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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    38
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    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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    38
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    13-02-2020

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 […]

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    Astronomy group
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    38
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    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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    Computing
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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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And a great article in Dutch by @nrc about this discovery! nrc.nl/nieuws/2020/0…

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