Associate Professor in Urban Regeneration (m/f)

The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research University.

The University of Luxembourg is recruiting for the Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences an:

Associate Professor in Urban Regeneration (m/f)

  • Ref: F3-130021
  • Open-ended contract
  • Full-time (40 hours / week)
  • Employee status

Your Role

The Associate Professor in Urban Regeneration will provide excellent scientific impetus for fundamental research on urban development in the 21st century and will contribute to the study of urban planning challenges at regional, national and cross-border levels. Considering contemporary urban planning discourses and the ongoing territorial transition, the professorship will focus on urban regeneration processes. The candidate must demonstrate excellent theoretical and practical references in the socio-ecological transition of urbanised territories, both built and unbuilt.

At the academic level, the associate professor will add the keystone within the university in terms of geographical and architectural research. She/he will substantially consolidate the Master in Architecture in research and teaching. In addition, specific interventions are planned in the neighbouring teaching programmes (e.g. FCAT - Formation Continue en Aménagement du Territoire or MAGEO - Master in Geography and Spatial Planning).

The Department of Geography and Spatial Planning and the Master in Architecture of the Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences provides an interdisciplinary and international research environment, focusing on socio-ecological transformation processes. The department is well embedded in international research networks as it is connected with local, regional and national stakeholders. The professorship will not only complement the department’s current research portfolio, but will also have the opportunity to engage with a variety of research endeavours in the department, the faculty, and beyond.


Prof. Dr. Christian Schulz

Telephone: (+352) 46 66 44 6327


Your Profile

  • PhD in Architecture, Spatial Planning, Urban Geography or a cognate discipline;
  • at least three years of PostDoc experience;
  • an excellent publication record;
  • experience in teaching at Bachelor and Master level, including composition and project design;
  • ability to work in a multilingual environment;
  • a strong commitment to interdisciplinarity in teaching and research.


The University of Luxembourg is set in a multilingual context. The person hired on this position must be proficient in English and either French or German. The University encourages its staff to learn the other language and provides access to language courses to this end.

Further Information


As part of the application process specifically for academic positions, please follow the instructions below.

Candidates are asked to send their full application in English ONLY via the following link:

until 18 March 2020

including the following documents:

  • cover letter;
  • curriculum vitae including information on external research funding acquired;
  • copies of diplomas;
  • list of publications;
  • copies of recent publications (max. 5) relevant for the field in question;
  • list of courses taught;
  • a list of three referees with their names, addresses and present positions. Please indicate their relationship to you.


Prof. Dr. Georg Mein

Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences

All applications will be handled in the strictest confidence.


The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunities employer.

The University of Luxembourg wants to achieve gender parity in its academic positions and wants to eliminate obstacles to the recruitment of female professors and to their career development. In case candidates present equivalent CVs, the University will give the preference to women in all departments where gender parity is not yet achieved.


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