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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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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Internschip (Science) Communication

LOFAR ten-year anniversary at the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy The Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy, ASTRON, in Dwingeloo designs, manages and conducts research with the Westerbork telescope and the LOFAR telescope, currently the largest radio telescope in the world, and contributes to building the Square Kilometer Array, the future largest radio telescope in the […]

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Traineeships in science operations with massive arrays

The Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON) and the Joint Institute for VLBI ERIC (JIVE) have positions available for   Traineeships 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 minimum of two grants for their […]

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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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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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Onderhoudsmonteur (elektrotechnisch)

Ben jij enthousiast over elektronica en werk je graag in de buitenlucht? Vind je het leuk om zowel zelfstandig als binnen een onderhoudsteam te werken en wil je werken binnen een dynamische internationale wetenschappelijke omgeving? Dan ben jij onze nieuwe   Onderhoudsmonteur (elektrotechnisch) (V/M)   Functieomschrijving: Als onderhoudsmonteur binnen de Radio Observatory houd je je […]

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Boudewijn Hut

Tijdens mijn afstudeeropdracht voor de studie sterrenkunde, kwam ik voor het eerst in aanraking met ASTRON. Op dat moment kreeg ik de kans om een interessante afstudeeropdracht te doen, die kans heb ik direct gegrepen. Na mijn studie ben ik aan het werk gegaan bij ASTRON. Mede heb ik voor ASTRON gekozen omdat het een […]

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