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PASIPHAE postdoctoral positions at FORTH, CreteClosing date: 2018-03-31
Contact: Konstantinos Tassis
The Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas, the foremost research organization in Greece, invites applications for 3 postdoctoral positions for the ERC-funded project PASIPHAE (see http://pasiphae.science). We are building a team with diverse expertise, including the Galactic magnetic field, optopolarimetry, numerical and statistical analysis, interstellar medium astrophysics, high-energy astrophysics including gamma-ray and cosmic-ray astrophysics. Applicants with a strong background in any of these fields are encouraged to apply.
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One Postdoctoral Contract Radioforegrounds 2018Closing date: 2018-02-28
Contact: Secretariat of the Research Division
The IAC (Tenerife, Spain) invites applications for ONE postdoctoral contract within the framework of the RADIOFOREGROUNDS project (H2020, Grant Agreement 687312), in collaboration with Dr. José Alberto Rubiño Martín and the CMB group at the IAC (web page of the project in http://www.radioforegrounds.eu/)

The IAC has been selected as a Severo Ochoa Center of Excellence by the Spanish Government in 2015, a prestigious recognition awarded for the second time to the IAC as a leading research institute in Spain
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Network & IT Security SpecialistClosing date: 2018-01-28
Contact: Andrew Taylor
The Network and IT Security Specialist is the domain expert in the SKA organisation for computer networking and IT security. The job encompasses three main areas:

- Ensuring that the SKA office networks are fit for purpose and are developed appropriately as the organisation evolves.
- Working with the technical teams developing the SKA telescopes to ensure that the multi-terabit networks needed for these telescopes to operate are fit for purpose, and can be implemented and supported within the agreed budgets and timescales.
- Overall responsibility for IT security.
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Business Process SpecialistClosing date: 2018-01-31
Contact: Andrew Taylor
Reporting to the Head of Procurement (interim line manager), the Business Process Specialist is responsible for the effective functioning of SKA business processes and associated tools.
Initially, the role will focus on developing the corporate Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and associated business tools, but it is anticipated that the scope of the role will grow as business needs mature after creation of the Intergovernmental Organisation.
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Online Community & Content OfficerClosing date: 2018-02-04
Contact: Andrew Taylor
The position is within SKA Organisation?s Communications and Outreach team, led by the Director of Communications, Outreach and Education. The Online Community & Content Officer will assist and report to the Deputy Communications Manager.

Under the supervision of the Deputy Comm Manager, the job holder will take an active role in producing original content for the SKA, including but not limited to writing content for webpages & newsletters, blogposts and occasionally drafting press releases. The job holder will also be expected to contribute to other material such as scripts, interviews, etc.
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Senior Project Manager for the MID TelescopeClosing date: 2018-02-04
Contact: Andrew Taylor
The SKA Project Managers report to the SKA Head of Project Management Group and are responsible for the overall management, control and successful delivery of the specific design work packages under their stewardship in Pre-Construction. In the Procurement Preparation phase they will then be responsible for managing the creation of procurement packs for the delivery of their assigned parts of the construction project, and will assist in the assessment of bids and contract negotiation. They will form the link between the SKA and the contractors.
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Senior Project Manager for the LOW TelescopeClosing date: 2018-02-04
Contact: Andrew Taylor
The SKA Project Managers report to the Head of Project Management Group and are responsible for the overall management, control and successful delivery of the specific design work packages. In the Procurement Preparation phase they will then be responsible for managing the creation of procurement packs for the delivery of their assigned parts of the construction project, and will assist in the assessment of bids and contract negotiation. In Construction they will manage these contracts through to successful completion. They will form the primary managerial link between SKA and contractors.
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PhD places at Armagh ObservatoryClosing date: 2018-02-26
Contact: Gavin Ramsay
Applications are invited for fixed-term postgraduate research studentships tenable at the Armagh Observatory & Planetarium from Sept/Oct 2018.
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Software Engineer / Project ManagerClosing date: 2018-03-09
Contact: Joe Liske
Hamburg Observatory, an institute of the Department of Physics at Hamburg University, invites applications for the position of a Software Engineer / Project Manager. This is an indefinite, full-time position, also suitable for part-time employment.
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IAC Postdoctoral Fellowship in Developing the advanced data processing pipeline for WEAVE 2018Closing date: 2018-02-28
Contact: Secretariat of the Research Division
The IAC (Tenerife) invites applications for ONE postdoctoral contract to work on ?WEAVE: the next-generation wide-field spectrograph for the Willam Herschel Telescope? (AYA2013-43188-P).? project, led by Dr. José Alfonso López Aguerri.

Research topics at the IAC include most areas of astrophysics: solar physics, planetary systems, stellar and interstellar physics, galaxy formation and evolution, and cosmology and astroparticles. These research lines are supported by an ambitious instrumentation program.
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One IAC Postodtoral Fellowship in ISM in GalaxiesClosing date: 2018-02-28
Contact: Secretariat of the Research Division
The IAC (Tenerife) invites applications for ONE postdoctoral contract to work on topics within the ?The structure and evolution of galaxies and their central regions? project, led by Dr. Johan Knapen.

