Astrophysics Jobs Rumor Mill 2015-2016 - Postdoc & Term

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Postdoc or term positions

Place/Institution (alphabetical) Matches (in boldface if accepted)
Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (ASIAA, ad) Due November 30, 2015. Some offers made (~10) and accepted. Rejections sent. There is a waitlist.
AIP Potsdam Schwarzschild Fellowship (ad) Due December 1, 2015. Shortlist made, interviews in January; shortlist notified,including Arianna Di Cintio, Federico Lellli, Christoph Behrens, Denija Crnojevic. 

Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy, University of Amsterdam (Multi-wavenlength astrophysics w/ Degenaar) (ad)

Due January 15, 2016; shortlist made, rejection e-mails sent, waiting list notified. (Skype) interviews in February; shortlist includes Aarran Shaw, Juan Venancio Hernández Santisteban. Offer made and accepted.

Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy, University of Amsterdam (Computational Stellar Astrophysics w/ De Mink) (ad)

Due January 15, 2016. Shortlist includes Alex Deibel. 

ALMA Postdoctoral Fellows (ad)

Due December 1, 2015. At least some interviews scheduled (Feb 2). How many positions available? <- one per region (3 total). Some offers made. At least one accepted.

University of Amsterdam, Theoretical Cosmology (w/ Baumann) (ad) Due December 12, 2015. Some offers made.
Fellowship at the American Museum of Natural History (ad) Some rejections sent Nov. 6, 2015
Arcetri Astrophysical Observatory (w/ Fedele) (ad) Due January 29, 2016.
Arecibo Observatory (USRA Postdoctoral Scientist https://jobregister.aas.org/job_view?JobID=53440) Offer made to K. M. Jones.
Argonne National Laboratory, Director's Fellowships and regular postdoctoral positions in physical cosmology Preference will be given to applications received before Dec. 15, 2015. Application info:  https://inspirehep.net/record/1403944

Arizona State University (SESE),          Exploration Fellowship

Shortlist made. Offer made to Eli Visbal (declined),  Cayman Unterborn.
Arizona State University (SESE; 2 positions in exoplanet characterization w/ Shkolnik; ad) Shortlist made. Some interviews will be conducted at AAS meeting. No rejections to shortlisted candidates yet. Offer made to Rachael Roettenbacher (declined). Offer made and accepted.

Bok Fellowship, Steward Observatory, University of Arizona (ad)

Review begins January 4, 2016. Shortlisted candidates notified, including Tuguldur Sukhbold, Scott Adams. Some rejection letters sent (02/04). Offer made and accepted.
Australian National University (asteroseismology, Galactic archaeology, w/ Asplund, Casagrande; ad) Longlist made, references requested.
Australian National University (7 positions in galaxy formation, star formation, ISM w/ Kewley, Krumholz, and/or McClure-Griffiths; ad) 84 applications received, review underway. Some Skype interviews scheduled. Some offers made, including Brett Salmon (declined), Katherine Jameson.
Ben-Gurion University (ad) Multiple positions open until filled.

Berkeley Center for Cosmological Physics (BCCP) (ad)

Due December 1, 2015.
Berkeley Postdoc Position in High-energy astrophysics (ad) Due December 30, 2015
Bologna University (Theoretical and Computational Cosmology w/Baldi) (ad) 16 applications received, confirmation email sent to applicants, review underway.
Brookhaven National Laboratory (cosmology, data analysis, instrumentation) Due January 8, 2016. For more info see here. Offer accepted.

Brown University, 21 cm Cosmology (w/ Jonathan Pober; ad)

Due December 1, 2015.  Offer made and accepted.

Caltech (Burke theoretical prize fellowship)

Due November 15, 2015. Three offers made, including Eric Coughlin, Adrian Price-Whelan (declined), Coral Wheeler.
Caltech, Time Domain Astrophysics (ad) Due December 15, 2015. Offered and accepted.
Caltech, High Energy Astrophysics (ad) Due Decemeber 15, 2015. 
Cal Poly Pomona Research and Teaching Fellow (w/ Matt Povich) Email sent on 12/18 about interviews at AAS. Offer made to Aaron Lee (declined). Offer made to Breanna Binder.
Cardiff University Research Associate, PEBBLeS project (w/ Jane Greaves, ad) Due March 1.  Invitation for interviews sent Friday March 11 (interviews March 23).
Carnegie Fellowship Due November 1, 2015. Some shortlisted candidates notified via email, 12/7. Interviews will be conducted at AAS meeting. Shortlist includes Sean Johnson, Jonathan Stern, Keith Hawkins, Coral Wheeler, Alexia Lewis, Yi-Kuan Chiang, Ting Li, Sharon Xuesong Wang, Scott Adams, Christian Clanton, Garrett Somers,  Rubab Khan, Maria Drout, Yao-Yuan Mao, David Nataf, Gail Zasowski, Yi Cao, John Forbes, Ana Bonaca, Morgan MacLeod, Ting-Wen Lan. Some rejection letters sent on 01/08. Offers made (1/22/2016) including Ana Bonaca, Ben Montet (declined).
Carnegie-Princeton Fellowship Due November 1, 2015 Offer made, waitlist notified. Offer made to M. Drout, Sean Johnson.
Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellowship in Astronomy and Planetary Science  at DTM, Washington (ad) Due December 1, 2015. Offer made to Sharon Xuesong Wang. Some rejections sent.
Carnegie Observatories (w/ John Mulchaey, ad) Due February 1, 2016. Shortlist includes Taro Shimizu. Interviews done. Offer made to Thomas Connor.
Carnegie Mellon University - McWilliams Fellowship (ad) Due November 30, 2015. Offer made to Yao-Yuan Mao (declined).
Carnegie Mellon University (w/ Shirley Ho) (ad) Due Dec 15, 2015. Some shortlisted candidates notified. Shortlist includes Simon Foreman. Rejections sent.
Center for Computational Astrophysics (ad) Due December 15, 2015. Some offers made, including Eli Visbal, Coral Wheeler, Lauren Anderson, Francisco Villaescusa-Navarro, William East, Tjitske Starkenburg, Melanie Habouzit. Any waitlist? Rejections sent.

