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Operations Staff AstronomerClosing date: 2017-03-20
Contact: Vacancy Chile
The European Southern Observatory is opening a Paid Associate position at Paranal, Chile.

Paranal Operations Staff Astronomers contribute to the challenge of operating the world leading astronomical facility and optimizing its scientific output. In 2017 and the following years, major new systems will complement the available suite of instruments, including the VLTI 2nd generation instrument MATISSE, the Adaptive Optics Facility (AOF) on UT4, and the planet hunter ESPRESSO.

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IAC POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN Science with OSIRIS-Rex ProjectClosing date: 2017-05-31
Contact: Secretariat of the Research Division
The IAC (Tenerife) invites applications for ONE postdoctoral contract to work on topics within the project ?Science with OSIRIS-Rex? (AYA2015-67772-R) project, led by Dr. Javier Licandro.

Research topics at the IAC include most areas of astrophysics: solar physics, planetary systems, stellar and interstellar physics, galactic formation and evolution, and cosmology and astroparticles. These research lines are supported by an ambitious instrumentation program. The IAC has been selected as a Severo Ochoa Center of Excellence by the Spanish MINECO

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Mobilitas Pluss mobility funding for postdocs and senior scientists in EstoniaClosing date: 2017-03-03
Contact: Anna Aret
Estonian Research Council (ETAg) has announced a second call for Mobilitas Pluss mobility grants with application deadline on 3 March 2017 at 17:00 CET. ETAg is planning to give out approximately 20 postdoctoral, 10 returning researcher grants and 4-7 top researcher grants.
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TWO POSTDOCTORAL CONTRACTS SO SOLAR PHYSICS 2017Closing date: 2017-04-15
Contact: Secretariat of the Research Division
The IAC (Tenerife, Spain) invites applications for TWO postdoctoral contracts to work on topics within the research line ?Solar Physics?. 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 recognition awarded for the second time to the IAC as a leading research institute in Spain.
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TWO POSTDOCTORAL CONTRACTS GREST 2017Closing date: 2017-03-31
Contact: Secretariat of the Research Division
The IAC (Tenerife) invites applications for TWO postdoctoral contracts to work on topics within the project ?GREST: Getting Ready for EST? (H2020-653982), led by Dr. Manuel Collados Vera.

Research topics at the IAC include most areas of astrophysics: solar physics, planetary systems, stellar and interstellar physics, galactic formation and evolution, and cosmology and astroparticles. These research lines are supported by an ambitious instrumentation program. The IAC has been selected as a Severo Ochoa Center of Excellence by the Spanish Government in 2015.
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ONE POSTDOCTORAL CONTRACT ON STELLAR POPULATIONS OF EARLY-TYPE GALAXIES IN THE NEAR IR 2017Closing date: 2017-03-31
Contact: Secretariat of the Research Division
The IAC (Tenerife) invites applications for ONE postdoctoral contract to work on topics within the project ?Real and virtual galaxias: galaxy formation across the cosmic history? (AYA2016-77237-C3-1-P), led by Dr. Jesús Falcón Barroso.

Research topics at the IAC include most areas of astrophysics: solar physics, planetary systems, stellar and interstellar physics, galactic formation and evolution, and cosmology and astroparticles. These research lines are supported by an ambitious instrumentation program. The IAC has been selected as a Severo Ochoa Center of Excellence by the Spanish MINECO
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ONE POSTDOCTORAL CONTRACT ON DWARF GALAXIES AND ULTRADIFFUSE SYSTEMS 2017Closing date: 2017-03-31
Contact: Secretariat of the Research Division
The IAC (Tenerife) invites applications for ONE postdoctoral contract to work on topics within the project ?Real and virtual galaxias: galaxy formation across the cosmic history? (AYA2016-77237-C3-1-P), led by Dr. Jesús Falcón Barroso.
Research topics at the IAC include most areas of astrophysics: solar physics, planetary systems, stellar and interstellar physics, galactic formation and evolution, and cosmology and astroparticles. These research lines are supported by an ambitious instrumentation program. The IAC has been selected as a Severo Ochoa Center of Excellence by the Spanish MINECO.
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Postdoctoral position in exoplanets: Golden targets for exoplanet atmospheres & exploitation of the CHEOPS space missionClosing date: 2017-03-01
Contact: David Ehrenreich
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research position at the University of Geneva (Geneva Observatory) working with David Ehrenreich on his ERC Consolidator project about the upper atmospheric characterisation of exoplanets.
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Post-doctoral position in the field of exoplanetsClosing date: 2017-04-01
Contact: Prof. Leen Decin
At Leuven University (Belgium), we seek an excellent candidate for a post-doctoral research position, ready to play a key role in our interdisciplinary project focusing on exoplanet atmosphere modelling. The goal of the project is to understand the intricate host star - exoplanet interaction, both in terms of dynamics and chemistry.
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Postdoctoral Position in Stellar Astrophysics at Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics TuebingenClosing date: 2017-03-15
Contact: Beate Stelzer
The Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics of the University of Tübingen (IAAT) offers a postdoctoral position (E13 TV-L) in the area of observational stellar astrophysics within a new research group led by Beate Stelzer.
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Postdoctoral Position in Cosmology/Astrophysics/Planetary ScienceClosing date: 2017-02-20
Contact: Hagai Perets
The astrophysics & Cosmology group of the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, expects to offer one or more postdoctoral fellowship positions. The main selection criteria will be outstanding research accomplishments, creativity and promise of future achievement in any field of theoretical astrophysics, cosmology and planetary science as well as X-ray observational astronomy. The position is for up to three years pending on progress.
Current faculty members in the astrophysics group include Ehud Behar, Vincent Desjacques, Ari Laor, Adi Nusser, Hagai Perets and Noam Soker.
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ONE POSTDOCTORAL CONTRACT ACTIVE GALAXIES PROJECTClosing date: 2017-03-31
Contact: Secretariat of the Research Division
The IAC (Tenerife) invites applications for ONE postdoctoral contract to work on topics within the ?Feeding, feedback and obscuration in active galaxies? (AYA2016-76682-C3-2-P) project, led by Dr. Cristina Ramos-Almeida.


