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Tenure Track Faculty Positions

Place/Institution (alphabetical) People (in boldface if accepted)
California State University Long Beach Now accepting applications in Theoretical Astrophysics/Cosmology; open until filled; http://web.csulb.edu/divisions/aa/personnel/jobs/posting/2396/index.html
Brigham Young University (ad) Due November 1, 2016, applications considered until filled; Research Computing Professional Faculty position
Clemson University (ad) Due October 1st, 2016, applications considered until filled
Cornell University (ad) Due November 1, 2016
George Mason University (ad) Due December 1, 2016
Franklin and Marshall College (ad) Due November 1, 2016
Northern Arizona University (ad) Applications will be considered starting October 24, 2016
University of Miami, FL (ad) Due November 4, 2016

University of Toronto and Dunlap Institute  (ad)

Due November 15, 2016
University of Virginia (ad) Due November 1, 2016, applications considered until filled
University of Iowa (ad and ad) Due December 15, 2016. Two separate positions, one in space-based astronomy and one in experimental space physics. 






Science Staff and Management Positions

Place/Institution (alphabetical) People (in boldface if accepted)
ESO Staff Astronomer (ad) Due September 30, 2016
ESO Director General (ad) Due September 2, 2016
Las Campanas Observatory Director (ad) Due September 30, 2016
NRAO, Socorro, Assistant Scientist (ad) Phone interviews requested (6/17). Face-to-face visits requested (7/11).
W. M. Keck Observatory Instrument Program Manager (ad)  
W. M. Keck Observatory Support Astronomer (ad) On site interviews scheduled.


Faculty Shuffle

Person (alphabetical) Old Institution New Institution


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