Cassini Fellowship (ad)

Due February 29, 2016. Short list made.

CHEOPS Fellows (Switzerland) Interview offer received. Offers made, including Vincent Van Eylen (declined), Heather Cegla, and Adrien Leleu.
University of Chicago (Rogers/Fabrycky exo theory;ad) Due Nov 15; some short(long?) list cand. Interviewed at AAS. Offer made to Ana-Maria Piso.
University of Chicago (Chamberlin Fellowship; ad) Offer has been made.
University of Chicago (w/ Wendy Freedman; ad) Due January 15, 2016. Interviews conducted. Offer made to Anja Feldmeier-Krause.
CITA postdoctoral fellowships (ad)

Mulitple positions. Due November 15, 2015. Offers made to Rebekka Bieri (8 Jan), Simon Foreman, Carl Haster. Rejections sent. Still not received a rejection - have all offers now been made?

Colby College (Faculty Fellow in Astrophysics; ad) Due February 12, 2016.
Columbia University Center for Theoretical Physics Fellowship (ad) Due December 1, 2015.
CPS fellowship, Toronto (ad) Due December 1, 2015. Shortlist includes Vincent Van Eylen, Jennifer Burt. Offers made to Alan Jackson, Vincent Van Eylen (declined). Any waitlist? No.
CSH Fellows in the Science of Habitability (University of Bern, Switzerland; ad)

4 offers made. Accepted: Maria Drozkovskaya, Daniel Angerhausen. Will offer 4-5 more CSH Fellowships in the next cycle.

Dark Cosmology Center DARK Fellowships (ad) Multiple positions. Due 20 November. Shortlisting underway; candidates to be contacted early January. Shortlisted candidates invited for interview. A few offers made, including Freeke van de Voort
Dartmouth College (AGN w/ Hickox, ad) Due January 8, 2016. Shortlist includes Taro Shimizu, Allison Kirkpatrick. Interviews underway. Offer made to L. Lanz.
Dartmouth Society of Fellows (ad) Due October 15, 2015. Rejection letters sent 1/27.
Dartmouth  Neukom Fellowship (ad) Due November 15, 2015. Four offers made.
DIAS (Dublin) postdoc in support of MIRI-JWST (ad) Two positions available, two offers made. One offer accepted, one offer declined (Dec 18).
Dunlap Fellowship, Toronto (ad) Due November 15, 2015. Some rejection letters sent. Offers made, including Ting Li (Declined), Maria Drout.
Durham university (ad) Due January 4, 2016.
EACOA Fellowship (ad) Due November 15, 2015. At least some rejections sent (Jan 26).
Einstein Fellowship (ad) Due November 5, 2015. 163 complete applications received. All rejections emailed.  Initial offers made; waitlist emails sent. offers made including Morgan MacLeod (IAS), M. Drout, D. Scolnic (declined), Daniel D'Orazio (Harvard University), B. Sherwin (LBNL), L. Corrales, W. East, Anne Medling (declined), Eric Coughlin (Berkeley+TAC), Michael Johnson (SAO), Dheeraj Pasham (DJ), Daniel Siegel, Dan Wilkins (Stanford + KIPAC), B. Leistedt (NYU), Davide Gerosa (Caltech)
ESA fellowship (ESAC/ESTEC) Due October 1, 2015, shortlists made, interviews held. Shorlist includes Liz Bartlett. Offers made, including Mihkel Kama, Maggie Lieu, Liz Bartlett, Victoria Grinberg, Janine Pforr.
ESO fellowship (Garching; ad) Invitations for interviews sent. Shortlist includes Vincent Henault-Brunet, Cosimo Inserra. Offers made (Dec 11), including Chris Harrison, Chian-Chou Chen, Bindu Rani. Some rejection emails sent.
ESO fellowship (Chile; ad) Invitations for interviews sent. Offer made to Liz Bartlett, Jesus Corral-Santana, Rachael Roettenbacher (declined). First round of offers made.

ETH Zurich (Institute for Astronomy, w/ Carollo;ad)

Application deadline January 7; shortlist made, interviews underway. Offer made to I-Ting Ho (declined).

