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Position: Research & development specialist (m/f) - Department of Geography and Spatial Planning
Institution: University of Luxembourg
Location: Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Duties: The research specialist will work at the Department of Geography and Spatial Planning and under the supervision of Professor Dr. Birte Nienaber, he/she will: Participate in the management of the ESPON activities to be undertaken in Luxembourg and on transnational, EU level; Be responsible for conducting the capitalisation and dissemination of ESPON research results (e.g. editing the website, newsletter and social media communication); Support the coordination of the H2020 project MIMY; Pro-actively support the dissemination and communication strategies of the H2020 project; Assist the professor in the conception of project workshops, maintenance of project website and database, etc
Requirements: Master (or equivalent) in Geography, Spatial planning, European Studies, Cultural Studies or any other related field; Experience in the field of (European) spatial planning and migration; Experience in the field of communication would be a plus; Ability to work independently and within an interdisciplinary team; Knowledge in Document Analysis and Reporting; Experience in the use of common computer software (Microsoft Office); Ability to establish contacts at national and international level; Good communication and drafting skills; As the candidate will have to deal within a multilingual context, he/she must be fluent in English and in German (written and spoken). Knowledge of French and Luxembourgish will be considered as an advantage
   
Text: UOL03142 19-Feb-2020 Company Text The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research university. The University of Luxembourg invites applications for its Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences for the position of a: Research & development specialist (m/f) - Department of Geography and Spatial Planning Ref: 5011393RPL 5 months fixed-term contract, full-time (40 hours / week) Employee status Preferred starting date: 01/04/2020 Project outline ESPON Contact Point (50%): The overall objective of the ESPON Contact Point in Luxembourg is to inform policy makers, practitioners and the broad public about the research activities of the ESPON programme. This activity is undertaken towards key stakeholders in Luxembourg. The ESPON Contact Point in Luxembourg was established in March 2008 and the University of Luxembourg is responsible for its coordination. MIMY (50%): The H2020 project MIMY - EMpowerment through liquid Integration of Migrant Youth in vulnerable conditions - which evaluates the integration of young migrants and focuses on their empowerment. The project is coordinated by the University of Luxembourg (PI: Prof. Dr. Birte Nienaber). The project is composed of a multidisciplinary team including 12 European institutions. Your Role The research specialist will work at the Department of Geography and Spatial Planning and under the supervision of Professor Dr. Birte Nienaber, he/she will: Participate in the management of the ESPON activities to be undertaken in Luxembourg and on transnational, EU level Be responsible for conducting the capitalisation and dissemination of ESPON research results (e.g. editing the website, newsletter and social media communication). Support the coordination of the H2020 project MIMY Pro-actively support the dissemination and communication strategies of the H2020 project Assist the professor in the conception of project workshops, maintenance of project website and database, etc. For further information please contact: Prof. Dr. Birte Nienaber Email: birte.nienaber@uni.lu Tel: 352 46 66 44-9318 Your Profile Master (or equivalent) in Geography, Spatial planning, European Studies, Cultural Studies or any other related field Experience in the field of (European) spatial planning and migration Experience in the field of communication would be a plus Ability to work independently and within an interdisciplinary team Knowledge in Document Analysis and Reporting Experience in the use of common computer software (Microsoft Office) Ability to establish contacts at national and international level Good communication and drafting skills As the candidate will have to deal within a multilingual context, he/she must be fluent in English and in German (written and spoken). Knowledge of French and Luxembourgish will be considered as an advantage. We offer The research specialist will work in the international environment of the University of Luxembourg and will be member of the Department of Geography and Spatial Planning He/She will have the opportunity to join European conferences, in particular in the ESPON context. He/She will have the opportunity to network with European practitioners involved in European spatial planning and migration policy Further Information Candidates should submit the following documents: - letter of motivation (in English or German) - curriculum vitae (in English or German) - copies of diplomas Please apply online until 19/02/2020. The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer.
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