The lab of the Spaces-in-Transition at the Department of Architecture in Tel-Aviv University announces for open post-doctoral fellow or senior researcher position in architecture, urban and environmental studies and landscape fields.
The focus of the research is on the Urban-Rural Encounters with emphasis on the spatiality and materiality of agricultural technologies, of wheat security and food aid, and of climate change influences on wheat fields in the Middle East.
Research topics include, but are not limited to:
– The embodiment of wheat\grains in the rural-urban’s formation
– Discourses and representations of wheat enmeshed in the built environment
– Refugee movement as a result of food shortage (affected by war, climate change, and the energy crisis)
– Intersection of architectural expertise with scientific and political visions of self-sufficiency, ‘humanitarian,’ and development aid policies to combat hunger
– Coloniality of infrastructures, and irrigation systems.
– Plantation and grain industry
– Spaces of famine, drought and poverty.
– Indigenous spaces of wheat
Suitable candidates are encouraged to send their CV, together with:
– Letter of intent describing previous experience (up to 2 pages)
– Names and contact details of at least two referees.
Successful applicants will benefit from a competitive fellowship that is consistent with the policy of the Tel Aviv University and applicant ‘s experience. The position will start as soon as possible. The application is open until the position is filled
For further inquiries, please contact Dr. Fatina Abreek-Zubiedat at: email@example.com and/or firstname.lastname@example.org