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Remote research assistant aids in COVID-19 participatory action research on separate continents

This blog was written for the RSA Blog Student Summer Series that will highlight graduate student success in regional studies across the globe throughout the summer.    Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures – Little did I know what influence the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic would have on my plans of conducting a case study to […]

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Lecturer in International Political Economy/International Studies, King’s College London, UK

Job ID: 027006 Salary: £38,304 – £54,534 per annum, Including London Weighting Allowance Closing date: 20-Aug-2021 Business unit: Social Science & Public Policy Department: European & International Studies Contact details: Ramon Pacheco Pardo, ramon.pacheco@kcl.ac.uk Job description The Department of European & International Studies is recruiting a Lecturer in International Political Economy/International Studies Grade 6 or 7 with a specialism in […]

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PhD position: Technology-based social innovation and ‘progress’, Uppsala University, Sweden

PhD position in industrial engineering and management: Technology-based social innovation and ‘progress’   Supervisors: Annika Skoglund, Uppsala University Application deadline: 2:nd August 2021 Start date: Autumn 2021, to be agreed Funding: fully funded for 5 years, including 20% Departmental duties   Full information here: UU job portal   Project description:  Technology-based social innovations that enable […]

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PhD Candidate in Human-Environment Geography, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway

About the position The Department of Geography has an opening for a PhD candidate in human-environment geography. This is a four-year position with compulsory work. The position is related to the theme of ‘gathering and commoning with wild species in Norway’ and located in the ‘Geographies of community, politics and place’ research group. Thematic focus […]

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PhD Fellowship: Citizens Participation in Resource Governance and Sustainable Transition, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway

About the position The fellowship is a part of the NORHED II project ‘Citizens’ Participation in Resource Governance and Sustainable Transitions in Indonesia’ which aims to strengthen partnership between institutions of higher education in Indonesia and Norway, with an interest in natural resource governance and the transition to more sustainable societies. In addition to develop […]

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Postdoc­toral Re­searcher on Smart Land Use Policy for Sustainable Urb­an­iz­a­tion, University of Helsinki, Finland

The University of Helsinki is among the leading multidisciplinary research universities in the world. In addition to its 11 faculties, the University includes several independent institutes, some of which are jointly operated with other universities. The University of Helsinki has an international academic community of 40,000 students and staff members, and it offers comprehensive services […]

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Phd Research Fellow: Human Geography - Socially Inclusive Decarbonisation and Energy Transitions, University of Oslo, Norway

Job description There is a vacant position at the Department of Sociology and Human Geography for a PhD research fellow (SKO 1017) in human geography. The position is for a period of three years without compulsory work or four year with compulsory work (primarily teaching duties). More about the position The PhD fellow will be […]

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PhD Studentship: Making Africa Urban: the Transcalar Politics of Large-scale Urban Development, University College London, UK

University College London (UCL) is one of the world’s top universities. Based in the heart of London, it is a dynamic, outward-looking institution. At its establishment in 1826, UCL was radical and responsive to the needs of society, and this ethos – that excellence should go hand-in-hand with enriching society – continues today. The UCL […]

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Policy Fellow: Belt and Road Initiative, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university Salary from £46,100 to £53,295 with potential to progress to £59,354 pa inclusive of London allowance This is a fixed term appointment for 2 years The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics is pleased […]

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PhD Studentship: REDEFINE - Reorienting Development: The Dynamics and Effects of Chinese Infrastructure Investment in Europe, The Open University, UK

We are delighted to invite applications for a PhD Studentship funded by the REDEFINE research project (European Research Council & Horizon 2020) and the Open University’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. This research project, based in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, seeks to examine the impacts of China’s growing role in European infrastructure investment […]

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PhD position: Governing professions for net-zero, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK

PhD advert – ‘Governing professional practice and culture in delivering ambitious net-zero carbon goals’  Supervisors: Dr Chris Foulds, Dr David Arkell, Prof. Aled Jones, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK; to be based in ARU’s Global Sustainability Institute. Application deadline: 31 July 2021. Start date: September 2021, with possibility of delaying to January 2022 for right candidate. […]

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Lecturer: Economic Geography, Lancaster University, UK

Lancaster University is appointing a Lecturer in Economic Geography to join the teaching team for our Geography degrees and new MA in Political Ecology, and become an integral part of our collaborative and supportive research environment. We are particularly looking for candidates whose research, engagement and teaching interests are in economic geography as applied to areas […]

Farming in the Upper Dee Vale, Should I stay or should I go?

