Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture invites applications for POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER in Landscape Architecture or related fields For a 2-year period starting in October 2017 or as agreed. The position is connected to a newly-established professorship of Landscape Architecture. The postdoctoral researcher’s main duties include researching, collaborating with the professor and other research staff of the department, participating in the preparation of funding applications (grant writing) and developing new research projects. Deadline for the applications is August 22nd, 2017.
The position is available at the Department of Architecture on the Otaniemi Campus. The Department of Architecture at the Aalto University is the oldest and largest of the three schools of architecture in Finland. The position is connected to a newly-established professorship of Landscape Architecture. The degree programme of landscape architecture in Aalto is the only academic institute in the field. Landscape architecture is an internationally important discipline and a growing profession in Finland; its scope has recently diversified and increased significantly. The degree programme of Landscape Architecture has three professorships and two lecturers, in addition to research staff. The degree programme is currently divided into three study areas: 1) landscape design, 2) landscape planning, and 3) urban design and planning (shared with the degree programme of Architecture). The programme promotes multidisciplinary interactions with other disciplines like Architecture, Urban Studies and Environmental Studies. During the last decade, the department has strengthened its research activity to meet the future challenges of planning. The research in landscape architecture is interdisciplinary and the researchers have been studying e.g. ecosystem services, green infrastructures, historical landscapes and preservation.
For more information, please see the full job advertisement here: http://www.aalto.fi/en/about/careers/jobs/view/1409/
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