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Opening for professorship in radar remote sensing and active systems at IPI

Opening for professorship in radar remote sensing and active systems at IPI

The Institute of Institute of Photogrammetry and GeoInformation invites applications for a
University Professorship (W 2) in Radar Remote Sensing and Active Systems
to be appointed on January 1, 2010.

The professorship covers theory and practice of research and teaching in the fields of airborne and space borne Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) and Lidar Systems with emphasize on the development of mathematical and physical models as well as data analysis. The successful candidate has a proven record of relevant international scientific experience in these fields. He is expected to acquire third-party funds and to initiate, lead and supervise a research group.
The general tasks, responsibilities and appointment requirements are specified in the Higher Education Act of Lower Saxony (Niedersächsisches Hochschulgesetz – NHG). Details will be explained on request.
An option of part-time employment is possible.
The Leibniz Universität Hannover aims, in particular, to promote women within the scope of the statutory provisions and, hence, emphatically invites qualified women to apply for this position. Severely disabled applicants will be given preferential consideration in the event of equal qualification. The University expressly welcomes applications by scientists and researchers from abroad.
The Mission of the Leibniz Universität Hannover pursues an international orientation in teaching and research, and attaches particular importance to providing students with excellent advisory, support and guidance-counselling services and to integrating the university into both the region and the State of Lower Saxony. Hence, the University expects professors to support this goal by relocating their main place of residence to Hannover and its surroundings.
Applicants who have already turned 50 at the time of the aspired appointment and who do not already have civil servant status will, by principle, receive a non-tenured employment contract.

For further information, please contact Herr Prof. Christian Heipke (0511-762-2482,, Institute of Photogrammetry and GeoInformation.

Please send your application with the usual documents and papers by January 23, 2009 to the

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
Dekan der Fakultät für Bauingenieurwesen und Geodäsie
Callinstraße 34
30167 Hannove

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