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News Unesco-IHE: Professor of Water Supply Engineering m/f

The professor is expected to have his main expertise in the field of water quality and treatment with an overall insight and understanding of the urban water supply system as a whole including water transport and distribution. Furthermore, the professor should be able to integrate water supply engineering into the wider technical, social, economic and environmental context of the urban water cycle.

The professor will lead the WSE core to address the visibility of UNESCO-IHE in the field of water supply engineering. The core has been actively developing and profiling itself to be recognized, as a leader in development-relevant research and education in the field of water supply engineering, relevant for both developed and developing countries. In this context the professor should be part of an international network, for acquisition of education, research and capacity building projects.

The UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education offers post-graduate courses and PhD research programmes in Delft , The Netherlands, and carries out research and capacity building projects all over the world. The mission of UNESCO-IHE is to contribute to the education and training of professionals and to build the capacity of sector organisations, knowledge centres and other institutions active in the fields of water, the environment and infrastructure in developing countries and countries in transition.

 Applications with curriculum vitae can be sent until 3 May 2009 (closing date)

Contact information Jan Herman Koster (email:
Phone: +31-15-2151750
News type Vacancies
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Source of information Unesco-IHE
Geographical coverage Netherlands
News date 25/03/2009
Working language(s) ENGLISH