Policy Officer International LOFAR Telescope / ERIC

Do you want to work in a dynamic international scientific environment? Are you a natural bridge-builder? Are you ready for the challenge of adapting a complex international scientific and operational collaboration structure, and forging new partnerships? Do you enjoy preparing large funding proposals and managing EC projects? Do you have excellent planning, time management & […]

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  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
  • Closing date
    8-3-2021

Manager Smart Frontend Group

Are you an experienced RF researcher or Antenna engineer with a strategic vision, a broad network and leadership skills? Are you result driven, a group leader and coach? Would you like to contribute to innovative research and development for radio astronomy instrumentation? Then you are our new   Manager Smart Frontend Group -antennas and receiver […]

  • Section
    Innovation & Systems
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Antennas , radio frequencies and microwaves
  • Closing date
    12-2-2021

Operator telescopes

Do you want to work in an international scientific environment where you operate leading radio telescopes?  Do you find it a challenge to accomplish the observations with those telescopes to a good result? Are you decisive, customer-oriented and do you have a flexible attitude? Then you might be our new Operator Telescopes (v/m)  Job description: […]

  • Section
    Astronomy & Operations
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Operations & Maintenance
  • Closing date
    15-01-2021

Postdoctoral position on radio transients and gravitational-wave events

ASTRON has recently started ARGO, the Apertif Radio – Gravitational wave Observatory. In this program, we aim to discover and study both prompt radio emission and afterglows from radio transients. Some of these are Fast Radio Bursts, others are the radio counterparts of gravitational-wave events. Through precise radio localizations, essential for our multi-frequency follow-up, we […]

  • Section
    Astronomy & Operations
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Radio Astronomy
  • Closing date
    07-01-2021

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Boudewijn Hut
Junior commissioning engineer

During my graduation project for the study of astronomy, I had my first encounter with ASTRON. At that time I got the chance to make an interesting thesis I seized the opportunity immediately! After my studies I started to work at ASTRON. I chose ASTRON partly because it is a knowledge institute. There is also […]

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RT @SKA_telescope Following the first #SKAO Council meeting earlier this month, we've now published the construction proposal and delivery plan for the SKA telescopes! If you have time there are 480 pages to delve into... if not there's a handy 28-page summary. Take a look: loom.ly/eWNWy-w pic.twitter.com/sGDT…

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