Lecturer in Spatial Planning & Design (0.8 FTE)

Updated: 19 days ago
Deadline: 01 Jul 2024

As a Lecturer, you will contribute to teaching in the Bachelor programme Spatial Planning & Design. Your main teaching tasks will be related to the studio-based Spatial Design courses as well as research skills courses – such as Introduction to Academic Research, the Bachelor Thesis Project or the Master Theses. We will adjust the exact teaching requirements to your background and experience.

The University of Groningen is a research university with a global outlook, deeply rooted in Groningen, City of Talent. Quality has had top priority for four hundred years, and with success: the University is currently in or around the top 100 on several influential ranking lists.

The Faculty of Spatial Sciences is a growing faculty with an open character. With approximately 100 employees and 100 PhDs, we focus on highly qualified education and research in the field of planning, demography and geography. With two bachelor's degrees and seven master's programs, the faculty offers broad training opportunities to around 1,100 students all over the world. Our motto is: we are making places better together.

As Lecturer you will be positioned within the department Planning and Environment. This Department is involved in the Master programmes Society, Sustainability & Planning and Environmental & Infrastructure Planning, and both bachelor programmes of the Faculty entitled ‘Spatial Planning & Design’ and ‘Human Geography & Planning’. Research at the Department of Planning & Environment focuses on issues of spatial and institutional design for purposeful interventions within the human environment.

We offer you in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities:

  • A salary, depending on qualifications and work experience, with a minimum of € 3,226 to a maximum of € 5,090 (salary scale 10) gross per month for a full-time position.
  • A holiday allowance of 8% gross annual income and an 8.3% end-of-the-year allowance.
  • You will be appointed on a temporary basis for one year, with the possibility of an extension of two years, depending on the (financial) circumstances.

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Starting date: 1 September 2024 or earlier

Prof. Jos Arts, +31 6 14848585.  

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