Astrophysics Jobs Rumor Mill - Faculty & Staff

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Tenure Track Faculty Positions

Even if you find disappointing news here, please remember that you still do good work and are probably absolutely crushing it in your current position. Your research is cool!

Place/Institution (alphabetical) People (in boldface if accepted)
Aarhus University (ad) Associate Professor in theoretical cosmology. Shortlist made.

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Department of Physics (ad)

Multiple positions for assistant professors.

Senior applicants will also be considered

Positions open until filled. 

California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Division of Physics, Math, and Astronomy (ad) Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. Search is open to all areas of astrophysics and cosmology including experiment/instrumentation, observations, and theory.
University of Chicago, Assistant Professor, Astronomy & Astrophysics (ad) Review of applications will begin on November 2, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.
University of Chicago, Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Astronomy & Astrophysics (ad)

Initial two-year tenure-track faculty appointment; normally be promoted to Assistant Professor at the end of a 2-year term. 

Review of applications will begin on November 2, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

University of Chicago, Associate Professor, Astronomy & Astrophysics (ad) Review of applications will begin on November 2, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.
Fudan University (ad) Several positions. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2020 and will continue until the positions are filled.
MIT, Assistant Professor (ad) Planetary Science. "Our intent is to hire at the assistant professor level, but more senior appointments may also be considered."
Leiden University (ad) One or more faculty positions. Application deadline (extended to April 2020 due to COVID-19). At least some shortlisted candidates invited for online interviews (September 2020).
UC Berkeley (ad), Assistant Professor, Astronomy Due Nov 30, 2020
University of Utah, Assistant Professor (ad) Due Nov 30, 2020
York University, The Allan I. Carswell Chair for the Public Understanding of Astronomy (ad) Appointment will be at the Associate or Full Professor level. Due Nov 19, 2020.
York University, Open Rank Position in Biology, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Mathematics, or Statistics (ad) Open to qualified individuals who self-identify as Black peoples of African Descent. Due Dec. 7, 2020.


Science Staff and Management Positions

Place/Institution (alphabetical) People (in boldface if accepted)
United Arab Emirates University / National Space Science and Technology Center - two Senior Researcher positions related to EMM science and Earth/Mars atmospheric retrievals (Jobs@UAEU positions 601184, 601185)

Application deadline 6 September 2020. Review started, but applications made up to 25 September will be considered.

University of Arizona, Lunar & Planetary Laboratory/Department of Planetary Sciences: Director/Department Chair Interviews will begin in late September, 2020, to include:  Rosaly Lopes, Humberto Campins, Mark Marley
UK Astronomy Technology Centre (Edinburgh, UK) - Senior Software Engineer (ad) Application deadline 22 November 2020.
University of Hawaii IfA director Finalists announced 20 October 2020: Ken Chambers, Laura Ferrarese, Doug Simons


Faculty Shuffle

Person (alphabetical) Old Institution New Institution
Selma de Mink Harvard MPA
Suvi Gezari   University of Maryland STScI

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