Astrophysics Jobs Rumor Mill - Faculty & Staff

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Tenure Track Faculty Positions

Place/Institution (alphabetical) People (in boldface if accepted)
AIP Potsdam/Potsdam University (ad) shortlist made and notified
Amherst College (astro, ad) Due November 1, 2015
Bates College (Physics & Astronomy; ad) Due October 12, 2015. Some candidates contacted for Skype interviews (Nov. 17).
University of Canterbury, New Zealand (astro, ad) Due January 10, 2016
California Institute of Technology (physics, ad) Due November 30, 2015
California Institute of Technology (astro, ad) candidates invited
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (physics, ad) Due October 1, 2015. Some candidates contacted for phone interviews towards the end of November.
ESO Operations Staff Astronomer (astro, ad) Some candidates contacted for interviews
Exeter (ad) Interviews scheduled for November
George Mason University (physics ad Due January 29, 2016
Gran Telescopio CANARIAS, Support Astronomer (La Palma, Canaries; ad) Due September 30, 2015. Almost 30 applications received.

Haverford College (physics; ad)

Due October 31, 2015
Lafayette College (physics; ad) Due October 31, 2015
Lewis & Clark College (physics; ad) Due October 5, 2015
Lowell Observatory (ad) Due November 1, 2015
Magellan Instrument Scientist (ad) Due September 1, 2015
Montclair State University (ad) Due December 5, 2015
Mount Holyoke College (astro; ad) Due November 1, 2015
New York University, CCPP (all ranks;  ad) Due November 15, 2015
Northern Arizona University: Astronomy and/or planetary science  -- two positions (ad) Around 100 applications received; phone interview candidates contacted
Northwestern (ad) Due December 1, 2015
Notre Dame (women only; ad) Due December 7, 2015
Princeton (ad) Due November 15, 2015
Princeton (senior hire) Offer to Jo Dunkley
Ohio State University (ad) Due December 15, 2015
Rockhurst University (Physics; ad) Due October 26, 2015
San Francisco State University (Physics/Astro Education Research, ad) Due December 11, 2015
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (ad) Due December 4, 2015
Stockholm University (tenure track position in astronomy, ad) 75 applications received. Initial selection underway.
Susquehanna University (physics; ad) Due October 15, 2015.  Some candidates contacted for phone/skype interviews (Oct 30). Candidates invited for on-campus interviews (Nov 11).
Universidad Diego Portales (ad) Due December 31, 2015
University of Bath (ad) Interviews held in October.
University of California, Berkeley (ad) Due December 1, 2015
University of California, Davis Due November 15, 2015
University of California, San Diego (ad) Due Nov 1, 2015 
University of California, Santa Cruz (astronomy, ad) Due December 7, 2015
University of California, Santa Cruz (planetary science, ad) Due November 24, 2015
University of Central Florida (planetary surfaces/exploration, ad) Due November 15, 2015
University of Chicago (ad) Due October 15, 2015
University of Hawaii, Institute for Astronomy (ad) Due November 16, 2015
University of KwaZulu-Natal (ad) Due December 31, 2015
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (physics) (ad) 426 applicants from all fields
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (ad) Due January 1, 2016
University of Oklahoma (ad) Due November 1, 2015
University of the Pacific (ad) Due December 15, 2015
University of Pittsburgh Due November 15, 2015
University of Utah (ad) Due December 1, 2015
West Virginia University (ad) Due November 15, 2015
Williams College (ad) Due November 1, 2015
Yale (physics) (ad) Due November 1, 2015
York University (ad) Due December 1, 2015
Fermilab Wilson Fellowship (ad) Due October 30, 2015


Science Staff and Management Positions

Place/Institution (alphabetical) People (in boldface if accepted)
ATC Edinburgh, Instrument Scientist/Astronomer Rejection letters sent. Invitations for interview sent. Interviews completed (25/11)
JPL Exoplanets (ad) Short list includes: Avi Shporer
NRAO, Socorro, Assistant Scientist (ad) First round of interviews held.
Smithsonian Institution, Astrophysicist, Chandra Director's Office (ad) Due July 31 2015. Short list includes: Vallia Antoniou, Daniel Castro, Cecilia Garraffo, Rodolfo Montez, Tea Temim
STScI (Director) Ken Sembach
LSST SQuaRE Observatory Scientist (ad) Due December 15, 2015
STScI Support Scientist Due October 16, 2015
ESA/AURA Astronomer at STScI Due November 9, 2015

Faculty Shuffle

Person (alphabetical) Old Institution New Institution
Michael R. Meyer ETH Zürich (current)

University of Michigan (September, 2016)

Ezequiel Treister Universidad de Concepcion, Chile P. Universidad Catolica de Chile


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