The University of Twente, Faculty ITC wishes to increase the number of women in the faculty in order to have a more balanced staff profile. During all phases of the selection process, we will therefore prioritize selecting women who fit the profile.
You will develop a research direction and educational profile within the ambitions of the Faculty ITC, University of Twente, and the Netherlands sector of Earth and Environmental Sciences. You will (co-) supervise graduate students, as well as collaborate with our e-Learning specialists to develop educational materials for a diversity of MSc programs: our faculty-wide MSc programs M-Geo and M-SE, and our national and European joint MSc degrees GIMA and MSc Cartography. You will have at your disposal our visualization lab, with its innovative equipment for VR/AR/XR, and eye-tracking usability research.
You will take ownership of coordination and management tasks throughout the faculty, particularly in the joint MSc programs. You will also take an active approach towards strengthening our national Earth and Environmental Sciences network. You will contribute to ITC's mission of capacity development and institutional strengthening.Your profile
The following is an advantage:
· Experience in online learning modes of education
· A Dutch University Teaching Qualification (UTQ). If you do not have this UTQ already, you have to obtain this within 2 years after starting your employmentOur offer
Please submit your application before 4 December 2023. Your application has to include (i) a letter outlining your motivation and fit for the position, and (ii) a CV with two references. 1st round (online) interviews will be held in week 51 (18 to 21 December 2023). 2nd round (onsite) interviews will be held in January 2024.
A public guest lecture to the ITC staff may be part of the selection process.About the department
The Department of Geo-information Processing (GIP) is a multi-disciplinary scientific department that develops computational methods for processing spatiotemporal data, which in turn are used to build models, visualizations and information systems to improve our understanding of dynamic spatial systems and to help in decision-making at multiple spatial and temporal scales. GIP is not tied to a single application domain but develops generic geo-information and geo-products that are widely applicable.About the organisation
The Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) provides international postgraduate education, research and project services in the field of geo-information science and earth observation. Our mission is capacity development, where we apply, share and facilitate the effective use of geo-information and earth observation knowledge and tools for tackling global wicked problems. Our purpose is to enable our many partners around the world to track and trace the impact – and the shifting causes and frontiers – of today's global challenges. Our vision is of a world in which researchers, educators, and students collaborate across disciplinary and geographic divides with governmental and non-governmental organisations, institutes, businesses, and local populations to surmount today's complex global challenges and to contribute to sustainable, fair, and digital societies.Want to know more? Zurita Milla, R. (Raul)
Full ProfessorZurita Milla, R. (Raul)
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Apply. When you see a vacancy that appeals to you, you can apply online. We ask you to upload a CV and motivation letter and/or list of publications. You will receive a confirmation of receipt by e-mail.Step 2
Selection. The selection committee will review your application and you will receive a response within 2 weeks after the vacancy has been closed.Step 3
1st interview. The 1st (online or in person) meeting serves as an introduction where we introduce ourselves to you and you to us. You may be asked to give a short presentation. This will be further explained in the invitation.Step 4
2nd interview. In the second interview, we will further discuss the job content, your skills and your talents.Step 5
The offer. If the conversations are positive, you will be made a suitable offer.Your Colleagues
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