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IAC POSTDOCTORAL CONTRACT: MAGIC 2016Closing date: 2017-01-15
Contact: Secretariat of the Research Division
The IAC (Tenerife) invites applications for ONE postdoctoral contract to work on topics within the framework of the IAC-MAGIC Agreement (P/300461), led by Prof. Ramón García López.
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IAC POSTDOCTORAL CONTRACT: AMS 2016Closing date: 2017-01-15
Contact: Secretariat of the Research Division
The IAC (Tenerife) invites applications for ONE postdoctoral contract to work on topics within the project ?Participation of IAC in the AMS experiment? (ESP2015-71662-C2-2-P), led by Prof. Ramón García López and Dr. Mónica Vázquez Acosta, and with the research line of the Severo Ochoa programme ?Cosmology and Astroparticles? (SEV-2015-0548), led by Dr. J A Rubińo Martín.
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ONE POSTDOCTORAL CONTRACT IN COSMOLOGYClosing date: 2017-02-10
Contact: Secretariat of the Research Division
The IAC (Tenerife, Spain) invites applications for ONE Postdoctoral contract to work on topics of ?Astrostatistics of the cosmological large-scale structure?. This contract is financed by the "SEVERO OCHOA PROGRAM" (SEV-2015-0548), supported by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness. It follows the selection of the IAC 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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PhD position in theoretical/numerical cosmic structure formation at ETH ZurichClosing date: 2017-01-09
Contact: Prof. Sebastiano Cantalupo
Applications are invited for a PhD student position at the Institute for Astronomy, Department of Physics of the ETH Zurich, in the group of Prof. Sebastiano Cantalupo. The successful applicant will work on theoretical/numerical modeling of cosmic structure formation on intergalactic and circumgalactic scales. This project will be integrated in our larger framework of analytical, numerical and observational projects that take advantage of the MUSE Guaranteed Time of Observations in order to study intergalactic gas in emission.
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PhD positions in Astrophysics at the University of HertfordshireClosing date: 2017-02-12
Contact: Sugata Kaviraj
The Centre for Astrophysics Research (CAR) at the University of Hertfordshire is offering several PhD positions to commence in Oct 2017. Several STFC scholarships are available for UK/EU students. In addition, university-funded scholarships (which provide full funding) are available for international students.

Priority will be given to applications received by 12th Feb 2017.
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Database Specialist Closing date: 2016-11-23
Contact: Laurent Gizon
The Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS), Göttingen, invites applications for a Database Specialist to work in the PLATO Data Center (PDC) team from 01.01.2017.
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2 CHEOPS Fellows (postdoctoral positions) in Swiss-wide exoplanet networkClosing date: 2017-01-15
Contact: Janine Jungo
In order to support the scientific exploitation of CHEOPS, the National Centre of Competences in Research PlanetS has established a CHEOPS Fellowship programme. These Fellowships target bright young scientists interested to work on any aspect of CHEOPS science at any Swiss institution member of PlanetS. Two CHEOPS Fellowships are currently available and could start as early as June 2017. The deadline for applications is 15 January 2017.
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Outreach AstronomerClosing date: 2016-11-20
Contact: Pauline Conlon
The European Organisation for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere (ESO) is the foremost intergovernmental astronomy organisation in Europe and the world's most productive ground-based astronomical observatory. ESO carries out an ambitious programme focused on the design, construction and operation of powerful ground-based observing facilities enabling astronomers to make important scientific discoveries.
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Associate professor in astrophysics at University of CopenhagenClosing date: 2016-11-23
Contact: Prof. Robert Feidenhans?l
The Niels Bohr Institute invites applications for an associate professorship in exoplanetary astrophysics at the Section of Astrophysics and Planetary Science.
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SKA Regional Centre CoordinatorClosing date: 2016-11-15
Contact: Andrew Taylor
Organisation Background
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.
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Engineering Project Manager: Science Data Processor and Telescope Manager (EPM: SDP&TM)Closing date: 2016-10-31
Contact: Andrew Taylor
Organisation Background

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 Organisation is headquartered at Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire, UK.

