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Tenure Track Faculty Positions

Place/Institution (alphabetical) People (in boldface if accepted)

University of Delaware

Faculty position in Astroparticle Physics

Deadline Dec 31st, 2017


ASTRO-3D Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, University of Melbourne (astrophysics ; ad)

Deadline Oct 15, 2017. Shortlist made.
Washburn University (ad) Review begins Dec. 1, 2017
University of Oslo (cosmology, ad) Deadline Jan 1, 2018
University of Oslo (extragalactic astrophysics, ad) Deadline Jan 1, 2018
University of Oslo (solar physics, ad) Deadline Jan 1, 2018
University of Bath (Lecturer in Observational Astrophysics) (ad) Deadline 31 October 2017. Rejections sent. Interviews scheduled.
University of Bath (Lecturer in Theoretical Astrophysics) (ad) Deadline 31 October 2017. Rejections sent.
Boston University (astronomy; ad)

Deadline Dec 15, 2017

Bowdoin (astronomy; ad) Deadline Oct 15, 2017. Ad says phone interviews in October - any news? At least some candidates have been contacted. Some rejection sent.
Brigham Young University (physics, astronomy, education; ad) Deadline Nov 15, 2017, but late applications may be considered. References requested.
Brown (planetary science; ad) Deadline Sep 1, 2017. Any news?
Cal Poly Pomona (phys & astro; ad) Deadline Nov 20, 2017. Some candidates invited for Skype interviews.
Caltech (astronomy & astrophysics; ad) Review begins Nov 1, 2017; aps accepted until filled
Caltech (physics; ad) Review begins Dec 1, 2017; aps accepted until filled
CASSACA Assistant Professorship/Staff Scientist Deadline Sep 30, 2017
Cornell (planetary/exoplanetary; ad) Deadline Nov 1, 2017
Dartmouth College (ad) Deadline 26 November 2017. New applications may be considered until filled. At least some references requested.
Duke University (ad) Deadline Dec 1, 2017
Hampshire College (ad) Deadline Sep 15. Skype interviews set, including Jonathan Cornell. Search cancelled.
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (ad) Tenured/Tenure-track faculty - observartional/experimental
Ghent University (ad) Assistant Professor in observational intermediate or high-redshift astronomy. Deadline in April 2017. Offered to Arjen van der Wel.
Lancaster University (ad) Deadline Nov 15, 2017. Rejections sent. Shortlisted candidates invited for interviews.
Liège University (ad) Deadline Sep 15, 2017
Lowell Observatory (ad) Deadline Aug 31, 2017. Some rejections sent. Some offers made.
Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute), Potsdam (ad) Deadline Dec 15, 2017
McGill (exoplanets, ad)

Deadline Nov 29, 2017

Michigan State University (ad) Deadline Dec 1, 2017
MIT (astrophysics, ad) Deadline Nov 1, 2017
Monash University (gravitational wave astrophysics, ad) Deadline Nov 12, 2017
NC State University (astrophysics theory and observation, ad) Deadline Dec 1st, 2017
Ohio State University (exoplanets or planetary science, ad) Deadline Dec. 1, 2017.
Oxford (cosmology) Deadline 30 Aug 2017.  Shortlist made. Have candidates been contacted? Yes
University of Pennsylvania (ad) Deadline 1 December 2017.

Rice University  (ad)

Deadline Dec. 15, 2017
Rockhurst University (ad) Review begins Nov 15, 2017, aps accepted until filled.
Rutgers University (ad)

Deadline Nov 15, 2017

Texas Tech University, two postions, one for observational astronomy, one for gravitational wave astronomy Deadline December 1, 2017

Assistant Professor with Tenure Track at the Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen (ad)

Application Deadline: 
Saturday, December 30, 2017
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, March 30, 2018
United States Naval Academy (ad1) (ad2) Job register says deadline late Jan, but USNA job page says application review began November 15.
University of Toledo (ad) Deadline 20 November 2017.
University of Central Florida (Orlando) Planetary Science - Exoplanet Atmospheric Theorist (Assistant, ad) Review begins Nov 15, 2017, aps accepted until filled.
University of Central Florida (Orlando) Planetary Science - Space Instrumentation (Assist/Assoc, ad) Review begins Nov 15, 2017, aps accepted until filled.
U. of Colorado, Boulder (ad)

