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  • 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.
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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
Instructor of Physics and Astronomy (Part-Time)Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, Louisiana 2020/06/232021/01/04Accepting Applicants
Project Assistant Professor, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) National Astronomical Observatory of JapanMitaka, Tokyo2020/06/222020/07/20No Status Given (Opted Out)
Assistant Research Professor in Astronomy and Astrophysics - XRT Instrument ScientistPenn State UniversityUniversity Park, PA2020/06/152020/08/01Accepting Applicants
Asst. Lecturer Physics Astronomy University of Wyoming Laramie, WY2020/06/102020/07/08Accepting Applicants

Faculty Positions (tenure & tenure-track)

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Astronomer / Instrument Project ScientistEuropean Southern Observatory (ESO)Garching, Deutschland2020/06/252020/08/31Accepting Applicants
Tenure-track positions in astrophysics at Zhejiang UniversityZhejiang UniversityHangzhou, Zhejiang2020/06/202021/07/01Accepting Applicants
2020-2nd Faculty Positions in Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (KASI) Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (KASI)Daejeon, Yuseong-Gu2020/06/182020/07/17Accepting Applicants
Two faculty positions at Universidad Andrés Bello (Chile)Universidad Andrés BelloSantiago, Metropolitana2020/06/172020/07/31Accepting Applicants
RE-ADVERTISEMENT: Associate Professor in theoretical cosmology with focus on numerical studies of the cosmic microwave background, large scale structure, and the early UniverseAarhus UniversityAarhus, Aarhus2020/06/122020/09/01Accepting Applicants

Post-doctoral Positions & Fellowships

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Postdoctoral Position in Tidal Disruption Events at UNIST/CBNU, KoreaUNIST (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology)Ulsan, Ulsan2020/07/022020/08/31Accepting Applicants
Post-Doctoral Associate (Submillimeter Detector Technology and Instrumentation)University of Maryland, College ParkCollege Park, MD2020/07/012020/08/17No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral Position in Energetic Star and Planet Radiation EnvironmentsSmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryCambridge, MA2020/06/302020/07/30Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Positions in Astronomy and AstrophysicsUniversity of VictoriaVictoria, BC2020/06/272020/08/10Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral research position in observational astrophysicsMonterey Institute for Research in AstronomyMarina, CA2020/06/262020/07/27Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Position in ISM research with HyGAL dataUniversity of CologneKoeln, NRW2020/06/252020/07/23Accepting Applicants
Research Fellow in Multiwavelength Studies of Protoplanetary and Debris DisksUniversity of LeedsLeeds, West Yorkshire2020/06/232020/07/21Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position: participation to the exoplanet search project SPECULOOSUniversity of LiegeLiège, Liège2020/06/132020/07/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral position in gamma ray burst astrophysicsPolish Academy of SciencesWarsaw, Mazovia2020/06/122020/07/31Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Researcher, Astronomy (Visiting)SOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationMoffett Field, CA2020/06/112020/09/14No Status Given (Opted Out)
NAOJ Adaptive Optics Postdoctoral Fellow – ID# 220265Research Corporation of the University of HawaiiHonolulu, HI2020/06/112020/07/09Accepting Applicants
Research Fellow in Extra-Galactic AstrophysicsUniversity of SussexBrighton, East Sussex2020/06/062020/07/30Accepting Applicants
Five-Year Post-Doctoral Research FellowshipAll Souls College, University of OxfordOxford, Oxfordshire2020/06/032020/09/11Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Associate (Atomic Data and X-Ray Spectroscopy)University of MarylandCollege Park, MD2020/06/012020/07/15No Status Given (Opted Out)
Postdoctoral researcher in XMM/optical follow-up of eROSITA AGNLeibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)Potsdam, Brandenburg2020/05/292020/07/10Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Stellar AstrophysicsUniversity of WarwickCoventry, Warwickshire2020/05/232020/07/03Accepting Applicants
Research Fellow in Exoplanets and Stellar PhysicsUniversity of WarwickCoventry , Warwickshire2020/05/232020/07/03Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Extragalactic and Stellar AstrophysicsUniversity of WarwickCoventry, Warwickshire2020/05/202020/07/01Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Positions in AstrophysicsInstituto de Astronomía, UNAMCiudad de Mexico, CDMX2020/05/152020/07/19Accepting Applicants
Postdoctoral Researcher in Planetary Magnetospheric PhysicsCRESST II Program/NASA/Goddard Space Flight CenterGreenbelt, Maryland2020/05/132020/07/15Accepting Applicants
NASA Postdoctoral Program - Application Deadline July 1, 2020NASA / Universities Space Research AssocaitionMultiple Locations, MD2020/04/042020/07/01No Status Given (Opted Out)

Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
PhD position in “Modelling, detection and characterization of tidally heated exomoons” Leiden UniversityLeiden, Zuid-Holland2020/07/012020/07/31Accepting Applicants
PhD scholarships in astrophysics at the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research, UWAInternational Centre for Radio Astronomy Research, University of Western AustraliaPerth, Western Australia2020/07/012020/08/31Accepting Applicants
Unravelling Neural Networks with Structure-Preserving Computing: Neural networks for N-body simulations. Leiden UniversityLeiden, Noord Holland2020/06/252020/07/24Accepting Applicants
N. D. Goldsworthy Scholarship for Physics at the University of MelbourneUniversity of MelbourneMelbourne, VIC2020/06/152020/07/13Accepting Applicants
PhD positions in stellar and supernova astrophysicsStockholm UniversityStockholm, Stockholm2020/06/152020/08/01Accepting Applicants
3 PhD positions in planetary science in Bern - Switzerland University of BernBERN, Bern2020/06/152020/07/30Accepting Applicants
PhD Student Position in 3D Mapping of the Milky WayMax Planck Institute for AstronomyHeidelberg, Baden-Wuerttemberg2020/06/112020/07/17Accepting Applicants
PhD scholarships in astrophysicsMacquarie UniversitySydney, NSW2020/06/102020/07/31Accepting Applicants
PhD student position in the area of changing-look AGN Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)Potsdam, Brandenburg2020/05/292020/07/10Accepting Applicants

Science Engineering

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Junior Electronics EngineerUniversity of California Santa CruzSanta Cruz, CA2020/06/262021/06/24Accepting Applicants
Engineer or Physicist MICADO (f/m/d) Max Planck Institute for AstronomyHeidelberg, Baden-Wuerttemberg2020/06/122020/07/17Accepting Applicants
Instrument Scientist, AstronomySOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationMoffett Field, CA2020/06/112020/09/14No Status Given (Opted Out)
Associate Mission Operations Specialist (Telescope Operator)SOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationPalmdale, CA2020/06/112020/09/14No Status Given (Opted Out)
Ground Support EngineerSOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationPalmdale, CA2020/06/112020/09/14No Status Given (Opted Out)
Observatory Software Quality Assurance EngineerTMT International Observatory, LLCPasadena, CA2020/05/272020/08/26Accepting Applicants
Systems Safety EngineerTMT International Observatory, LLCPasadena, CA2020/05/272020/08/26Accepting Applicants
Senior Engineer - Primary Mirror Control SystemTMT International Observatory, LLCPasadena, CA2020/05/272020/08/26Accepting Applicants
IPAC at Caltech Seeks a Software Developer Caltech/IPACPasadena, California2020/05/192020/07/10Accepting Applicants

Science Management

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Arecibo Deputy DirectorArecibo ObservatoryOrlando, FL2020/07/012020/07/29Accepting Applicants
Mission Operations Controller (Mission Director)SOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationPalmdale, CA2020/06/112020/09/14No Status Given (Opted Out)
Director, Lunar & Planetary InstituteLPI / Universities Space Research AssociationHouston, TX2020/06/112020/08/12No Status Given (Opted Out)
IPA Program Directors National Science FoundationAlexandria, VA2020/06/012020/07/29Accepting Applicants
NASA Headquarters Astrophysics Program ScientistNASAWashington, DC2020/04/242020/07/06No Status Given (Opted Out)

Scientific/Technical Staff

TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Science Operations Scientist - #0049342Space Telescope Science InstituteBaltimore, MD2020/06/272020/07/27Accepting Applicants
Adaptive Optics ScientistUniversity of ArizonaTucson, Arizona2020/06/232020/07/21No Status Given (Opted Out)
Adaptive Optics ScientistAURAHilo, Hawaii2020/06/202020/07/18Accepting Applicants
Adaptive Optics Scientist (Part-Time)AURA Hilo, Hawaii2020/06/202020/07/18Accepting Applicants
Senior Staff Astronomical Data ScientistSpace Telescope Science InstituteBaltimore, MD2020/06/122020/07/10Accepting Applicants
Staff Astronomical Data Scientist I- #0048665Space Telescope Science InstituteBaltimore, MD2020/06/122020/07/10Accepting Applicants
IPAC at Caltech Seeks Scientific ProgrammerCaltech/IPACPasadena , California2020/06/012020/07/10Accepting Applicants


TitleInstitution/OrganizationLocationPostedDeadlinePosition Status
Senior Backend Web DeveloperAURATucson, Arizona2020/07/012020/07/29Accepting Applicants
Project Specialist (Science Outreach)SOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationMoffett Field, CA2020/06/112020/08/12No Status Given (Opted Out)
Project SpecialistSOFIA / Universities Space Research AssociationMoffett Field, CA2020/06/112020/08/12No Status Given (Opted Out)