PhD Researcher (m/f/d) – Environmental Planning and Human Decision-making

Leibniz University Hannover

Germany

February 7, 2022

Description

The newly established Professorship Behavioral Aspects of Environmental Planning at the Institute of Environmental Planning invites applications for the position of a PhD Researcher (m/f/d) – Environmental Planning and Human Decision-making (Salary Scale 13 TV-L, 65 %) starting March 15, 2022. The post has a duration of three years.

Description of responsibilities

  • Research in the innovative field of “Behavioral Environmental Planning”, which analyses human decision-making at the nexus of the social, natural and built environments
  • Contribution to the teaching activities of the professorship
  • Participation in, and support of, activities of the professorship, particularly the establishment of the TransferHub: Behavioral Design for Sustainability , in which students and researchers will work with real world stakeholders to identify behavioural solutions on how to strengthen sustainability-oriented behaviour at the university and in the region
  • Required qualifications

  • scientific university degree (M.Sc.) in Environmental Planning or related disciplines
  • Very good English and German language skills
  • Interest in interdisciplinary cooperation
  • Experience and/or interest in understanding behavior of relevant actors
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Desirable qualifications

  • Experience with quantitative social science research methodology, in particular surveys and/or social science experiments
  • Experience with data analysis
  • Experience in planning and implementation of research projects
  • Experience in working with diverse stakeholders, such as planners, public administrations, communities, residents, farmers, etc.
  • We offer

  • Work in a young and innovative team
  • An excellent and vibrant scientific environment
  • Opportunity for exchange in international and policy-relevant networks
  • an inter- and transdisciplinary collaborative research community at the Institute of Environmental Planning working on timely and highly socially relevant questions
  • The possibility to write a cumulative PhD thesis
  • The university aims to promote equality between women and men. For this purpose, the university strives to reduce under-representation in areas where a certain gender is under-represented. Women are under-represented in the salary scale of the advertised position. Therefore, qualified women are encouraged to apply. Moreover, we welcome applications from qualified men. Preference will be given to equally-qualified applicants with disabilities.

    Please submit your application including a letter of motivation, CV, two letters of recommendations, and degree certificates of university studies by February 8, 2022 either in electronic form (as PDF documents) to

    Email: stahn@umwelt.uni-hannover.de (Helene Stahn)

    or by post to:

    Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover Institut für Umweltplanung z.Hd. Prof. Dr. Ann-Kathrin Koessler Herrenhäuser Str. 2, 30419 Hannover GERMANY

    For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Ann-Kathrin Koessler (Email: koessler@umwelt.uni-hannover.de).

    Information on the collection of personal data according to article 13 GDPR can be found at https: // www. uni-hannover.de/en/datenschutzhinweis- bewerbungen/.

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