Department of Geography

Fixed-Term Lectureship ("Oberassistent/in")
80-100 %

The successful applicant will join the Political Geography research group and a
dynamic, diverse and internationally oriented team. We are looking for candidates
who consolidate our regional expertise on South or Southeast Asia and our thematic
focus on violent conflict, territory, development and state formation. Our research is
ethnographically grounded, theoretically informed and invested in research
partnerships with the regions we work in.

Your responsibilities

This position will offer you the opportunity to further develop your research agenda.
We are offering a stimulating research environment, and start-up funds to develop
your profile and visibility. The position involves teaching on Bachelor- and Master
levels. In particular, you will co-teach the core course in political geography on
Master level, and (co-) supervise Master and PhD students in your field of expertise.

Your profile

Applicants should have a PhD in geography or related disciplines, substantial field
work experience in South or Southeast Asia, a robust network for scholarly
exchange in the region, and an emerging international publication profile.

What we offer

The position is for three years initially. The salary is commensurate with the regulations of the Kanton Zurich.
We offer varied and interesting work in an inspiring and socially relevant environment.
Diversity and inclusion are important to us.

Place of work

Irchel Campus

Start of employment

Starting date is 01 July 2021 or as agreed upon. Please submit your application by 29 March 2021.

Further information

Please direct informal inquiries to
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Korf