ETH Zurich (Institute for Astronomy, w/ Lilly & Cantalupo; ad)

Application deadline January 15; shortlist made, interviews underway. Shortlist includes Nir Mandelker

ETH Zurich Zwicky prize fellowship (ad) Due January 3, 2016. Offer made to Nir Mandelker, Ying Zu. Rejections sent (Feb 25).
Exeter BD & Exo Atmos (ad) Due Dec 1. Offer made as of 13/01/16 to Stefan Lines.
Exeter Theory/Computation of Stellar Accretion/Winds (ad) Due Apr 1.  Shortlist made 22/4, interviews underway.  Some rejections sent. Offer made and accepted.
Exploration Fellowship (ad) Due October 31, 2015.
Fermilab Lederman Fellowship (ad) Due November 30, 2015. Offer made to Ting Li.
Fermilab Schramm Fellowship (ad) Due November 30, 2015. Some rejections sent.
FINCA https://jobregister.aas.org/job_view?JobID=52384

42 Applicants. 11 person shortlist to be prepared by January 11 and released shortly thereafter. Offers made to Hanindyo Kuncarayakti, Karri Koljonen, Ghassem Gozaliasl

Gemini Science Fellows (ad) Due December 1, 2015. Interviews being scheduled as of Dec. 14. Offer made to Sean Johnson (North; declined). Shortlist includes Michele Bannister, Chun Ly. Another offer made (North): Mirko Simunovic. Offer made for South: Chun Ly (declined).
Geneva Observatory (w/P. Oesch,ad) Due December 15, 2015. Some interviews scheduled. Offer made to Anahita Alavi (declined). Offer made and accepted.
Geneva Observatory (w/D. Schaerer, ad) Due December 14, 2015. Invitations for interviews sent. Offer made (declined). 

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, SMA Fellowship (ad)

Two offers made and accepted.

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (w/ Phil Myers, ad)

Offer made to Ian Stephens.

Harvard University Society of Fellows Offer made to Laura Kreidberg (with ITC Fellowship).

Harvard University, Theoretical/Numerical Cosmology (w/ Cora Dvorkin; ad)

Due December 1, 2015. Offer made and accepted.
Harvard ITC Fellowship  Due November 16, 2015. Some offers made December 9, including Caroline Morley, Morgan MacLeod, Ana Bonaca, John Forbes, and Laura Kreidberg. Rejection letters sent Dec. 14.
Harvard University, Future Faculty Leaders Fellowship (ad) Due 1 Feb. Offer made to Joey Rodriguez. Rejections sent (Feb 22).
Hebrew University of Jerusalem Offers made and accepted by Jonathan Freundlich and Fangzhou Jiang.

Heidelberg ARI/ZAH (w/ Kruijssen; ad)

Due February 1, 2016. Two offers made and both accepted.

Heidelberg HITS (w/ Pfrommer; ad) Due December 15, 2015. Some interviews scheduled.
Heidelberg HITS (w/ Springel; ad) Due December 15, 2015. Offer made and accepted.
Heidelberg University, First Star Formation (ad) Due December 1, 2015. Interviews held, offer made. 
Heidelberg University (ZAH), Gliese fellowship (ad) Due November 30, 2015.  Shortlist announced January 12, some rejections sent (1/13)
University of Hertfordshire (w/ C. Kobayashi; ad), Nuclear/Stellar/Galactic Astrophysics Due September 1, 2016. Interviews held, offer made.
Hubble Fellowship (ad)

Due November 5, 2015.  Offered to Brendan Bowler (UT Austin), Diana Dragomir (-> MIT), Laura Kreidberg (declined), Anne Medling (-> Caltech), Marcel Pawlowski(-> Irvine), Michael Johnson (declined), Caroline Morley (declined), Josiah Schwab (-> UCSC), Morgan MacLeod, Maria Drout (-> Carnegie), Zheng Cai (-> UCSC), Zachary Slepian (declined), Paul Torrey (-> MIT), Elisabeth Newton (declined), Dan Scolnic (-> UChicago), Sean Johnson (-> Princeton). Several other offers made and accepted. Some rejections sent. Waitlist notified (Q: ...how down the waiting list?).

Have all offers been accepted?

Imperial College London (CMB, with Jaffe, Contaldi; ad) Due 1 Aug 2016
Institute of Space Sciences (IEEC-CSIC), Barcelona (2 postdoctoral positions with the high-energy astrophysics group; ad) Due April 30, 2016
ICIC, Imperial College London (w/Heavens; ad) Due February 1, 2016
IAP, Paris (w/ Volonteri; ad) Due December 15, 2015. Offer accepted by Luciano del Valle.
IAS SNS fellowship (ad) Due November 15, 2015. Shortlist includes Nir Mandelker. Offers made to Ruth Angus (declined), Ana Bonaca (declined), Coral Wheeler (declined), Adrian HamersMarcel Schmittfull.
ICCUB, Barcelona (ad) Due December 15, 2015. Offers made, including Hamish Silverwood (accepted).

IEEC-CSIC, Barcelona (ad)

Due December 1, 2015.
ICG Portsmouth, Dennis Sciama fellowship (ad)

Interviews being conducted, shortlist includes Cosimo Inserra. Position offered and accepted.

IfA, Edinburgh (w/ Peacock; ad) Due December 15, 2015. Some interviews scheduled. Offer made to Nir Mandelker, Shadab Alam.
IfA&A, University of Tuebingen (w/ Sasaki; ad) Due December 31, 2015. Some interviews held. Offer made to Jamie Lomax (declined).
IFT, Madrid (positions in multiple areas; ad) Due December 15, 2015. Two offers made, both accepted.
IGRINS Fellow (w/ Dan Jaffe in Star Formation, U.Texas at Austin; ad)

Due January 15, 2016. Offers declined. Apply to this ad by April 1, 2016 to be considered. Offer made and accepted.

