The Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie (MPIfR) is recruiting up to two postdoctoral researchers in radio astronomy. These positions are based in the Radio Astronomy/VLBI department led by Prof. J. Anton Zensus. The department has a broad research portfolio. Research topics focus on the investigation of compact extragalactic objects (AGN) and their broad-band emission, with a special emphasis on very-high-resolution studies.  These [...]

By | 2019-11-13T09:54:17+00:00 November 13th, 2019|announcement|Comments Off

Job vacancy at ALMA / Santiago de Chile: Postdoctoral Fellows

The Joint ALMA Observatory is offering two postdoctoral fellowship positions to join the ALMA science operations group in Santiago, Chile. ALMA Postdoctoral Fellows will be appointed for a period of three years and will spend 50% of their time dedicated to their personal scientific research. The remaining time will be spent in support of ALMA operations, including observing at [...]

By | 2019-11-13T09:40:56+00:00 November 13th, 2019|announcement, press release|Comments Off

KIPAC PAVES Program: New program for Astrophysics Visitor Exchange at Stanford

A new visitor exchange program at Stanford has been recently initiated. Find more information about the program here. Applications are now open for the first KIPAC PAVES Program, which is aimed at increasing scientific interactions in the areas of ASTROPHYSICS AND COSMOLOGY between members of KIPAC at Stanford University and SLAC, and researchers primarily in CENTRAL AND [...]

By | 2019-11-13T09:22:14+00:00 November 13th, 2019|announcement, press release|Comments Off

Vacant research positions at the Atlantic Network of Geodynamic and Space Stations in the Azores

2 vacant research positions at the Atlantic Network of Geodynamic and Space Stations in the Azores. Areas: Geodesy and Geophysics, to develop scientific research activities in the areas of Geodynamic, Earth gravity, and Atmospheric Processes. [Notice – GEODESY] Astronomy and Space Science, to develop scientific research activities in the areas of Radioatronomy and/or Space Situational Awareness. [...]

By | 2019-11-04T13:58:09+00:00 November 4th, 2019|announcement|Comments Off

Compact Objects and Energetic Phenomena in the Multi-Messenger Era, Saint Paul, Minnesota/USA, July 14-16, 2020

Pre-registration is open for Compact Objects and Energetic Phenomena in the Multi-Messenger Era, to be held in Saint Paul, Minnesota, on July 14-16, 2020. This meeting will cover twelve topic areas pivotal to the future of multi-messenger astronomy, bringing together scientists with expertise in a wide range of fields to discuss current progress, future directions, and how [...]

By | 2019-10-25T09:04:18+00:00 October 25th, 2019|announcement|Comments Off

First Announcement: Space VLBI 2020 & registration open

The NRAO will host the  Space VLBI 2020: Science and Technology Futures in Charlottesville, VA, January 28-30, 2020. This meeting will focus on mission concepts and supporting technology developments to enable the highest angular resolution observations at centimeter and shorter wavelengths (30+ GHz observing frequencies).  The meeting will highlight recent scientific advances and developments in the [...]

By | 2019-10-25T08:56:15+00:00 October 25th, 2019|announcement|Comments Off

Panchromatic Transients in the 2020’s, Warrenton, VA, April 28-30, 2020

High Energy Astrophysics meeting Panchromatic Transients in the 2020’s will take place in Airlie Resort and Conference Center, Warrenton, VA, April 28-30, 2020. Since its launch in November 2004, the Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory has provided a unique suite of multi-wavelength instruments to both discover and follow-up a wide range of transients and variable sources. To [...]

By | 2019-10-25T08:48:44+00:00 October 25th, 2019|announcement|Comments Off

RadioNet co-funded that Lofar Solar and Space Weather Busy Week 2019, 21-25.10.2019 in Dwingeloo

The Lofar Solar and Space Weather Busy Week 2019, 21-25.10.2019  started yesterday in Dwingeloo, hosted by the RadioNet partner ASTRON. This will be a busy week on tutorials and data analysis, which will be mainly focussed on two aspects, Solar data reduction and Heliospheric data reduction. The busy week is organised to coordinate the PSP/LOFAR [...]

By | 2019-10-22T07:49:10+00:00 October 22nd, 2019|announcement, press release|Comments Off

Call for Proposals for the East Asian VLBI Network open

The Call for Proposals for the East Asian VLBI Network for the 2020A semester is open. From the 2020A semester, CfP for the KVN and VERA Array (KaVA) is merged into the EAVN CfP. Please refer to the EAVN website for more details about the array's specification, available observation modes, and how to submit proposals.

By | 2019-10-14T12:25:54+00:00 October 14th, 2019|announcement|Comments Off

RadioNet sponsor of the SKA VLBI Key Science Projects and Operations Workshop, Jodrell Bank, 14-17.10.2019

The World’s Eye on the Sky SKA-VLBI Key Science Projects and Operations Workshop The VLBI community proposed to make the phase I SKA telescopes available for global VLBI observations. The VLBI Science Working Group for the SKA, with support from the EC-funded JUMPING JIVE project, worked out the technical requirements and defined the interfaces needed for realising SKA-VLBI. The [...]

By | 2019-10-10T12:24:57+00:00 October 10th, 2019|announcement|Comments Off