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Adjunct professor in Spatial Planning

  • Yrkesroll


  • Anställning

    Deltid, 6 månader eller längre

  • Lön

    Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön

  • Publicerad

    12 februari

  • Sök jobbet senast

    7 mars

Om jobbet

We are one of Sweden’s most distinctly profiled institutes of technology, with a focus on IT and innovation for a sustainable future. A key word at Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH) is closeness – close cooperation with industry and society, and closeness to our students and to our management.
Our closeness to the sea is also very apparent at both campuses, as well as being a comfortable bike ride away from the city and residential areas. BTH stands for quality and new approaches and strives to be recognised as an open, exciting and creative higher education institution.
We develop new knowledge through our research, which often takes place in collaboration with wider society and with a specific application in mind. The research contributes to a sustainable future, through directly through our research results as well as indirectly, through our PhD graduates and research-based undergraduate studies. To reach our goals, we need motivated and committed staff who are provided with the conditions to deliver research and education of the highest quality. Work environment and equal opportunities are consistently on the agenda and we strive for continuous improvements. Does this sound like your future?

Work description:

This position aims at strengthening applied research in the area of planning and policy development for urban sustainability transitions with respect to meeting the challenges raised by ongoing climate change and needs for improved resource efficiency. The promotion of urban ecology and sustainable mobility transition are of fundamental importance for meeting the SDG, especially the goal 11– Sustainable Cities and Communities. Therefore, and in order to support the development of the departments’ research and education activities in spatial planning, expertise in this area is called for.

The employment includes engagement in the development of research and education in spatial planning with focus on urban ecology and sustainable mobility transitions in relation to climate change and energy transition. This includes participation in seminars, in supervision at all levels and in other forms of tuition, as well as in course and programme development. The adjunct professor will work with peers in a multidisciplinary environment, which includes architecture, spatial planning, landscape architecture, human geography, environmental sciences, etc. The concept of sustainability is fundamental to BTH’s profile and a successful candidate is expected to demonstrate a persistent activity within this profile.

Eligibility requirements:

Eligible to be employed as an adjunct professor is a person who has demonstrated both scientific and pedagogical skills.

Eligibility requirements and assessment criteria are described in detail in the “Guidelines for employment of teachers and appointment to docent,” available at

Meriting competencies and experience:

In addition to the requirements described in the work description, eligibility requirements and assessment criteria for the position, the following degrees, competencies and experiences are considered a merit:
  • Documented research and/or professional experience in the area of urban ecology, environmental planning, sustainability transitions and urban mobility.
  • Documented experience of science based applied work outside academia, e.g., with international organisations, governmental/regional agencies, research institutes, etc.
  • Documented pedagogical skills in the subject areas of urban ecology, environmental and/or sustainability planning.
  • Well documented leadership skills and a potential for cooperation with research/teaching/ staff at the department.
  • Documented ability and experience of successfully achieving project funding and of leading international research and development projects.
Employment level: 10% of full time of 100%.

Commencement: According to agreement.

Duration: One year with a possibility of extension.

Application deadline: 2021-03-07.

You apply online through our recruitment system by clicking on the “apply” button.

Blekinge Institute of Technology, BTH, embraces diversity and welcomes applicants with varying backgrounds and experiences.
We work actively to take advantage of the qualities that diversity and an even gender distribution contribute to our operations.

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