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Tenure Track Faculty Positions

Place/Institution (alphabetical) People (in boldface if accepted)
California Baptist University (ad) Review of applications begins on December 1; applications considered until filled.
California State University Long Beach (ad)

Now accepting applications in Theoretical Astrophysics/Cosmology; open until filled.

Cardiff University (ad) Gravitational waves (two positions). Shortlisting started for Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Gravitational Wave Astronomy position.

CU Boulder (ad)

Planetary science. Review of applications begins on December 1

Brigham Young University (ad) Due November 1, 2016, applications considered until filled; Research Computing Professional Faculty position
Carleton College (ad) Skype interviews scheduled, including Chat Hull. Some in-person interviews scheduled for early 2017, and some rejections sent.
Clemson University (ad) Due October 1st, 2016, applications considered until filled, phone interviews conducted.  Shortlist includes: Jake Simon, Gijs Mulders
Chalmers, Full Professor (ad) Due October 3rd, 2016.
Chalmers (ad)

Due September 01, 2016. Some rejections sent. Shortlist made, interviewees notified, interviews being scheduled.

College of Charleston (ad) Due December 1, 2016
Columbia University (ad) Due December 1, 2016
Colorado College (ad) Due November 16, 2016.
Cornell University (ad) Due November 1, 2016, news?
ETH Zurich (observational galactic astrophysics, ad) Due October 31st, 2016
Florida Institute of Technology (ad) Review of applications will continue until the position is filled
Geneva Observatory Shortlist of four candidates.
George Mason University (ad) Due December 1, 2016
Georgia Southern University Initial screening complete, phone interviews scheduled for next round.

Guangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology (ad)

Senior and Junior Faculty
Franklin and Marshall College (ad) Due November 1, 2016. 147 applications received.
KASI (Tenured faculty, Cosmology, ad)

Due September 30, 2016. Shortlist includes Alvise Raccanelli, David Parkinson, Daniel Meerburg and ... Offered to Alvise Raccanelli (declined). Offered to David Parkinson (accepted 12/01)

Kavli IPMU (Cosmology/Astrophysics, ad) Due December 15, 2016
McGill University (Cosmology, ad) Due December 15, 2016
McGill University (Exoplanets, ad) Due December 15, 2016
Middle Tennessee State University (ad) Short list made.
Middlebury College (ad) Review of applications begins November 1, 2016. Applications considered until position is filled.
MIT (astrophysics/exoplanets, ad)

Due October 14, 2016

Some candidates invited for interviews, including Gongjie Li, Ben Montet.

MIT (planetary science, ad) Due December 1, 2016
Montana State University (ad)

Due October 14, 2016

Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ad) Due November 1, 2016

Northern Arizona University (ad)

Applications will be considered starting October 24, 2016

Some candidates invited for phone interviews.


Have all of the longlisted candidates been contacted? 

Northwestern (ad)

Six junior candidates were interviewed so far: Ben Montet, Ondrej Pejcha, Wen-fai Fong, Francois Foucart, Jennifer van Saders, and Alexander Tchekhovskoy. 
Oberlin College (ad) Due December 15, 2016. Liberal arts college.
Oxford University - Departement of Physics Short list candidates notified - interviews being scheduled
Pomona College (ad) Open until filled; review begins November 5, 2016. Skype and AAS interviews being scheduled. Shortlist includes Daniel Tamayo.
Purdue University (ad) Due December 9, 2016
Salisbury University Some candidates being scheduled for Skype interviews.
Stony Brook University (ad) Theoretical Astrophysics/Numerical. Due November 30, 2016
Stony Brook University (ad) Astrophysics/Large Data. Due November 30, 2016
Troy University (ad) Search committee starts work in early February and expects to notify people on short list towards the end of February.
Universidad Catolica de Chile Due Jan 8th. http://jobregister.aas.org/node/56908,  The IA is seeking to increase the representation of women and therefore will only consider applications from suitably qualified female candidates for this position. 
Universidad de La Serena (ad) Due October 15. ~38 applications received. Shortlst made.
University of Alabama (ad) Experimental particle astrophysics, Due November 15, 2016
Universiy of Arizona, Astronomy/Steward Obs.(ad) Up to three positions, open to all fields and ranks, Due January 11, 2017
University of Arizona, Theoretical Astrophysics Program (ad) Tenure-track theorist position. Candidates in both Arizona openings should apply to two positions separately. Due January 2, 2017
University of Arizona LPL (ad) Offer made to Ofer Cohen (declined).
University of California, Irvine (ad) Due December 1, 2016

