Postdoctoral Fellow Focusing On The 2030 Agenda And Sustainable Development: A Circular Building Sector – Market Models And Practices
The building industry has a major impact on the global carbon emissions, the use of natural resources and production of waste. A drastic change is needed for this industry to be a part of a sustainable future. Here, both recycling and security are goals that bring with them certain challenges.
This interdisciplinary research environment includes the four subjects of Policies and regulations , Responsibilities and forms of contract , Market models and practices , and District heating and waste targets. With four postdocs and senior researchers from different disciplines at Lund University, the research questions will be confronted from different perspectives, including academia, local communities, and the building industry.
Subject description – A circular building sector: Market models and practices
We are seeking a highly motivated person with a strong research portfolio and an interest in launching a successful academic career in an inspiring research environment.
The position is part of the reseach project ” Research to enable a circular building society ” and will focus on market models and practices related to a circular building sector. More specifically, it will treat:
Circular business models
Market communication of circular business models
Practices of circular business models in markets
The position is a two-year full-time employment that mainly will be aligned with the Marketing Group at the Department of Business Administration within the Lund University School of Economics and Management.
The main duties involved in a postdoctoral posistion is to conduct research. Teaching is also included, but up to no more than 20 % of working hours. The position shall include the opportunity for three weeks of training in higher education teaching and learning.
To be eligible for employment as a postdoctoral fellow, the candidate must have a PhD, or an international qualification deemed equivalent to a PhD, in Business Administration or Marketing at the time of the employment decision.
The candidates who received their PhD degree at most three years ago will be considered in the first place.
If there are special reasons, the degree may have been taken earlier. Special reasons are illness, parental leave, positions of trust within trade unions, and service in the total defense, and other similar circumstances.
Basis of assessment and qualification requirements
This is a career development position primarily focused on research, but it will also give opportunities for some pedagogical merit and training. The position is intended as an initial step in a career, and the assessment of the applicants will primarily be based on their research qualifications and potential as researchers. Particular emphasis will be placed on research skills within the subject. Also, applicants will be assessed on the basis of their outlined research plan for a project in an area relevant to marketing, circular economy and the building sector. Good teaching skills are also an assesment criteria.
Requirements for the position:
Experience in research related to circular economy.
Very good oral and written proficiency in English.
Ability to understand oral and written Swedish.
Desirable for the position:
Experience in research related to marketing and circular economy with connection to the building and construction sector.
Experience of publishing in recognised research journals.
Ability to work both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary, inclusive and international research team.
Ability to engage with industry and wider society.
Experience in working with research impact.
Consideration will also be given to good collaborative skills, drive and independence, and how the applicant’s experience and skills complement and strengthen ongoing research within the department, and how they stand to contribute to its future development.
This is a full-time, fixed-term employment of two years, in accordance with the agreement “ Avtal om tidsbegränsad anställning som postdoktor ” (“Agreement on fixed-term employment as a post-doctoral fellow”).
How to apply
Please apply online through Lund University’s recruitment system. Read more on our webpage Applying for a position.
The application should be written in English and must include:
List of publications
Research plan, describing the project that the applicant wishes to pursue during the postdoc period (5 pages maximum)
Copy of PhD thesis and up to three other publications
Copy of PhD certificate and other relevant certificates
Two references with contact details
The university applies an individual salary setting. Feel free to state salary claims in your application.
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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time First day of employment September 1, 2022 Salary Monthly salary Number of positions 1 Working hours 100 City Lund County Skåne län Country Sweden Reference number PA2022/1846 Contact
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Published 14.May.2022 Last application date 29.May.2022 11:59 PM CEST