation Software DevelopmentCarnegie Institution for ScienceWashington, DC2021/03/022021/04/02Accepting Applicants
Director of the Center for Computational Astrophysics (CCA)Simons Foundation/Flatiron InstituteNew York, NY2021/02/252021/03/26Accepting Applicants
Research Associate in Stellar HydrodynamicsKeele UniversityNewcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire2021/02/242021/03/24Accepting Applicants
Hedge Fund/Private Equity AnalystFortress Investment GroupDallas, Texas2021/02/202021/03/20Accepting Applicants