IoA, Cambridge, Herchel Smith fellowship (ad) Due December 21, 2015.  Offer made to Coral Wheeler. Some rejections received (February, 2016).
IoA, Cambridge (w/ Debora Sijacki; ad) Due December 21, 2015. Short list made, includes Rebekka Bieri, and Nir Mandelker. Offer made and accepted.
IoA, Cambridge (w/ Mark Wyatt; ad) Position offered. Rejection letters being sent.
IoA, Cambridge (positions in multiple areas; ad) Due December 21, 2015. Offers made to Rupert Allison, Mihkel Kama. No rejections sent. Is there just one fellowship? Are there plans for rejections to be sent? Rejection set (Mar 9)
IPhT, Saclay - Theoretical cosmology (ad) Offer made and accepted.
IRC fellowship - Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship  any news? offer made to Bindu Rani

Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune, India (ad)

Shortlist made, first offers being sent, includes Maithili Kalamkar.
Jansky Fellowship (ad) Due November 2, 2015. Rejection letters sent. Wait list includes Ian Czekala.  Offers made to Cara Battersby, Diane Cormier, Jackie Villadsen (NRAO Charlottesville)Adam Ginsburg (Socorro).
Johns Hopkins University, Davis Postdoctoral Fellowship (ad) Due December 1, 2015. 270+ applications.
Johns Hopkins University, multiple postdoc positions (ad) Offers include Daniel Shafer (w/ Riess), Yi-Kuan Chiang (w/ Menard)
Johns Hopkins University (galaxy evolution w/ Lotz;ad) Due February 1, Offer made and accepted; rejections sent.
Johns Hopkins University (galaxy evolution theory w/ Peeples; ad) Rejection letters sent; shortlist made and notified; interviews ongoing. Offer made and accepted.

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Postdoctoral Fellowship (ad)

Offers made, including Yi-Kuan Chiang (ICRR; w/ Ouchi), Sara Turriziani (RIKEN; w/ Ebisuzaki)

Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, University of Groningen, two positions  (high-z galaxies w/Caputi; ad) Shortlist made. Top shortlisted candidates invited for interviews. Two offers made and accepted.
Kavli fellow (@Kavli IPMU, U. Tokyo)

Offer made to Ting-Wen Lan (Kavli fellow; Jan 2)

Kavli IPMU fellow, at U. Tokyo (a few positions in astrophysics and cosmology; ad) Due December 1, 2015. Shortlist made. Offers made. Some rejections are sent.
Kavli IPMU (w/ Masahiro Takada; ad) Search begins from December 1, 2015. Offer made and accepted.

KIAA at Peking University (KIAA-PKU, ad)

Some skype interviews. Shortlist includes Kohei Hayashi. Some offers made. One declined.

Kavli KICC fellowship in Cambridge (ad)

Due December 7, 2015. Invitations for interview sent. Shortlist includes Daniel Grin, Ying Zu, Eli Visbal, Benny Trakhtenbrot. Offered to Daniel Grin.

KIAS, Seoul (w/ Park; ad) Due December 15, 2015.

KICP Postdoctoral Research Fellow (ad)

Due October 31, 2015. Offer accepted. Rejections sent.

KIPAC Postdoctoral Research Fellow (ad) Due November 16, 2015 Any updates? I heard they are having funding problems. Offers accepted by Dan Wilkins, Ian Czekala. KIPAC Porat Fellowship accepted by Gregory Green.

KITP Associate Specialists at UC Santa Barbara (https://jobregister.aas.org/node/51913)

Due November 15, 2015  Some rejections sent. Has anyone received an offer?

Lagrange Postdoctoral Fellowships (ad) Due November 16, 2015. Offer made to Eli Visbal (declined), at least one more offer made.

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) (ad)

Due December 10, 2015. Any results? Is this position still open?
LLNL star formation w/ R. Klein & C. McKee (ad) Due February 1, 2016.
Leiden Observatory (extragalactic w/ Schaye; ad)

Due December 15, 2015. Some interviews scheduled. Offer made and accepted.

Leiden Observatory (Oort Fellowship; ad

Due December 15, 2015. Some (skype) interviews scheduled. Shortlist includes Vincent Van Eylen, Coral Wheeler, Sean Johnson. Offer made to Vincent Van Eylen (18/1). Rejections sent (Jan 21)
Lyon Observatory (w/ Bacon; ad) Due December 15, 2015. Shortlist made, interviews ongoing.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowships    

Evaulation results have been sent. Do you know when/where the ranking classification for the waiting list will be published?

Offers include Alvise Raccanelli (ICCUB Barcelona), Hendrik van Eerten (Oxford, declined), Stefania Salvadori (GEPI, Paris Obs).

