Lecturer in Geo-information Science Education

Lecturer in Geo-information Science Education

Published Deadline Location
19 Jul 15 Aug Wageningen

Job description

Are you a hardworking lecturer willing to impact Geo-Information Science and the new generation of students? Do you have experience in Geographic Information Science and master concepts of GIS, data science (e.g. machine and deep learning) and scripting, among other things? Willing to join us as an enthusiastic teammate for successful education, and align it with the thematic domains of the GRS group: from urban computing and digital humanities to nature conservation and land use characterization? Then we like to get you onboard!

You will contribute to our bachelor (BSc) and master (MSc) courses, while also adding to the group's research excellence. This includes participating in the existing education portfolio of the group in Geo Information Science. You will also take part in creative and groundbreaking scientific research, for instance by supervising Master thesis in GIS.

The educational tasks will be conducted at the Laboratory of Geo-information Science and Remote Sensing (GRS) at Wageningen University under supervision of Prof.dr. A. Klippel and Dr. H. Bartholomeus.

You will work in an ideal working environment. Our campus is an inspiring green place to work, and has been selected as the most sustainable campus in the world multiple times. Besides that, we have a top ranking in several fields, with a #1 ranking for environmental science, ecology and agriculture, as well as very strong rankings in other fields. Finally, as for education, Wageningen University has been chosen as the "Best University" in the Netherlands for the 17th consecutive time.
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Specifications

Wageningen University & Research

Requirements

  • A hardworking and curious colleague who has:graduated in Geo-information Science or a closely related field at Master of Science (MSc) level;
  • a track-record of successful teamwork and educational activities;
  • a true love for education;
  • good didactic skills for teaching at both BSc and MSc level;
  • excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • proficiency in both Dutch and English (C1) is an absolute pre-requisite.

Conditions of employment

We offer a full time position at lecturer level for two years.
Wageningen University & Research offers excellent terms of employment. A few highlights from our Collective Labour Agreement include:
  • working hours that can be discussed and arranged so that they allow for the best possible work-life balance;
  • the option to accrue additional compensation / holiday hours by working more, up to 40 hours per week;
  • there is a strong focus on vitality and you can make use of the sports facilities available on campus for a small fee;
  • a fixed December bonus of 8.3%;
  • excellent pension scheme.
Gross salary per month starting €2.960,- in the first year rising up to €4.670,- (scale 10) for a full working week of 38 hours in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for the Wageningen University.

There are plenty of options for personal initiative in a learning environment, and we provide excellent training opportunities. We are offering a unique position in an international environment with a pleasant and open working atmosphere.

You are going to work at the greenest and most innovative campus in Holland, and at a university that has been chosen as the " Best University " in the Netherlands for the 17th consecutive time.

Coming from abroad
Wageningen University & Research is the university and research centre for life sciences. The themes we deal with are relevant to everyone around the world and Wageningen, therefore, has a large international community and a lot to offer to international employees. Applicants from abroad moving to the Netherlands may qualify for a special tax relief, known as the 30% ruling. Our team of advisors on Dutch immigration procedures will help you with the visa application procedures for yourself and, if applicable, for your family.

Feeling welcome also has everything to do with being well informed. Wageningen University & Research's International Community page contains practical information about what we can do to support international employees and students coming to Wageningen. Furthermore, we can assist you with any additional advice and information about helping your partner to find a job, housing, schooling, and other issues.

Employer

Wageningen University & Research

Wageningen University & Research
The mission of Wageningen University and Research is "To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life". Under the banner Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen University and the specialised research institutes of the Wageningen Research Foundation have joined forces in contributing to finding solutions to important questions in the domain of healthy food and living environment.

With its roughly 30 branches7.200 employees and 13.200 students, Wageningen University & Research is one of the leading organisations in its domain. An integrated approach to problems and the cooperation between various disciplines are at the heart of Wageningen's unique approach. WUR has been named Best Employer in the Education category for 2019-2020.

Read the 5 reasons why your future colleagues enjoy working at WUR and watch this video to get an idea of our green campus!

We will recruit for the vacancy ourselves, so no employment agencies please. However, sharing in your network is appreciated.

Additional information

To learn more about this function you can get in touch with Dr. Harm Bartholomeus, e-mail: harm.bartholomeus@wur.nl

For additional information about the procedure you can contact Edgar Tijhuis, corporate recruiter, e-mail: edgar.tijhuis@wur.nl

Do you want to apply?
This can be done directly via the application button at the vacancy on our website so that we can process your personal data with your permission.
This vacancy is open until and including August 15th 2022. A week after this date the first interviews will be planned and we aim at a starting date in September 2022?

Specifications

  • Lecturer; Assistant professor; Associate professor; Professor
  • Agriculture
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • University graduate
  • P1021210-1

Employer

Wageningen University & Research

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Droevendaalsesteeg, 6708 PB, Wageningen

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Application procedure

To learn more about this function you can get in touch with Dr. Harm Bartholomeus, e-mail: harm.bartholomeus@wur.nl

For additional information about the procedure you can contact Edgar Tijhuis, corporate recruiter, e-mail: edgar.tijhuis@wur.nl

Do you want to apply?
This can be done directly via the application button at the vacancy on our website so that we can process your personal data with your permission.
This vacancy is open until and including August 15th 2022. A week after this date the first interviews will be planned and we aim at a starting date in September 2022?

Application procedure

Application procedure

To learn more about this function you can get in touch with Dr. Harm Bartholomeus, e-mail: harm.bartholomeus@wur.nl

For additional information about the procedure you can contact Edgar Tijhuis, corporate recruiter, e-mail: edgar.tijhuis@wur.nl

Do you want to apply?
This can be done directly via the application button at the vacancy on our website so that we can process your personal data with your permission.
This vacancy is open until and including August 15th 2022. A week after this date the first interviews will be planned and we aim at a starting date in September 2022?

Make sure to apply no later than 15 Aug 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).