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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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VISIONS post-doctoral position (6 years)Closing date: 2017-03-01
Contact: João Alves
The Department of Astrophysics of the University of Vienna is seeking highly qualified applicants for a 6 year post-doctoral position in ISM and star formation in the group of Prof. Joao Alves. Involvement with the new Vienna led ESO Public Survey VISIONS (visions.univie.ac.at) is expected. Creativeness, motivation, and expertise with radio/sub-mm and/or Optical and IR observations are especially welcome, although all excellent applicants working on Galactic and extra-galactic star formation will be considered. Participation in teaching activities at a modest level is required.
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Postdoctoral Position in the Astronomical Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech RepublicClosing date: 2017-03-05
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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Postdoctoral position in Relativistic Astrophysics at Astronomical Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences in PragueClosing date: 2017-03-01
Contact: Georgios Loukes-Gerakopoulos
Astronomical Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences invites applications for a post-doctoral position in the Relativistic Astrophysics Group at the Prague section of the Institute.
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Extragalactic Postdoc Position at Department of Astrophysics ViennaClosing date: 2017-02-01
Contact: Bodo Ziegler
The Department of Astrophysics at the University of Vienna offers a Postdoc (Universitaets-Assistent) position within the extragalactic group "Galaxy Formation in the Early Universe" of Professor Bodo Ziegler for four (4) years with application deadline 1st February 2017.
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ONE POSTDOCTORAL CONTRACT ON FORMATION AND EVOLUTION OF GALAXIESClosing date: 2017-02-28
Contact: Secretariat of the Research Division
The IAC (Tenerife, Spain) invites applications for ONE Postdoctoral contract to work on numerical simulations associated to the research line ?Formation and Evolution of Galaxies?. 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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ERC-funded postdoc position in star formation at Konkoly Observatory, BudapestClosing date: 2017-02-28
Contact: Agnes Kospal
The "Structured Accretion Disks" ERC-funded research group invites applicants to a postdoc position at Konkoly Observatory (Budapest, Hungary) on the topic of structure, composition, and chemistry of circumstellar disks around young eruptive stars. The ERC Starting Grant is awarded to Dr Agnes Kospal, and its aim is to provide realistic initial conditions for the planet formation process.
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Postdoctoral position in planet formation and evolution theoryClosing date: 2017-02-15
Contact: Christoph Mordasini
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in research related to (extrasolar) planets in Christoph Mordasini's "PlanetsInTime" research group at the University of Bern, Switzerland. We seek an excellent candidate in the areas of planet formation and evolution theory, in particular planetary thermodynamic and compositional evolution, internal structures, luminosities, atmospheric escape, planetary population synthesis, and the comparison of theory and observation.
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Postdoctoral position in star/planet formation and exoplanets Closing date: 2017-01-31
Contact: Manuel Guedel
The University of Vienna announces availability of a 4-year postdoctoral position in the field of star and planet formation and/or exoplanetary research. We seek an excellent candidate developing research in any of the areas of planet formation, protoplanetary disks, or exoplanetary atmospheres, focusing on theoretical/numerical modeling or observations and including data from JWST in the future.
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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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