Astronomy Jobs & Fellowships


Administrative Positions

There are no administrative positions available at this time.

Faculty Position


Open September 21st, 2015 through December 1st, 2015


The Department of Astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applicants for a non-tenured ladder faculty position with an expected start date of July 1, 2016. This position is open to all subfields of Astronomy and Astrophysics. Applications from women and candidates in other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged, in alignment with Federal affirmative action goals and the UC Berkeley strategic plan for equity and inclusion.

  • Basic Qualifications: The minimum qualification required to be considered an applicant for the position is the completion of all PhD or equivalent degree requirements except the dissertation.
  • Additional Qualifications: A PhD or equivalent degree is required by the date of hire.


To apply, please go to:

Applications include the following documents: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, bibliography, a statement of research interests and goals, and a statement covering experience and goals in teaching and any experience or aspirations relevant to campus goals for diversity and inclusion.

Applicants should request 3 letters of recommendation, with a desired date of submission of December 1, 2015.

Application submissions will be accepted through December 1, 2015. Please direct questions to

All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality ( prior to submitting their letters.

The University is family-friendly and responsive to family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners, please visit

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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Research Fellowships

Theoretical Astrophysics Center (TAC) Fellowship

 The application deadline for the Theoretical Astrophysics Center Fellowship for 2015 has passed. Please check back again later this year.