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University of Bern
Monday, December 9, 2019
Monday, December 16, 2019
Our research team at the Institute of Geography of the University of Bern appraises spatial development processes from a political perspective, with a special – but not exclusive – focus on urban land. We analyze institutions, actors' strategies and power games shaping land and land-related resources, in both the Global North and South. We use concepts drawn from public policy analysis, new institutionalism, political ecology, sustainability studies, social and environmental justice, and transformative research.
We are looking for candidates who are interested in critical theoretical as well as empirical engagement with land policy, land-use planning, housing studies, resource governance, and sustainable spatial development in a context of urban and societal transformation.
We invite applications from candidates with the following credentials:
Conditions of employment
We offer an exciting interdisciplinary project in an international research team. The appointment will initially be for one year and subject to renewal upon satisfactory evaluation of research progress. Gross salary is in the range of 72K CHF per year (80%) and follows the Swiss NSF scale. The successful candidate will use at least half of a 100%-workload to pursue his/her own academic qualifications.
The start date is as soon as possible.
The University of Bern as an equal opportunity employer promotes gender equality and diversity. Therefore, we encourage women and international candidates to apply. Equally, qualified candidates with disabilities or applicants with equivalent status receive preference in the application process.
Please submit the following documents as one single pdf file to firstname.lastname@example.org:
For full consideration, please submit your materials by Monday, December 9, 2019. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis after that deadline until the position is filled.
If you have further questions about the position, you are very welcome to contact Jean David Gerber: email@example.com
Jean David Gerber