Doctoral Researcher Position "Aging, Place and Home", Marie Sklodowska-Curie Doctoral Network
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Doctoral Researcher Position “Aging, Place and Home”,
Marie Sklodowska-Curie Doctoral Network
HOMeAGE involves a nine-country collaboration between leading research units, major intergovernmental organisations, international civil society actors and governmental and non-governmental organisations. A three-year doctoral position (with an option to extend by 1 year) is available in Muttenz/Switzerland as of 01.09.2023. The network enables the doctoral candidate to engage in exceptional professional networking with 11 other doctoral candidates and renowned researchers throughout Europe. The doctoral researcher will be enrolled at the Centre for Gerontology at the University of Galway/Ireland, where she/he will also defend her/his dissertation and participate in the doctoral programme. The supervisor is Prof. Matthias Drilling (School of Social Work FHNW). Co-supervisor is Prof. Kieran Walsh (University of Galway). The research project at FHNW focuses on the topic of “Diverse older populations, voice and planning age-friendly environments”; the doctorate is intended to strengthen a theoretical understanding of the relationship between age and space through references to social, spatial and urban planning. As the project is carried out in close collaboration with the WHO, its international networks in the “age-friendly cities”programme can be used for the empirical research.
For the project, solid experience in the fields of spatial analysis as well as quantitative and qualitative social research is expected. Detailed information about the doctoral network and the application requirements can be found here: https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/49103
All applications must be submitted by Friday, 17th February 2023 at 6 p.m. CET to HOMeAGE@universityofgalway.ie in cc: to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The position to be recruited at FHNW is position no. 12.
Our attractive terms of employment include a great deal of flexibility in respect of working hours and location. Collaboration at the university fosters a culture of dialogue and transparent communication, which is characterised by appreciation and trust. We regard scope for self-determination and action as important resources for innovation. In addition, the diversity and differentness of both staff and students at the university are lived out as strengths.
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About the position:
Prof. Dr. Matthias Drilling, Head of Institute, P +41 61 228 59 12