Associate Professor of Geography
Ca’ Foscari invites applications for a permanent position of Associate Professor in the area of Geography.
Ca’ Foscari is a research intensive institution committed to competing for international scientific excellence through the recruitment of the best academic talents worldwide. Talented young researchers and experienced senior professors make Ca’ Foscari a stimulating environment for career development and research freedom. Our university is committed to research excellence, funding promising researchers and developing international partnerships. As a leading research university, Ca’ Foscari explores cutting-edge research directions across disciplinary boundaries, setting a new agenda designed around six global challenges.
Ca’ Foscari is looking for an associate professor of Geography capable of inspiring students to become game-changers in their own fields and to make a genuine difference in the world.
Teaching activities: 120 hours of teaching in BA, MA and PhD degrees.
In particular, the Associate Professor will teach in the following courses:
- Geografia dell’Antropocene
- Geografia sociale
Research activity: The position requires knowledge about processes by which human societies integrate and transform existing resources and their natural environments. On the basis of a sound knowledge of the territory’s natural, evolutive and transformative processes, the researcher will design, using cartography, the forms and features of earth’s surface, representing all human settlements.
The position will be hosted at the Department of Humanities, a
center for the development of innovative and interdisciplinary
approaches to history, literature, classics, archeology, art and
anthropology. The Department has recently received the “Department
of Excellence” Award by the Italian Ministry of Education,
Universities and Research. The Excellence Award has allowed the
department to receive additional state funding to develop
innovative projects on Digital Humanities and Public Humanities,
with the aim of setting in motion a cross-contamination process
between scientific areas and redefining a new teaching
In the Department of Humanities, Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellows and ERC awardees work together with the permanent faculty, creating a vibrant academic environment.
Since its foundation in 1868, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has been a leader in Economics and Foreign Languages and Cultures. Today, Ca’ Foscari is exploring new frontiers in research, focusing on Climate Change, Digital Humanities, Digital and Social Innovation, and Nanosciences. An intellectual powerhouse of international repute in the heart of the city of Venice, Ca’ Foscari provides a one-of-a-kind blend of scientific research, cultural heritage and history, offering a life-changing experience to its students and researchers, with a transformative impact on the local community.
Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has also obtained the full Human Resources Strategy for Researchers certificate, a set of initiatives to improve work conditions for researchers and to attract talents worldwide. Ca’ Foscari provides applicants with exclusive services and onboarding initiatives. Our Housing office will help you search for a suitable and convenient accommodation, matching your needs and preferences with the available options.
If you are a non-Italian applicant or if you have resided outside of Italy for more than 3 years, you will benefit from a favorable tax treatment for the first 4 years of the contract.
Read the call here: https://www.unive.it/data/38002/?id=2021-UNVE000-0035662