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Professorship of Infrastructuring Urban Futures
Published(1022 days ago)
Deadline for applications(1018 days ago)
University of Twente (UT)Enschede (Niederlande)
Professor of Infrastructuring Urban Futures
Location Enschede Function types Professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers Scientific fields Natural Sciences, Engineering Hours 40.0 hours per week Education Doctorate Job number 865601 About employer University of Twente (UT)
The Professor will have a leading role in initiating, coordinating and executing research in urban planning and management
within the People Land and Urban Systems (PLUS) research theme, with a focus on future urban developments, spatial analysis
and planning methods, tools and approaches. In addition to world-leading research activity the Professor will be responsible,
alongside the other Professors and the Chair of department, for management of the Department. The appointee will play an active
role in the teaching and supervision of MSc and PhD students and initialize and lead capacity development projects in ITC’s target countries.
The appointee will hold a PhD in a related field and have a recognized international position demonstrated by a record of highly
cited publications in international peer-reviewed academic journals, an outstanding reputation in his/her field of expertise and
evidence of securing external funding. Experience in GIS, spatial modelling, spatial data analysis, and assimilation of earth
observation data is desirable. He/she will have a clear vision for scientific, interdisciplinary research for urban planning
processes in a developing world context. An affinity with the education, training and capacity development related mission of
ITC is a pre-requisite.
An executive search exercise is being undertaken by Perrett Laver to assist the recruitment committee. Perrett Laver may be
contacted for informal enquiries and questions on Lisbeth.VanCauwenberghe@perrettlaver.com or +31 20 2404 374.
be uploaded at www.perrettlaver.com/candidates, quoting reference 2667. The closing date for applications is 7 November 2016.
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University of Twente strives for diversity across its staff and therefore explicitly invites female candidates to apply.
Conditions of employment
University of Twente offers a full time position as professor, with the intention to grant tenure after three years.
Salary, benefits and other employment conditions are in accordance with the Collective labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.
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 six 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.