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Current Openings at the Kavli Institute

To view job descriptions for our current posted positions, click on the job titles listed below:

Postdoctoral Associate in Computational Galaxy Formation (MIT job number: 19110; posted on 11/19/2020)

Research Scientist, Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) (MIT job number: 19076; posted on 11/3/2020)

MIT Kavli Postdoctoral Fellowship in Astrophysics (Academic Jobs Online; posted 11/2/2020; application deadline 12/6/2020)

Postdoctoral Associate (MIT job number: 19066; posted 10/30/2020)

Postdoctoral Associate (MIT job number: 19019; posted 10/14/2020)

Breakthrough Listen/TESS – Astronomy Postdoctoral Scholar (posted 10/5/2020; application deadline: 11/19/2020).
To apply, please visit Please direct administrative questions to Breakthrough Listen Administrator Karen Aguilar: and scientific/technical questions to Dr. Andrew Siemion:, Prof. Sara Seager:, or Dr. Avi Shporer:

Administrative Assistant 2, (MIT job number: 18608; posted 2/26/2020)