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

Software engineer/developer

Are you a talented programmer and a team player? Do you enjoy the experience of seeing your software in action and helping our customers? Are you familiar with developing software for scientific (astronomical) instrumentation and/or distributed scientific Monitor and Control systems? Do you want to work in a dynamic international scientific environment? Then you are […]

  • Section
    Innovation & Systems
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Computing
  • Closing date
    04-12-2020

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Bram Veenboer
PhD researcher

After studying computer science I wanted to continue in the direction of my master: High Performance Computing. Besided, I wanted to get my doctorate, so I ended up at ASTRON. At ASTRON there was a nice position available within the Dome project. At Dome I can apply the theory into practice and I can immerse […]

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