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ELT Deputy Telescope ScientistClosing date: 2020-10-04
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.

On Cerro Armazones, ESO is building the 39-metre Extremely Large Telescope (ELT), which will become "the world's biggest eye on the sky" and whose operations will be fully integrated into the Paranal Observatory.
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Collaborator in digitization projectClosing date: 2020-10-30
Contact: Thierry Pauwels
The Royal Observatory of Belgium (in Brussels) is looking for an optical-mechanical engineer, or an astronomer with demonstrated skills in this domain to work on the digitization of astronomical plates.
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Postdoctoral Position at the Infrared/ Submillimeter Group, Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, GarchingClosing date: 2020-11-30
Contact: irjobs@mpe.mpg.de
The Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics (MPE) in Garching (Bavaria/Germany) is a world-leading institute in space- and ground-based experimental astrophysics, with leading roles in a number of large astronomical projects.
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INTERACTIONS Postdoctoral Fellowship ProgramClosing date: 2020-12-01
Contact: Martin E. Pessah
The Niels Bohr International Academy invites applications to be considered for the INTERACTIONS Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. INTERACTIONS is a Horizon 2020 COFUND program, which is part of the EU Marie Skodowska-Curie Actions program. The program offers both Junior and Senior Fellowships in theoretical physics and related areas. All appointments will be made for a period ranging between 12 and 36 months. INTERACTIONS fellows will have the opportunity to visit one of five partner leading institutions in Europe: Oxford, Cambridge, Heidelberg, CERN, and Saclay for up to 6 months.
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Senior Engineer/Scientist for Astronomical Instrumentation (m/f/d)Closing date: 2020-09-30
Contact: Andreas Kelz
The 4MOST facility is a fibre based multi-object spectroscopic facility for the VISTA Telescope of ESO at Paranal and is being developed by a large international consortium led by the AIP (see: www.4most.eu).

The position will provide leadership and requires proven expertise in large instrumentation projects. The successful candidate will be engaged in research and development and will be in charge of instrumental sub-systems for 4MOST. This includes the technical oversight of the assembly, integration and test of opto-mechanical systems, the lead in engineering modeling and analysis.
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University of Florence: Postdoc position in galaxy formation and evolutionClosing date: 2020-09-24
Contact: prof. Alessandro Marconi
A 1-year position, renewable up to 6 years, to join the extragalactic group in Florence with the supervision of prof. A. Marconi
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Visiting professor - University of ViennaClosing date: 2020-09-30
Contact: João Alves
We are looking for a visiting professor for our key research areas COSMOS or EARTH to contribute to research and teaching in the Department. The Ida Pfeiffer Professorship of the Faculty of Earth Sciences, Geography and Astronomy supports the mission of the Faculty to research on the sustainability of planet Earth. We are looking for a top scientist that can trigger exciting insights and act as a catalyzer for the diverse research topics of the Faculty. The visiting professor will have access to The Faculty's state-of-the-art facilities and will be associated with our third mission activities.
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SAAO postdoctoral research positionClosing date: 2020-09-20
Contact: Vanessa McBride
The South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) invites applications for a two year (with 1 year possible extension contingent on funding and performance) postdoctoral position to start before 1 March 2021. We seek outstanding candidates with research interests in any area of observational astrophysics, instrumentation or modelling.
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Hector Research Career Development AwardClosing date: 2020-10-30
Contact: Stefanie Peer
Apply now for the Hector Research Career Development (RCD) Award! With the Hector RCD Award, the Hector Fellow Academy supports the research careers of promising research group leaders. The Award gives you the unique opportunity to benefit from research funding for an outstanding research project. In addition, you will become part of a network of top scientists including the laureates of the Hector Science Award. The Hector Fellow Academy is committed to top interdisciplinary research, innovative projects, dialogue between science and society, and the promotion of young researchers.
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PhD position (m/f/d) in the field of Computational Astrophysics at the Wolfgang Pauli Institute (WPI) in Vienna, AustriaClosing date: 2020-09-30
Contact: Friedrich Kupka
At the Wolfgang Pauli Institute (WPI) in Vienna
a PhD position (m/f/d) in the field of Computational Astrophysics
has been opened for immediate appointment. The position
is funded through the Austrian Science Fund FWF project
"Numerical simulation of A-type and white dwarf stars".
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Software Engineer for 4MOST, Universität HamburgClosing date: 2020-09-15
Contact: Joe Liske
Hamburg Observatory, an institute of the Department of Physics at Hamburg University, invites applications for the position of a Software Engineer to work on the development of the 4MOST Public Archive.
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Faculty Position in Observational Astrophysics and Cosmology at the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de LausanneClosing date: 2020-11-05
Contact: Prof. Harald Brune
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate Professor in its Institute of Physics (IPHYS), but in exceptional cases, appointments at the Full Professor level may be considered
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ESO Fellowship Programme 2020/2021Closing date: 2020-10-15
Contact: Angela Arndt
The European Southern Observatory (ESO) invites applications for the ESO Fellowship Programme 2020/2021. The Programme is designed to help young scientists to develop their independent research programmes and successfully reach the next step of their scientific careers.
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PhD positions in astrophysics at the University of Hertfordshire (deadline 18 Sep 2020)Closing date: 2020-09-18
Contact: Sugata Kaviraj
The Centre for Astrophysics Research (CAR) at the University of Hertfordshire is offering several PhD positions to commence in early 2021:

