Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Assistant Professor in Human Geography

Posted: 6/12/2017 (Employment)

A tenure track in human geography with a specialization in development and rural-urban transformations in the Global South is open at the Section for Geography, Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. The successful candidate will be attached to the research group Environment and Society in Developing Countries.

The successful candidate shall take part in forming and further strengthening the section’s research on rural-urban transformations in the Global South and participate in ongoing research projects within the field as well as developing his/her own. The candidate must have strong research experience within two or more of the following fields related to rural-urban transformations: migration, livelihood trajectories, social mobility, processes of socioeconomic development, and the nature and diversity of urbanization dynamics. The candidate should have experience from research, including fieldwork, in the Global South.

The tenure track assistant professor’s duties will primarily include research, including obligations with regard to publication/scientific communication and research-based teaching with associated examination obligations within human geography. To a limited extent the position may also include other duties.

The tenure track assistant professor must have an academic standing showing internationally competitive research, and/or have internationally recognized high potential to make a future impact.

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Deadline: 07/12/2017

Location: University of Copenhagen