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University of Bern
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Saturday, August 1, 2020
The Research Unit, Land Systems and Sustainable Land Management is one of the two units of the Geographies of Sustainability Department at the Institute of Geography, University of Bern
Research Unit Land Systems and Sustainable Land Management
We want to better operationalise resilient landscapes, to identify how agricultural and forest landscapes and the dependent livelihoods or land uses can better adapt to climate change, droughts, crop pests and diseases outbreaks. Insights gained will inform sustainable land management (e.g. agroforestry, remnant forests, terracing), and the governance of land systems.
Duties and Responsibilities:
We are looking for a very motivated candidate with a recently completed PhD (up to 3-years) in Geography, Geoinformatics or related fields with expertise in Remote Sensing, who has good interpersonal skills and wants to pursue an academic career in the field of land systems and sustainable land management. We look for a candidate with experience in the following:
The gross salary is fixed according to the salary regulations of Canton Bern, Switzerland.
Applications from qualified women are warmly encouraged. The envisaged start date is August 2020.
Please submit your application in one pdf including a letter of motivation, a two-page research plan, CV, list of publications (highlighting the most important in the context of the position), two samples of your published work, certificates and the contact information of three referees to Prof. Dr. Chinwe Ifejika Speranza (firstname.lastname@example.org). Review of applications ends by 30. June 2020.
Prof. Dr. Chinwe Ifejika Speranza