The Department of Geosciences and Natural Resources at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark is inviting applications for the PhD Fellow in Rural Landscape Planning for the 2019/2020 academic session.
The PhD scholarship will take place within the research and development Programme ‘Regional Landscapes’, compromising three experimental planning projects located in participating municipalities in Jutland and Bornholm. The aim of the Programme is to contribute to theoretical and practical developments in collaborative planning for landscapes at a regional scale.
The PhD project will focus on developing and testing collaborative planning approaches for regional landscapes including the development of methods and process design for the three planning cases in the Programme. The PhD project will take a point of departure in planning theories and frameworks for landscape governance. More information on the Programme ‘Regional Landscapes’ (only in Danish) can be provided by contacting Lone Søderkvist Kristensen
Worth of Award
- The position is covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.
- Terms of appointment and payment accord to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State.
- The starting salary is currently at a minimum DKK 325.625 (approx. €43,400) including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 44,980). Negotiation for a salary supplement is possible.
To be eligible;
- Applicants should hold an MSc degree in Nature management, Landscape architecture, Geography, Environmental Planning or alike with good results.
- In addition, good Danish and English language skills and competences with one or more of the following fields are required:
- Land use and spatial change
- Rural landscape planning and management
- Collaborative Planning
- As criteria for the assessment of your qualifications emphasis will also be laid on previous publications (if any) and relevant work experience.
How to Apply
The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW on their website.
To apply, please include:
- Cover Letter, detailing your motivation and background for applying for the PhD project
- Short project description outlining your ideas about the PhD project (500-1000 words)
- Diploma and transcripts of records (BSc and MSc)
- Other information for consideration, e.g. list of publications (if any),
- Full contact details (Name, address, telephone & email) of 1-3 professional referees
Deadline: Application closes November 8, 2019, 23:59 GMT +2.