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One PhD position: The physics of compact objectsClosing date: 2018-10-22
Contact: Manuel Linares
We welcome applications for a 4-year PhD position (FPI) funded by the Spanish government (MINECO), as part of the project "From cooling to explosions: The physics of compact objects". The project is focused on observational as well as theoretical studies of compact objects (neutron stars, black holes and/or white dwarfs), both isolated and in binaries. The successful candidate will work in Barcelona, within the Group of Astronomy and Astrophysics of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (https://gaa.upc.edu/en). Salary is commensurate with national PhD grants, and the position includes full health coverage.
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Senior Lecturer in Astronomy, Botswana International University of Science and TechnologyClosing date: 2018-10-28
Contact: Prof Greg Hillhouse
Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals for a Senior Lectureship in Astronomy in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

BIUST has been designated as the national Host Institution for Botswana's involvement in the African VLBI Network and ultimately SKA Phase 2 and this post is part of an ambitious expansion of astrophysics capability at the institution.

(Please note that processing of received applications will commence from 28 October 2018. *The position will remain vacant until filled*.)
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Trottier Postdoctoral Fellowship in Exoplanetary Science at iRExClosing date: 2018-11-30
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 November 30, 2018, but the position will remain open until filled.
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Post-doc position in star formation at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, PolandClosing date: 2018-11-23
Contact: Agata Karska
The Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Informatics at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Poland, invites applications for a 3-year post-doc position in studies of star-forming regions in the Outer Galaxy. The aim is to characterize gas and dust properties of star-forming regions in a variety of environments within our Galaxy and to create a 'template' to interpret emission from star-forming regions in more distant, younger galaxies.

Read more: https://www.umk.pl/en/news/?id=25622
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Two Ph.D. positions in star formation at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, PolandClosing date: 2018-11-23
Contact: Agata Karska
The Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Informatics at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Poland, invites applications for two 3-year Ph.D. candidates in studies of star-forming regions in the Outer Galaxy. The aim is to characterize gas and dust properties of star-forming regions in a variety of environments within our Galaxy and to create a 'template' to interpret emission from star-forming regions in more distant, younger galaxies.

See: https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/342149
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Two Ph.D. positions in star formation at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, PolandClosing date: 2018-11-23
Contact: Agata Karska
The Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Informatics at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Poland, invites applications for two 3-year Ph.D. candidates in studies of star-forming regions in the Outer Galaxy. The aim is to characterize gas and dust properties of star-forming regions in a variety of environments within our Galaxy and to create a 'template' to interpret emission from star-forming regions in more distant, younger galaxies.

See: https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/342149
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Post-doctoral position at UniTo on the kinematics of stars in dwarf galaxies or hypervelocity stars in the Milky WayClosing date: 2018-11-15
Contact: Antonaldo Diaferio
The Dept. of Physics of the University of Torino (UniTo) invites applications for a one-year post-doctoral research position in the group led by Prof. Antonaldo Diaferio and Prof. Luisa Ostorero. The position can be extended to a second year, depending on performance.
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PhD position in massive stars - ERC consolidator grant "ASSESS"Closing date: 2018-11-15
Contact: Alceste Bonanos
The Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing (IAASARS) of the National Observatory of Athens invites applications for 1 PhD position on identifying and characterizing evolved massive stars in nearby galaxies in the framework of the ERC consolidator grant titled "Episodic Mass Loss in Massive Stars: Key to Understanding the Explosive Early Universe" (ASSESS).
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Postdoctoral position in star and brown dwarf formationClosing date: 2018-10-24
Contact: Koraljka Muzic
Applications are invited for one postdoctoral position in the field of star and brown dwarf formation, at CENTRA (Center for Gravitation and Astrophysics) and University of Lisbon, Portugal.
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Domain Specialist - Signal ProcessingClosing date: 2018-10-22
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.
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Post-doctoral fellow position in theoretical astrophysicsClosing date: 2018-11-30
Contact: Jérôme Pétri
The Strasbourg Observatory, France, is seeking a post-doctoral fellow to work on theoretical and observational aspects of pulsar emission mechanism. The position is funded by the CEFIPRA Indo-French Center for the Promotion of Advanced Research (IFCPAR) project Modelling and observing pulsars: from high energy to radio emission.
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ESO Studentship Programme Europe and Chile 2018/2019 Closing date: 2018-11-15
Contact: Pauline Conlon
Direct your research at one of the world's leading observatories.

