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Opening of PhD positions at VUB and KU Leuven in the field of housing and neighborhood studies

For a new project on ‘Reconceptualizing the right to housing from a personal and neighborhood perspective’ Cosmopolis Centre of Urban Reseach of Vrije Universiteit Brussel and OSA Urbanism & Architecture of KU Leuven are jointly recruiting two PhD researchers.
Profile: Seeking to recruit 2 PhD researchers that combine experience in urban design, spatial planning and/or architecture with experience in ethnographic, interviewing and/or other social science methods.
Offer: Two full-time PhD fellowships for 48 months starting in September 2021 under the joint supervision of profs. Ryckewaert, d’Auria and Aernouts. The PhD candidates will be hired at Cosmopolis VUB or OSA KU Leuven respectively, and will spend their research time in both research units.
The candidates will enroll as PhD students at VUB and KU Leuven and will obtain a joint-PhD degree from both institutions.
Deadline for applications: 3rd May 2021