This blog was written for the RSA Blog Student Summer Series that will highlight graduate student success in regional studies across the globe throughout the summer.    Studying the farming history in the UK I realised there had been inflexion points where farming’s fortunes have changed dramatically. For example, the 1920’s agricultural crisis (for the […]

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Two Three-Year Lectureships: Climate Change/Nature-Society, Maynooth University, Ireland

Two three-year lectureships in Geography at Maynooth University. The full details are available through the Maynooth University vacancies webpage — https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/human-resources/vacancies. The deadline is 1 August Post begins: 1 September or as soon as possible thereafter. If anyone would like an informal conversation, please email gerry.kearns@mu.ie. Department webpage – https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/geography/our-people   Climate change, Vacancy # […]

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Senior Lecturer in Australian Studies, School of Global Affairs, King’s College London, UK

Job description The School of Global Affairs, King’s College London, seeks to appoint a Director of the Menzies Australia Institute at Senior Lecturer or Reader level. This post would be split 0.5FTE Menzies Directorship and 0.5FTE in another department or institute within the School of Global Affairs. These include: Geography, International Development, Global Health and […]

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PhD positions: Platform for Inequality Research, Aarhus University, Denmark

The application form for the below mentioned PhD positions will be available from 13 Au-gust 2021 to 14 September 2021 at this website: https://bss.au.dk/en/research/phd/application/ PhD positions with a focus on inequality in health, economics, and politics Aarhus University is committed to career development. As a PhD student, you will get intensive and dedicated supervision and […]

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Lecturer/senior lecturer: Human geography, University of Lincoln, UK

Please note, this post is permanent, full time at 1.0 FTE Interview Date:  To be confirmed Lecturer salary from £33,797 per annum. Senior Lecturer salary from £39,152 per annum. Following establishment of the School of Geography in 2017 and outstanding student satisfaction in to 2020 NSS where BA Geography was ranked 1st nationally for overall satisfaction, […]

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Assistant Lecturer: Geography, Coventry University, UK

Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing School of Energy, Construction and Environment Grade:              6 Working in the School of Energy, Construction and Environment, you will be committed to contributing to our continued success in Human Geography teaching. You will join a School with high levels of teaching quality and student satisfaction. (1st for Teaching Quality […]

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Two Postdoc positions: Analytical Sociology, Linköping University, Sweden

Skilled and committed employees are a crucial factor in the success of Linköping University. And we need more of them. Our core expertise comes from teachers and researchers, but a successful university requires experienced and motivated employees in many fields. Everyone is important. We need to recruit many new employees thanks to, among all, an […]

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Junior researcher: Energy system analyses for Europe, LUT University, Finland

The LUT School of Energy Systems is looking for a junior researcher in the area of energy system analyses for Europe. We are looking for a junior researcher who will support us in an EU project on energy transition research for Europe. The research examines highly ambitious energy-industry transition options, which particularly include offshore renewable energy options, […]

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Lectureship/Senior Lectureship: International Political Economy, Newcastle University, UK

Newcastle University (UK) has opened a search for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in International Political Economy and the Politics of Global Development. The job announcement is here: https://jobs.ncl.ac.uk/job/Newcastle-Lecturer-Senior-Lecturer-in-Politics/684487601/ Please note that the closing date for applications is 23 July 2021. Politics at Newcastle is a vibrant department with a strong research cluster in International Relations. We […]

Iceland's industrial heritage and remote, coastal community regeneration

This blog was written for the RSA Blog Student Summer Series that will highlight graduate student success in regional studies across the globe throughout the summer.    Iceland’s remote communities are experiencing the combined impact of declining fisheries, de-population and socio-economic instability. Having spent twenty years working on industrial heritage conservation in a professional capacity I […]

Shopping malls, GHG emissions and the role of policymakers in "green" transportation infrastructure in Ireland

This blog was written for the RSA Blog Student Summer Series that will highlight graduate student success in regional studies across the globe throughout the summer.    In line with global trends, Ireland has seen greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions increase with economic growth. As of 2016, road transport accounted for 95% of all transport related […]

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2 Assistant Professors: Technology and Social Change, Linköping University, Sweden

Assistant Professor in Technology and Social Change: https://liu.se/en/work-at-liu/vacancies?rmpage=job&rmjob=16572&rmlang=UK Assistant Professor in Technology and Social Change: https://liu.se/en/work-at-liu/vacancies?rmpage=job&rmjob=16571&rmlang=UK Skilled and committed employees are a crucial factor in the success of Linköping University. And we need more of them. Our core expertise comes from teachers and researchers, but a successful university requires experienced and motivated employees in many […]

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