Astrophysics Jobs Rumor Mill - Postdoc & Term

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Postdoc or term positions

Place/Institution (alphabetical) Matches (in boldface if accepted)Describe
Harvard University, Theoretical/Numerical Cosmology (w/ Cora Dvorkin; ad)

Due December 1, 2018.

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, CfA Fellow, for recent PhDs (ad) Due October 30, 2018 at 17:00 GMT.
NASA NPP - July 1 2018 deadline

Any news from GSFC?

Any news from Ames? Anyone got the reviews posted?

Offer made from Ames 9/11/18: Debanjan Sengupta (accepted)


Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory: Clay Fellow (ad)

Due October 30, 2018 at 17:00 GMT.

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Submillimeter Array Fellowships (ad)

Due Monday October 15, 2018.
Southern Methodist University (ad) Due November 30, 2018.
UChicago EFI (ad) Due November 9, 2018.
UChicago KICP (ad) Due October 31, 2018.


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