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Researcher/Lecturer Revisiting photogrammetry using deep learning

Job description

You will establish a research line at the interface between photogrammetry and deep learning developing innovative solutions. You will explore how to embed deep learning algorithms in the image orientation and 3D reconstruction tasks and their possible fusion with semantic segmentation. Your goal will be to implement reliable and robust solutions to be applied in several applications, with specific regard to the use of very high-resolution data. Your background is in deep learning, photogrammetry and computer vision and must be confirmed by an excellent track of record.  Besides your research activities, you may be occasionally involved in educational activities. You will be asked to contribute to national and international project development and will support on-going project management.

Your profile

You have:

  • A PhD in Photogrammetry, deep learning or computer science
  • An excellent track record in one or more of these domains.
  • An ability to collaborate in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A good English language proficiency
  • Experience in in managing and writing research project proposals (desirable)
  • An affinity with a multi-cultural education environment, excellent work ethics, and commitment to the job

Our offer

We offer a fulltime position in an inspiring and challenging multidisciplinary and international environment for a period of four years. Prolongation of the contract after this period is a possibility.  Salary and conditions will be in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement (CAO-NU) of the Dutch Universities.

  • Gross monthly salary between € 3,270.00 and € 5,211.00 depending on experience and qualifications (job profile Researcher 4 or 3).
  • A holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary and a year-end bonus of 8.3%;
  • A solid pension scheme;
  • Minimum of 41 holiday days in case of full-time employment;
  • Professional and personal development programs;
  • Costs for moving to Enschede may be reimbursed.

Information and application

For more information about this position, you can contact Dr. Francesco Nex (f.nex@utwente.nl). You are also invited to visit our homepage.

Please submit your application before 27 October 2021 (choose “apply now” below). Your application should include:

  • A cover letter (maximum 2 pages), emphasizing your specific interest in the position and outlining your relevant skills and experience
  • A Curriculum Vitae

About the department

The Department of Earth Observation Science (EOS) of the Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), University of Twente in Enschede, the Netherlands, has a vacant position.

About the organization

The Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) provides international postgraduate education, research and project services in the field of geo-information science (GIS) and earth observation. We use remote sensing and GIS for collecting spatial data. Our aim is to contribute to the international exchange of knowledge, focusing on capacity building and institutional development in developing countries and emerging economies. As part of a ‘people-first' university of technology, we ensure that everything we do is aimed at maximum impact on people and society through the sustainable utilisation of science and technology. We also seek to sustain and expand our role as a leader in academic social entrepreneurship.

University of Twente (UT)

University of Twente (UT) has entered the new decade with an ambitious, new vision, mission and strategy. As ‘the ultimate people-first university of technology' we are rapidly expanding on our High Tech Human Touch philosophy and the unique role it affords us in society. Everything we do is aimed at maximum impact on people, society and connections through the sustainable utilisation of science and technology. We want to contribute to the development of a fair, digital and sustainable society through our open, inclusive and entrepreneurial attitude. This attitude permeates everything we do and is present in every one of UT's departments and faculties. Building on our rich legacy in merging technical and social sciences, we focus on five distinguishing research domains: Improving healthcare by personalised technologies; Creating intelligent manufacturing systems; Shaping our world with smart materials; Engineering our digital society; and Engineering for a resilient world.

As an employer, University of Twente offers jobs that matter. We equip you as a staff member to shape new opportunities both for yourself and for our society. With us, you will be part of a leading tech university that is changing our world for the better. We offer an open, inclusive and entrepreneurial climate, in which we encourage you to make healthy choices, for example, with our flexible, customisable conditions.

Researcher/Lecturer Revisiting photogrammetry using deep learning
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