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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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Specialist of in-flight calibration of space-borne astronomical instrumentsClosing date: 2016-08-15
Contact: Dr Carlo Ferrigno
The Department of astronomy at the University of Geneva hosts a flourishing activity in space missions devoted to all branches of astronomy and astrophysics. This heritage builds upon the successful establishment of the INTEGRAL Science Data Centre (ISDC), which is in charge to process, distribute, and archive the data of the ESA INTEGRAL satellite. This activity is completed by the packaging and distribution of the scientific analysis software.

A one-year position for a specialist of in-flight and ground calibration of space instruments is issued within the ISDC for the year 2017.
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Specialist of in-flight calibration of space-borne astronomical instrumentsClosing date: 2016-08-15
Contact: Dr Carlo Ferrigno
The Department of astronomy at the University of Geneva hosts a flourishing activity in space missions devoted to all branches of astronomy and astrophysics. This heritage builds upon the successful establishment of the INTEGRAL Science Data Centre (ISDC), which is in charge to process, distribute, and archive the data of the ESA INTEGRAL satellite. This activity is completed by the packaging and distribution of the scientific analysis software.

A one-year position for a specialist of in-flight and ground calibration of space instruments is issued within the ISDC for the year 2017.
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Specialist of in-flight calibration of space-borne astronomical instrumentsClosing date: 2016-08-15
Contact: Dr Carlo Ferrigno
The Department of astronomy at the University of Geneva hosts a flourishing activity in space missions devoted to all branches of astronomy and astrophysics. This heritage builds upon the successful establishment of the INTEGRAL Science Data Centre (ISDC), which is in charge to process, distribute, and archive the data of the ESA INTEGRAL satellite. This activity is completed by the packaging and distribution of the scientific analysis software.

A one-year position for a specialist of in-flight and ground calibration of space instruments is issued within the ISDC for the year 2017.
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PhD Scholarship in Warsaw, PolandClosing date: 2016-09-18
Contact: Bozena Czerny
Applications are invited for a PhD scholarshipat Ceter for Theoretical Physics in the area of active galactic nuclei. The succesful candidate will work with prof. Bozena Czerny on the research project "Quasar Main Sequence". Candidates must have a Master of Science degree in Physics or Astronomy by the date of appointment.
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ESO Director GeneralClosing date: 2016-09-02
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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ESA Research Fellwoships in Space ScienceClosing date: 2016-09-29
Contact: Oliver Jennrich or Bruno Altieri
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 and Robotic Exploration
Programmes. Areas of research include planetary science, astronomy and
astrophysics, solar and solar-terrestrial science, plasma physics and
fundamental physics.
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Senior Scientist position in stellar astronomy, exoplanets and habitabilityClosing date: 2016-07-19
Contact: Manuel Guedel
The University of Vienna invites applications for a Senior Scientist position in the Department of Astrophysics. Tasks include the scientific supervision of (in particular long-term) scientific projects in the framework of international co-operations, long-term research in the fields of stellar activity, exoplanets and habitability, and competent teaching. Initially this position is to be filled for two years. Upon satisfactory performance it can be extended to a permanent contract.
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Postdoctoral Positions in Solar Physics at the Max Planck Institute for Solar System ResearchClosing date: 2016-07-15
Contact: Johannes Stecker
The Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS) invites applications for postdoctoral positions in solar physics. The successful candidates will join the SOLMAG project based on an ERC Advanced Grant and led by Sami K. Solanki. The project will follow an integral approach for understanding the physics underlying the structure and dynamics of the solar magnetic field combining new observational facilities, novel instruments currently being developed at the MPS and the next generation of inversion techniques for data analysis and state-of-the-art MHD simulations.
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Star formation with GaiaClosing date: 2016-07-31
Contact: Joao Alves
To capitalize on the University of Vienna involvement in the Gaia mission we are looking for a PhD candidate to work on star formation topics with Gaia. The candidate will work in particular on the characterization of the recently discovered Blue Streams (Bouy & Alves 2015), their origin, and implications for local and global star formation. We are looking for a highly motivated PhD student with a good knowledge of data analysis, visualization, and statistics (preferably with open source tools, e.g., Python, R) and familiarity with astronomical research.
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JWST / NIRSpec Postdoc in Madrid Closing date: 2016-07-12
Contact: Santiago Arribas
In support of activities related to the NIRSpec instrument on the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), a contract at the postdoctoral research level is offered at the Astrophysics Department of the Center for Astrobiology (CAB), in Madrid.
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Control System Software SpecialistClosing date: 2016-07-31
Contact: Andrew Taylor
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Job Particulars
Control System Software Specialist
Application deadline: 31st July 2016

