The position will be hosted at the Geography, Spatial Planning and Environment department of the Nijmegen School of Management
(NSM). The research will be conducted as part of the research programme of the Institute for Management Research
(IMR) in close collaboration with the Environmental Science department
of the Faculty of Science.
The Nijmegen School of Management enables students, institutions and companies, societal actors and governments to play their part in a transformation towards sustainable societies. In doing so, the faculty is committed to Radboud University's mission of contributing to a healthy, free world with equal opportunities for all. In the context of our 'Responsible governance for sustainable societies' mission, we address scientific and societal challenges from a good governance perspective. Our work focuses on the topics Beyond Economy, Climate, Inclusivity, Safety, and Democracy. By building, questioning and extending the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs), we acknowledge their interrelatedness and focus on a number of grand challenges within society. We contribute to innovation and sustainable growth on topics such as inequality, gender, decent work and poverty.
At the Nijmegen School of Management, academic research and teaching are carried out in challenging educational programmes. These programmes are offered in the fields of Business Administration; Economics and Business Economics; Geography, Planning and Environment; Political Science; and Public Administration. Academic research takes place within the Institute for Management Research (IMR). Research is carried out within the above-mentioned domains and in interdisciplinary research groups: the Hotspots. The Nijmegen School of Management currently has around 5,000 students and around 400 FTE staff.
The Department of Geography, Spatial Planning and Environment
(GPM) focuses on the question of how individuals and society interact with their living environments. GPM seeks to provide deep understanding of how places, from the local to global level, are politically and materially shaped, experienced and governed, and to contribute to the development of more sustainable and equitable places.
The Institute for Management Research (IMR) is the research institute of the Nijmegen School of Management. Our researchers carry out state-of-the-art research into complex problems of governance and management in order to explain the causes of these problems and to use that knowledge to create potential solutions. We combine knowledge and expertise from multiple disciplines with collaboration with societally relevant actors.
We are keen to meet critical thinkers who want to look closer at what really matters. People who, from their expertise, wish to contribute to a healthy, free world with equal opportunities for all. This ambition unites more than 24,000 students and 5,600 employees at Radboud University and requires even more talent, collaboration and lifelong learning. You have a part to play!