£2,628.36 to £4,018.78 converted salary* per month
|Contract Type:||Contract / Temporary|
|Placed on:||23rd November 2016|
|Closes:||5th January 2017|
The Faculty of Spatial Sciences at the University of Groningen (RUG) consists of 95 members of staff and focuses on high quality teaching and research in the fields of spatial planning, economic and cultural geography and demography. The research theme of the Faculty of Spatial Sciences is 'Wellbeing, Innovation and Spatial Transformation'. The mission is to produce research which is world-leading, distinctive, and policy-relevant. With two Bachelor and eight Master programs, the faculty offers a wide range of courses within the field to about 900 students.
The faculty has the intention to appoint an assistant-professor on the relationship between Urban Planning, institutional design and spatial modelling. This position aims to establish cross-linkages between contemporary spatial design, urban development, and the fast increase of digital possibilities, and what this means for planning interventions, institutional design, and democratic decision-making processes within the urban. The assistant-professor will be based in the Department of Spatial Planning and Environment.
The Department of Spatial Planning and Environment has a strong desire to relate its research and educational programmes to spatial modelling and digital developments. The Department want to emphasize transformations within the urban based on information generation mechanisms and data collection (both small and big) The Department considers the digital era an opportunity, of which it wants to be part. The Department aims therefore to develop and enhancing further methods and means in support of its research and lecturing programmes. The assistant professor should be committed and capable to contribute to these proposed developments, while building on a strong knowledge of spatial and institutional development and design.
With regard to research and lecturing, the Assistant Professor:
With regard to managerial, administrative and other tasks, the Assistant Professor:
Overall, the Assistant Professor:
Competences of the Assistant Professor: conceptual capacity, environment orientation, strong and positive presentation, result orientation, supportive to the team.
Conditions of employment
The University of Groningen offers a salary that will be between € 3,068 ( scale 10.4) gross per month and € 4,691 (max. scale 11) gross per month based on the experience of the candidate. The salary is based on the salary scale for Assistant Professor at Dutch universities and in accordance with the collective agreement regulating employment conditions at Dutch universities. The full time position is temporary for a specified period of five years, a formal evaluation will follow after one year.
Starting date: as soon as possible.
You may apply for this position until 5 January 12.00 pm / before 6 January 2017 Dutch local time by means of the application form: http://www.rug.nl/about-us/work-with-us/job-opportunities/overview?details=00347-02S00058EP
Please submit your application in English.
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For information you can contact: Prof. Gert de Roo, phone +31 50 3633895, e-mail: email@example.com (please do not use for applications)
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