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Postdoc or term positions

Place/Institution (alphabetical) Matches (in boldface if accepted)Describe
51 Pegasi b Fellowship in Planetary Astronomy (link) Application deadline Oct 13, 2017
Aachen University: postdoc in Theoretical Cosmology (ad) Application deadline Dec 15, 2017
Postdoc - ultralight dark matter dynamics, University of Auckland AcademicJobsOnline Applications deadline Dec 15, 2017 (but will be accepted until postion filled) 
AIP Potsdam Schwarzschild Fellowship (ad) Application deadline Nov. 30, 2017
AIP Potsdam Postdoctoral Research Positions in Theoretical Astrophysics and/or Cosmology (ad) Application deadline Nov. 30, 2017
Two postdoctoral fellowships in cosmology at the University of Oslo (ad) Application deadline Dec. 22, 2017
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Astrophysics at the University of Oslo (ad) Application deadline Dec. 22, 2017

Postdoctoral position in Cosmology/Astroparticle Physics, Padova, Italy, INFN InDark Research Group. 

For more details see, e.g., 




Deadline November 15, 2017.
Argonne National Laboratory: Multiple postdoctoral positions and fellowships in cosmology and advanced computing. https://jobregister.aas.org/ad/674e8a9b Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, with a deadline of December 15, 2017
Arizona State University: Exploration Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship (ad) Applications due Nov. 15, 2017
Arizona State University: Redshifted 21cm Observations and/or Instrumentation (ad) Applications due Dec. 1, 2017
Ben-Gurion University: two postdoctoral positions (ad) Positions open until filled
Bolton Fellowship, CSIRO (ad) Applications due Oct. 31, 2017. Shortlist made, interviews week of Nov 20.
Brigham Young University: Visiting Faculty and Industry Outreach (ad) Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, with a deadline of November 1, 2017
Brookhaven National Laboratory: observational cosmology with focus on LSST (job #1 here) Applications due Dec 11.
Brookhaven National Laboratory: machine learning and statistics for cosmology (job #2 here) Applications due Dec 11.
Caltech: Burke Prize Theory Postdoctoral Fellowships (astronomy & physics theory; ad) Applications due Nov 15.
Caltech: Postdoctoral Fellowships in Time-Domain Astronomy (ad) Applications due Dec 15.
Caltech: Postdoctoral Research Position in Young Stars (w/Hillenbrand )
Due 15 October. Some offers sent, accepted?
Caltech: Prize Postdoctoral Fellowships in Experimental Physics or Astrophysics (ad) Applications due Nov 3.
CERN fellowships Some offers sent, including Alvise Raccanelli
Clemson: Postdoctoral Fellowship in high-energy astrophysics (ad) Applications due Dec. 1.
Dublin City University: Postdoc Opportunities in Computational Astrophysics (w/Downes & Regan; ad). Fellowships are through the Irish Research Council. Applications due November 30
Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, UK Postdoctoral Research Associate (w/Sijacki; ad ) Applications due Nov 20.

DARK Fellowships at the Niels Bohr Institute



Applications due 15 December 2017
ESO Fellowship. Positions in Chile and Germany.

Applications due Oct 15.

Any shortlist notification or rejections sent? Shortlist has not been made yet as of 22 Nov.

University of Geneva, Postdoctoral Position in Theoretical Cosmology (w/ Lombriser; ad) Applications due Dec 15.
Harvard-Smithsonian CfA, 2018 Submillimeter Array Postdoctoral Fellowships, 1 or more available. (ad) Applications due Oct 16.
Heidelberg University (up to 4 years; Molecular Cloud Evolution Theory & Simulations w/Kruijssen; ad) Applications due Nov 4.

Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris.

Two ERC postdoctoral positions in primordial cosmology (ad)

Applications due Dec, 1, 2017.
Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute,Postdoc in Theoretical Astrophysics (w Thiem Hoang & A. Lazarian; Job Ad) Application due Dec 15, 2017

JILA/CU Boulder: Postdoctoral Research Associate (w/ Madigan) (ad)

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017. 

