PhD position announcement:
You carry out and participate in research activities within the broader scope of acquisition and quality analysis of geo-spatial information. Research will focus on the design, implementation and analysis of methods for
mapping of informal settlements with unmanned airborne vehicles. You discuss and find solutions for information acquisition and quality analysis problems emerging within this context. You contribute to MSc student supervision in this field. You participate actively in national and international professional societies.
We seek a MSc-level graduate in geo-information science, statistics or computer science. Candidates with other relevant backgrounds will also be considered. You should be fluent in English, experienced in (technical) writing and possess good communication skills.You should be willing to undertake international travel.
Additional information about this position can be obtained from Professor George Vosselman, head of the department EOS (phone: +31 53 4874 344) or Professor Alfred Stein (phone: +31 53 4874 552).
Interested candidates are invited to send the application, detailed curriculum vitae and a letter elaborating the motivation for the application before 11 April 2014. Please locate this vacancy on http://www.utwente.nl/vacatures/ and select ‘apply now’ to fill out the application form.
We offer a full-time PhD position in a challenging international environment. Salary and conditions will be in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement (CAO) of the Dutch Universities. The duration of the contract is four years. The gross salary will range from € 2.083,00 in the first year to € 2.664,00 per month in the fourth year. Additionally, the University of Twente provides excellent facilities for professional and personal development.