Monday, 13 June 2011

Assistant Professor in Geomatics Engineering

Calgary, Canadá
University of Calgary
Schulich School of Engineering
Department of Geomatics Engineering
Assistant Professor in Geomatics Engineering

The Department of Geomatics Engineering, in the Schulich School of Engineering at the University of Calgary, invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor (tenure-track), effective September 1, 2011.
Applicants must have an earned PhD in geomatics engineering or equivalent, and have demonstrated research excellence in one or more of the following general Digital Imaging and Earth Observation areas: digital image analysis, integrated sensor orientation, image understanding, spatial data visualization, remote sensing, and satellite techniques for geodetic Earth monitoring. The successful applicant will be expected to develop a strong research program in one or more of the above mentioned areas and to attract external funding for these activities and graduate student support. The successful applicant must also have the capability and the flexibility to teach at all levels of the Geomatics Engineering program, including common-core engineering courses. If the successful candidate is not registered as a Professional Engineer in Canada, she/he will be required to register as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Alberta within two years of initial appointment.
The Department of Geomatics Engineering is actively involved in all aspects of geomatics engineering and has 18 faculty members, some 140 graduate students, and more than 50 students in each year of the undergraduate program. State-of-the-art geomatics engineering equipment and computer facilities are available. Related information can be found at
Among Canada's universities, the University of Calgary is a comprehensive research university with close to 30,000 full-time equivalent students, including over 5,000 graduate students and in the Canadian top ten in a broad cross-section of measures, including research funding, endowment, graduation of PhD students, fundraising, and the quality of its professoriate. It is located on a modern campus in an attractive residential area, just minutes from downtown. Calgary is the Canadian centre for engineering and is Canada's second largest head-office city. It enjoys a vibrant economy based on energy, high-tech and tourism industries and the province of Alberta has the most favourable taxation environment in Canada. Calgary has a population of over one million, is situated in the foothills of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, and offers excellent recreational opportunities year round like skiing and cross-country hiking.
Interested individuals are requested to submit via e-mail their curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, statement of teaching focus and philosophy including potential courses to be taught, and the names and contact information of three references to:
Head, Department of Geomatics Engineering
Schulich School of Engineering
University of Calgary
It is the responsibility of the applicant to contact their references and request that reference letters are directly sent to the above e-mail from their respective organization e-mail address. The letters should be provided on a professional letterhead from the reference provider's organization as a PDF attachment.
The deadline for the submission of applications is June 15th, 2011.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Calgary respects, appreciates and encourages diversity.
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