Opportunities

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Last update: 18 May 2017 (We are currently experiencing some technical difficulties, please bear with us).

PhD and Fellowships

1.Research Assistant/Postdoc: An Operable System for LoD3 Model Generation Using Multi-source Data and User-friendly Interactive Editing

Website: http://www.fcl.ethz.ch/

Contact Person: Dr. Armin Gruen (agruen@geod.baug.ethz.ch)

Deadline: 4 June 2017

2. PhD Vacancy: Automatic generation of semantic 3D city models from 3D textured meshes

New fully-funded 4-year PhD position at our group about automatic generation of semantic 3D city models from 3D textured meshes, in collaboration with the Dutch company CycloMedia: https://3d.bk.tudelft.nl/jobs/phdcmt2017/.
Interested? Apply before 15 May 2017.

3. Graduate Teaching Assistant for Fall 2017 in the Geospatial Information Science and Engineering Program of the State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Applications are invited for a graduate teaching assistant at the Master’s or Ph.D. level beginning fall 2017 in the Geospatial Information Science and Engineering program of the Dept. of Environmental Resources Engineering at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry. The selected applicant will offer 20 hours per week teaching assistance in exchange for a tuition waiver and a stipend sufficient to cover living expenses. The student will be under the guidance of Dr. Giorgos Mountrakis (www.aboutgis.com). The research area is open within the geospatial and remote sensing field, from algorithmic development for terrestrial remote sensing to interdisciplinary geographic studies integrating climatic, land cover and socioeconomic data. Strong quantitative, written and oral communication skills are expected. The position is open to U.S. and international students. Interested applicants are encouraged to fill out this web form after they take their GRE test (http://www.aboutgis.com/contact/).

4. International Climate Protection Fellowship for Young Climate Experts from Developing Countries

The fellowship is offered by the Federal Ministry of Environment of Germany.

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

5. The Matsumae International Foundation Research Fellowship Program 2018

The fellowship is hosted at selected Japanese institutions.

The Matsumae International Foundation

6. Victoria Doctoral Scholarships for New Zealand and International Students, 2017-2018

Scholarship is tenable at the University of Wellington, New Zealand for a period of three years.

Victoria PhD Funding and Scholarships

7. The United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability PhD Programme

The PhD Programme in Sustainability Science is now accepting applicants. Scholarships are available.

UNU IAS PhD Programme in Sustainability Science

 


 

Master's Degree

1. M.Sc in Geoinformatics at Department of Natural Resources, TERI University

Department of Natural Resources, TERI University offers an M.Sc Programme in Geoinformatics to enable aspiring professionals and researchers to address various real-world challenges in spatial thinking. In addition to an innovative curriculum steered by qualified faculties, vibrant industrial exposure, and competitive placement opportunities, the programme provides a multidisciplinary teaching and research environment promoting sustainable development.

Please visit http://www.teriuniversity.ac.in/msc-geoinformatics for more information.

2. Scholarships at ITC, Faculty of Geo-information Science and Earth Observation, The Netherlands

ITC offers and 18 months master programme; Geo-information Science and Earth Observation which is eligible to many scholarship programmes.

Nuffic NFP and MENA scholarship programmes

3. Shanghai Government Scholarship 2017, China

The scholarship is offered by the Shanghai government in China for students taking masters or doctoral programs.

Shanghai Government Scholarship

4. Commonwealth Shared Scholarship 2017

Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s and PhD study in the UK are offered for citizens of developing Commonwealth countries. Applications are now open.

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships – information for candidates

5. VLIR-UOS Master Degree Scholarships for Developing Countries in Belgium, 2017

The scholarships are offered for various masters and training course notably, Master of Science in Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management (Oceans and Lakes), Master of Rural Development. 

Scholarships to Study in Flanders, Belgium

 


 

Jobs

1. Assistant/Associate Professor in Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

A Research & Teaching opportunity at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo China. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching and curriculum development for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, participate in assessing students, supervise PhD students, perform high quality research and obtain external research grants.

Website: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/Jobs/CurrentVacancies/ref/UNNC500

Contact Person: Dr. Craig Hancock

Deadline: 21 May 2017

2. Research Associate, Geomatics Engineering, Schulich School of Engineering

The Research Associate primary purpose is to assist the Principle Investigator (PI) and support the research team through providing semi-skilled or skilled technical procedures. The Research Associate will record findings to collaborate on publications within the field of the research in both a national and international level. Success in the role will require some judgment and decision making, following procedures and guidelines set by the PI, and extensive daily collaboration with the research team.

Website: http://careers.ucalgary.ca/jobs/6590309-research-associate-geomatics-engineering-schulich-school-of-engineering

Contact Person: Amanda Graham

Deadline: 19 May 2017

3. GEO Secretariat Director

Some of responsibilities of the successful applicant will be Overall policy and programmatic direction and supervision for this position come from the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Executive Committee acting on behalf of the GEO Plenary

Website: https://erecruit.wmo.int/public/

Deadline: 15 May 2017

4. Photogrammetry / Geometric modelling from point clouds

The objective of the project is to work towards an operationally feasible approach to generate city-scale LoD3 models and provide preliminary proof-of-concept on efficient model maintenance, in order to facilitate the broader mission of the Virtual Singapore programme in developing Singapore as a more intelligent and smart city

Website: http://www.fcl.ethz.ch/jobs.html

Contact Person: Dr. Armin Gruen ( agruen@geod.baug.ethz.ch)

Deadline: -not specified-

5. Computer Vision or Geomatics / Semantic modelling

The objective of the project is to work towards an operationally feasible approach to generate city-scale LoD3 models and provide preliminary proof-of-concept on efficient model maintenance, in order to facilitate the broader mission of the Virtual Singapore programme in developing Singapore as a more intelligent and smart city.

Website: http://www.fcl.ethz.ch/jobs.html

Contact Person: Dr. Rongjun Qin ( qin.324@osu.edu)

Deadline: -not specified-

6. Lecturer in Geoscience

This post represents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a team of staff in Keele University's School of Geography, Geology and the Environment. Keele University is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Geoscience, the post will be available from July 2017. Applications are welcome individuals committed to high quality teaching and research in Geoscience and who have interests that complement our research strengths in this area, while broadening the scope of our teaching expertise.

Website:  www.keele.ac.uk/vacancies

Contact Person: Stuart Egan

Email Address for Contact:  i.g.stimpson@keele.ac.uk

Deadline: 8 June 2017

7. Assistant Professor level with fixed term

The applicant is also expected to actively participate in a new academic endeavor named "Clinical Environmental Studies", which is an interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary research and educational activity established as part of the Global COE Program From Earth System Science to Basic and Clinical Environmental Studies at Nagoya University.

Website: http://www.env.nagoya-u.ac.jp/index.html

Contact Person: Masao Takano

Email Address for Contact: apply-system@eps.nagoya-u.ac.jp

Deadline: 31 May 2017