ann23010 — Announcement

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5 April 2023
Vacancy Announcement: Membership Coordinator

The IAU is seeking a self-motivated individual to fill the position of Membership Coordinator. The successful candidate will be part of a two-person team, together with the Head of Administration (HoA) in the Secretariat, based at the IAU Headquarters in Paris.

The role will involve working autonomously on most tasks and under the supervision of the HoA on others. The position is full-time, 5 days per week. Further details can be found in the job description.

Applications should be sent by email, with a CV and the names of two referees, to the General Secretary of the IAU at and to the Head of Administration at The deadline for applications is 5 May 2023.

Potential applicants may also ask any questions they have about the role by emailing the General Secretary and the Head of Administration.

Short-­listed candidates will be invited to video conference interviews, which will take place in the second half of May or early June.

The International Astronomical Union, founded in 1919, is a non-government organisation dedicated to the promotion of astronomy through international cooperation. Its nine Divisions, 38 Commissions and many Working Groups cover the whole spectrum of astronomy and astrophysics. The IAU has over 12 000 members from more than 100 countries.

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The IAU is the international astronomical organisation that brings together more than 12 000 active professional astronomers from more than 100 countries worldwide. Its mission is to promote and safeguard astronomy in all its aspects, including research, communication, education and development, through international cooperation. The IAU also serves as the internationally recognised authority for assigning designations to celestial bodies and the surface features on them. Founded in 1919, the IAU is the world's largest professional body for astronomers.



Lars Lindberg Christensen
IAU Director of Communications
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