Project Officer

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: 07 Jan 2024

Key takeaways

We are looking for a Project Officer to join our well-established, professional, international, and energetic team. Your role will help us maintain and grow our diverse research and education projects portfolio with our global network partners.

You will contribute to EOS’s funding applications, network development, partnerships, and impact by actively engaging with departmental staff to identify relevant project opportunities, stimulate interest, and form proposal development teams. You will support and guide staff when responding to calls for proposals, drafting proposals, dealing with Faculty procedures, and collaborating closely with project, financial and legal advisors within the University. You will represent the department and Faculty in external relations with key organisations and networks related to international capacity development and in fields of interest to the department. You will coordinate and strategize with the department Management Team on opportunities, challenges, and emerging issues, whilst monitoring the project portfolio of the Department and staff engagement in projects. You will assist staff in identifying project management tasks for new projects, provide guidance on handling and reporting on projects, and take on some project management roles.

Information and application

Additional information about this position can be obtained from Prof George Vosselman (email: [email protected]) or Prof Francesco Nex (email: [email protected]). You are also invited to visit the homepage of the Faculty ITC.

Please submit your application no later than 7 January 2024. Your application must include (i) a letter outlining your motivation and fit for the position, and (ii) a CV with references.

About the department

The Department of Earth Observation Science (EOS) is engaged in education, research and capacity building on earth observation, image analysis and geo-health. The department develops and applies methods for the extraction of geographical information from data collected by satellite, airborne, and terrestrial sensors. It holds expertise in sensor technology, deep learning, spatial statistics, image understanding, monitoring and data integration, and modelling the spread and emergence of diseases at various scales.

The department works with a global network of partners on diverse international education and research projects that enable individuals and organisations to use geospatial information and earth observation technologies for a wide range of applications. You can find out more about us and our work on our homepage.

About the organisation

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 and earth observation. Our mission is capacity development, where we apply, share and facilitate the effective use of geo-information and earth observation knowledge and tools for tackling global wicked problems. Our purpose is to enable our many partners around the world to track and trace the impact – and the shifting causes and frontiers – of today’s global challenges. Our vision is of a world in which researchers, educators, and students collaborate across disciplinary and geographic divides with governmental and non-governmental organisations, institutes, businesses, and local populations to surmount today’s complex global challenges and to contribute to sustainable, fair, and digital societies.

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