Metropolis Fellowship at LANL (ad) Due December 11, 2015. First round of cuts 6 Jan. Offer made Elizabeth Lovegrove (Jan 26). 
Max Planck Institute for Astronomy in Heidelberg, Galaxies and Cosmology department (ad) Due December 1, 2015 Some interviews scheduled. Offer made, including I-Ting Ho, Freeke van de Voort (declined).
Max Planck Institute for Astronomy in Heidelberg, 2 positions in the ''Galaxies and Cosmology" theory group (ad) Due December 1, 2015. Some interviews scheduled. Two offers made.
Max Planck Institute for Astronomy in Heidelberg, 3+ positions in the Planet and Star Formation Department (ad) Some interviews scheduled Jan. 11 2016, candidates include Sharon Xuesong Wang, Henriette Schwarz, Ian Czekala, Ian Stephens. Offer made to Ian Stephens, Ian Czekala, and Sharon Xuesong Wang.
Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics Position in high-energy astrophysics (w/Sunyaev & Churazov;ad) Due December 1, 2015. Ildar KhabibullinCongyao Zhang.

Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics (ad)

Due December 1, 2015. At least one invitation for interview sent. Rejections are sent. Accepted by at least Rebekka BieriRémi Kazeroni, Anaelle Halle

Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Center for Astrochemical Studies (ad)

Due November 15th, 2015. At least one invitation for interview sent. Short list includes Ian Czekala and Juan Ibáñez-Mejía. Offers made to at least 3 people. People in waiting list have been informed.
Max Planck Institue for Extraterrestrial Physics Position in Black Hole accretion (w/Jason Dexter;ad) Due  December 15, 2015. Offer made and accepted.

Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, High Energy group (ad)

Interviews w/c February 7th. Offer/s made
Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Infrared/Submillimeter Group (ad) Interviews conducted in January. Shortlist includes Taro Shimizu.

Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Clusters of Galaxies (ad)

Due April 10th, 2016.

Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics ("Astrophysical and Cosmological Relativity" Division; postdocs adsenior scientists ad)

Due January 3 (postdocs) and January 10 (senior scientists), 2016.

postdocs: Maarten van de Meent, Richard Brito, Tanja Hinderer, Ben Lackey

McGill Space Institute Fellowship (ad) Due Decemeber 1, 2015. Offer made to Shuo Zhang.
McGill Astrophysics Fellowship (ad) Due December 1, 2015.
McDonald Postdoctoral fellow (ad) Due Nov. 23 2015. Shortlist notified.  Offer made to Yao-Yuan Mao (declined), Coral Wheeler (declined), Tjitske Starkenburg (declined), Nir Mandelker.
McMaster University, W. and C. Herschel Fellowship (ad) Due December 1, 2015. Shortlist notified. Interviews scheduled. Offer made to Alexia Lewis (declined), Allison Kirkpatrick (declined), Anja Feldmeier-Krause (declined), Chelsea Sharon.
Miller Fellowship at UC Berkeley Offers made, including Caroline Morley, Maria Drout. Some rejections sent Dec. 15.
MIT Astrophysics position (w/Michael McDonald;ad) Due December 1, 2015. Shortlist notified. Interviews scheduled.
MIT Computational Cosmology/Theoretical Astrophysics (w/ Mark Vogelsbergerad) More than 130 applicants. Shortlist made.
MIT Pappalardo Fellowship Shortlisted candidates invited for interviews, Nov. 17th, including Jennifer Burt, Sean Johnson, Elisabeth Newton, Carl Rodriguez. Offer made to Carl Rodriguez. All offers made and accepted.
MIT Torres Fellowship (ad) Due Decemeber 11, 2015. Offer made to Jennifer Burt. Additional shortlist candidates notified (1/14), no further offers (2/15).
MIT High-energy Astrophysics (/w Marshall Bautz and Fred Baganoff; ad) Due January 3, 2015, Offer made to Shuo Zhang.
Michigan State University Computational Astro (w/ Sean Couch; ad)

Due January 4, 2016, Offer made and accepted.

Michigan State University Computational Plasma physics and cosmology (w/Brian O'Shea; ad)

Shortlist made and interviews done. Offer made.

Michigan State University -- Stellar Populations (w/ Strader; ad) Due January 11, 2016, Interviews begun, offer made to Karina Voggel (declined), Anja Feldmeier-Krause (declined)

Michigan State University -- X-ray Binaries (w/ Strader; ad)

Interviews begun.

Munich University Observatory (w/ Moster; ad) Due December 20, 2015. Short list made.
NASA Goddard (WFIRST microlensing with Bennett) Due January 1, 2016. Short list made
New York University James Arthur Fellowship; ad) Due December 1. 2015. Offer made (1/10/16)
Niels Bohr Institute - Astrophysics and Planetary Sciences (ad) Due December 1, 2015. Offer made to Pablo Benitez-Llambay.
NOAO Survey Data Scientist Due December 15, 2015. Two offers made.
Rita Levi Montalcini fellowship (ad) Franceschini Roberto (accepted), Soranno Andrea (accepted), Tombesi Francesco (accepted), Del Pozzo Walter (accepted), Cannuccia Elena(accepted), Camera Stefano (accepted), Caprioli Damiano (rejected). 
Nordita fellowships (ad) Due November 15, 2015. Shortlist made.
Northwestern Postdoc Positions (ad) Due December 1, 2015. Offers made, including Tuguldur Sukhbold (declined). Another offer was made and accepted.
Northwestern CIERA Fellowships (ad) Due December 1, 2015. Offers made to Adrian Hamers (declined) and Tuguldur Sukhbold (declined). Any waiting list? Some rejections sent.
Northwestern Data Science Scholars and Postdocs (ad) Due December 1, 2015
Northwestern/LSST Data Science Fellowship Program (ad) Due January 15, 2016

NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP)

(March 1st 2016 Round)

Offers made from GSFC.  Notifications from NASA Astrobiology Institute (NAI).

