Post-doctoral Researcher in Global Urban Studies

The University of Luxembourg seeks a

Post-doctoral Researcher in Global Urban Studies (M/F),

with an academic background in geography, planning or other social sciences and strong international research experience, for participating in comparative urban research.

  • Réf.: F3R-IPS-PFN-15GLOB
  • Full-time, 40 hrs/week
  • 3-years contract
  • Start date: 1 March 2016
  • Applications welcome until 31st December 2015

The scientific collaborator position is part of the new research project GLOBAL (funded by the National Research Fund of Luxembourg) that aims to study the processes and strategies of the internationalization of cities, making such cities becoming “relational”. In empirical terms, the project is based on three case studies to be conducted in Luxembourg-City, Luxembourg, Geneva, Switzerland and in the city-state of Singapore. (More information on this project is available under

The successful applicant will be affiliated with the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning within the Research Unit “Identités. Politiques, Sociétés, Espaces” (IPSE). More information on the profile and requirements, on what we have to offer to the new colleague and also the direct link for application can be obtained here:

For further inquiries, please contact Prof. Dr. Markus Hesse ( or Tél. +352 46 66 44-9627).