https://www.herts.ac.uk/research/centres/car/research-degrees-and-studentships
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PhD positions in astrophysics at the University of Hertfordshire (deadline 18 Sep 2020)Closing date: 2020-09-18
Contact: Sugata Kaviraj
The Centre for Astrophysics Research (CAR) at the University of Hertfordshire is offering several PhD positions to commence in early 2021:

https://www.herts.ac.uk/research/centres/car/research-degrees-and-studentships
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PhD Positions in Solar System Science at IMPRS Göttingen (Germany): Solar and stellar physicsClosing date: 2020-11-01
Contact: Sonja Schuh
The International Max Planck Research School for Solar System Science at the University of Göttingen in Germany 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 2021:

Read more at http://www.solar-system-school.de/

Apply via https://www.mps.mpg.de/phd/applynow
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Postdoctoral Position at the Astronomical Institute of the Czech Academy of SciencesClosing date: 2020-09-05
Contact: Vladimir Karas
We are Public Research Institution and the largest professional astronomical organization in the Czech Republic, located at Ondrejov observatory and in Prague. Successful applicants will collaborate with researchers in our scientific departments (theory, observation, and data analysis are all welcome). Recently the Institute has been involved in space programs of ESA and ground-based projects within ESO, including the European ALMA. Experience in one of the subjects studied at the Institute is valued but independent new projects will be also considered.
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PhD Position in Heliophysics and Machine Learning at the University of GenevaClosing date: 2020-09-10
Contact: Lucia Kleint
The University of Geneva invites applications for a PhD student position in Heliophysics and Machine Learning. The student will work in the interdisciplinary PRIMA group "Understanding Solar and Stellar Flares with Machine Learning" funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation. This project has the goal of developing, implementing, and using methods to analyze large (Terabyte) astronomy data sets to better understand the physics of flares.
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Tenure track researcher position at the Institute of Astrophysics - FORTH (Greece)Closing date: 2020-09-25
Contact: Mrs. Eleftheria Tsentelierou
The Institute of Astrophysics - FORTH, located in the island of Crete in Greece, has an opening for a tenure track researcher position (Researcher C level) in all areas of Observational Astrophysics. The application deadline is September 25, 2020.
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Postdoctoral position on Extreme Precision Radial Velocity at Geneva Closing date: 2020-08-31
Contact: Prof. François Bouchy
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position within the Geneva exoplanet team to work on optimisation of radial velocity extraction in the context of the BLUVES project.
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CDS-ESCAPE Science Support ResearcherClosing date: 2020-09-15
Contact: Mark Allen
Astrophysics researcher position at post-doc level to provide scientific support to the operation of the ESCAPE project. Work within the CDS team on scientific interoperability of astronomical data and services, and contribute to the development and presentation of science tutorials to support ESCAPE training events. The work will involve interactions with technical and scientific staff at the CDS and with the ESCAPE partners on topics including time domain astronomy, radio/mm astronomy, multi-messenger astrophysics, data science and exploitation of large astronomical surveys.
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Several PhD positions in Astronomy and Astrophysics / Heidelberg, GermanyClosing date: 2020-11-10
Contact: Christian Fendt
The "International Max Planck Research School for Astronomy and Cosmic Physics at the University of Heidelberg" (IMPRS-HD) invites applications for its
PhD program.
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Full or associate professor in Theoretical PlanetologyClosing date: 2020-10-01
Contact: Nicolas Thomas
The Space Research and Planetology Division within the Physics Institute of the University of Bern has an opening, as per 1 January 2022, for a full or associate professor (100%) in the field of

Theoretical Planetology
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Astronomer / Instrument Project ScientistClosing date: 2020-08-31
Contact: Vacancy
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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Postdoc in radio astronomy at the University of HamburgClosing date: 2020-12-31
Contact: Francesco de Gasperin
We are offering a 2+1 year postdoc position at the University of Hamburg focused on the development of advanced algorithms for radio astronomy and science exploitation with a special focus on the Meerkat radio telescope (https://www.sarao.ac.za/gallery/meerkat/). The candidate should have an extensive knowledge of either python or C. Being familiar with concepts of radio interferometry is an asset.
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RE-ADVERTISEMENT: Associate Professor in theoretical cosmology at Aarhus UniversityClosing date: 2020-09-01
Contact: Ulrik Ingerslev Uggerhøj
The Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, Denmark (www.phys.au.dk) invites applications for a permanent associate professor position in theoretical cosmology.

The Department seeks to strengthen its existing activities in theoretical astrophysics with particular emphasis on cosmology and physics of the early Universe. We are particularly searching for a candidate with documented interest and experience in numerical methods in theoretical cosmology, and in high performance computing.

The position is open from March 1st 2021.
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PhD positions at The Australian National University, Canberra, AustraliaClosing date: 2020-12-25
Contact: David McClelland
PhD position at the ANU Centre for Gravitational Physics in the filed of optics, electro-optics, electronics, control systems, isolation systems and modelling.
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