Deadline Nov 17, 2017

U. of Concepción (ad) Faculty Positions, due November 1st, 2017
U. Diego Portales Deadline Sept. 18, 2017. Offers made to Claudio Ricci and Cristóbal Petrovich.
University of Florida (Gainesville) Astronomy (data/computationally intensive) (ad) Deadline Dec 1st, 2017
University of Florida (Gainesville) Astronomy (planetary sciences)  (ad) Deadline Dec 1st 2017
University of Florida (Gainesville) Physics (theoretical astrophysics)  (ad) Deadline Nov 15th 2017
University of Hawaii / Institute for Astronomy ( http://inspirehep.net/record/1628768 ) Deadline: Dec. 11, 2017
University of Hawaii / Institute for Astronomy (Hilo) (ad) Deadline: Jan. 12, 2018. Both instrumentalists and/or those who will work synergistically with the instrument development teams in Hilo are strongly encouraged to apply.   

University of Kansas (Assistant Professor in Astronomy and Astrophysics) (ad)

Phone interviews scheduled. Any names?

University of Kentucky (Assistant or Associate Professor in Observational Astronomy) (ad) Review begins Dec 1, 2017 (open until filled)
University of Nevada, Reno (Assistant Professor) (ad)

Deadline: Oct 31, 2017.  Some applicants contacted for phone interviews.

University of New South Wales (http://inspirehep.net/record/1624583 ) Deadline: Oct 17, 2017
Shortlist includes: Ema Dimastrogiovanni, Matteo Fasiello
University of Pittsburgh (Assistant Professor, Astrophysics) (ad) Deadline: Nov 1st, 2017
University of Sao Paulo (Cosmology, tenure-track) (ad) Applications start Nov. 24th; deadline mid-February. Preference for observational cosmology.
University of Texas at Austin (ad)

Deadline Dec 1st 2017. Open to all fields: observers, theorists, and instrumentalists.

University of Toronto (ad) Deadline Jul 15, 2017. Observer wanted. Rejections sent
Universtiy of Washington Bothell (ad) Review begins Dec 4, 2017

Williams College (Assistant Professor of Astronomy)https://apply.interfolio.com/42942

Deadline Oct. 30, 2017 (Observational Astronomy). No rejections sent yet. Some in-person interviews conducted.
Yale University (Assistant Professor, Geology & Geophysics) (ad)

Review begins Nov. 1.  Shortlist includes: Christopher Spalding








Science Staff and Management Positions

Place/Institution (alphabetical) People (in boldface if accepted)

Flatiron Institute (Associate Researcher, ad)

Deadline Nov 1, 2018
Gemini Observatory (Assistant Scientist, ad) Shortlist made. Interviews completed.
Las Cumbres Observatory (Staff Scientist / Senior Staff Scientist, ad) Deadline Nov 1, 2017. Some rejections sent.
Research Scientist for SPECULOOS/TRAPPIST Observatory at MIT (ad) Deadline, Jan 15, 2018
University of Washington (LSST Research Scientist, ad) Open until filled. Applications received by Dec. 1 will receive full consideration.
Lawrence Livermore (Research Scientist, ad) Deadline Aug 30, 2017. Shortlist includes: Alex Drlica-Wagner
Wellesley College (Astronomy Laboratory Instructor and Observatory Manager, ad) Deadline Dec 15, 2017
Williams College (Lecturer and Observatory Supervisor) https://apply.interfolio.com/42943

Deadline Oct. 30, 2017

Faculty Shuffle

Person (alphabetical) Old Institution New Institution
Richard de Grijs KIAA, Peking University Macquarie University (Associate Dean)
Will Percival ICG, Portsmouth University of Waterloo

Volker Springel

HITS, Heidelberg University Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics
Karen Masters ICG, Portsmouth Haverford College
Peter Coles Cardiff Maynooth University


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