Postdoctoral position on fast radio transients

ASTRON has recently started ALERT, the Apertif Lofar Exploration of the Radio Transient Sky. ALERT aims to identify the highly compact astrophysical explosions powering Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs). We are looking to build out our excellent group of enthusiastic, dedicated astronomers, and invite applications for a:   POSTDOCTORAL POSITION ON FAST RADIO TRANSIENTS (f/m)   […]

  • Section
    Astronomy group
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Radio Astronomy
  • Closing date
    04-01-2019

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
    14-12-2018

PhD position “Gas and the life-cycle of radio galaxies”

Job description: The Kapteyn Astronomical Institute invites applications for a 4-year PhD position on “Gas and the life-cycle of radio galaxies” under the supervision of Prof. Raffaella Morganti. The position is shared with the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON). The selected candidate will be based at the Kapteyn Institute in Groningen with regular visits […]

  • Section
    Astronomy group
  • Hours
    40
  • Expertise
    Radio Astronomy
  • Closing date
    21-12-2018

Head Research & Development

Are you interested in a senior leadership opportunity to lead the R&D department of ASTRON? We are an international research institute engaged in cutting-edge science.  We seek a motivated Head of R&D, a key member of ASTRON’s Management Team who directs the cross-systems capabilities of ASTRON to deliver innovative systems of the future. Head Research […]

  • Section
    R & D
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
  • Closing date
    28-9-2018

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Marco Drost
Head Operations & Maintenance

The choice to work at ASTRON was one I could make immediate. I wanted to enjoy working in a high tech environment, but also have the opportunity to keep developing myself. The beautiful surroundings in which ASTRON is located, the Dwingelderveld, made my decision very easy. Personally I find it fascinating to realize an instrument […]

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