Technical Assistant for GNSS Surveying and Data-Analysis

Thursday 08 Jul 21

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DTU Space is looking for a skilled technical assistant which can assist with GNSS surveying and data processing tasks related to research and public sector consultancy.

Assistant for research and consultancy tasks
The position is associated with the GNSS research group in the section of Geodesy and Earth Observation (GEO) at DTU Space.

The primary responsibilities and tasks are to:

  • Participate in research and development tasks within GNSS and Geodesy
  • Analyze static and kinematic GNSS data from surveys in Denmark and Greenland 
  • Contribute to public sector consultancy
  • Assist with writing of reports, research papers etc.

Our expectations of you
We expect that you have a master degree in either natural sciences or engineering. We also expect that you have a driver’s license.

The successful candidate would have:

  • Experience within analysis of GNSS data and a fundamental understanding of GNSS error-sources
  • Experience with surveying using GNSS
  • Knowledge about geospatial data visualization systems such as GIS
  • Experience with MATLAB or Python for data-processing and visualization

We expect that you have a positive approach towards challenges and is friendly towards internal and external colleagues and collaborators. Furthermore, we expect that you are able to work independently with your assigned tasks and is good at communicating and documenting your results.  

What we offer in return
We offer an interesting and challenging job in an international atmosphere with the focus on research, teaching, innovation and scientific advice for the benefit of the surrounding community. We place emphasis on a high level of professionalism among our staff, so skills development is an integral part of our organization. We offer a great flexibility in the position. In the area of technical and natural sciences, DTU is one of the leading research and education institutions in Europe.

Salary and appointment terms
The position is full-time for a duration of 12 months. The workplace is DTU campus in Lyngby. The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Confederation of Professional Associations (AC). The allowance will be agreed with the relevant union.

Application and contact
Please submit your online application no later than 15 August 2021 (Danish time). Open the “Apply online” link, fill out the form and attach your motivated application, CV and exam certificates. 

If you would like additional information about the position, please contact Assistant Professor, Daniel Olesen on email:

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

DTU Space uses space as a base for research and technology development in order to learn more about the Universe and Earth, to study climate and environment on Earth and create results and technologies that benefit society.

Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.