Research topics at the IAC include most areas of astrophysics: solar physics, planetary systems, stellar and interstellar physics, galaxy formation and evolution, and cosmology and astroparticles. These research lines are supported by an ambitious instrumentation program. The IAC has been selected as a Severo Ochoa Center of Excellence by the Spanish Government in 2015.
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Two postdoctoral positions on exoplanet atmosphere scienceClosing date: 2018-02-15
Contact: Jeremy leconte
Two postdoctoral appointments are offered for research associated with exoplanet atmospheric studies. The candidates will join the team funded by the ERC Starting Grant project "WHIPLASH" led by Dr. Jeremy Leconte at the Bordeaux Laboratory for Astrophysics (LAB, France). The initial appointments will each be for two years, with a possible extension for up to four years total.
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Computational Hydrodynamics LUTH-EDECS PostdocClosing date: 2018-01-20
Contact: Philippe Grandclement
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in the area of computational astrophysics and numerical cosmology at the Laboratoire Univers et Theories (LUTH). The laboratory is one of the departments of the Astronomical Observatory of Paris with expertise in the field of theoretical and numerical astrophysics. We are seeking candidates with a strong background in computational hydrodynamics, although candidates with expertise from all area of numerical astrophysics will be considered.
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Ph.D. position in Solar Physics at Astronomical Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences - Ondrejov observatory Closing date: 2018-03-31
Contact: Michal Svanda, Jan Jurcak
Astronomical Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences invites applications for a doctoral (Ph.D.) position in the group of Structure and Dynamics of Solar Atmosphere in Ondrejov Observatory. The position will be fully funded from the project "Evolution of sunspots and active regions" supported by the Czech Science Foundation.
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6-year Research Position in Planetary SystemsClosing date: 2018-01-19
Contact: Alexandre Correia
The Physics Department of the University of Aveiro, Portugal, invites applications for a Research position in "Dynamics of Planetary Systems" under the FCT EECI program. Applicants can be researchers of all nationalities, and should have a relevant academic or scientific CV in Maths, Physics or Astronomy, in particular they must have concluded a PhD before the 19th January 2018.
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ERC-funded postdoctoral positions in massive stars at the National Observatory of AthensClosing date: 2018-04-01
Contact: Alceste Bonanos
The Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing (IAASARS) of the National Observatory of Athens invites applications for 2-3 postdoctoral positions on identifying and characterizing evolved massive stars in nearby galaxies in the framework of the ERC consolidator grant titled "Episodic Mass Loss in Massive Stars: Key to Understanding the Explosive Early Universe" (ASSESS).
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ERC-funded postdoc position in star formation at Konkoly Observatory, BudapestClosing date: 2018-01-31
Contact: Agnes Kospal
The "Structured Accretion Disks" ERC-funded research group invites applicants to a postdoc position at Konkoly Observatory (Budapest, Hungary) on the topic of structure, composition, and chemistry of circumstellar disks around young eruptive stars. The ERC Starting Grant is awarded to Dr Agnes Kospal, and its aim is to provide realistic initial conditions for the planet formation process. The position is for three (2+1) years, available from May 2018. Applicants must have a PhD in astrophysics (or related discipline).
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IAC Postdoctoral Fellowshi`in ALBA-StarburstsClosing date: 2018-01-15
Contact: Secretariat of the Research Division
The IAC (Tenerife) invites applications for ONE postdoctoral contract to work on topics within the projects: Scientific Exploitation of the GTC (P/300012) and Starbursts and Galaxy Evolution (AYA2013-47742-C4-2-P), led by Drs. José Miguel Rodríguez Espinosa y la Dra. Casiana Muñoz Tuñón, respectively. Research topics at the IAC include most areas of astrophysics: solar physics, planetary systems, stellar and interstellar physics, galaxy formation and evolution, and cosmology and astroparticles. These research lines are supported by an ambitious instrumentation program.

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Jack Eddy Postdoctoral FellowshipsClosing date: 2018-01-12
Contact: Kendra Greb
The Cooperative Programs for the Advancement of Earth System Science (CPAESS) announces the 2018 call for applications to the Jack Eddy Postdoctoral Fellowships, sponsored by the NASA Living With a Star (LWS) program. The fellowships are designed to train the next generation of researchers in the emerging field of Heliophysics.
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Two ERC-funded postdoctoral positions in star formation at IPAG, Grenoble. Closing date: 2018-01-15
Contact: Jerome Bouvier
IPAG (Institut de Planétologie et d'Astrophysique de Grenoble) invites applications for 2 post-doctoral research positions in the framework of the European Research Council Project ? Star-Planet(s)-Inner Disk Interactions (SPIDI): unveiling the formation and evolution of inner planetary systems ?.

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Postdoctoral positions in Astrophysics and CosmologyClosing date: 2018-01-31
Contact: David Eichler and Uri Keshet
The Astrophysics and Cosmology team in Ben-Gurion University (BGU) invites applications for two postdoctoral fellowships.

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PhD positions in Astrophysics at the University of HertfordshireClosing date: 2018-02-01
Contact: Sugata Kaviraj
The Centre for Astrophysics Research (CAR) at the University of Hertfordshire is offering several PhD positions to commence in Oct 2018. Several STFC scholarships are available for UK/EU students. In addition, university-funded scholarships (which provide full funding) are available for international students.
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2018 Jack Eddy Postdoctoral FellowshipsClosing date: 2018-01-12
Contact: Kendra Greb
The Cooperative Programs for the Advancement of Earth System Science (CPAESS) announces the 2018 call for applications to the Jack Eddy Postdoctoral Fellowships, sponsored by the NASA Living With a Star (LWS) program. The fellowships are designed to train the next generation of researchers in the emerging field of Heliophysics.

Heliophysics embraces all science aspects of the Sun-Solar System, and includes many of the basic physical processes found in our solar system, the laboratory, and throughout the universe.
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