Please go to: http://recruitment.skatelescope.org/engineering-project-manager-science-data-processor-telescope-manager/
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3-years postdoctoral positions in extragalactic / ISM astronomyClosing date: 2016-12-31
Contact: Philippe Salome
The LERMA, Paris Observatory and IAP/CNRS are seeking candidates for 2 post-doctoral positions in (P1) photo-ionisation and shock modelling and (P2) hydrodynamical simulations of Cool Core Galaxy Clusters, starting at the earliest in Spring 2017.
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LOW Telescope EngineerClosing date: 2016-11-01
Contact: Andrew Taylor
Organisation Background

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 Organisation is headquartered in a purpose-built building at Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire, UK. For the full job description go to: http://recruitment.skatelescope.org/low-telescope-engineer/
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MID Telescope EngineerClosing date: 2016-11-01
Contact: Andrew Taylor
Organisation Background
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 Organisation is headquartered in a purpose-built building at Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire, UK. For the full job description go to: http://recruitment.skatelescope.org/mid-telescope-engineer/
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3 Postdoctoral fellowships on the origins and conditions for the emergence of life at PSL Research University Closing date: 2017-15-01
Contact: Stephane Mazevet
Applications are solicited for three post-doctoral fellowships on the origins and conditions for the emergence of life at Paris Sciences et Lettres Research University. Fellows will be appointed initially for one year, renewable for a second year on the basis of satisfactory performance. Fellowships will normally start in the Spring of 2017 and no later than Fall 2017.
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Postdoctoral research position in Geneva exoplanet team: Precise radius of extrasolar planetsClosing date: 2016-10-31
Contact: François Bouchy
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research position in the exoplanet team at the Department of Astronomy of the University of Geneva to start as soon as possible.
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PhD position in Geneva exoplanet team: Density of extrasolar planetsClosing date: 2016-10-31
Contact: François Bouchy
Applications are invited for a PhD student position in the exoplanet team at the Department of Astronomy of the University of Geneva to start as soon as possible.
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PhD Positions in Solar/Stellar Physics (SOLVe project)Closing date: 2016-11-15
Contact: Johannes Stecker
The Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS) invites applications for PhD positions in solar and stellar physics.
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Postdoctoral Positions in Solar/Stellar Physics (SOLVe project)Closing date: 2016-11-15
Contact: Johannes Stecker
The Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS) invites applications for postdoctoral positions in solar and stellar physics.
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ESO Stedentship Programme 2016/2017Closing date: 2016-11-15
Contact: Pauline Conlon
The research studentship programme of the European Southern Observatory provides an outstanding opportunity for PhD students to experience the exciting scientific environment at one of the world's leading observatories for a period of up to two years.

ESO is the foremost intergovernmental astronomy organisation in Europe. Its approximately 110 staff astronomers, 40 Fellows and 40 PhD students conduct frontline research in fields ranging from exoplanets to cosmology, offering one of the most vibrant and stimulating scientific settings anywhere in the world.
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Carry out your own PhD project in Astrophysics!Closing date: 2016-10-31
Contact: Stefanie Peer
The Hector Fellow Academy offers fully funded PhD positions. Ambitious master graduates can apply with a self-developed project idea within the research field of Hector Fellow Prof. Eva Grebel (University of Heidelberg, Germany): Galaxy assembly and evolution, galactic archaeology and near-field cosmology, stellar populations and chemical evolution, star formation and star clusters.
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PhD Positions in Solar System Science in Göttingen, Germany - IMPRSClosing date: 2016-11-15
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 2017:
Read more at http://www.solar-system-school.de/
Apply via https://www.mps.mpg.de/phd/applynow
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Postdoctoral researcher in observational studies of exoplanets Closing date: 2016-10-31
Contact: Brice-Olivier Demory
Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral position at the Centre for Space and Habitability (CSH, http://csh.unibe.ch) of the University of Bern.
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Tenure track researcher positions at the National Observatory of AthensClosing date: 2016-12-31
Contact: Vassilis Charmandaris
The Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing (IAASARS) of the National Observatory of Athens (NOA), expects to have openings of several tenure track researcher positions over the next two years.
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PhD Appointments at the IMPRS for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Bonn/ CologneClosing date: 2016-11-15
Contact: Rainer Mauersberger
The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Astronomy & Astrophysics is a joint doctoral program between the Max Planck Institute for Radioastronomy (Bonn) and the Universities of Bonn and Cologne.

You have talent and ambition for an outstanding research career?
You have a background in Astrophysics?
You are about to finish a master?s (or equivalent) thesis and want to obtain a PhD at one of the most vibrant Astronomy centers in Europe?

Then visit http://imprs.mpifr.de and submit your application
before November 15th 2016!
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Postdoctoral positions in Astrophysics and CosmologyClosing date: 2016-12-31
Contact: Yuri Lyubarsky and Uri Keshet
The Astrophysics and Cosmology team in Ben-Gurion University (BGU) invites applications for two joint postdoctoral fellowships, with professors Yuri Lyubarsky and Uri Keshet.
Each fellowship is for a period of 2+1 years, to begin in 2017 or sooner.
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Expert in asteroids observations (astrometry and photometry)Closing date: 2016-12-31
Contact: Fabrizio Bernardi
A position is open for an astronomer with experience in asteroids observations, in particular of NEOs, with big telescopes (meter class and above). The candidate should be familiar with the process of data processing of astronomical images in particular for astrometric measurements.
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