Does anyone know how detailed the feedback on the proposals is? Up to ~ 1/2 page per reviewer, some can be quite detailed.

How often PENDING proposals get offers?

NASA Postdoctoral Program(NPP)

(Nov 1 2015 round)

Offers made include: Christian Clanton (Ames), S. Walker (Goddard) Bindu Rani (GSFC)Peter Gao (Ames), Giada Arney (GSFC), Maxime Rizzo (GSFC), Brad Dober (JPL). 

Closed w/all acceptances sent. 

NRAO/NAASC  (w/ Eric Murphy; ad) Due Feb. 29, 2016.  Offer made and accepted.  Rejections sent
NOVA postdoc in support of JWST-MIRI (ad) Offer made.

NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowships  (AAPF)

Deadline October-ish. 92 applications submitted. NSF offices closed Monday and Tuesday, 1/25-26, due to the snow storm. Offer(s) include: Jia Liu (Princeton), Kate Follette, Keith Hawkins (declined),Greg Salvesen (UCSB), Cara Battersby (UT Austin), Jason Curtis (Columbia), Elisabeth Newton (+MIT-Kavli), Or Graur (Harvard/CfA). Waitlist(s) and rejection(s) sent.

OPT (Oceanside Photo & Telescope) (ad)

Telescope Sales Representative (part-time with potential for full-time). Send your resume and cover letter to Theresa@optcorp.com.

Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur (w/ Hahn; ad) Due December 15, 2015. Offer made and accepted.
Obsevatoire de Paris (w/Benoit Semelin) Offer made to Hayato Shimabukuro and accepted
Ohio State CCAPP (ad) Review begins 13 November 2015. Shortlist made, applicants will be notified soon. Offers made, including Tuguldur Sukhbold, Alexia Lewis, Ying Zu, Niall MacCrann, Michael Troxel, Ami Choi.
Ohio State Columbus Prize Fellow (ad) Due December 1, 2015. Longlist made, applicants will be notified soon. Offer made to Marshall Johnson.
Ohio State (w/ Adam Leroy; ad) Due Jan. 31, 2016. Any news? Offer made. Rejections sent.
Oxford Beecroft Fellowships (ad) Due December 1, 2015. At least two interviews scheduled. Shortlist includes Coral Wheeler, Nir Mandelker, Simon Foreman. Offer made and accepted.
Oxford  (w/ Dunkley) (ad) Due December 1, 2015. Offers made for Princeton.
Padova Observatory (w/ Mapelli; ad) Due December 15, 2015. Some interviews conducted. Offer made.
Penn State Center for Exoplanets and Habitable Worlds (w/ Bekki Dawson)  Due January 1, 2016. Interviews. Offer made to Vincent Van Eylen (declined).
Perimeter Institute Cosmology (ad)

Due November 15, 2015. Offers made to Mathew Madhavacheril (5-yr joint with Princeton),Moritz MunchmeyerAngelika Fertig, Vera Gluscevic.

Princeton University (Spitzer Fellowship) Offer made to Adrian Price-Whelan.
Princeton University (cosmology) Offers made including Mathew Madhavacheril (5-yr joint with Perimeter)Simone AiolaJia Liu(+NSF), Cristobal Sifon.
Princeton University (Extragalactic) Offer made.
Princeton University (Plasma Theory and Simulation)  
Princeton University (Plasma Astrophysics / MPPC) Offer made to Rahul Kumar.
Queen's University Belfast (solar system w/ Fitzsimmons) (ad) Offer made to Michele Bannister.

Radboud University, the Netherlands (two gravitational wave & compact object positions w/ Nissanke and Nissanke/Nelemans) (ad)

Due January 15, 2016, ~ 45 applications, first offer made and accepted, interviews for second (and maybe third) offer(s) taking place, second offer made and accepted (18/3). Third offer made and accepted (25/5).

Rice University - planet formation
(w/Isella) (ad)

Due January 15, 2016. Candidates contacted for interviews. Shortlist includes Ian Czekala, Ian Stephens, Hsi-Wei Yan.