Competitive Salary and Flexible Benefits

Job Title: Control System Software Specialist
Reference: SCE/01
Reports To: SKA Head of Computing and Software
Closing Date for applications: Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 31st July 2016. For details of how to apply please see below.
Submission of applications: Email to jobs@skatelescope.org
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High Performance Data Analysis SpecialistClosing date: 2016-07-31
Contact: Andrew Taylor
Job Title: High Performance Data Analysis Specialist
Reference: HPDAS/01
Reports To: SKA Head of Computing and Software
Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 31st July 2016. For details of how to apply please see below.
Submission of applications: Email to jobs@skatelescope.org
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Postdoctoral research position on follow-up and analysis of high-precision RV surveysClosing date: 2016-06-30
Contact: Stephane Udry
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research position at the University of Geneva in the field of exoplanet science, focusing primarily on the detection and characterisation of low-mass exoplanets through high-resolution spectroscopy and state-of-the-art analysis of radial-velocity time series using advanced mathematical and statistical tools. The research will build on the exploitation of data from long-term surveys of large samples of solar-type stars.
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Astronomer/ CRIRES Project ScientistClosing date: 2016-06-30
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.

ESO operates three unique world-class observing sites in northern Chile: La Silla, Paranal and Chajnantor (home to ALMA and APEX).
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postdoc in gyro chronology and asteroseismologyClosing date: 2016-07-01
Contact: Saskia Hekker
The Stellar Ages and Galactic Evolution (SAGE; http://www.mps.mpg.de/sage) independent research group based at the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS; http://www.mps.mpg.de) in Goettingen invites experts in gyrochronology and asteroseismology to apply for a postdoctoral position funded by an ERC starting grant. The position is for 2 years starting October 1, 2016 or earlier. Payment and benefits are according to German TVOD.
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Staff scientist in solar/stellar physics- can become permanentClosing date: 2016-07-01
Contact: Laurent Gizon
The Faculty of Physics at the University of Goettingen invites applications for a Staff Scientist in solar/stellar physics at the Institute for Astrophysics. The staff scientist position is full time and for an initial period of two years, after which it can become permanent subject to a successful performance review. The position should be filled in 2016; the start date is negotiable. Remuneration: pay grade E13 TV-L on the German civil service salary scale.
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Staff scientist in solar/stellar physics- can become permanentClosing date: 2016-07-01
Contact: Laurent Gizon
The Faculty of Physics at the University of Goettingen invites applications for a Staff Scientist in solar/stellar physics at the Institute for Astrophysics. The staff scientist position is full time and for an initial period of two years, after which it can become permanent subject to a successful performance review. The position should be filled in 2016; the start date is negotiable. Remuneration: pay grade E13 TV-L on the German civil service salary scale.
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Ph.D offer in Dynamics of Planetary SystemsClosing date: 2016-06-20
Contact: Alexandre Correia
The Physics Department of the University of Aveiro, Portugal, invites applications for a Ph.D position in "Dynamics of Planetary Systems" under the FCT fellowship program. They should have concluded an academic degree (license or master) in Maths, Physics or Astronomy.
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6-year Post-Doc offer in ExoPlanets DynamicsClosing date: 2016-06-20
Contact: Alexandre Correia
The Physics Department of the University of Aveiro, Portugal, invites applications for a Post-Doc position in "Dynamics of Planetary Systems" under the FCT fellowships 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 15th July 2016.
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Active Galactic Nuclei in the era of NuStarClosing date: 2016-08-01
Contact: Roland Walter
A PHD position (4 years) is open at the University of Geneva to work on high-energy data from NuStar and other missions for research related to active galactic nuclei and the cosmic X-ray background.
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Two postdoctoral positions in stellar modelling, Leuven (B) & Newcastle (UK) UniversitiesClosing date: 2016-07-01
Contact: Conny Aerts
Thanks to STFC & ERC funding, Profs Tami Rogers (Newcastle University, UK) and Conny Aerts (Leuven University, B) welcome applications for two postdoctoral positions of 3 years each to work on 3D hydrodynamical simulations of massive stars and their signature in modern observations and in 1D stellar models. The postdocs will work in close collaboration with the two PIs and with four PhD students (2 in Newcastle and 2 in Leuven).
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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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