Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Human Geography

UCLouvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
An attractive and progressive salary according to seniority and the promotion process.
13 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
13 Oct 2023
35429 / SC 033 / 2024
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Geography
Contract Type
Full Time

Within the Faculty of Science and the Earth and Life Institute, Science and Technology Sector, this position will include the following teaching, research and community service duties:

  • Teaching 

You will teach mainly in the field of human geography as well as spatial and quantitative methods at both advanced (master) and basic (bachelor) levels, including on the field, and in a collaborative manner. You will teach in the various study cycles run by the faculty, mainly in the School of Geography, and possibly in other faculties in the sector.

You will also be expected to supervise Master’s theses. 

  • Research

You will develop your research activities, including the animation of research programs, in the field of human geography and particularly on the interactions between human activities and the environment in an increasingly connected and urbanized world. Your research will use a systemic approach and geospatial data analysis methods. You will have to show your potential for integration and collaboration with research within the institute but also outside the institute (for example with the Louvain research institute for Landscape, Architecture, Built environment).

You will be responsible for the supervision of PhD theses.

  • In addition …

Once tenured, you will carry out various service activities and responsibilities within the institution, such as being a member of a programme committee or examination committee, or having management responsibilities within the faculty or research institute.

You will also contribute to serving society, particularly in the economic, social, cultural or development cooperation fields. Finally, you will ensure, through research and teaching activities, the university’s international visibility.