The Institute of Geography and Sustainability (IGD) seeks to fill the position of Graduate Assistant in Global Urbanism, for a maximum period of 5 years. The position is part of the research team M3 (Materialities | Multiplicities | Metropolis), led by Professor Martin Müller.
The Institute of Geography and Sustainability (IGD) is an interdisciplinary community of about 100 academics that work on space, place and the environment. With 15 professors and close to 40 PhD students, the department offers a vibrant, stimulating environment for cutting-edge research. It hosts regular lecture series and distinguished guest researchers from around the world. The post is located in the research group Urban Studies, the largest of the institute’s six groups.
Starting date : 01.09.2018
Contract length : 1 year, renewable 2 x 2 years, maximum 5 years
Activity rate : 80%
Workplace : Lausanne, Institute of Geography and Sustainability, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
The successful candidate will develop independent research leading to a PhD in the broad field of global urbanism. She or he will enjoy considerable freedom in defining the topic of the thesis. It should, however, relate to one or more of the following themes:
The candidate will devote at least 50% of working time to her/his PhD research, with the remaining time reserved for supporting teaching and research in the team as a graduate assistant.
The successful candidate is expected to
The following are considered assets:
What the position offers you
Contact for further information
Professor Martin Müller (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Deadline : 14.01.2018
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