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 […]

  • Section
  • 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
  • Closing date
    28-4-2021

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
    07-04-2021

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
    21-04-2021

Astronomy Master student for LOFAR science operations

The Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON) announces the availability of positions for an   Astronomy master student for LOFAR science operations   Are you an Astronomy Master student who is interested to acquire experience in an operational environment to scientifically operate LOFAR? And do you want to develop skills and novel experimental methods on […]

  • Section
    Astronomy & Operations
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Radio Astronomy
  • Closing date
    09-04-2021

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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Tammo Jan Dijkema
Scientific software engineer

The work at ASTRON fits perfectly with my studies Scientific Computing at the interface between physics, mathematics and computer science. I work, among other things, on the mathematics to perform faster calculations on physical and astronomical super computers. This allows the astronomers to perform their calculations more efficient. The location of the ASTRON headquarters amazing! […]

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