Riverside/JPL - Big Data & Cosmology (w/ Baharam Mobasher and Jason Rhodes)(ad) Offer accepted by Melanie Simet.
Rochester Institute of Technology (w/Chakrabarti) (ad) Due January 15, 2015.
Rochester Institute of Technology (w/Kartaltepe) (ad) Due December 16, 2015. Rejections sent. Some interviews conducted; Shortlist includes Taro Shimizu; Offer made to Allison Kirkpatrick (declined).  Offer made and accepted.
Royal Astronomical Society Fellowship Due October 16, 2015. At least one interview during week of February 1, 2016.  All rejections sent. Interviews being conducted, shortlist includes Cosimo Inserra.
At least one offer made.
Royal Society University Research Fellowship (ad) Some offers made (24th May) including: James Owen, Morgan Fraser, Brice-Olivier Demory
Rutgers University (w/Hughes) (ad) Due January 4, 2016. Interviews held. Offer made (declined).
SAC Aarhus University, Denmark (with Albrecht,ad) Review panel (3 people) selected and assessment will be sent out in 4 weeks, Jan. 8 2016. Interviews being conducted, shortlist includes Heather Cegla. Some rejection emails sent.
SAC Aarhus University, Denmark (with Silva Aguirre, ad) Due March 31, 2016. Review panel selected. Interviews being scheduled. Offer made and accepted
Sagan Fellowship (ad) Due November 5, 2015. Some rejections sent. Offers sent including Jeffrey Fung (Berkeley)Sam Halverson (UPenn), Laura Kreidberg (declined), Caroline Morley (Harvard, with ITC), Ben Montet (Chicago), Kate Follette (Stanford), Kento Masuda (MIT). Wait list includes Gijs Mulders.
SAMSI Postdoc Fellowship (ad) Interview invitation sent Jan 6 2016, candidates include Sharon Xuesong Wang.
Simons Society of Fellows (ad) Shortlist includes Ruth Angus, Keith Hawkins, Angus Williams. Interviews held. Offers made to Ruth Angus and Keith Hawkins (Columbia).
Shanghai Astronomical Observatory (ad) Some offers made (January 2016).
SNS Pisa, cosmology (w/ Ferrara; ad) Due December 22, 2015.
SNS Pisa, reionization modeling (w/ Mesinger; ad) Due December 15, 2015.
Space Telescope Science Institute (w/Bradley) (ad) Due January 11, 2016. Some interviews scheduled. Offer made (declined). Offer made to Brett Salmon.
Space Telescope Science Institute (w/ Kalirai) (ad) Offer made and accepted.
Space Telescope Science Institute (w/ Sabbi) (ad) Offer made to Christopher Johnson.
Space Telescope Science Institute (Data science fellow) (ad) Two offers made. Rejections sent.
Space Telescope Science Institute (w/ Lewis)(ad) Interviews being scheduled
Steward Observatory, University of Arizona (Magellanic Clouds/SMASH, w/Nidever)(ad) Due December 15, 2015. Shortlisted candidates interviewed.  Offer made.

Steward Observatory, University of Arizona

(Exoplanet/BD atmospheres w/Apai)(ad)

References requested (2/9).

Steward Observatory, Uni. of Arizona/ UC San Diego

(Cool stellar atmospheres w/Apai, Burgasser; ad)

Due April 1st, 2016. Offer made and accepted.
STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowship (ad)

Due September 24, 2015. Peer reviews received on December 8. Invitations for interviews received on January 15. Interviews (31 candidate) conducted on February 9-11. Some notifications sent. Some offers made including Sergey Koposov, Blake Sherwin,
Brice-Olivier Demory, Andreu Font-Ribera, Irina Zhuravleva

Stockholm University (exoplanets, w/M. Janson)(ad) Two positions available. Offers made to Simona Ciceri (accepted), Taisiya Kopytova, Rachael Roettenbacher.
Stockholm University (Extragalactic, w/Hayes, TWO positions confirmed; ad) Both positions accepted.
Stockholm University (Supernovae w/Sollerman; ad) Due May 1, 2016.
Texas Tech University (w/ Sand; ad ) Due January 15, 2016.
Tsinghua University (ad) Some offer(s) made. Rejections sent.
Universidad de Antofagasta (ad) Due April 01, 2016. Any news?

University of Toronto (w/ Renée Hložek) (ad)

Due December 1, 2015; Some rejections has been sent. Offer made and accepted.
University of California President's Postdoctoral Fellowship (ad) Elisabeth Mills (declined)
UC Berkeley, TAC postdoctoral fellowships (ad) Due November 30, 2015. Emails have gone out indicating a final candidate has been selected.
UC Davis Theoretical Cosmology (ad) Due January 8, 2016.
UCLA Dynamics (w S. Naoz ad) Offer made.
UCLA (w/ Hilke Schlichting, initially for MIT; ad) Offer made to Ana-Maria Piso
UC Santa Cruz Morrison Prize Fellowship (ad) Due December 7, 2015. Shortlist includes Gijs Mulders, Sharon Xuesong Wang, and Henriette Schwarz. Rejections sent.
U. of Cape Town (with Weltman; ad) Due December 31, 2015.
U of Birmingham (with McGee; ad) Due March 1, 2016.
U. of Illinois/NCSA (w/ Xin Liu; ad) Due December 31, 2015. Offer made and accepted.

