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Post-Doctoral Research Assistant to work on simulations of high redshift, dusty star-forming galaxies Closing date: 2019-01-09
Contact: Dr James Geach
We seek to appoint a Post-Doctoral Research Assistant (PDRA) to work with Dr James Geach (University of Hertfordshire) and Prof Desika Narayanan (University of Florida) to develop the most realistic hydrodynamic zoom simulations and synthetic observations of high redshift dusty star-forming galaxies to date.
One postdoctoral Contract Galaxy Morphology for the Euclid Mission and Supercomputing 2018Closing date: 2019-01-15
Contact: Secretariat of the Research Division
The IAC (Tenerife) invites applications for ONE postdoctoral contract to work on topics within the project ?Morphology with Deep Learning for Euclid? under the "SEVERO OCHOA PROGRAM" (SEV-2015-0548), led by Dr. Marc Huertas-Company, and in the Supercomputing Projects of the IAC, under the supervision of Dr. Nicola Caon.

Research topics at the IAC include most areas of astrophysics: solar physics, planetary systems, stellar and interstellar physics, galaxy formation and evolution, and cosmology and astroparticles.
PhD positions in Astrophysics at the University of HertfordshireClosing date: 2019-02-01
Contact: Sugata Kaviraj
The Centre for Astrophysics Research (CAR) at the University of Hertfordshire is offering several PhD positions to commence in Oct 2019. Several STFC scholarships are available for UK students. In addition, university-funded scholarships (which provide full funding) are available for EU and international students.

Priority will be given to applications received by 1 Feb 2019.
One Postdoctoral Contract Space IR Missions I 2018Closing date: 2019-01-08
Contact: Secretariat of the Research Division
The IAC (Tenerife) invites applications for ONE postdoctoral contract to work on topics within the projects ?IAC contribution to Space missions: Developments for SPICA and Athena, Herschel post-operations and multiwavelength scientific exploitation? (ESP2015-65597-C4-4-R) and ?IAC contribution to Space missions: developments for SPICA and Athena and multiwavelength scientific exploitation of Herschel and other extragalactic surveys? (ESP2017-86582-C4-2-R), led by Dr. Ismael Pérez Fournon.