Kavli Institute Senior Fellowship (ad) Application due Oct 19, 2017
Goettingen University, Astrophysics (Axions) (ad) Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017. Receiving applications until filled.
LAL, Université Paris-Sud, Postdoctoral Position in Cosmology (ad) Applications due Dec 15.
Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) Potsdam - Gravitational-Wave Astrophysics, PhD and Postdocs (ad) Applications due December 15, 2017
McGill University: CITA National Fellowship at McGill University (ad) Applications due Oct 31.
McGill University: McGill Space Institute Postdoctoral Fellowships (ad) Applications due Nov 30.
McGill University: Postdoctoral Fellowships in Astrophysics at McGill (ad) Applications due Nov 30.
Michigan State, Research associate in theoretical and computational astrophysics (ad) Applications due January 8, 2018
MIT Pappalardo Fellowship Some rejections sent on Nov 7
NASA NPP, carryover from 2016/17

According to USRA responses for each round come 2 months after deadline. In practice they take longer. Decisions on "pending" applications can come at any time. Decisions from July 2017 deadline should come at any time now. Any news?.  

At least one offer made (9/22) and accepted at NASA-Ames.

Some rejections sent (10/17)

New York University Center for Urban Science and Progress: 1-year postdoc (to study city lights with astronomical techniques) w/ Dobler and Bianco (ad)

Open until filled, revie of application starts Nov 15. 

(Note: start date between Jan 1st 2018 and May 1st 2018)

NC State University: theoretical nuclear and neutrino astrophysics w/ Frohlich, McLaughlin and Kneller (ad) Review of applications begins December 15 2017
Northwestern University: CIERA Postdoctoral Fellowships and postdoctoral positions w/ Faucher-Giguere, Fong, Kalogera, Margutti, Novak, Rasio, Tchekhovskoy (ad Applications due December 1st.
Ohio State University CCAPP Postdoctoral Fellowships (ad Review starts November 17.
Queen's University Belfast postdoc in exoplanets and/or stellar activity (ad) Deadline December 15 2017
South Africa Square Kilometre Array Fellowships (ad) Applications due September 15th. Awards offered (November 1st) to Kenda Knowles, Sultan Hassan, Tessa Vernstrom, Jacinta Delhaize, Sarah White
Space Telescope Science Institute; Post-doctoral Researcher in Extragalactic Astronomy w/ Rafelski (ad) Applications due December 15 2017.
Stony Brook University, postdoctoral fellow at the C. N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics (YITP) w/LoVerde (apply through general YITP ad) Application review begins December 11th.
University of Sussex, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Cosmology
Application deadline December 1, 2017.
University of Arizona, Tucson, Postdoctoral research fellow in numerical relativity, gravitational physics and/or computational astrophysics (w/ Paschalidis; ad). Review of Applications has started. For full consideration submit applications by December 1, 2017. The position is open until filled.
University of Arizona, Tucson, Theory Prize Postdoctoral fellowship (ad) Application deadline December 1, 2017.
University of California, Berkeley - postdoctoral position in resolved stellar populations with Weisz (ad) Applications due by January 19th, 2018.  The due date (Nov 28th) on the Berkeley job page is incorrect, and we are working to fix it.
University of California, Davis - postdoctoral position in theoretical/computational galaxy formation & cosmology, with Wetzel (ad) Review of applications starts December 15, 2017
University of California, Davis - postdoctoral position in observational galaxy formation, with Jones (ad) Review of applications starts December 15, 2017
University of Chicago - T.C. Chamberlin Postdoctoral Fellowship At least some rejections sent.
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta - postdoctoral position in dynamical astrophysics, with Gongjie Li (ad Review of applications starts December 15, 2017
University of Florida (Gainesville): postdoctoral scholar in computational astrophysics, with Blecha (ad) Review of applications begins December 15, 2017
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; postdoctoral position in theoretical/computational astrophysics  w/Ruszkowski (ad) Applications due January 21, 2018.    
University of Texas, Austin; Harlan J. Smith McDonald Observatory Postdoctoral Fellowship. Positions in (1) star formation and (2) near-field cosmology. (ad) Applications due November 20, 2017

University of Oxford

Beecroft Fellowship in Gravitational Physics and Cosmology (ad)

Applications due November 30, 2017

University of Oxford

ERC Postdoctoral Fellowship in Gravitational Physics (ad)

Applications due November 30, 2017

University of Oxford

Skynner Fellowship (ad)

Applications due November 30, 2017
Purdue University: Postdoctoral Research Associate position, with Milisavljevic (ad) Review of applications begins December 15, 2017
Cosmology/GW postdoc at King's College London (ad)
Deadline 6th December.




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