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Postdoctoral positions in Astrophysics and CosmologyClosing date: 2020-02-01
Contact: Uri Keshet and Yuri Lyubarski
The Astrophysics and Cosmology team in Ben-Gurion University (BGU) invites applications for two postdoctoral fellowships.
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Post Doctoral Positions in Quantum optics and precision sensing at The Australian National University in Canberra, AustrClosing date: 2020-01-05
Contact: Sareh Rajabi
Applications open for Post Doctoral Positions in Quantum optics and precision sensing at The Australian National University in Canberra, Australia
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The Australian National University new Centre for Gravitational Astrophysics: Full ProfessorClosing date: 2020-01-12
Contact: Sareh Rajabi
Call for expression of interest for a Full Professor position at Centre for Gravitational Astrophysics, The Australian National University
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Tenure-Track Position in Gravitational Astrophysics, The Australian National UniversityClosing date: 2020-01-15
Contact: Sareh Rajabi
Call for expression of interest for a female-only tenure-track position in Gravitational Astrophysics, at the Centre for Gravitational Astrophysics, The Australian National University
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Postdoctoral researcher in exoplanet observations (SAINT-EX)Closing date: 2020-01-10
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. The successful applicant will work as a member of the SAINT-EX research team led by Prof. Brice-Olivier Demory (http://www.saintex.unibe.ch). The Postdoctoral researcher will be expected to conduct a competitive research programme in exoplanets and will be coordinating the science operations of the SAINT-EX ground-based observatory.
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PhD position in radio/X-ray extragalactic astronomyClosing date: 2020-02-01
Contact: Francesco De Gasperin
We are offering a 3-year PhD position at the University of Hamburg in observational extra-galactic astronomy. The student research will focus on active galactic nuclei, galaxy evolution and/or galaxy cluster science. Specifically, the student will work on low-frequency radio data from LOFAR combined with eRosita X-ray observations of the Virgo cluster.
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Postdoctoral Research Position(s) in Observational Extragalactic Astronomy at the University of GenevaClosing date: 2020-01-10
Contact: Prof. Pascal Oesch
Applications are invited for up to two postdoctoral research positions in observational extragalactic astronomy at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. The successful candidates will work in the group "Galaxy Build-up at Cosmic Dawn" with Prof. Pascal Oesch on research projects focused on the first generations of galaxies involving deep multi-wavelength observations from HST, Spitzer, ALMA, VLT+Keck, and soon from JWST.
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PhD position in exoplanet observationsClosing date: 2020-01-15
Contact: Francois Bouchy
Applications are invited for a PhD position within the exoplanet team at the University of Geneva to work on photometric observations of transiting exoplanets. The main focus of the PhD thesis will be to study the density of exoplanets by deriving their precise radii from light curve analysis of NGTS, K2 and TESS surveys and complementary follow-up observations.
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Post-doctoral position in exoplanet observationsClosing date: 2020-01-15
Contact: Monika Lendl
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position within the Swiss research platform PlanetS to work on photometric observations of transiting exoplanets. PlanetS (http://nccr-planets.ch/) is a Switzerland-wide research network for planetary sciences with a large focus on exoplanets. The available position is co-offered by the University of Geneva and the University of Bern. It will be located primarily within the exoplanet team at the University of Geneva, with a 6-month stay foreseen at the University of Bern.
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PhD positions in Prague: theory, instrumentation, observationsClosing date: 2020-01-15
Contact: PhD program committee
We are inviting applications for multiple 4-year PhD positions in Prague, Czech Republic, in the fields of Astronomy & Astrophysics, Astroparticle Physics, Cosmology, Gravitational Physics, Mathematical Physics, and String Theory. The areas of research include theory, observation, and instrumentation. Some of the projects are part of large international collaborations (LSST, Pierre Auger, CTA, ASAS-SN). The list of available projects is at http://physicsphd.cz/. We will continue to update the website and add more projects until early December.
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Postdoc position in the ESCHER (ExtraterreStrial prebiotic CHEmistRy) interdisciplinary research projectClosing date: 2019-12-15
Contact: Clio Gielen
The Institute of Astronomy, KU Leuven, invites applications for a postdoctoral position in the field of astrochemistry and exoplanets, under the supervision of Prof. Leen Decin in the interdisciplinary ESCHER (Extraterrestrial Prebiotic Chemistry, fys.kuleuven.be/ster/research-projects/escher) project.