PhD Positions in Stars and Exoplanets at the University of Hawaii at ManoaClosing date: 2019-01-15
Contact: Eric Gaidos
Two Ph.D. (research assistant) positions are available at the University of Hawaii at Manoa on the topics of M dwarf stars, primordial disks, and planet formation. Successful applicants will work with Dr. Eric Gaidos on dissertation projects and have competitive access to the unparalleled telescope resources of the Maunakea Observatory.
Postdoctoral Researcher in Extragalactic Astronomy- #25369Closing date: 2019-01-03
Contact: Nodella Jordan
The Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher to work with Dr. Marc Rafelski on observational studies of high redshift galaxies and their gas reservoirs. The research will involve scientific analysis and publication, data reduction, and proposals for new observations with the Hubble Space Telescope (HST), The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), and large ground-based facilities.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on multiple projects, including (1) emission-line studies of z~2-3 galaxies in the HST+MUSE Ultra Deep Field
Astrophysical Transients Postdoctoral Researcher- #24736Closing date: 2019-01-10
Contact: Nodella Jordan
The Space Telescope Science Institute invites applications for a Postdoctoral Position to work with Dr. Andrew Fruchter on astrophysical transients. In this position, you will contribute to a new, large Hubble Space Telescope program to study electromagnetic signals from gravitational mergers as well as programs using HST and the Chandra X-ray observatory to investigate the energetics and astrophysical origins of gamma-ray bursts. You will likely have opportunities to join projects in other areas including tidal disruption events, superluminous supernovae and supernova cosmology.
Research Fellow in Extragalactic AstrophysicsClosing date: 2019-01-04
Contact: Amelie Saintonge
The Astrophysics group at University College London (UCL) invites applications for a postdoctoral research fellow position in extragalactic astrophysics and the physics of the interstellar medium, working with Dr. Amelie Saintonge. The position is funded for 2 years in the first instance, with a starting date of March 2019 although a later start can be negotiated. Generous funds will be provided for conference travel, collaboration visits, observing runs, computing and publications. Deadline for applications is January 4, 2019.
ERC-Funded Postdoctoral Research Positions in Computational AstrophysicsClosing date: 2019-01-26
Contact: Ondrej Pejcha
We invite application for 1-2 postdoctoral positions in the area of computational astrophysics in the research group of Dr. Ondrej Pejcha at the Institute of Theoretical Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic. The successful candidates will lead development of new computational abilities to understand multi-dimensional evolution of catastrophic interactions of binary stars (mergers, common envelope, compact objects), and the associated radiation signatures (transients). The work will be performed within the project "Cat-In-hAT" funded by the ERC Starting Grant to Ondrej Pejcha.
Database Software DeveloperClosing date: 2018-12-31
Contact: Ray Burston
The Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS), Göttingen, Germany, invites applications for a Database Software Developer to work for the PLATO Data Center.
The position is available for an initial period starting as early as possible until 31st March 2022, with the possibility of a long-term extension that is contingent upon performance and project funding.
One Postdoctoral Contract Local Group Project 2018Closing date: 2019-01-08
Contact: Secretariat of the Research Division
The IAC (Tenerife) invites applications for ONE postdoctoral contract to work on topics within the project ?The Local Group in Multi-Dimensions: Probing Galaxy Evolution with Structures, Chemo-dynamics and Star Formation Histories of resolved galaxies? (AYA2017-89076-P)?, led by Dr Carme Gallart and Dr. Giuseppina Battaglia.
Research topics at the IAC include most areas of astrophysics: solar physics, planetary systems, stellar and interstellar physics, galaxy formation and evolution, and cosmology and astroparticles. These research lines are supported by an ambitious instrumentation program.
One Postdoctoral Contract Sinergia Porject 2018Closing date: 2019-01-08
Contact: Secretariat of the Research Division
The Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC, Tenerife, Spain) invites applications for ONE advanced postdoctoral contract to work in the project ?HPC-techniques for 3D modeling of resonance line polarization with Partial Frequency Redistribution?. This research project is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) within the framework of ?Sinergia?, a programme promoting interdisciplinary collaboration between two to four applicants on projects involving breakthrough research.
Data Science in Astrophysics - Full Professor - Univ. ViennaClosing date: 2019-01-07
Contact: João Alves - Manuel Guedel - Bodo Ziegler
The Univ. of Vienna is looking for individuals who are outstanding
scholars with cross-cutting research concepts between Astrophysics and
Mathematics. Candidates for the professorship must be internationally
recognized for data modeling and development of mathematical methods
in Astrophysics, with a focus on current and future large
observational missions or large-scale simulations. The professorship
is expected to strengthen cooperation within and across
Faculties. Candidates are expected to have excellent publication and
external funding records.
Postdoctoral research position in the Geneva exoplanet team: Mass of transiting extrasolar planetsClosing date: 2018-12-31
Contact: François Bouchy
The exoplanet team of Geneva University has an opening for a postdoctoral researcher to work on the mass characterization of transiting exoplanets through high-precision radial velocity measurements. Focusing on the low-mass range of exoplanets and using the high-precision spectrographs CORALIE, SOPHIE, HARPS, HARPS-N, SPIROU, ESPRESSO and NIRPS, our team is strongly involved in the follow-up of NGTS, K2 and TESS candidates.
Postdoc/intermediate researcher position in observational cosmology with EuclidClosing date: 2019-01-31
Contact: Stéphane Paltani
We offer a postdoctoral/intermediate-level research position at the Department of Astronomy, a research institute of the University of Geneva to support the activities in the Euclid mission in the domain of photometric redshifts.
Associate Professor or Professor in Theoretical Astrophysics, OxfordClosing date: 2019-01-28
Contact: Caroline Terquem
The Department of Physics at Oxford University proposes to appoint an Associate Professor or Professor in Theoretical Astrophysics with effect from 1st October 2019 or as soon thereafter as possible.
JWST Postdoctoral Instrument ScientistClosing date: 2019-01-15
Contact: René Doyon
We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow position to contribute to the development of the FGS/NIRISS - Fine Guidance Sensor/Near-Infrared Imager and Slitless Spectrograph, http://www.exoplanetes.umontreal.ca/?p=1513&lang=en - the Canadian-built instrument onboard the James Webb Space telescope funded by the Canadian Space Agency.
Postdoctoral positions in Astrophysics and CosmologyClosing date: 2018-12-31
Contact: Uri Keshet and Yuri Lyubarski
The Astrophysics and Cosmology team in Ben-Gurion University (BGU) invites applications for two postdoctoral fellowships.
(HMNAO) Senior AnalystClosing date: 2018-12-05
Contact: Human Resources
Her Majesty's Nautical Almanac Office
(HMNAO) Senior Analyst