U. of KwaZulu-Natal (ad)

Due December 31, 2015 (deadline extended).
University of Manchester (JBCA, w Bridle ad) Due February 14, 2016. Some interviews conducted.
UMass Amherst (Star Formation Theory w/ S. Offner, ad) Due February 1, 2016. Offer made to Aaron Lee.
University of Maryland Prize Fellowship (ad) Due Decemeber 15, 2015. Offer made to Nathaniel Roth.
U. of Michigan (Exoplanet Research, ad) First round interviews have all taken place. Two offers have been made: Alexandra Greenbaum, Alex Howe.
U. of Michigan (with Huterer) Offer made to Saroj Adhikari.
U. of Michigan (with Kayhan Gültekin, ad) Due December 31, 2105. Some interviews scheduled. Shortlist includes Taro Shimizu. Offer made to Jessie Runnoe.
U. of Michigan (w/ Valluri; ad) Due December 15, 2015. Offer made and accepted.
U. of Nevada, Las Vegas (Exoplanets w/ Steffen, ad) Open until filled, review begins January 1, 2016. Offer made (declined).
U. of Oklahoma (with Nate Kaib ad) Due December 31, 2015.
U. of Oklahoma (with John Wisniewski) Due December 15, 2015.
University of Oslo (cosmology, ad) Due January 3, 2016.
University of Oslo (solar physics, ad) Due December 15, 2015.
University of Oxford (plasma astro, ad) Due February 1, 2016.
University of Oxford (exoplanets, ad) Due March 30, 2016. Any News? -> Panel interviews are currently being scheduled (22/04). Any offers made?
University of Oxford (ice giants, ad) Due March 30, 2016. Offer made to and accepted by Daniel Toledo Carrasco.
University of Pennsylvania (with Gary Bernstein ad) Due Dec 21, 2015. Offer accepted by Katie Eckert
University of Pittsburgh, PITT PACC Langley Fellowship (contact Andrew Zentner, ad) Due December 15, 2015. Shortlist includes Yao-Yuan Mao, Jonathan Bird. The Langley Fellowships for this season are now filled.
University of Southampton (Observational Astrophysics; ad) Shortlist made, including Taro Shimizu. Interviews scheduled. Rejections sent.
University of Rochester (w/ A. Frank, E. Blackman) Due Dec 31, 2015. Offer made to Jonathan Zrake,  Aaron Lee (declined); Luke Chamandy
University of Southampton (Radiative Hydrodynamics; ad) Shortlist made, interviews scheduled. Rejections sent. Offer made and accepted.
U. of Texas at Austin (w/ Kraus; ad) Due Apr. 1, 2016.
University of Toledo (w/ Rupali Chandar; ad) Due Jan. 30, 2016.
U. of Utah (with Anil Seth ad) Due December 15, 2015. Some interviews scheduled. Offer made to Karina Voggel.
u. of Victoria (w/ Navarro; ad) Due November 30, 2015. Shortlist notified. Interviewes ongoing. Shortlist includes Nir Mandelker. Offer made to Cameron Yozin.
U. of Warwick (stellar astro, w/ Tremblay ad) Due February 4, 2016. Offer made and accepted.
U. of Washington (WFIRST Nearby Galaxies, w/ Williams) Short list made.  Interviews complete.  Offer made.
U. of Washington (stellar astro, w/ Levesque ad) Due January 1, 2016. Interviews scheduled. Shortlist includes Tuguldur Sukhbold, Nikolay Britavskiy, Alex Deibel, Meredith Rawls, Jamie Lomax.
U. of Washington (cosmology/IGM w/ McQuinn ad) Due January 30, 2016. Offer made and accepted
U. of Western Ontario (BDs Metchev ad) Due Feb 1, 2016. Offer made and accepted.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (ad) Due February 1, 2016.

Vanderbilt Initiative in Data-Intensive Astrophysics (VIDA) (ad)

Due December 1, 2015.  Offers made to Ferah Munshi, Garrett Somers, and Natalie Hinkel.
Villanova University MSE postdoc (ad) To start in Sep 2016. Applications preferred before Mar 31, but accepted until the position is filled.
VENI postdoctoral fellowship (independent prize fellowship in all sciences by Netherlands Science Foundation NWO) Due Jan 5 2016, Interviews June 2016, Offers made July 15 to following astronomers: Alvaro Hacar (-> Leiden University), Thomas Russel (-> University of Amsterdam), Silvia Toonen (-> University of Amsterdam), Ping Zhou (-> University of Amsterdam)
Xiamen University (ad) Due April 15, 2016.
Yale YCAA Fellowship Due November 2, 2015. Offer made to Elisabeth Newton (declined), Allison Kirkpatrick.
Yale-HITS Joint Tschira Fellowship,  ad) Due December 15, 2015. Offers made to Coral Wheeler (declined), Yao-Yuan Mao (declined), Freeke van de Voort (HITS), Nir Mandelker (Yale).  Both positions have been filled.
Yale Star Formation postdoc w/ H. Arce ad Due December 18, 2015. Offer made to Shuo Kong.

York University (w/ M. Johnson and S. Tulin; ad)

Due December 1, 2015. Rejections are sent.
York University (w/ Ray Jayawardhana; ad) Some (skype) interviews. Shortlist includes Henriette Schwarz, Vincent Van Eylen. Offer made to Paul Elliot.
Universidad de Atacama,Copiapo,Chile (ad) Due March 18, 2016.

U. of Zürich (Galaxy formation and evolution; ad)

Due January 3, 2016. 
U. of Zürich (Cosmology, w/ Yoo, AJO#6719) Due January 1, 2016. >100 applications.
University of California Los Angeles (Treu, ad) Due December1, 2015. Shortlist notified. Interviews ongoing. Offer made and accepted.
University of Valencia, IFIC (ad) Due January 8, 2016. Shortlist notified. Interviews held.
Weizmann Institute, Benoziyo Fellowship (ad) Offer made to Kenny C. Y. Ng.

PSL fellowships in astrophysics at Paris Observatory(ad)

4 Offers made. To whom? Waiting list notified.
Marie Skłodowska-Curie w/ AstroFIt2 Programme Ranked candidates: A. Bellini, C. Feruglio, C. Inserra (declined), E. Orlando, S. Camera, F. Vazza, E.F. Visbal, S. Bisterzo, C. Cicone.



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