The successful candidate will play an active role in the implementation of the REMIX PLACE project by conducting research in the France-Luxembourg cross-border area and supporting the capitalisation of the research results.
REMIX PLACE is a research-art project undertaken in the framework of the Esch-sur-Alzette European Capital of Culture 2022. It uses methods of human geography to capture the appropriation of cross-border places by their inhabitants and documentary theater and photography to represent this attachment.
- Conduct research in human/cultural geography on place attachment, placelessness, emotions in space;
- Using qualitative research methods, conduct the field work in the cross-border area in close cooperation with the project coordinator and the artists involved;
- Conduct the analysis of the empirical material;
- Support the cooperation with researchers and artistic director in charge of the documentary theater play;
- Contribute to conceptualizing and organizing the exhibition that presents the research process and outcomes;
- Contribute to academic publications in connection with the research area;
- Contribute to the overall project management;
- Contribute to the management of communication activities towards the public (e.g. blog, social media).
- Master in geography or social sciences and PhD in geography or social sciences;
- Strong experience in using qualitative research methods (e.g. field work, walking interviews);
- Publications in the field of human geography, local development;
- Experience with project management and working interdisciplinary;
- Strong interest for culture and art;
- Interest and ability to work independently and within an interdisciplinary team;
- Fluent in French and English (both in writing and speaking) is a requirement, in Luxembourgish would be an asset;
- Experience with cross-border areas would be considered as an advantage;
- Experience in communicating research results to broader audience would be considered as an advantage.
- An attractive salary;
- Working in a truly interdisciplinary project, and at the interface between research and art;
- A dynamic, multicultural environment;
- A supportive academic team.