Systems Engineer

Systems Engineer   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 […]

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

Traineeship in science operations with massive arrays

The Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON) and the Joint Institute for VLBI ERIC (JIVE) have two positions available for a   Traineeship in science operations with massive arrays   Description The Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON) and the Joint Institute for VLBI ERIC (JIVE) announce the availability of a limited number of grants […]

  • Section
    Radio observatory
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Radio Astronomy
  • Closing date
    31-01-2018

Radio astronomy postdoc / Software engineer

ASTRON, the Netherlands eScience Center, and the University of Amsterdam have 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). To accomplish this challenging goal, we recently built a dedicated GPU supercomputer of world Top 100 class. It reduces, […]

  • Section
    Astronomy group
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Radio Astronomy
  • Closing date
    05-01-2018

Postdoctoral researcher in Extragalactic Astronomy

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and sharp astronomer with experience in the field of the formation and evolution of galaxies to work as a:    Postdoctoral researcher in Extragalactic Astronomy Understanding the Formation and Evolution of the Smallest Galaxies   Job description: You will lead research attempting to shed light on the formation […]

  • Section
    Astronomy group
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Radio Astronomy
  • Closing date
    01-10-2017

Software Engineer, Data Access for Scientific Data Centres

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 be part of the team working to design and deploy the large-scale […]

  • Section
    Astronomy group
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Computing
  • Closing date
    01-08-2017

Science Data Centre 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 enviroment? Would you like to be part of the team working to design and deploy the large-scale […]

  • Section
    Astronomy group
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Computing
  • Closing date
    01-08-2017

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ASTRON is a good and fine employer for me. I get many opportunities to develop myself both personally and professionally. That is one of the reasons I started working at ASTRON. You can give direction to your career if you know how to seize the opportunities. In addition I find it nice to work in […]

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