Urban Nexus

Job Vacancy // Student Co-worker at ILS Dortmund/Germany

The research group "Constructed Environment" of the ILS is looking for a co-worker at the location Dortmund in the third-party project "The FEW-meter - an integrative model to measure and improve urban agriculture, shifting it towards urban metabolism" from 01.10.2018.

The ILS Institute for Urban and Regional Development Research gGmbh is a non-university city research institute based in Dortmund/Germany that compares the dynamics and diversity of urban change internationally. The aim of our application-oriented basic research is to gain a better understanding of recent urbanization processes in order to develop interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary insights for a socially, ecologically and economically sustainable transformation and design of urban spaces on different spatial scale levels in an active dialogue with practice, politics and society.

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The research group "Constructed Environment" of the ILS is looking for a co-worker at the location Dortmund in the third-party project "The FEW-meter - an integrative model to measure and improve urban agriculture, shifting it towards urban metabolism" from 01.10.2018.

The position has a scope of 10 hours per week and is initially limited to 31.12.2018. An extension is possible.

The project examines the interaction of food production, energy and water consumption (food-water-energy nexus) in the context of the growing global urban agriculture together with international ones
Project partners. The aim of the international comparison is to develop a comprehensive system that understands the contribution of existing forms of urban agriculture to the sustainable development of cities
can. The ILS-led subproject investigates forms of governance and frameworks that influence resource flows in relation to food, water and energy.

Task description

  • Data research, creation of graphics and tables, cooperation in data analysis
  • Literature research and maintenance of literature databases
  • Collaboration on publications (including English language publications)
  • Translation tasks (especially German / English)
  • Collaboration in the organization and execution of events

Requirements

  • Studied spatial planning, geography, possibly with BSc degree
  • Very good knowledge of English and safe handling of international literature
  • Very good knowledge of statistical programs (SPSS, Stata)
  • Very good knowledge of evaluations of qualitative data (MAXQDA)
  • Basic knowledge in GIS
  • Secure computer skills (especially Microsoft Office)

We offer

  • Payment at home rate for student employees
  • Flexible time management

Contact

Further information is available from Ms. Mareike Graf, Phone: +49 (0) 231 9051-226, E-Mail: mareike.graf@ils-forschung.de
Please send your application via e-mail with the usual documents to bewerbung@ils-forschung.de

Source: ILS website

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