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Postdoc or Term positions

Place/Institution (alphabetical)  
Carnegie Fellowship (Earth and Planets Laboratory @ Washington DC, ad Due 30 November 2020. 
Perimeter Institute Postdoctoral Fellowships, Gravitational Waves Initiative(Strong Gravity, Gravitational Waves, Relativistic Astrophysics, ad) Due 9 November 2020.

Brinson Prize Fellowship in Observational Astrophysics, KICP/UChicago (ad)

Applications strongly encouraged by October 31, 2020.
KICP Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, KICP/UChicago (ad) Applications strongly encouraged by October 31, 2020.
CITA National Fellowship (ad) Due 13 November, 2020. (See ad for universities across Canada accepting fellows)
Columbia University, Theoretical Astrophysics (w/ Beloborodov, Haiman, Levin, Metzger, Sironi, ad) Due 15 November 2020.
Dunlap Postdoctoral Fellowships,
University of Toronto (ad)
Due November 2nd, 2020. Approximate timeline:
  • Nov 10: "long" longlist formed, some rejections sent
  • Nov 27: "short" longlist formed, some rejections sent
  • Dec 16: shortlist formed
  • Dec 17-22: first round of offers made, some rejections sent, waitlist notified
Durham University, Postdoctoral Positions in Cosmology and Extragalactic Astronomy (w/ A Deason, C. Frenk; ad) Due December 14, 2020
Harvard University, Theoretical/Numerical Cosmology (w/ Cora Dvorkin; ad) Due December 1, 2020
Harvard University, Time-Domain Astrophysics (w/ Edo Berger; ad) Due December 1, 2020
Harvard University, Junior Fellowship (ad)
  • Nomination due Aug 7, 2020
  • Shortlist invited for interviews Oct 3, 2020

Helsinki, postdoctoral positions in Computational Extragalactic Astrophysics (w/ P.H. Johansson; ad)

Due November 30, 2020

IoA, University of Cambridge, research assistant(s)/associate(s) w/ C. Reynolds (ad)

Due August 31, 2020
IRAP, postdoctoral position to join the X-IFU science team (ad Due September 17, 2020

Postdoctoral Fellowships at NSF AI Institute for Artificial Intelligence and Fundamental Interactions (IAIFI) (ad).

The IAIFI is comprised of both physics and AI researchers at MIT, Harvard, Northeastern, and Tufts. 


Applications are due October 20, 2020.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Postdoctoral Research Position in Numerical Relativity
For more information, email jbenner@illinois.edu
Due December 1, 2020
LMU Munich Astrophysics Fraunhofer/Schwarzschild Fellowships (ad) Due November 8, 2020
Postdoctoral position in cosmology, LMU Munich (w/ Daniel Gruen) (ad) Due November 8, 2020
Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowships (MSCA, ad Due September 9, 2020
NAOJ Fellowship 2021 (equivalent to Project Assistant Professor) (ad) Applications are due September 1, 2020.
Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute), "Astrophysical and Cosmological Relativity" division; postdoctoral positions (ad) Due November 27, 2020.
McGill University, Astrophysics Fellowships (ad) Due December 3, 2020. 
McGill University, McGill Space Institute Fellowships (ad) Due December 3, 2020.

Montana State University (w/ Reines; ad)

Due December 1, 2020.
Northeastern University, Cosmology Postdoctoral Fellow (ad) Applications are due November 16, 2020
Ohio State CCAPP (ad) Consideration starts November 20, 2020
Oskar Klein Centre, Stockholm (ad)
(five postdoctoral positions in cosmology, multimessenger astrophysics and particle astrophysics)
Applications are due 1 Dec 2020 or 15 Jan 2021 depending on position (see advert)
Oslo (Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics) Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (ad) Due December 15, 2020
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics postdoctoral fellowships (ad) Applications are due November 9, 2020

Simons foundations, Junior Fellowship (ad)

  • Nominations due Sep 10, 2020
  • Shortlist invited for interviews (Oct 5, 2020)
Space Telescope Science Institute, Lasker Data Science Fellowship (ad)
(Up to 3 years, 100% independent research with a data science focus.)
Applications due Monday October 26, 2020. (Letters due Monday November 2, 2020.)
Space Telescope Science Institute, STScI Fellowships (ad)
(Up to 4 years, 50% independent research, 50% supporting science operations.)
Applications due Monday October 26, 2020. (Letters due Monday November 2, 2020.)
University of Alabama in Huntsville -- postdoc position in Gravitational Wave Astrophysics and Data Science (w/ Littenberg @ NASA-MSFC, ad) Applications due January 13, 2021. Review will begin in December, 2020.  Offer expected in mid February, 2021.
Postdoctoral position in radio polarimetry,
University of Toronto
(w/ Gaensler, ad)
Due November 16th, 2020

United Arab Emirates University / National Space Science and Technology Center - two postdoc positions related to EMM and Earth/Mars atmospheric retrievals (Jobs@UAEU positions 601182, 601183)

Due 6 September 2020. Review started, but applications made until 25 September will be considered.

Postdoctoral position in supernova science, Institut of Space Sciences (ICE-CSIC), Barcelona (w/ Galbany, ad)

Due 15 December 2020. Application review will start right after the deadline. Shortlist notifications and rejection letters will be sent (to all applicants) by the end of the year. Interviews will be scheduled during January. Offer(s) will be made by the end of January.

University of Toledo -- Theoretical/Computational Astrophysics (w/ Visbal, ad) Due January 8, 2021

University of Washington -- postdoc position in cosmology and/or particle physics (ad)

Review of applications begins 1 November 2020

University of Wisconsin-Madison - two postdoct positions in cosmology (w/ Keith Bechtol, ad)

Review of applications begins 1 December 2020
University of Wisconsin-Madison - Computational/Theoretical cosmology (w/ Moritz Munchmeyer, ad) Review of applications begins 1 December 2020
University of Montreal - Machine Learning and Cosmology (w/ Yashar Hezaveh, Laurence Perreault Levasseur, ad) Review of applications begins 1 December 2020



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