HR and Communications

Human resources (HR)

The Human recourses department has several responsibilities. The department is responsible for  our HR-policy and the implementation hereof. Besides the department gives advice and support to supervisors and employees on diverse HR-instruments, HR-policy and other HR matters. You can think of the following:

  • Recruitment
  • Appraisal and remuneration
  • Training and development
  • Absenteeism
  • Working conditions

Current themes are workforce planning and leadership development. The department employs HR consultants and (administrative) HR staff.

PR & Communications

The PR & Communications department is responsible for all of our communications and activities both internally and externally.

The work of PR & Communications is diverse. These include:

  • Developing and implementing internal and external communication
  • Public Information
  • Development of communication
  • Social media management
  • Content management for websites and the intranet
  • Communication with the press and media
  • Communication Advice

Our international character makes our communication in both Dutch and English.

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Tammo Jan Dijkema
Scientific software engineer

The work at ASTRON fits perfectly with my studies Scientific Computing at the interface between physics, mathematics and computer science. I work, among other things, on the mathematics to perform faster calculations on physical and astronomical super computers. This allows the astronomers to perform their calculations more efficient. The location of the ASTRON headquarters amazing! […]

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RT @ScienceguideNL De wetenschappers van @ASTRON_NL maken veel gebruik van de infrastructuur van @SURFsara_NL. “Ik denk dat wij voor veel wetenschapsgebieden het voorbeeld kunnen geven hoe grote hoeveelheden data gebruikt kunnen worden," zegt Carole Jackson scienceguide.nl/2018…

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