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

Junior Telescope Scientist

Are you interested in working at an internationally leading scientific research institute with a stimulating environment? Would you like to develop skills and novel experimental methods on systems using technologies that produce cutting-edge science now and contribute to the development of the SKA? Would you like to assist astronomers worldwide and do research with data […]

  • Section
    Radio observatory
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Astronomical support
  • Closing date
    19-08-2018

Group manager Computing

Are you an experienced scientific computer expert with 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 Group Manager Computing   The experts of the Computing group collaborate in challenging projects with fellow engineers […]

  • Section
    R & D
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Computing
  • Closing date
    15-09-2018

Systems Engineer NOVA

Job description: Together with your team, you will be responsible for the technical organization and control of a scientifically and technologically innovative and complex astronomical instrument (METIS: Mid-Infrared ELT Imager and Spectroscope) on the world’s largest optical telescope (ESO’s Extremely Large Telescope- ELT). Developing this instrument for the ELT is a project that is being […]

  • Section
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    System integration
  • Closing date

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Gemma Janssen
Astronomer

From an early age I knew I wanted to become an astronomer, and I chose to study astronomy after high school. During my PhD research, that focussed on the precise measurement of radio pulsars, I gained a lot of experience in observing with the Westerbork Synthesis Radio Telescope. The wide range of project that I […]

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