Researcher/PostDoc Female-Led Innovation in Agriculture and Rural Areas

Updated: about 1 month ago
Deadline: 08 Jan 2023

To contribute to a Horizon Europe Research and innovation project (15 partners from 10 countries) on Female-Led Innovation in Agriculture and Rural Areas TU Delft is hiring a postdoc.

Activities include the following:

  • To envision the role of women in the innovations demanded for sustainable farm and rural futures, which includes surveys and workshops.
  • Case studies of female led Innovations in farming and rural areas, which includes interviews in the Dutch language.
  • TU Delft will lead the policy design and assessment work package, which work package includes to develop a framework, policy practice discussions, developing new policy proposals and addressing policy makers.
  • Communication and dissemination of results for academic, professional and popular audiences.
  • Frequent interactions with other partners in the consortium.

The successful candidate for this position has:

  • Experience in qualitative scientific research (shown by scientific publications, preferable a PhD).
  • Relevant academic master’s degree (administrative sciences, anthropology, human geography, sociology, spatial or landscape planning, or so).
  • Insights in policy design and assessment.
  • Professional command of the Dutch language enabling to organise and lead workshops and to held interviews in Dutch.
  • English language proficiency to write reports, papers and to exchange approaches and outcomes in English.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Relational skills.

Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities. The salary is min. € 2.960,- to max. € 5.439,- gross per month (salary scale 10 or 11; depending on the working experience and education level of the candidate. Besides the salary you a;so receive an annual holiday payment of 8% and an end of year bonus of 8.3%.

The position has a fixed-term contract of 30 months.

The TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount on health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged.  

For international applicants we offer the Coming to Delft Service and Partner Career Advice to assist you with your relocation. An International Children's Centre offers childcare and there is an international primary school.

Delft University of Technology is built on strong foundations. As creators of the world-famous Dutch waterworks and pioneers in biotech, TU Delft is a top international university combining science, engineering and design. It delivers world class results in education, research and innovation to address challenges in the areas of energy, climate, mobility, health and digital society. For generations, our engineers have proven to be entrepreneurial problem-solvers, both in business and in a social context.

At TU Delft we embrace diversity as one of our core values and we actively engage to be a university where you feel at home and can flourish. We value different perspectives and qualities. We believe this makes our work more innovative, the TU Delft community more vibrant and the world more just. Together, we imagine, invent and create solutions using technology to have a positive impact on a global scale. That is why we invite you to apply. Your application will receive fair consideration.

Challenge. Change. Impact!

The Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment has a leading role in education and research worldwide. The driving force behind the faculty’s success is its robust research profile combined with the energy and creativity of its student body and academic community. It is buzzing with energy from early in the morning until late at night, with four thousand people studying, working, designing, conducting research and acquiring and disseminating knowledge. Our faculty has a strong focus on 'design-oriented research’, which has given it a top position in world rankings.

Staff and students are working to improve the built environment with the help of a broad set of disciplines, including architectural design, urban planning, building technology, social sciences, process management, and geo-information science. The faculty works closely with other faculties, universities, private parties, and the public sector, and has an extensive network in the Netherlands as well as internationally.

Click here to go to the website of the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment.

For more information about this vacancy, please contact Willem Korthals Altes, Professor in Land Development,
e-mail: W.K.KorthalsAltes@tudelft.nl or Gerdy Verschuure-Stuip, assistant professor Landscape Architecture,
e-mail: G.A.Verschuure-Stuip@tudelft.nl .    

For information about the application procedure, please contact Mrs. Manon de Gier, HR assistant,
email: HR-BK@tudelft.nl .

The position will remain open until January 8, 2023 (local Dutch time + 2 hrs). You must apply via the "Apply now" button. Applications via e-mail will not be processed.

To apply, please submit:

  • a letter of motivation in Dutch or English.
  • a detailed CV, including a list of publications.
  • a writing sample in English.
  • a writing sample in Dutch (optional).
  • the names and contact details of three references.

Start date of this position is 1 June 2023.

