Astronomy Jobs & Fellowships


Assistant Professor of Astronomy

Anticipated start: July 1, 2022

The Department of Astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applicants for an Assistant Professorship. This position is open to all subfields of Astronomy and Astrophysics. UC Berkeley is committed to academic excellence and to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment. We seek an outstanding scientist who has the potential for innovation and leadership in research, commits to teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, and shares the core values listed at (


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
The basic qualifications required to be considered for this position are a Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree), or enrollment in a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.

Preferred qualifications
A Ph.D. or equivalent international degree is preferred by the date of hire.


Application Deadline: Friday, Nov 19, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

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

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 (