Director of ASTRON

ASTRON, the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy, is a world leading institute for radio astronomy and instrumentation development. With a long and successful track record in scientific research, it operates two international facilities and carries a wide range of technical expertise for the development of next generation radio telescopes. It is located in the North […]

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  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
  • Closing date
    10-05-2021

Software engineer/developer SDC

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? Do you want to work in a dynamic international scientific environment? Then you could be our new   Software engineer/developer Science […]

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    Innovation & Systems
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Computing
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Manager/Leader Software Delivery group

Do you know the ins and outs of software development in agile teams, has DevOps no more secrets and do you have experience on how to implement this way of working in an organization? Are you result driven, a leader and coach? Would you like to contribute to innovative research and development for radio astronomy […]

  • Section
    Innovation & Systems
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Computing
  • Closing date

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

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Roelof Boesenkool
Head ICT

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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