[SDI-Europe] geospatial interoperability position - University of Nottingham, U.K.
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Geospatial Interoperability Architects
Centre for Geospatial Science, University of
The University of Nottingham has provided funding in
excess of Â£1m for the establishment of a Centre for
Geospatial Science (CGS). The Centre is eligible for
the usual sources of UK and European research grant
funding and will also undertake sponsored research and
collaborative programmes with industry and government.
The CGS research team will initially comprise seven
postdoctoral researchers and four PhD students with IT
and administrative support; the team will be taking up
appointments in September and October. Two special
appointments have also been made: David Schell
(Chairman of the OGC) as Special Professor, and Mike
Sena (an international Telematics consultant) as
Special Lecturer. A new role in the area of geospatial
interoperability is now available, as lead architect
and implementer for the Centreâs standards-compliant
geospatial development platform.
Candidates should have a good first degree and
preferably a PhD, together with a strong background in
software design and development within a web-based,
SOA environment. Working experience with OGC and
related standards is required. Active participation in
OGC test-beds and the standards specification process
will be encouraged and some international travel will
therefore be essential. This post will include systems
development and support for the Centreâs overall
research programme as well as original research in the
area of geospatial interoperability.
Salary will be within the range Â£19,460 - Â£29,128 per
annum, depending on qualifications and experience
(Â£21,640 maximum without PhD). This post will be
offered on a fixed-term contract for a period of three
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor M J
Jackson, Email: Mike.Jackson at Nottingham.ac.uk.
Closing date: 19 September 2005.
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