Research Associate RELIEF Vital Cities Theme

University College London - UCL Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering

The ESRC-funded RELIEF Centre (Refugees, Education. Learning, Information technology, and Entrepreneurship for the Future) is a new five-year initiative, funded under the Grand Challenges Research Fund, and led by Professor Dame Henrietta Moore (UCL IGP). This position will report to Professor Nick Tyler in the Department of Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering.

The Research Associate will undertake high quality original research in London and Beirut on the development of the urban environment in the context of a large population of displaced people.

The position will be able to start as soon as possible and is for 4 years in the first instance.

To conduct significant and original research in collaboration with the Principal Investigators of the RELIEF Centre and colleagues on Research Theme 1 (“Vital Cities”) and others into the design of the urban environment in Lebanon. The successful applicant will be a person who can combine interests and skills in cultural/anthropological issues and the design and planning of urban environments. Evidence of doctoral level work or equivalent experience in one of these areas is required. It is necessary to provide evidence of the ability to work across different academic disciplines. The work will involve working directly with communities in Beirut, so a working level knowledge of Arabic is necessary.

To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Professor Nick Tyler  

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC

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