1 Year Fixed Term Appointment
Excellent benefits
SKA Postdoctoral Position in Radio Astronomy SimulationsClosing date: 2018-12-28
Contact: Human Resources
The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) is a global project to build a multi-purpose radio telescope that will play a major role in answering key questions in modern astrophysics & cosmology. It will be one of a small number of cornerstone observatories around the world that will provide astrophysicists & cosmologists with a transformational view of the Universe. The SKA will be constructed in two distinct phases. The major science goals for the first phase, SKA1, will be to study the history & role of neutral Hydrogen in the Universe from the dark ages to the present-day.
Louis-Hansen Foundation Assistant/Associate Professorships in Theoretical PhysicsClosing date: 2018-12-01
Contact: Martin Pessah
The Niels Bohr International Academy (NBIA) invites applications for fixed-term Louis-Hansen Foundation Assistant/Associate Professorships as part of a vigorous campaign to expand into new research areas, such as theoretical gravitational physics and quantum information theory, and to strengthen on-going programs, including Theoretical Astrophysics, Astroparticle Physics, Neutrino Astrophysics, Particle Physics and Cosmology, Condensed Matter Physics, and Quantum Devices. Louis-Hansen Foundation Assistant/Associate Professors will be appointed for 5 years, starting preferably in fall 2019.
Novo Nordisk Foundation Prize Postdoctoral Fellowships in Theoretical PhysicsClosing date: 2018-12-01
Contact: Martin Pessah

The Niels Bohr International Academy (NBIA) invites applications for a newly established Novo Nordisk Foundation Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme as part of a vigorous campaign to expand into new research areas and to strengthen on-going programs.  Outstanding candidates in all areas of Theoretical Physics are encouraged to apply.  Fellows will be appointed for a period of 3 years and will receive generous funds for travel and computing.

Senior Postdoctoral Fellowship of the Research Foundation FlandersClosing date: 2018-12-03
Contact: Conny Aerts
the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) has opened a new budget line dedicated to postdoctoral researchers with at least three and less than six years of experience after PhD. The first call for such prestigious 3-year postdoc positions is now open, with deadline 3 December 2018:

Postdoctoral Researchers in Galaxy Evolution Theory- #02932Closing date: 2018-12-18
Contact: Nodella Jordan
We invite applications for two 3-year postdoctoral fellowships in galaxy evolution and the intergalactic medium at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, MD.

The successful applicants will work with Drs. Molly Peeples, Jason Tumlinson, and Gregory Snyder at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI), and with their network of collaborators. Our research group is currently focused on understanding the co-evolution of gas flows and galaxies, including galaxy morphologies, chemical evolution, and the role of the circumgalactic medium (CGM), using a combination of hydrodynamic si

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