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Associate or Assistant Professor (Tenure Track position) Geodata SciencePosted by: University of Twente (UT)
Posted date: 2017-Aug-01
Thanks to the digital, mobile and IT revolutions, massive amounts of data are nowadays available at unprecedented spatial, temporal, and thematic scales. Hence, for most applications, data availability is becoming less of an issue. However, the development of methodological approaches that can deal with these massive and heterogeneous datasets remains challenging.
Specific information about ITC’s Tenure Track policy you can find on www.itc.nl/pdf/organisation/tenure-track-nov-2012.pdf.
Information and application
Additional information regarding the position can be obtained from Prof. Dr. M.J. Kraak (e-mail: m.j.kraakutwente.nl, phone: +31 53 4874463). You are also invited to visit our homepage.
Please submit your application before 1 October, 2017 (choose “apply here” below). Your application has to include (i) a motivation letter clearly stating how you meet the selection criteria and also outlining your research and teaching interests and (ii) a detailed CV with references.
A public guest lecture to the ITC-staff will be part of the selection. A development assessment could be part of the selection also.
Conditions of employment
We offer an inspiring and challenging international environment. You will be initially employed for a period of six years (Tenure Track position, starting as Assistant Professor 2 or 1) or 3 years (starting as Associate Professor 2), according to proven expertise and skills.
The University of Twente. We stand for life sciences and technology. High tech and human touch. Education and research that matter. New technology which drives change, innovation and progress in society. The University of Twente is the only campus university in the Netherlands; divided over five faculties we provide more than fifty educational programmes. The University of Twente has a strong focus on personal development and talented researchers are given scope for carrying out pioneering research.
The Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) of the University of Twente provides international postgraduate education, research and project services in the field of geo-information science and earth observation using remote sensing and GIS. The aim of ITC's activities is the international exchange of knowledge, focusing on capacity building and institutional development in developing countries and emerging economies.