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Multiple PhD positions in the ESCHER (ExtraterreStrial prebiotic CHEmistRy) interdisciplinary research projectClosing date: 2019-12-15
Contact: Clio Gielen
The Institute of Astronomy, KU Leuven, invites applications for 3 PhD positions in the fields of astrochemistry and exoplanets, under the supervision of Prof. Leen Decin (and co-supervisors) in the interdisciplinary ESCHER (Extraterrestrial Prebiotic Chemistry) project on the topics:
- Rocky exoplanets as chemical reactors
- Characterisation of supramolecular assemblies of nucleobases and solid surfaces as organising mechanism
- Prebiotic chemical discovery through quantum chemistry

A more detailed description of the projects can be found on https://fys.kuleuven.be/ster/vacancies#PhD_ESCHER
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Postdoctoral position in astronomy and astro-tourism for development at University of Namibia w/ University of OxfordClosing date: 2019-11-30
Contact: Michael Backes
The University of Namibia (UNAM) seeks a resourceful, innovative Ph.D. astronomer with experience and motivation in public outreach, education and development activities. This postdoctoral position, with a specific focus on astro-tourism for development, is supported by an award from the UK Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) to the University of Oxford. The aim of this GCRF project is to develop human capacity in Namibia across the areas of science, education, and astronomy-related tourism.
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Protoplanets, exoplanets, and their host stars: Graduate studies at the University of HawaiiClosing date: 2019-12-15
Contact: Eric Gaidos
Multiple opportunities for M.S./PhD sstudents to join NASA/NSF-funded research on the formation of planets from disks, their detection with space-based telescopes, and characterization of planet and their host stars. Students will work with data from the NASA Kepler/K2 and TESS missions, carry out observations with the telescopes of Maunakea observatory, and learn and improve methods of analysis such as machine learning. Applicants should have an undergraduate background in physics, astronomy, planetary science, math, or computer science. Experience in programming is desirable.
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User Support AstronomerClosing date: 2020-01-20
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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Two Positions (m/f/d) High-Energy Astrophysics InstrumentationClosing date: 2019-11-30
Contact: Dr. Vadim Burwitz
Applications are invited for two positions in the High Energy Group to measure and characterise X-ray optics at the MPE PANTER X-ray test facility, as part of ESA and other projects. The applicants will join the existing PANTER team and work alongside the other scientists, designing and setting up X-ray optic test campaigns, as well as taking measurements, analysing the data, and disseminating the results.
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PhD positions in Astrophysics at the University of HertfordshireClosing date: 2020-02-01
Contact: Sugata Kaviraj
The Centre for Astrophysics Research (CAR) at the University of
Hertfordshire is offering several PhD positions to commence in Oct
2020
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Postdoctoral Position in Fast Radio Burst ScienceClosing date: 2020-01-05
Contact: Human Resources
This post is a Postdoctoral research position in precision cosmology using fast radio bursts.

This position will be a 3-year full-time 100-percent research role within the SKA Science Team, working with Dr. Evan Keane. The role involves research in the field of Fast Radio Burst (FRB) science as part of the SUPERHeRO project; this is funded by a grant from Fondation MERAC.

Application Deadline: January 5th 2020
Application method: Online at this URL: https://recruitment.skatelescope.org/vacancy/postdoctoral-position-in-fast-radio-burst-science-402213.html
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SKA Regional Centre ScientistClosing date: 2019-11-29
Contact: Human Resources
This role is an exciting opportunity for a data transfer and scientific data management expert to use their skills and bring their own ideas to develop and test solutions in a groundbreaking international astronomy project.

Click here to apply online via our recruitment portal: https://recruitment.skatelescope.org/vacancy/ska-regional-centre-scientist-399235.html
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Postdoctoral Position in Fast Radio Burst ScienceClosing date: 2020-01-05
Contact: Human Resources
This post is a Postdoctoral research position in precision cosmology using fast radio bursts.

Click here to apply online via our recruitment portal: https://recruitment.skatelescope.org/vacancy/postdoctoral-position-in-fast-radio-burst-science-402213.html
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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Galaxy Formation and the CGM in OsloClosing date: 2019-12-15
Contact: Sijing Shen
The Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics of the University of Oslo announces an available three-year Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Galaxy Formation and the Circumgalactic Medium.
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Scientist / Engineer for Astronomical Instrumentation at AIP Closing date: 2019-12-13
Contact: Andreas Kelz
The 4MOST facility is a fibre based multi-object spectroscopic facility for the VISTA Telescope at the ESO Observatory Paranal in Chile and is being developed by a large international consortium led by the Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP). The position will provide technical oversight and leadership, will be engaged in technical research and development, in assembly, integration and test of opto-mechanical systems, will assist in engineering modelling and analysis. The incumbent will join an existing project team consisting of scientific, engineering and managerial staff.
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2020 JWST Postdoctoral Fellowship (iREx/UdeM)Closing date: 2019-12-15
Contact: Nathalie Ouellette
The Institute for Research on Exoplanets (iREx), affiliated with the Department of Physics at the Université de Montréal, is seeking applications for a postdoctoral position to join the NIRISS instrument team for the James Webb Space Telescope in order to contribute to the analysis and publication of NEAT observations (NIRISS Exploration of the Atmospheric diversity of Transiting exoplanets). NEAT is a large 200-hour JWST GTO program led by the NIRISS team and dedicated to the study of the atmosphere of 14 exoplanets using transit, eclipse and phase spectroscopy.
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Atmosphere ScientistClosing date: 2019-12-15
Contact: Vacchile
The European Southern Observatory is opening the following position at Paranal, Chile:

