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Tenure track position in Soft Biological Systems

Wageningen University

Wageningen University is looking for an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (Tenure Track) in the field of Biomechanics of Soft Biological Motor and Adhesive Systems, linked to Biomimetics.

Deadline: December 15

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Assistant / Associate Professor in the Sociology of Sustainable Consumption (Tenure Track)

Wageningen University and Research

Wageningen University is looking for an Assistant / Associate Professor in the Sociology of Sustainable Consumption (Tenure Track).

Deadline: November 18

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Call for Applications: Female Leadership in Academia: an international workshop in Rome

KNIR Rome

Female Leadership in Academia: an international workshop in Rome 13 – 17 February 2019

jointly organised by:

Royal Netherlands Institute Rome
Istituto Svizzero di Roma

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

This workshop intends to contribute to what in European academia is widely considered one of the foremost challenges for the upcoming years: achieving a better gender balance at top levels in academia by career building of talented women. Its goal is to offer an intensive training and coaching program to prospective female leaders in academia, aimed at offering them tools to effectively enter top positions. The target group consists of female academics at an advanced stage of their career (full professors) considering to take on top leadership responsibilities (deans, rectores, board members, etc.), in their own institutions or at national or international levels. These senior participants are invited to bring to the workshop junior female academics who promise to develop into potential leaders at a later stage in their career.

The workshop has an international character, welcoming participants from the Netherlands and Switzerland. It is offered in the cosmopolitan academic context of Rome, where over 30 countries have established an academic hub like the ones hosting the workshop. This location moreover offers opportunities for combining professional and networking elements in the training program, since the participants will be housed in the accommodations of these institutes. Additionally, the city and its diverse cultural heritage make it possible to incorporate location-dependent assignments into the workshop’s program. Particularly the imposing Late Antique city walls promise to contribute physically and metaphorically to a project centred on breaking barriers.

The workshop has a 3-days format on location in Rome, and includes a preparatory and a post-program part to be conducted in the home institutions. The program is specifically designed to enhance female leadership competencies. The training is delivered by a gender balanced man-woman team. The design draws upon the expertise of an internationally leading executive coach and researcher who specializes in leadership development for women in both the academic and the corporate world. The program also anticipates the participation of a number of successful female academic leaders from Italy, The Netherlands and Switzerland, including the former President of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences and Arts (KNAW), José van Dijck.

In order to guarantee a generational transfer of experiences, the senior academics admitted to this workshop are invited to bring one or two junior female colleagues they consider potential leaders. This ensures a strong commitment and sense of responsability of all participants, as well as a stimulating working context that is both transnational and transgenerational.

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Deadline: November 26


Assistant or Associate Professor in Landscape Architecture

Wageningen University

Wageningen University is recruiting for an Assistant or Associate Professor (AP) in Landscape Architecture (Tenure Track).

Deadline: November 29

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Assistant or Associate Professor in Spatial Planning

Wageningen University

Wageningen University is recruiting for an Assistant or Associate Professor in Spatial Planning (Tenure Track).

Deadline: November 29

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Assistant/Associate Professor Agricultural Economics and Rural Policy Group

Wageningen University and Research

Wageningen University is recruiting for an Assistant/Associate Professor Agricultural Economics and Rural Policy Group.

Deadline: November 30

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