Two vacancies at University of Twente / ITC in the Department of Geo-Information Processing

Two vacancies at University of Twente / ITC in the Department of Geo-Information Processing

The Department of Geo Information Processing (GIP) is a vibrant and multi-disciplinary team that develops methods and techniques to produce actionable geoinformation. Our work supports knowledge generation and decision-making for societal problems characterized by changes in space and time.

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR GISCIENCE (FULLTIME)

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You will conduct international high-quality research and contribute to developing the departmental research portfolio. You will teach Masters level coursework, supervise MSc theses, and contribute to the development of new courses including face-to-face, blended learning, and distance learning, preferably based on open source solutions. You will supervise PhD students in combination with a departmental professor and will engage in acquisition and implementation of consulting tasks for the department. You will undertake management and administration tasks within the department and will acquire and/or participate in new research, educational and capacity building projects.

ASSOCIATE OR ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (TENURE TRACK POSITION) GEODATA SCIENCE

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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.

  • You will conduct international high-quality research and contribute to developing a research network, leading a strong and visible research line on the use of BigGeodata technologies to process massive and heterogeneous datasets.
  • You will also further integrate Big Geodata computational skills within the department.
  • You will teach Masters level coursework, supervise MSc theses and contribute to the development of new courses including face-to-face, blended learning, and distance learning, based on open source and cloud computing solutions.
  • You will supervise PhD students in combination with a departmental professor and will engage in acquisition and implementation of consulting tasks for the department.
  • You will undertake management and/or administrative tasks within the department and will initiate and acquire new research and educational projects.
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