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Assistant Curator of Computational Astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural HistoryClosing date: 2017-12-15
Contact: Mordecai-Mark Mac Low
The Department of Astrophysics of the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) seeks a tenure-track Assistant Curator and Professor in astrophysical computation or data science, to start on or after July 1, 2018.  The position will begin with a three-year 50% joint appointment as an Associate Research Scientist with the Center for Computational Astrophysics (CCA) at the Flatiron Institute, renewable for up to three more years, and followed by a full-time appointment at the Museum.  Tenure and promotion evaluations will follow standard AMNH practices during or after the joint appointment.
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Junior System EngineerClosing date: 2017-12-10
Contact: Andrew Taylor
The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) is a global project to build a multi-purpose radio telescope that will play a major role in answering key questions in modern astrophysics and cosmology. It will be one of a small number of cornerstone observatories around the world that will provide astrophysicists and cosmologists with a transformational view of the Universe. The SKA will be constructed in two distinct phases. The major science goals for the first phase, SKA1, will be to study the history and role of neutral Hydrogen in the Universe from the dark ages to the present-day.
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IAC POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN BIG DATA SCIENCE IN ASTRONOMYClosing date: 2017-12-31
Contact: Secretariat of the Research Division
The IAC (Tenerife) invites applications for ONE postdoctoral contract to work on Big Data science in Astronomy within the EU-funded SUNDIAL project (H2020-721463), led at the IAC by Drs. Johan Knapen and Ignacio Trujillo.
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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Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Astronomy at Botswana International University of Science and TechnologyClosing date: 2017-11-30
Contact: Professor Greg Hillhouse
Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals for the post of Senior Lecturer or Lecturer (depending on qualifications and experience) in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST).

BIUST is the designated national Host Institution for the Botswana contribution to the African VLBI Network and ultimately to the Square Kilometre Array Phase 2. The University is undergoing a period of rapid expansion of which astronomy is an integral part.
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Postdoctoral position in exoplanets and/or stellar activity researchClosing date: 2017-12-15
Contact: Dr Chris Watson
A funded postdoctoral research position in the area of exoplanets and/or stellar activity is available in the Astrophysics Research Centre at Queen's University of Belfast. This is a 3 year post, for which funding is available immediately and we intend to fill by 1st April 2018.
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Postdoc. Researcher - Stellar Dynamical ArcheologyClosing date: 2017-11-30
Contact: Pauline Conlon
The European Organisation for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere (ESO) is looking to fill a postdoctoral research position to work with Dr. Glenn van de Ven on "Globular clusters as living fossils of the past of galaxies" funded by the European Research Council (ERC) through Consolidator Grant ArcheoDyn.
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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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Post-Doctoral Position at the Dynamics GroupClosing date: 2017-11-30
Contact: Ortwin Gerhard
Applications for a post-doctoral position are invited to work with Ortwin Gerhard and the Dynamics Group at the Max-Planck-Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics (MPE). Our research focusses on the dynamical structure and evolution of galaxies, their nuclei and dark matter halos, and on the chemo-dynamical build-up of the Milky Way based onfront-line survey data.
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Transition Probabilities of Trans-iron ElementsClosing date: 2017-12-31
Contact: Thomas Rauch
The Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Tübingen (IAAT) invites applications for a PhD position (3 years, starting date 01.01.2018) of a DFG (German Research Foundation) funded project in the fields of stellar atmospheres and atomic data. The PhD thesis project focuses on the calculation of transitions probabilities of trans-iron elements from copper to barium with a pseudo-relativistic Hartree-Fock approach. The newly calculated data will be used to identify spectral lines and to determine element abundances in hot white dwarfs.
