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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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Associate Professor in Physical Climate ScienceClosing date: 2016-09-28
Contact: Malcolm Bradbury
The Department of Physics proposes to appoint an Associate Professor (equivalent to Lecturer) in Physical Climate Science with effect from 1st April 2017 or as soon thereafter as possible. The successful candidate will also be offered a Tutorial Fellowship at Somerville College, under arrangements described in the further particulars. The combined University and College salary will be according to experience on a scale from 45,066 per annum; plus a College housing allowance of 7,925 per annum or single accommodation in College (if available); and equity-sharing house purchase scheme.
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Postdoctoral Position at the Astronomical Institute of the Czech Academy of SciencesClosing date: 2016-09-01
Contact: Vladimir Karas
Astronomical Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences invites applications for post-doctoral positions in Astronomy and Astrophysics.
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ESO Fellowship Programme 2016/2017Closing date: 2016-10-15
Contact: Pauline Conlon
The European Southern Observatory awards several postdoctoral fellowships each year, offering outstanding early-career scientists the opportunity to further develop their independent research programmes in the exciting scientific environment of one of the world's foremost observatories. Fellowships are available both at ESO's Headquarters in Garching near Munich, Germany, and at ESO's astronomy centre in Santiago, Chile.
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Optical Designer ExpertClosing date: 2016-08-26
Contact: Alban Remillieux
A position for a research engineer, expert in optical design for astronomical instrumentation is offered at CRAL, Lyon, for the development of innovative optical designs for astronomical instruments in the framework of international projects.
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Operations Staff Astronomer - VLTIClosing date: 2016-09-30
Contact: VacChile
Paranal Operations Staff Astronomers contribute to the challenge of operating the world leading astronomical facility and optimizing its scientific output. In 2016 and the following years, major new systems will complement the available suite of instruments, including the VLTI 2nd generation instruments Gravity & Matisse, the Adaptive Optics Facility (AOF) on UT4, the planet hunter ESPRESSO, and 4MOST.
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Head of Contracts and ProcurementClosing date: 2016-09-21
Contact: Andrew Taylor
Reference: HP/02
Reports To: Head of Administration
Closing Date for applications: Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 21st September 2016. For details of how to apply please see below.
Submission of applications: See below. Emails to jobs@skatelescope.org

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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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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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Control System Software SpecialistClosing date: 2016-07-31
Contact: Andrew Taylor
SKA ORGANISATION
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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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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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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