Assistant or Associate Professor in Geo-information Science

The Laboratory of Geo-information Science and Remote Sensing, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Deadline: Dec 3, 2018

The focus of this position will be in geo-information science and its interfaces with big data science, including (but not limited to) the development of crowdsourcing technologies, visualization/augmented reality, localization, deep learning and/or spatio-temporal modelling of multiple heterogeneous geospatial data sources. The candidate expertise and vision will be in line with the thematic domains of the GRS group: from smart cities, urban computing and digital humanities to agriculture, nature conservation and land use characterisation. Track of successful collaborations with the humanities will be considered an asset.

Requirements include:

– PhD in Geo-information Science, Computer Science or related fields.
– An excellent academic record (research, passion for teaching, attracting research funding) in line with the expected profile for a Tenure Track at Wageningen University is required.
– The candidate should show leadership in developing a vision on future research and education in Geo-information Science and be an inspiring ambassador of her/his theme towards stakeholders both within and outside academia, nationally and internationally.

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