Tenure-track WISE scientist/engineer(s)

Are you a talented ambitious female scientist or engineer seeking a tenure-track position? Would you like to join ASTRON within the NWO Women In Science Excel (WISE) program? If so, we would like to hear from you!   Tenure-track WISE scientist/engineer(s)   NWO believes in providing opportunities for very talented staff to excel. As such, […]

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  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
  • Closing date
    13-02-2020

Science Data Centre Development Program Manager

Are you interested in working at an international scientific institute that combines world-leading research in radio astronomy, operation of state-of-the art observational facilities, and technical development for the next generation of instruments, all in a single stimulating work environment? Would you like to lead a team developing and deploying the large-scale data analysis infrastructure necessary […]

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  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
  • Closing date
    13-02-2020

Internschip (Science) Communication

LOFAR ten-year anniversary at the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy The Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy, ASTRON, in Dwingeloo designs, manages and conducts research with the Westerbork telescope and the LOFAR telescope, currently the largest radio telescope in the world, and contributes to building the Square Kilometer Array, the future largest radio telescope in the […]

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    General affairs
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    HR & Communications
  • Closing date
    31-1-2020

Traineeships in science operations with massive arrays

The Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON) and the Joint Institute for VLBI ERIC (JIVE) have positions available for   Traineeships in science operations with massive arrays   Description The Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON) and the Joint Institute for VLBI ERIC (JIVE) announce the availability of a minimum of two grants for their […]

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    Radio observatory
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Radio Astronomy
  • Closing date
    15-01-2020

Postdoctoral position on Radio transients and gravitational-wave-events

ASTRON has recently started ARGO, the Apertif Radio – Gravitational wave Observatory. ARGO uses the novel, wide-field Apertif detectors we have recently commissioned to discover and study afterglow and prompt radio emission from gravitational-wave events. Through precise radio localizations, essential for our multi-frequency follow-up, we aim to shed light on the astrophysics driving these exotic […]

  • Section
    Astronomy group
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Radio Astronomy
  • Closing date
    13-12-2019

Software to explore the universe: Enrich your career!

ASTRON’s mission is to make discoveries in radio astronomy happen.  Our software staff teams play a vital role in our exciting institute. More than 35 staff are engaged in ensuring our radio telescopes operate to full capacity, apply novel algorithms to obtain scientific results from the raw observational data, and are deeply embedded in the […]

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  • Hours
  • Expertise
    Computing
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Andre Gunst
Group leader

My work at ASTRON is very interesting! Mainly because I can solve many challenging and complex problems. To solve these problems, I use the latest technologies. I think it’s important that I help astronomers to unravel the puzzle of the universe. The most inspiring of my work is that I work together with colleagues from […]

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