Project manager

ASTRON, the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy, is a fully separate research institute of NWO, the Dutch organization for scientific research. The mission of ASTRON is to make discoveries in radio astronomy happen via the development of novel and innovative technologies, the operation of world-class radio astronomy facilities such as LOFAR and the pursuit of […]

  • Section
    Innovation & Systems
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
  • Closing date
    14-01-2022

Postdoctoral position in exoplanet magnetism / radio astronomy

The Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON) invites applicants for a    Postdoctoral position in exoplanet magnetism / radio astronomy   Job description: The successful candidate will join Dr. Vedantham’s group at ASTRON that is leading the exploitation of low frequency radio telescopes such as LOFAR to study stellar coronae and brown dwarf and exoplanet […]

  • Section
    Astronomy & Operations
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Radio Astronomy
  • Closing date
    06-12-2021

PhD position in exoplanet and brown dwarf magnetism

The Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON) invites applicants for a   PhD position in exoplanet and brown dwarf magnetism   Applications are solicited for a PhD position to study magnetism in exoplanets and brown dwarfs. The project involves searching for radio emission from exoplanets and brown dwarfs in the LOFAR Two Metre Sky Survey […]

  • Section
    Astronomy & Operations
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Radio Astronomy
  • Closing date
    06-12-2021

Postdoctoral position on neutral hydrogen in nearby galaxies

MeerGas is a project to study how galaxies acquire their neutral hydrogen gas. Using the 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 low-column […]

  • Section
    Astronomy & Operations
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Radio Astronomy
  • Closing date
    01-12-2021

PhD position in Radio Astronomy

The Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON) invites applicants for a   PhD position in Radio Astronomy   The PhD position is part of the MeerGas project to study how galaxies acquire their neutral hydrogen gas. Using the MeerKAT radio synthesis telescope in South Africa, we are obtaining ultra-deep observations of the neutral hydrogen in […]

  • Section
    Astronomy & Operations
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Radio Astronomy
  • Closing date
    01-12-2021

Systems engineer

Are you an experienced Systems Engineer who thrives on complexity? Do you enjoy bringing various disciplines together to deliver a working system with your team? Are you willing to share your knowledge and take systems engineering to the next level at ASTRON? Do you want to work in a dynamic, international, scientific environment? Then you […]

  • Section
    Innovation & Systems
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
  • Closing date
    04-10-2021

Junior telescope scientist for Science Data Centre operations

Are you interested in working at an internationally leading scientific research institute with a stimulating environment? 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 worldwide and do research yourself with […]

  • Section
    Astronomy & Operations
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Astronomical support
  • Closing date
    15-10-2021

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Gemma Janssen
Tenure Track Astronomer

Sinds de basisschool wist ik al dat ik sterrenkundige wilde worden, een studie sterrenkunde was uiteindelijk snel gekozen. Tijdens mijn promotieonderzoek, dat gericht was op het heel precies meten van radiopulsars, heb ik veel ervaring opgedaan met het waarnemen met de Westerbork Radio Synthesis Telescope. De brede inzet van de telescoop heeft mij een veelzijdig […]

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