Atmosphere Scientist

Paranal Staff have the opportunity and challenge to contribute to the operation of the world leading astronomical facility and optimize its scientific output.

Key tasks of the Atmosphere Scientist are to:

- Maximise the knowledge and understanding of current and forecast atmospheric conditions at ESO observatories including the future ELT;

- Ensure that this knowledge is used in the best possible way to optimize the scientific output of the Observatory.
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PhD position in theoretical and computational astrophysics in Geneva (Switzerland)Closing date: 2019-11-30
Contact: Gaël Buldgen
Applications are open for 1 full-time 4-year PhD student position in theoretical and computational astrophysics at the Department of Astronomy of the University of Geneva to start in spring 2020. The position is associated with the SNF-funded Ambizione project 'Seismic inversions and modelling of transport processes inside stars', lead by Dr. Gaël Buldgen. The successful candidate will work on asteroseismic inferences of the internal structure of low-mass main-sequence and evolved stars.
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Project Scientist at The European Space AgencyClosing date: 2019-12-01
Contact: European Space Agency HR department
The European Space Agency (ESA) is seeking a Project Scientist.

Working in the Science Support Office of the Directorate of Science, the postholder will initially be assigned to the post of ARIEL Study or Project Scientist, depending on the mission phase.

ARIEL is a mission to study exoplanets by conducting atmospheric 0.5-8.0 ?m transit and eclipse spectroscopy and optical photometry. Currently in its study phase, ARIEL is being prepared for launch in 2028.
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PhD position in theoretical and computational astrophysics in Geneva (Switzerland)Closing date: 2019-11-30
Contact: Georges Meynet
Applications are open for a PhD student position in theoretical and computational astrophysics at the Department of Astronomy of the Geneva University to start in the early 2020. The successful candidate will work within the stellar evolution group of Prof. Georges Meynet in the field of research of the physics of the first stellar generations in the Universe, in the framework of the ERC Advanced Grant STAREX.
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Postdoctoral Researcher for ODSLClosing date: 2019-12-06
Contact: Marc Schartmann
The Excellence Cluster ORIGINS invites applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/d) to pursue research in the ORIGINS Data Science Laboratory (ODSL).
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Postdoctoral Positions on Dynamics of Nearby Galaxies and Globular Clusters- #102419Closing date: 2019-12-09
Contact: Nodella Jordan
Applications are invited for post-doctoral research positions at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) as part of the HSTPROMO (High-resolution Space Telescope Proper Motion) collaboration. Details about the collaboration and its work are available at http://www.stsci.edu/~marel/hstpromo.html . The successful candidates will work with Drs. Roeland van der Marel, Andrea Bellini, Tony Sohn, and other team members to improve our dynamical understanding of
globular clusters and galaxies in the nearby Universe through measurement and interpretation of their proper motions.
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Postdoctoral Research Positions in Computational and Observational AstrophysicsClosing date: 2019-12-31
Contact: Ondrej Pejcha
Applications are invited for 2 postdoctoral positions in the research group of Dr. Ondrej Pejcha at the Institute of Theoretical Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.
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SKA Regional Centre ScientistClosing date: 2019-11-29
Contact: Human Resources
This role is an exciting opportunity for a data transfer and scientific data management expert to use their skills and bring their own ideas to develop and test solutions in a groundbreaking international astronomy project.

Click here to apply online via our recruitment portal: https://recruitment.skatelescope.org/vacancy/ska-regional-centre-scientist-399235.html
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Trottier Postdoctoral Fellowship in Exoplanetary Science (iREx)Closing date: 2019-12-02
Contact: Nathalie Ouellette
The Institute for Research on Exoplanets (iREx), affiliated with the physics department of the University of Montreal (UdeM), invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship in experimental, observational or theoretical astrophysics applied to the study of exoplanets. A PhD in physics, astronomy or related discipline is required at the time when the position starts. The submission deadline is December 2, 2019, but the position will remain open until filled.
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