PhD-assistant in urban geography and Spatial Planning

PhD-assistant in urban geography and Spatial Planning

The University of Luxembourg invites applications for its Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education (FLSHASE)

Doctoral candidate (PhD student) in Geography and Spatial Planning

Ref: F3-130010

14 months fixed-term contract, renewable up to 48 months, full-time (40h/week) Student & employee status

Area: one of the research fields mentioned below , such as:

Human geography, i.e. with regard to conceptions of space and territory Urban studies, preferably theoreticalor empiricalexplorations
Urban and metropolitan governance, i.e. conceptions of power
The science-policy interface in geography and planning
Port cities, logistics and urban planning
Land use planning, housing and sustainable spatialdevelopment
For further information, please contact:Prof. Dr. Markus Hesse, Institute of Geography and SpatialPlanning: Tel. +352/466644-9627

Your Role

Prepare a doctoral thesis in Geography (see the possible research fields above) Assist the professor in his teaching activities, one to three hours per week.

Your Profile

Master or Diploma in Geography or Spatial Planning/Urban Planning; Master or Diploma in Political Science, History or other Humanities/Social Sciences linked to geographical issues
Strong interest in urban development, policy and planning
Interest in interdisciplinary work and a reflective methodology

Excellent command of written and spoken English. (Additional knowledge of either French or German is an advantage)