The European Southern Observatory is the foremost intergovernmental astronomy organisation in Europe. The research studentship programme of ESO provides an outstanding opportunity for PhD students to conduct their research in the vibrant scientific environment of one of the world's leading observatories for a period of up to two years.
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Lecturer in Astrophysics, Botswana International University of Science and TechnologyClosing date: 2018-10-15
Contact: Prof Greg Hillhouse
Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals for a Lectureship in Astrophysics in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

BIUST has been designated as the national Host Institution for Botswana?s involvement in the African VLBI Network and ultimately SKA Phase 2 and this post is part of an ambitious expansion of astrophysics capability at the institution.

(Please note that processing of received applications will commence from 15 October 2018. *The position will remain vacant until filled*.)
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One Postdoctoral Contract ESPRESSO-RV 2018Closing date: 2018-10-15
Contact: Secretariat of the Research Division
The IAC (Tenerife) invites applications for ONE postdoctoral contract to work on topics within the project ?High resolution spectroscopy oriented to the study of Exo-Earths and the formation of the Milky Way. Scientific exploitation of ESPRESSO and HORS? (AYA2017-86389-P), led by Dr. Carlos Allende Prieto and Dr. Jonay I. González Hernández.

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.
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One Postdoctoral Contract Galaxy Clusters 2018Closing date: 2018-11-01
Contact: Secretariat of the Research Division

The IAC (Tenerife) invites applications for ONE postdoctoral contract to work on topics within the project ?Precision Cosmology with the Cosmic Microwave Background: QUIJOTE, PLANCK and other CMB Experiments at the Teide Observatory? (AYA2017-84185-P), led by Dr. José Alberto Rubińo Martin and Dr. Ricardo Génova Santos.

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
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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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NASA Hubble Fellowship Program (NHFP) - #02904Closing date: 2018-11-01
Contact: Nodella Jordan
On behalf of the NASA Astrophysics Division, the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) announces the second annual call for applications for postdoctoral fellowships under the NASA Hubble Fellowship Program (NHFP), to begin in the Fall of 2019.

The Announcement of Opportunity, which includes detailed program policies and application instructions, is available at the website: http://nhfp.stsci.edu . The application submission page will go live on September 4, 2018.
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ESO Fellowship Programme Europe and Chile 2018/2019Closing date: 2018-10-15
Contact: Pauline Conlon
Fast track your scientific career at Europe's leading astronomy organisation.

Each year, several outstanding early-career scientists have the opportunity to further develop their independent research programmes at the European Organisation for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere. The top caliber and highly dynamic scientific environment support ESO Fellows in steering their career by gaining new skills, unique insights and valuable experience.

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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PhD Positions in Solar System Science at IMPRS Göttingen (Germany): Astrophysics, solar physics, planetary sciencesClosing date: 2018-11-15
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 2019:
Read more at http://www.solar-system-school.de/
Apply via http://www.mps.mpg.de/phd/applynow
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4-YEAR JOINT KU LEUVEN-OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY PHD POSITION IN OBSERVATIONAL ASTROPHYSICS COMBINING TESS AND SLOAN DATAClosing date: 2018-10-15
Contact: Andrew Tkachenko
The Leuven asteroseismology and the Ohio Galactic formation and evolution teams welcome applications for a joint Leuven-Ohio 4-year PhD position to work on the Stellar Astrophysics and Stellar System Architecture programs of the MWM survey within the context of the NASA TESS mission and the Sloan Digital Sky Survey Phase V (SDSS-V).
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