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

PhD researcher

Applications are invited for a PhD position in astrophysics which is a shared position between ASTRON and Radboud University in The Netherlands. Testing gravity by timing pulsars with the SKA and its pathfinders The PhD student will be based at Radboud University Nijmegen, with regular visits to ASTRON in Dwingeloo. The successful candidate will work […]

  • Section
    Astronomy group
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Radio Astronomy
  • Closing date
    20-12-2017

Computing Specialist

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? If this description sounds interesting, we have an immediate opening for a   Computing Specialist   […]

  • Section
    General affairs
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Computing
  • Closing date
    06-10-2017

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

Junior Telescope Scientist

Are you interested in working at an internationally leading scientific research institute with a stimulating climate? 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 world wide with their research using […]

  • Section
    Radio observatory
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Astronomical support
  • Closing date
    01-10-2017

Software Engineers, HPC Applications 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

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

Head Radio Observatory

Are you interested in a senior leadership opportunity at ASTRON: an international research institute engaged in cutting-edge science? Are you committed to delivering high-quality operations and expert support to astronomical teams around the world? Would you like to be at the forefront of the exploitation of two world-class telescopes, LOFAR and WSRT? We are looking […]

  • Section
    Radio observatory
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
  • Closing date
    01-08-2017

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Boudewijn Hut
Junior commissioning engineer

During my graduation project for the study of astronomy, I had my first encounter with ASTRON. At that time I got the chance to make an interesting thesis I seized the opportunity immediately! After my studies I started to work at ASTRON. I chose ASTRON partly because it is a knowledge institute. There is also […]

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