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Junior Professorship (Salary Scale W1 NBesO) in Big Geospatial Data

Position
Junior Professorship (Salary Scale W1 NBesO) in Big Geospatial Data

Employer
Leibniz Universität Hannover, Hannover, Germany; Institute of Cartography and Geoinformatics logo

Leibniz Universität Hannover, Hannover, Germany; Institute of Cartography and Geoinformatics

The Institute of Cartography and Geoinformatics conducts research in the domain of automation of spatial data processing. We are capturing and processing different kinds of spatial data using innovative measurement technologies, e.g. Mobile Mapping Systems. We are striving to automate the data integration and interpretation processes using advanced spatial analysis methods from computational geometry and machine learning. Applications fields are autonomous driving, traffic behaviour analysis, interpretation of topographic data structures, as well as mapping.

Homepage: https://www.ikg.uni-hannover.de/


Location
Hannover, Germany

Sector
Academic

Relevant divisions
Earth and Space Science Informatics (ESSI)
Geodesy (G)
Geosciences Instrumentation and Data Systems (GI)

Type
Full time

Level
Experienced

Salary
Open

Required education
PhD

Application deadline
Open until the position is filled

Posted
4 January 2018

Job description

The Institute of Cartography and Geoinformatics at the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geodetic Science invites applications for a

Junior Professorship in Big Geospatial Data

starting on April 1, 2018. The position is limited to six years (after a successful evaluation after three years).

Today’s ubiquitous mobile sensors capture large, heterogeneous data sets in high temporal frequency. The professorship will deal with the intelligent handling of these data in research and teaching. Successful candidates have an academic background in geoinformatics, computer science, or a related field. They have demonstrated an excellent record in the analysis of geospatial data and processes, ideally with a strong foundation in and orientation towards at least two of the three areas of Spatial Data Mining, Visualization, and parallel processing in Big Data Frameworks.

Distinguished didactic qualifications, an international orientation, and the willingness to carry out interdisciplinary research are required, as is the ability to teach in German.

Conditions of appointment are in accordance with § 30, Niedersachsen Higher Education Act (NHG).

Part-time employment can be arranged on request.

As an equal opportunities employer, Leibniz Universität Hannover has set itself the strategic aim of significantly increasing the proportion of women. Female scientists are therefore particularly encouraged to apply. Applications from abroad are especially welcome. Equally qualified candidates with disabilities will be given preference.

Further information is available from the Head of the Institute Prof. Dr. Monika Sester (monika.sester@ikg.uni-hannover.de).
Please submit your full application (CV, research statement describing past research and plans for future research, teaching portfolio, describing past teaching and plans for the future) preferably via email by January, 15th, 2018 to

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
Dean, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geodetic Science, Prof. Dr. Winrich Voß
Callinstraße 34, 1.OG
30167 Hannover
Email: dekanat@fbg.uni-hannover.de
http://www.uni-hannover.de/jobs