Curator, Geospatial Cultural Heritage (British Library)

Please consider applying for the role of Curator, Geospatial Cultural Heritage at the British Library. Further details and information on how to apply are available here:

Closing date: 22 March 2020

This full-time role, fixed-term for 18 months offers a unique opportunity to shape strategy in using geospatial data to connect cultural heritage collections and engage audiences. Based in the British Library, St Pancras, the role will contribute to the ‘Locating a National Collection’ project, a Foundational Collaborative project in the ‘Towards a National Collection: Opening UK Heritage to the World’ programme, funded by the AHRC. This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside co-investigators in the National Trust, Historic Royal Palaces and the University of Exeter alongside a range of project partners from across the cultural heritage sector to manage and deliver the project’s infrastructure and engagement work packages. Tasks include conducting technical research and audience evaluation, managing developers, organising workshops and writing sections of the project’s strategy report.


Pod sídlištěm 9/1800, 182 11 Praha 8

V Odboru ZABAGED hledají nového kolegu VŠ (bez rozdílu věku a pohlaví):
pro správu ZABAGED® – Základní báze geografických dat ČR

  • Koordinace rozvoje a aktualizace ZABAGED.
  • Navrhování optimálního způsobu aktualizace typů objektů ZABAGED® a jejich atributů, využitím dat dálkového průzkumu Země Zeměměřického úřadu a externích dat tematických správců.
  • Vyhledávání, ověřování a analytické zhodnocení nových informačních zdrojů pro aktualizaci ZABAGED.
  • Výhodou je znalost GIS, relačních databází, odborné znalosti z oblasti fotogrammetrie, analýz leteckých měřických snímků a stereofotogrammetrie.

Na níže uvedených stránkách ZÚ sledujte uveřejnění oznámení o vyhlášení výběrového řízení na pozici:
Referent/ka zeměměřictví a katastru nemovitostí (ZKN)
Bližší informace také: Ing. Hana Olešovská,, tel.: 28404 1771

Lecturer (“Oberassistent”) position in Geographic Information Science at UZH

SUBJECT LINE: Lecturer (“Oberassistent”) position in Geographic Information Science at UZH 
TEXT for announcement:
We have an opening for a Lecturer (“Oberassistent”) position in GIScience that should be particularly attractive for early career academics who aim to raise their profile as junior group leaders. For details and online application, see deadline is on 7 April 2020.
Feel free to pass on to potentiall interested candidates.
Best regards,
Robert Weibel, PhDProfessor of Geographic Information ScienceDepartment of GeographyUniversity of Zurichrobert.weibel@geo.uzh.ch

Tenure track position in GeoHealth

TENURE-TRACK Position in GeoHealth at University of Twente

Job description

You initiate, carry out, and participate in research and consulting activities on geohealth. ITC emphasizes on research and consultancy in developing countries, where we have started a particular interest in the epidemiology of both contagious and non-contagious diseases, zoonosis and crop and soil health. Your research will be based on geoinformation science and you will apply and further develop methods in geohealth, focusing on diseases, hospitals and health programmes in a sustainable environment. You are able to discuss and find solutions for information acquisition and quality analysis emerging within ITC’s research and consulting projects. You will actively contribute to proposal writing for Dutch and European research programmes. You will supervise MSc and PhD students and participate in research and education activities with ITC’s partner institutes abroad. An important component of the position is to support the development of an MSc programme in health geographics together with other departments at the University of Twente. You will participate in national and international professional societies.

For specific information about ITC’s Tenure Track policy see:

Your profile

  • You possess a PhD in the field of Geo-information Science with experience in health studies.
  • You have experience in the geographical modelling of diseases in space and time, and/or geographical planning and policy issues related to health.
  • You have demonstrated scientific creativity combined with a publishing record of acknowledged quality and a strong interest in developing cost effective solutions relevant to the large variety of problems.
  • Preferably you have proven didactic skills and experience in teaching (e.g., a University Teacher Qualification certificate ‘BKO’ or equivalent), affinity with a multi-cultural, post-graduate education environment, and experience in international consulting and advising services. Candidates who do not already have a university teacher’s qualification will be supported to obtain one in the first three years.  
  • You are willing to undertake international travel.
  • An excellent command of English. Knowledge of, or willingness to learn Dutch is an advantage


Additional information regarding this position can be obtained from Prof. Alfred Stein (email: You are also invited to visit our homepage.

Please submit your application before 15 March 2020 (choose “apply now” below). Your application has to include (i) a motivation letter clearly stating how you meet the selection criteria and also outlining your research and teaching interests, (ii) a detailed CV with references and (iii) a two-page statement on your personal vision on research, education and capacity development in relation to ITC and the position. Applications that do not include all three will not be considered.

A public guest lecture to the ITC-staff will be part of the selection. A development assessment could be part of the selection also. Because of our diversity values we do particularly support women to apply.

Our offer

We offer an inspiring and challenging international environment. You will be initially employed for a period of seven years (Tenure Track position, starting as Assistant Professor 2 or 1), according to proven expertise and skills.