Please note:

  • You can apply online. We will not process applications sent by email and/or post.
  • A pre-Employment screening can be part of the selection procedure.
  • Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

To contribute to a Horizon Europe Research and innovation project (15 partners from 10 countries) on Female-Led Innovation in Agriculture and Rural Areas TU Delft is hiring a postdoc.

Activities include the following:

  • To envision the role of women in the innovations demanded for sustainable farm and rural futures, which includes surveys and workshops.
  • Case studies of female led Innovations in farming and rural areas, which includes interviews in the Dutch language.
  • TU Delft will lead the policy design and assessment work package, which work package includes to develop a framework, policy practice discussions, developing new policy proposals and addressing policy makers.
  • Communication and dissemination of results for academic, professional and popular audiences.
  • Frequent interactions with other partners in the consortium.

The successful candidate for this position has:

  • Experience in qualitative scientific research (shown by scientific publications, preferable a PhD).
  • Relevant academic master’s degree (administrative sciences, anthropology, human geography, sociology, spatial or landscape planning, or so).
  • Insights in policy design and assessment.
  • Professional command of the Dutch language enabling to organise and lead workshops and to held interviews in Dutch.
  • English language proficiency to write reports, papers and to exchange approaches and outcomes in English.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Relational skills.

Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities. The salary is min. € 2.960,- to max. € 5.439,- gross per month (salary scale 10 or 11; depending on the working experience and education level of the candidate. Besides the salary you a;so receive an annual holiday payment of 8% and an end of year bonus of 8.3%.

The position has a fixed-term contract of 30 months.

The TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount on health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged.  

For international applicants we offer the Coming to Delft Service and Partner Career Advice to assist you with your relocation. An International Children's Centre offers childcare and there is an international primary school.

Delft University of Technology is built on strong foundations. As creators of the world-famous Dutch waterworks and pioneers in biotech, TU Delft is a top international university combining science, engineering and design. It delivers world class results in education, research and innovation to address challenges in the areas of energy, climate, mobility, health and digital society. For generations, our engineers have proven to be entrepreneurial problem-solvers, both in business and in a social context.

At TU Delft we embrace diversity as one of our core values and we actively engage to be a university where you feel at home and can flourish. We value different perspectives and qualities. We believe this makes our work more innovative, the TU Delft community more vibrant and the world more just. Together, we imagine, invent and create solutions using technology to have a positive impact on a global scale. That is why we invite you to apply. Your application will receive fair consideration.

Challenge. Change. Impact!

The Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment has a leading role in education and research worldwide. The driving force behind the faculty’s success is its robust research profile combined with the energy and creativity of its student body and academic community. It is buzzing with energy from early in the morning until late at night, with four thousand people studying, working, designing, conducting research and acquiring and disseminating knowledge. Our faculty has a strong focus on 'design-oriented research’, which has given it a top position in world rankings.

Staff and students are working to improve the built environment with the help of a broad set of disciplines, including architectural design, urban planning, building technology, social sciences, process management, and geo-information science. The faculty works closely with other faculties, universities, private parties, and the public sector, and has an extensive network in the Netherlands as well as internationally.

Click here to go to the website of the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment.

For more information about this vacancy, please contact Willem Korthals Altes, Professor in Land Development,
e-mail: W.K.KorthalsAltes@tudelft.nl or Gerdy Verschuure-Stuip, assistant professor Landscape Architecture,
e-mail: G.A.Verschuure-Stuip@tudelft.nl .    

For information about the application procedure, please contact Mrs. Manon de Gier, HR assistant,
email: HR-BK@tudelft.nl .

The position will remain open until January 8, 2023 (local Dutch time + 2 hrs). You must apply via the "Apply now" button. Applications via e-mail will not be processed.

To apply, please submit:

  • a letter of motivation in Dutch or English.
  • a detailed CV, including a list of publications.
  • a writing sample in English.
  • a writing sample in Dutch (optional).
  • the names and contact details of three references.

Start date of this position is 1 June 2023.

Please note:

  • You can apply online. We will not process applications sent by email and/or post.
  • A pre-Employment screening can be part of the selection procedure.
  • Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

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