LabEx DynamiTe Postdoctoral Position on Environmental Activism, 2016

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LabEx DynamiTe invites applications for examining issues within the Île-de-France region to develop a map of environmental activism. The position is available to undertake research project on “Environmental activism: forms of activism and socio-technical sharing platforms”.

The prime objective of this research project is to renew reflection on civic environmentalism by examining how these local forms of activism reconfigure the ways in which citizens wish to live, according to what goal of community building, and what they contribute to local areas, notably through their economically measurable environmental contributions (direct/indirect evaluation).

The aim is also to better understand how local stakeholders help—through both their local activism and by their interactions and use of digital tools—invent new modes of governing and managing urban areas, in line with the emergence of shared commons thanks to the development of new open and participatory socio-technical platforms.

Applicant should have excellent command of both written and spoken English.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicant should have PhD degree (in geography, territorial planning, sociology or political science) and an interest in the interdisciplinary practiced in urban studies;

English Language Requirement: Applicant should have excellent command of both written and spoken English.


International applicants can apply for this postdoctoral position.

Where this scholarship can be taken?:

In the framework of the “Biodiversity – territories – societies” Work-Package’s work, the post-doctoral research shall analyze the forms and scope of environmental activism in the Ile-de-France region.

What is the study subject?:

Position is open for postdoctoral researchers to undertake a research project at Paris Diderot University (Lab: LADYSS Social Dynamics Laboratory and Redial Spaces – UMR 7533) and Geography-cited).

The necessary course level:

Position is available for “Environmental activism: forms of activism and socio-technical sharing platforms”.

How much is the scholarship award?:

Applicant will receive approximately € 2324 as net monthly remuneration.

How to apply this scholarship?:

The application must be submitted electronically.

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Deadline: The deadline for the submission of applications is May 4, 2016.

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