  • Gross monthly salary between € 3,637.00 and € 5,656.00 depending on experience and qualifications (job profile Assistant Professor level 2 or 1).
  • A holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary and a year-end bonus of 8.3%
  • Excellent support for research and facilities for professional and personal development.
  • A solid pension scheme
  • Possibilities to save up holidays for sabbatical leave
  • Minimum of 41 holiday days in case of full-time employment
  • Professional and personal improvement programmes, including mentoring;
  • A high degree of responsibility and independence, while collaborating with close colleagues, researchers and other university staff is strongly supported.

With the Head of Department, you will agree upon expected performance and personal development targets. You will receive formal feedback on performance and skills during annual assessment meetings and evaluations. If evaluated positively at the end of the Tenure Track, you will be appointed in a permanent position.

During your career, you will have the opportunity to develop into an internationally acknowledged and recognized academic. We offer a structured career and personal development program designed to offer individual academics as much support as possible.

The organization

The University of Twente. We stand for life sciences and technology. High tech and human touch. Education and research that matter. New technology which leads change, innovation and progress in society. The University of Twente is the only campus university of the Netherlands; divided over five faculties we provide more than fifty educational programmes. We have a strong focus on personal development and talented researchers are given scope for carrying out groundbreaking research.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. Because of our diversity values we do particularly support women to apply.

The Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) of the University of Twente provides international postgraduate education, research and project services in the field of geo-information science and earth observation using remote sensing and GIS. The aim of ITC’s activities is the international exchange of knowledge, focusing on capacity building and institutional development in developing countries and emerging economies.

FYI — Post-doc in Mobility Information Engineering

Post-doc in Mobility Information Engineering

100%, Zurich, temporary

The Institute of Cartography and Geoinformation is looking for a highly motivated post-doctoral candidate in the area of Mobility Information Engineering at the Chair of Geoinformation Engineering (, starting at the earliest possible date.

Job description

The main objective of this Post-doc position is the development, implementation and testing of innovative computational methods for the analysis, simulation and forecasting of human mobility based on spatio-temporal data. The Post-doc will be leading the Mobility Information Engineering Lab (, engage in multi-disciplinary research within the context of the Swiss Competence Center for Energy Research – Efficient Technologies and Systems for Mobility (SCCER Mobility) and related projects, and contribute to the teaching activities at the Chair of Geoinformation Engineering. The Post-doc position will be supervised by Prof. Dr. Martin Raubal (Chair of Geoinformation Engineering).

Your profile

The ideal candidate must have a doctoral degree in Geomatics, Computer Science, Information Science, Data Science or related fields, as well as a strong research interest in sustainable mobility. Strong quantitative and analytical skills, as well as knowledge of methods in spatial analysis and machine learning, and strong programming skills (e.g., Java, Python or C++) are required. Knowledge of GIS and spatial databases is a plus. The candidate must have excellent communication skills in English (oral and writing), be team-oriented and willing to work in an international environment. We explicitly encourage female candidates to apply.

ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education, cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.


We look forward to receiving your online application with the following documents: application letter, CV, short statement of research interests, full academic records, such as Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees, and names and addresses of at least two references. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

For further information about the position, please contact Prof. Dr. Martin Raubal at (no applications).

Tenured Professor in Geographic Information Science and Dangermond Endowed Chair Position – UC Santa Barbara

Tenured Faculty Position Geographic Information Science (GIScience) – Department of Geography

The University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of Geography invites applications for the Jack and Laura Dangermond Endowed Chair in Geography. This will be a Tenured faculty position at the level of Associate or Full Professor in Geographic Information Science, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020. The Department is looking for an individual with active research and teaching interests in Geographic Information Science (GIScience). The successful candidate will be broadly trained with interdisciplinary experience and a commitment to disciplines directly relevant to GIScience. We are particularly interested in applicants who have made and will continue to make significant contributions to either the modeling, representation, retrieval, integration, visualization, and/or analysis of spatial data.

Responsibilities of faculty members generally include teaching at undergraduate and/or graduate levels, recruitment, supervision, and mentorship of graduate students, participation in university service and professional activities, and the development of an actively funded research program of the highest quality. Only applicants with a PhD in an appropriate field at the time of application will be considered. Applicants with a record of research and professional activity commensurate with a tenured appointment will be given preference. A demonstrated record of excellence in research, and a record of (or potential for) outstanding teaching are desired. Successful candidates will have a record of collaborative research, and will be able to leverage synergies within the Department of Geography. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.

Applications should be submitted electronically, and must include:

    • Cover Letter
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research
    • Statement of Teaching
    • Statement of Contribution to Diversity (Optional)
    • Applicants will need to provide contact information for 3 references

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UC Santa Barbara. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. The department encourages all applicants to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and service.

Next review date: Friday, Feb 21, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time). To apply please visit:

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

— Krzysztof Janowicz

Geography Department, University of California, Santa Barbara 4830 Ellison Hall, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-4060

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