Lecturer in Spatial Planning

Lecturer in Spatial Planning

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15 Jul 14 Aug Wageningen

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Job description

You will be contributing both to the Bachelor's and Master's study programmes Landscape Architecture and Planning, by teaching courses on research and planning methods, assisting in studio-type teaching, and by supervising BSc/MSc theses. In addition, you will contribute to the research of the group.

Specifications

Wageningen University & Research

Requirements

We ask the following personal competences: high ambition, academic attitude, creativity, broad interdisciplinary interests, a communicative and collaborative personality, and a passion for supervising and education. In general, we expect the successful candidate to:
  • preferably hold a PhD in Spatial Planning, (physical) Geography, or Landscape Architecture; and a demonstrated affinity with at least one of the other two fields;
  • have experience in academic spatial planning or geography research, as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications;
  • have experience in teaching courses in a planning and design context;
  • be an inspiring teacher with didactic skills and experience in international educational environments;
  • have excellent communicative and writing skills;
  • be willing to contribute to general tasks and activities of the chair group;
  • have excellent command of English and preferably Dutch, or a willingness to learn.

Conditions of employment

We offer a stimulating and creative academic working environment with good relations with spatial planning practice in the Netherlands and abroad. Training and coaching are provided and interdisciplinary (international) cooperation is stimulated.
We offer a temporary contract for 1 year, for 38 hours per week (1 fte), with good performance an extension of 3 years. Gross salary: from € 2709,- to € 4274,- (scale 10), based on full-time employment and depending on expertise and experience.

In addition, we offer:
  • 8% holiday allowance;
  • a structural year-end bonus of 8.3%;
  • excellent training opportunities and secondary employment conditions;
  • flexible working hours and holidays can possibly be determined in consultation so that an optimal balance between work and private life is possible;
  • excellent pension plan through ABP;
  • 232 vacation hours, the option to purchase extra and good supplementary leave schemes;
  • a flexible working time: the possibility to work a maximum of 2 hours per week extra and thereby to build up extra leave;
  • a choice model to put together part of your employment conditions yourself, such as a bicycle plan;
  • a lively workplace where you can easily make contacts and where many activities take place on the Wageningen Campus. A place where education, research and business are represented.

Employer

Wageningen University & Research

Wageningen University & Research
Delivering a substantial contribution to the quality of life. That's our focus - each and every day. Within our domain of good and safe food & food production, food security and a healthy living environment, we search for answers to issues affecting society - such as sustainable food production, climate change and alternative energy. Of course, we don't do this alone. Every day, 5000 people work on 'the quality of life', turning ideas into reality, on a global scale.

We are
the Landscape Architecture and Spatial Planning Group at Wageningen University. Our research addresses present and future environmental challenges by means of planning and design. These challenges include climate mitigation and adaptation, sustainable water management, ecological networks, urbanisation, and the energy transition. Our specific competence is to analyse complex and dynamic landscape systems at various scale levels, and to propose inspiring and meaningful planning and design solutions. We consider it essential to base solutions on a thorough understanding of the nature of the landscape, so we have a strong emphasis on the analysis of landscape dynamics. Accordingly, we educate and train a growing numbers of Bachelor, Master and PhD students to become knowledgeable, reflective, and creative landscape architects and planners. We are embedded in the department of Environmental Sciences of Wageningen University, which provides fundamental research and academic education on our living environment. We are member of the Wageningen Institute for Environment and Climate Research (WIMEK).

Specifications

  • Education
  • Behaviour and Society
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • Doctorate
  • 528329

Employer

Wageningen University & Research

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Droevendaalsesteeg, 6708 PB, Wageningen

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