University of California, San Diego (ad)

Theoretical/Computational, all fields of physics. Due November 14, 2016
University of California, San Diego (ad) Experiment/Observation, all fields of physics. Due November 14, 2016
University of California, Santa Barbara (ad) Tenure track position in Theoretical Astrophysics, High Energy and Gravitational Theory.  Due December 31.
University of Cambridge (ad) Faculty position in exoplanetary science. Deadline Jan 7, 2017.
University of Hawaii, Institute for Astronomy (ad) Due November 21, 2016. Two tenure-track faculty positions available. Long list made? Any news?
University of Hawaii, Institute for Astronomy (ad) Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Level in Solar Physics. Due December 21, 2016.

University of Miami, FL (ad)

Due November 4, 2016

University of Minnesota (ad) Due November 30, 2016
University of Missouri (Columbia) (ad) Stated deadline November 30, however it says

"Applications will be accepted until the position is filled" - called and verified

Shortlist includes Danny Jacobs, Vivian U; some contacted for interview.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (ad) Experimental/observational astrophysics, review begins Dec 19
University of Notre Dame (ad)

Astrophysics with emphasis on instrumentation.

Some candidates invited for interviews in the Spring

University of Oregon (ad)

Observational or experimental astrophysics with an emphasis on gravitational waves, Due November 7, 2016.  

University of the Pacific (ad) Applications will be reviewed starting December 1 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
University of Potsdam (W2 stellar astrophysics) Shortlist made
University of Richmond (ad) Interviews being scheduled. Shortlist includes Daniel Tamayo.
University of Surrey (ad) Due October 31, 2016. Some rejections sent.
University of Toledo (ad) Observational or Theoretical, Due December 12, 2016

University of Toronto and Dunlap Institute  (ad)

Due November 15, 2016
University of Victoria (ad) Due November 1, 2016
University of Virginia (astronomy, ad) Due December 15, 2016
University of Virginia (physics, 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. 
University of Texas at Austin (ad)

Due December 1, 2016. Two Assistant Professor positions possible.

WISE, Netherlands (ad)

Due September 28, 2016
University of Texas at Dallas (ad) Applications will be reviewed starting December 15 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
Valparaiso University (ad) Review begins Dec. 9, applications will be considered until the position is filled.






Science Staff and Management Positions

Place/Institution (alphabetical) People (in boldface if accepted)
Caltech Research Professor (ad) Due January 16, 2017
ESO Operations Staff Astronomer - VLTI (ad) Due September 30, 2016, interviews on-going
ESO Director General (ad) Xavier Barcons appointed
ESO Outreach Astronomer Due November 20, 2016
Gemini Observatory: Instrumentation, Adaptive Optics and Development Department Heads (ad) Interviews on-going
Las Campanas Observatory Director (ad) Due September 30, 2016
NASA Exoplanet Archive Scientist (ad) Open until filled.
NRAO, Socorro, Assistant Scientist (ad) Phone interviews requested (6/17). Face-to-face visits requested (7/11).
National Radio Astronomy Observatory, NA ARC, Charlottesville (ad) Due November 30, 2016
NRAO, Staff Scientist, Algorithms position (ad)

Due September 30, 2016.

Shortlist for interview: Nithyanandan Thyagarajan

Sunspot Solar Observatory - 3 jobs (Telescope Observer, Telescope Software Engineer, Telescope Control Systems Engineer)


Due December 1, 2016

STScI Support Scientist Shortlist includes Annalisa Calamida, Matteo Correnti, Jonathan Fraine. Offers made.
STScI tenure-track Astronomer Due October 31, 2016. 
STScI tenure-track Scientist Due October 31, 2016. 
W. M. Keck Observatory Instrument Program Manager (ad) Due October 30, 2016, Interviews started.
W. M. Keck Observatory Support Astronomer (ad) On site interviews scheduled.

Faculty Shuffle

Person (alphabetical) Old Institution New Institution

Patricia Sánchez-Blázquez

Universidad Catolica de Chile Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
Sabine Stanley University of Toronto Johns Hopkins University

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