Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Visiting Professor Position for Winter Term 2013

The University of Salzburg, Geographic Information Science Doctoral Programme, invites applications for a short-term visiting professorships for the Winter Semester 2012/13 (October 2012 to January 2013)

The successful candidate/s will have substantive expertise and demonstrated excellence in teaching core areas of Geographic Information Science or Geoinformatics and relevant technologies and/or methodologies, and will be expected to teach classes in one or more of the following areas:• Concepts for spatial thinking
• Geovisualization
• Spatial Information and Society
• Computational Geometry
• Geographic Information Retrieval
• Location-based Services, Location Privacy, Data Sharing and Security
• Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Data Acquisition and Analysis
• Spatial Data Structures and Algorithms, Spatial Databases
• Spatial Modelling and Reasoning
• Standardization and Interoperability for GIS
• GIS Architectures
• Real-Time Applications

She/he will also be expected to support PhD candidates through critical discussions and with thesis development advice.
Review of candidates will begin from August 2011 and continues until the positions are filled. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field at the time of appointment. These positions are particularly suitable for sabbaticals or for early/mid career international teaching experience. Please send electronic versions of a current Curriculum Vitae, a statement of teaching interests and experience, and a letter of motivation to: giscience@sbg.ac.at. Please clearly indicate if you apply for the summer term 2012, winter term 2012/13 or both!

Teaching for each of the semesters will include two classes with typically three contact hours/week each. A minimum of eight weeks physical presence in Salzburg is required for either semester.

The salary will be competitive and travel-related and expenses to and from Salzburg and housing expenses will be paid.

For additional information, please contact giscience[at]sbg.ac.at

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