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ESO Studentship Programme 2017/2018Closing date: 2017-11-15
Contact: Vacchile@eso.org
ESO's studentship positions are open to students enrolled in a PhD programme in astronomy or related fields (observational, theoretical and fundamental astrophysics). Students accepted into the programme work on their doctoral project under the formal supervision of their home university, but they come to ESO to work and study under the co-supervision of an ESO staff astronomer, normally for a period of between one and two years. Studentships may be hosted either at ESO's Headquarters in Garching (Germany) or at ESO's offices in Santiago (Chile).
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3-year Post-Doc offer in ExoPlanetsClosing date: 2017-12-11
Contact: Alexandre Correia
The Physics Department of the University of Aveiro, Portugal, invites applications for a 3-year Post-Doc position in "Dynamics of Planetary Systems".
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Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in astrophysics at the University of OsloClosing date: 2017-12-22
Contact: Per B. Lilje
A position as Postdoctoral Research Fellow is available at the Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics of the University of Oslo.
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Associate Professorship in Cosmology at the University of OsloClosing date: 2018-01-01
Contact: Per B. Lilje
The Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics at the University of Oslo invites applications for an Associate Professorship in Cosmology.
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Associate Professorship in Extragalactic Astrophysics at the University of OsloClosing date: 2018-01-01
Contact: Per B. Lilje
The Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics at the University of Oslo invites applications for an Associate Professorship in extragalactic astrophysics.
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Associate Professorship in Solar Physics at the University of OsloClosing date: 2018-01-01
Contact: Per B. Lilje
The Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics (ITA) at the University of Oslo invites applications for an Associate Professorship in Solar Physics.
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Executive Officer of the PlanetS Technology PlatformClosing date: 2017-11-15
Contact: Chantal Taçoy
The Technology Platform of PlanetS (http://nccr-planets.ch/platforms/technology-transfer/) is opening a 40-60% position as Executive Officer. The successful candidate will, among other commitments, be responsible for the organisation of the platform and the implementation of its program through strategic activities defined by the Technology Platform leader and PlanetS Board.
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CDS-ASTERICS Postdoctoral Researcher Position (re-advertised)Closing date: 2017-11-15
Contact: Mark Allen
The CDS is dedicated to the collection and distribution of astronomical data and information, and the development of innovative techniques for scientific exploitation of very large data sets. The CDS provides the SIMBAD reference database; the VizieR service for astronomical catalogues and tables published in academic journals; the Aladin interactive sky atlas and a new integrated portal. The CDS contributes to the Virtual Observatory and recent developments include the use of hierarchical data techniques and fast catalogue cross-matching. (For more information see http://cds.unistra.fr)
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PhD Positions in Solar System Science at IMPRS Göttingen (Germany): Astrophysics, solar physics, planetary sciencesClosing date: 2017-11-15
Contact: Sonja Schuh
The International Max Planck Research School for Solar System Science at the University of Göttingen in Germany (Solar System School) offers a research-oriented doctoral program covering the physics of Solar system science. It is jointly run by the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS) and the University of Göttingen. It offers several astrophysics PhD positions for a start in 2018:
Read more at http://www.solar-system-school.de/
Apply via https://www.mps.mpg.de/phd/applynow
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PhD appointments at the IMPRS for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Bonn/Cologne (Germany)Closing date: 2017-11-15
Contact: Rainer Mauersberger
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The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Astronomy & Astrophysics is a joint structured doctoral program by the Max Planck Institute for Radioastronomy (MPIfR, Bonn) and the Universities of Bonn and Cologne.

Several PhD positions are available at one of the most vibrant Astronomy centers in Europe for talented students who are about to finish their master's (or equivalent) thesis in Physics or Astrophysics. The instruction language is English.
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Post-doctoral positions in Gravitational Wave Astrophysics at AstroParticule & Cosmology APC Paris FranceClosing date: 2017-12-31
Contact: Eric Chassande-Mottin
The Gravitation group at AstroParticule & Cosmologie APC is seeking qualified individuals for post-doctoral appointments to work in the area of the gravitational wave data analysis and multimessenger astrophysics.
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