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Lecturer Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

Job description

As a Lecturer of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing at ITC, you teach and support courses in photogrammetry and remote sensing at Master of Science and technician level. You contribute to the development of existing courses and new educational products. On behalf of ITC, you also participate in (international) consulting and advisory services with an educational component. You keep your theoretical and practical expertise up to date, following the latest technological developments. The focus of your work is on processing images and point clouds acquired from various platforms and sensors. This includes sensor orientation, methods and applications of image matching, classification, and information extraction. Please note that your tasks as a lecturer do not include research.

Your profile

You possess an MSc or PhD with at least three years of professional experience in photogrammetry and/or remote sensing. You also have a genuine drive to transfer your knowledge, and to assist students in developing theirs. Experience in developing and implementing new educational materials is essential. Preferably, you have proven didactic skills and experience in teaching (University Teacher Qualification certificate ‘BKO’ or equivalent), affinity with a multi-cultural, post-graduate educational environment, and experience in international consulting and advising services. A good command of English is required and affinity with French or Spanish languages is an advantage. You are willing to undertake international travel.


For additional information about this position, please contact Professor George Vosselman (e-mail: or Professor Alfred Stein (e-mail: a.stein@utwente.nll). You are also invited to visit our homepage.

Please submit your application before 15 April 2020 (choose “apply here” below). Your application must include (i) a motivation letter outlining your teaching interests and (ii) a CV with references.

Our offer

We offer an inspiring and challenging international environment. You will be initially employed for four years. Prolongation of the contract after this period is a possibility.

  • Gross monthly salary between € 2,709.- and € 4,978.- (depending on experience and qualifications, job profile Lecturer, level 4 or 3)
  • A holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary
  • 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

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.


Lecturer Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
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