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

Manager Smart Frontend Group

Are you an experienced RF researcher or Antenna engineer with a strategic vision, a broad network and 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   Manager Smart Frontend Group – antennas and […]

  • Section
    Innovation & Systems
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Antennas , radio frequencies and microwaves
  • Closing date
    16-11-2020

Communicatie adviseur

Heb jij analytisch vermogen en sta jij stevig in je schoenen? Weet jij alles van het communicatievak en ben je zelfstandig in je werk? Heb je jouw voetsporen al achtergelaten binnen communicatie en ben je op zoek naar een ideale volgende stap in een internationale werkomgeving? Dan is deze functie echt iets voor jou!   […]

  • Section
    Business Support & Services
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
  • Closing date
    26-10-2020

System Administrator

Are you a flexible, accurate administrator and a team player? Your second home is your Linux server park? You are familiar with high performance system administration in combination with large data volumes and want to work in a dynamic international scientific environment? Then you might be our new System Administrator Job description: As a system […]

  • Section
    Business Support & Services
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    ICT
  • Closing date
    23-10-2020

Postdoctoral position on Neutral hydrogen in nearby galaxies

MeerGas is a project to study how galaxies acquire their neutral hydrogen gas. Using the new MeerKAT radio synthesis telescope in South Africa, we are obtaining ultra-deep observations of the neutral hydrogen in 30 nearby galaxies (as part of the MeerKAT MHONGOOSE Large Science Project). We will use these to find and characterise signs of […]

  • Section
    Astronomy & Operations
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Radio Astronomy
  • Closing date
    01-10-2020

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Boudewijn Hut
Junior commissioning engineer

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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