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Research Fellow in Geomagnetic Forecasting using Computational Optimisation at the School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds

We are seeking a Research Fellow to produce forecasts for the Earth’s internally generated magnetic field over the next 10-100 years, and the quantification of future ground-based space weather hazard. You will work closely with Phil Livermore and Jon Mound, and be based in the deep-Earth research group within the School of Earth and Environment at the University of Leeds.… continue to the full article

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Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) (Palo Alto, CA) – Postdoctoral Position

A postdoctoral position is available within the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) project.  The postdoctoral researcher will be employed by the Bay Area Environmental Research Institute (BAERI,, be part of the IRIS team (, and work in Palo Alto, CA at the Lockheed Martin Solar & Astrophysics Laboratory (LMSAL, which leads the IRIS mission and is also involved in Hinode, SDO and STEREO).… continue to the full article

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Commissariat à l’énergie atomique (CEA) Department of Astrophysics/AIM and Institut d’Astrophysique Spatiale (IAS) (near Paris, France) – Post-doctoral Researcher Position in Solar Physics

This is a reminder that the solar and stellar physics groups at CEA Astrophysics Department (DAp, UMR AIM) and CNRS/Université Paris-Sud (UMR IAS: Institut d’Astrophysique Spatiale ) invite applications for a joint postdoctoral position, to begin in Fall 2018 (application deadline: October 1st, 2018).… continue to the full article

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Purple Mountain Observatory (Nanjing) and National Astronomical Observatories of China (Beijing) – Postdocs in Solar Physics and Instrumentation for the ASO-S Mission

The Purple Mountain Observatory (PMO) and the National Astronomical Observatories of China (NAOC), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) invite applicants for immediately available postdoctoral positions in Solar Physics and instrumentation. The positions are related to the Advanced Space-based Solar Observatory (ASO-S) mission and initially for two-year full time employment with a competitive salary commensurate with the applicant’s experience and qualification.… continue to the full article

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Postdoctoral Positions in Fluid Mechanics and MHD, University of Leeds

Three postdoctoral positions, funded by the award of an ERC Advanced Grant,  are available in fluid dynamics, MHD and dynamos in the Department of Applied Mathematics, at the University of Leeds to work with Professor Steve Tobias.

The first is in Direct Statistical Simulation (together with Prof Brad Marston, Brown) see

The second is in Dynamo Theory (together with Profs.… continue to the full article

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University of Alabama in Huntsville – Assistant Professor of Space Science


APPLICATION DEADLINE: Reviewing of applicants will begin, 1/18/2019.

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:  The Department of Space Science is seeking an outstanding scientist and teacher to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position in the field of low-temperature plasma (LTP) science, broadly defined. This is the first of three positions that will be filled in this general area over the next three years, all of which are expected to support and complement a recently awarded National Science Foundation Established Program in Support of Competitive Research (EPSCoR) grant in low-temperature plasma physics.… continue to the full article

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Naval Research Laboratory (Washington, DC) – Solar and Heliospheric Physics Postdoctoral Fellowships Mark Linton

The Naval Research Laboratory at Washington, DC seeks qualified applicants for postdoctoral fellowships in the Solar and Heliospheric Physics Branch of the Space Science Division.  Research activities of the Branch include observational, data analysis, and theoretical investigations of a wide range of solar-terrestrial phenomena.… continue to the full article

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Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Solar and Heliospheric Physics, University of Glasgow

Vacancy reference: 022535
Closing date: September 26th 2018

We have a new vacancy for a Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Solar and Heliospheric Physics in the School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Glasgow. The successful candidate will join the Astronomy and Astrophysics Group’s research programme focusing on solar flares and activity, and their links to the heliosphere.… continue to the full article

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