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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)
Head of Research, Armagh Observatory and PlanetariumClosing date: 2017-10-27
Contact: Diane Neill
This is a unique opportunity to work in one of the longest continuously operating astronomical research institutes in the world (a recognised leader in several specialist fields) and one of the world?s most advanced planetaria. The Armagh Observatory and Planetarium delivers internationally-recognised research in astronomy and related sciences and vibrant educational and outreach programmes for all ages.
ESO Fellowship Programme Europe and Chile 2017/2018Closing date: 2017-10-15
Contact: Pauline Conlon
Each year, several outstanding early-career scientists have the opportunity to further develop their independent research programmes at the European Organisation for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere. The top caliber and highly dynamic scientific environment support ESO Fellows in steering their career by gaining new skills, unique insights and valuable experience.

Fellowships are available both at ESO's Headquarters in Garching near Munich, Germany, and at ESO's astronomy centre in Santiago, Chile.
Tenure Track Associate Researcher Position at IAASARS/NOA (Greece)Closing date: 2018-09-22
Contact: Rania Koumentakou
The Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing (IAASARS) of the National Observatory of Athens (NOA) located in Athens, Greece, has an opening of a new tenure track position at the level of "Associate Researcher (Researcher C')" in the field of "Heliophysics with emphasis in the study of the Sun and Geospace".

The application deadline is September 22, 2017.

For more information you may contact Ms. Rania Koumentakou (e-mail: ourania@noa.gr, phone: +30-210-3490122)

Details regarding the application are available at: https://www.astro.noa.gr/en/jobopenings/
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
Planet-satellite interactions and the detection of exo-moonsClosing date: 2017-09-15
Contact: Alexandre Correia
The Physics Department of the University of Aveiro, Portugal, invites applications for a research fellowship in "Planet-satellite interactions and the detection of exo-moons" under the EngageSKA program. The research grant is for one-year, eventually renewable up to three years. It can be used to carry out a PhD degree at the University of Aveiro.
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.
CDS-ASTERICS Postdoctoral Researcher PositionClosing date: 2017-09-15
Contact: Mark Allen
The Strasbourg Astronomical Data Centre (Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg, CDS), within the Strasbourg Observatory, is opening a postdoctoral position (1 year, renewable) to work within the CDS on the ASTERICS project.
Full Professorship (W2) for Stellar Physics and ExoplanetsClosing date: 2018-08-07
Contact: Prof. Klaus G. Strassmeier
The University of Potsdam, Faculty of Science, Institute of Physics and Astronomy and the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP) invite applications in a joint appointment (Jülicher Modell) for a new professorship to be
filled in 2018.
Associate or Assistant Professor in ExoplanetsClosing date: 2017-09-15
Contact: Stéphane Udry
Associate or Assistant (tenure track) Professor position at the Department of Astronomy of the University of Geneva in the domain of climatology and habitability of exoplanets.
Two post-doctoral positions on dwarf galaxies and hypervelocity stars at the University of TorinoClosing date: 2017-09-15
Contact: Antonaldo Diaferio
The University of Torino and the Torino Astrophysical Observatory participate in the international astrometric space mission Theia proposal study for the European Space Agency. Theia is poised to perform astrometric measurements to micro-arsecond level precision and it is expected to compete for a launch slot after 2029. The two successful candidates will work on two of the major scientific objectives of Theia: 1. constrain the dark matter distribution in the inner part of faint dwarf spheroidal galaxies; 2. determine the shape of the outer dark matter halo of the Milky Way.
Software Test and Integration EngineerClosing date: 2018-09-03
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.

We are looking for a Software Test and Integration Engineer to join our Infrastructure Software and Integration group (CISI) in the Control Software and Engineering Dept (CSE).
ESA Research Fellowships in Space ScienceClosing date: 2017-10-02
Contact: Oliver Jennrich
The European Space Agency awards several postdoctoral fellowships each year.

The aim of these fellowships is to provide young scientists, holding a PhD
or the equivalent degree, with the means of performing space science
research in fields related to the ESA Science Programmes.
Postdoc position on Gaia and open clusters in BordeauxClosing date: 2017-09-15
Contact: Caroline Soubiran
The Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Bordeaux invites applications for a 2-year post-doctoral research position to work on 'Physical properties of evolved open clusters in the Gaia era'.
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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