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Assistant Professor of Physical geography and Geomorphology

Published 2022-06-10

Ca’ Foscari invites applications for a non-tenured position for an Assistant Professor of Physical geography and Geomorphology.
Ca’ Foscari is engaged in achieving a world-class scientific environment, recruiting the best talents worldwide. Our talented young researchers and experienced senior professors collaborate to make Ca’ Foscari a stimulating environment for career development and freedom of research. Our University is committed to achieving excellence in research, funding promising researchers and developing international partnerships. As a leading research university, Ca’ Foscari has set a new agenda designed around six global challenges, exploring cutting-edge research directions that cross disciplinary boundaries.

Ca’ Foscari is looking for a researcher of Physical geography and Geomorphology capable of inspiring students to become game-changers in their own fields and to make a genuine difference in the world. 

Scientific duties:
  • Research activities in the field of low-altitude remote sensing from Unoccupied Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), in particular applied to the study of coastal systems and processes;
  • Application of SfM-MVS surveys to the study of both modern and Quaternary environmental systems;
  • Support to the implementation of EU legislation 2019/947 (and subsequent modifications) for the conduct of UAV operations related to research in the GEO field (and, possibly, in other disciplinary areas in collaboration with research groups at Ca' Foscari).
Teaching duties:
  • Support as teaching assistant to the Practical Activities in Field with UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles activities, CT0403) activities;
  • Geomatics and UAV courses;
  • Possible integration of UAV exercises.
The Department is engaged in multidisciplinary research, carried out by brilliant researchers in the fields of environmental systems analysis, management and modelization of environmental and informatic systems, climate studies, complexity, preservation of cultural heritage and sustainability.

The Institution
Since its foundation in 1868, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has been a leader in Economics and Foreign Languages and Cultures. Today, Ca’ Foscari is exploring new frontiers in research, focusing on Climate Change, Digital Humanities, Digital and Social Innovation, and Nanosciences. An intellectual powerhouse of international repute in the heart of the city of Venice, Ca’ Foscari provides a one-of-a-kind blend of scientific research, cultural heritage and history, offering a life-changing experience to its students and researchers, with a transformative impact on the local community.

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has also obtained the full Human Resources Strategy for Researchers certificate, a set of initiatives to improve work conditions for researchers and to attract talents worldwide. Ca’ Foscari provides applicants with exclusive services and onboarding initiatives. Our Housing office will help you search for a suitable and convenient accommodation, matching your needs and preferences with the available options.

If you are a non-Italian applicant or if you have resided outside of Italy for more than 3 years, you will benefit from a favorable tax treatment for the first 4 years of the contract.

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