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Academic Assistant Vacancy in Environmental Science – Urban Sustainability, Netherlands

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

The Netherlands

Vacancy for an Academic Assistant Urban Sustainability and Climate Change Resilience is available at The Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS) – Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), The Netherlands – Oct 2021

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General Info

Position: Academic Assistant
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: Nov, 2021
Contract Period: 1 Year
Salary: €2367—€3196 per month

Workplace:
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The Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS)
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)
Rotterdam,

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Qualification Details

We are looking for a candidate who:

  • Holds a master’s degree in environmental sciences, engineering, economics or other disciplines related to urban management, urban sustainability, urban environment and urban climate change and has a maximum of two years post-graduate work experience.
  • Has a proven background on and interest in aspects of urban sustainability, urban environment, urban climate change, green infrastructure and nature based solutions, urban land, water, waste and energy nexus, and urban resilience.
  • Has international experience in a multicultural environment, has a creative and problem solving attitude, and is able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Has excellent knowledge of GIS (ArcGIS or QGIS).
  • Has excellent quantitative skills (statistics and econometrics) and ideally has knowledge of R or Python or Stata.
  • Has excellent command of spoken and written English with fluency in other languages desirable.

Responsibilities/Job Description

IHS is looking to fill the position of Academic Assistant within the Urban Sustainability and Climate Change Resilience department. This Academic Assistant will contribute to the educational, research and advisory activities in which the department is engaged in the field of, among others, urban sustainability, urban environment, urban climate change, green infrastructure and nature based solutions, urban land, water, waste and energy nexus, and urban resilience.

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page or from advertisement webpage (URL below)

Reference Number: -IHS 09/01
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

Applications should be submitted no later than 22 October 2021 by email to office@ihs.nl.

Please add ‘Academic Assistant, Urban Sustainability and Climate Change Department’ to the subject line.

Please send a cover letter (with clear description of your motivations for applying for this position) and detailed CV including the names and contact details of two referees to the email above.

About the Department

The Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS) - Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) focuses on educational, research and advisory activities related to urban development and management world-wide. Within IHS, the Urban Sustainability and Climate Change Resilience department looks at how urban areas can transition towards more sustainable and resilient development pathways within the context of environmental challenges and climate change dynamics. Of particular interest are the relationship between the natural and built environment, the role of green infrastructure and nature based solutions, innovations related to the management of water, energy and transport systems and their contribution to reducing pollution and improving environmental performance, land use and urban spatial form and their influence on urban sustainability, the analysis of climate change adaptation and mitigation actions, and the determinants of urban resilience.

About the Employer: Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

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Contact details

For further information on the position, please contact Dr Alberto Gianoli at gianoli@ihs.nl.

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