Opportunities

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory (GCRO) - a partnership between the University of Johannesburg, the University of the Witwatersrand, the Gauteng Provincial Government and organised local government - is seeking to appoint a high calibre leader for the position of Executive Director.

 

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The African Climate Development Initiative (ACDI) invites applications for 2 scholarships that are available to fund the completion of the MSc/MPhil degree specializing in Climate Change and Sustainable Development at the University of Cape Town in 2016.

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The Urban Studies Foundation invites applications for an early-career postdoctoral research fellowship to undertake up to three years of dedicated urban studies research.

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Darmstadt University of Technology has advertised a full-time postdoctoral position in the field of urban and/or infrastructure planning in African cities, starting in October 2015.

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Comic Relief and DfID are seeking a contractor to evaluate their Four Cities Initiative, which works in Freetown, Cape Town, Kampala and Lusaka.

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The Polytechnic of Namibia has advertised five staff positions for the Department of Architecture and Spatial Planning, within the School of Natural Resources and Spatial Sciences.

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The University of Basel (Unibas) and the University of Cape Town (UCT) are jointly establishing a professorship in urban studies which will be based in the African Centre for Cities (ACC) at UCT.

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The Foundation for Urban and Regional Studies (FURS), a charity associated with the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, wishes to appoint a post-doctoral Research Fellow, for the calendar year 2015. The Fellowship will be based in the African Centre for Cities (ACC) at the University of Cape Town for the full twelve months.

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UN-Habitat has produced a set of guidelines on urban safety in Latin America. Now, a start has been made on producing a similar set of guidelines for Africa.

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Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) invites applications for a full-time tenure track position (open rank) in historic preservation with a specialization in preservation planning.

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The Research and Capacity Development Branch of UN-Habitat is responsible for the preparation of the Global Report on Human Settlements (GRHS), a UN General Assembly-mandated report published every two years which provides one of the most authoritative reviews of urban trends, conditions and policies.

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CALL FOR PAPERS

International Planning History Society (IPHS)

Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Lisbon, Portugal

International Conference

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The Department of Construction Management and Quantity Surveying at the University of Johannesburg (South Africa), in collaboration with the College of Architecture and Planning at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (Ghana), will host the 2nd International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa (ICIDA 2013).

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Within the framework of its strategy for building comparative knowledge on Africa produced from within the African continent, the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) invites proposals from researchers based in African universities and centres of research for the constitution of Comparative Research Networks (CRNs) to undertake studies on or around any of the themes identified as priority research themes within the framework of the Council's strategic plan for the period 2012 to 2016.

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From the 3rd to 5th October 2012, the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Lagos will host its Second International Conference, themed 'Urban Transitions in a Dynamic World'.

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Read a Cities Alliance article on the AAPS case research toolkit

Cities Alliance recently published a short online article introducing the AAPS toolkit for case study research and teaching.

The journal Regional Development Studies would like to encourage article submissions in the areas of human security, environmental management, disaster management, and local and regional economic development.

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AAPS is pleased to welcome its latest member, University of Malawi, The Polytechnic, located in Blantyre.

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Durban University of Technology advertises lecturing position

The Durban University of Technology has advertised a Junior Lecturer Post (JL28) in the Department of Town and Regional Planning on 22 January 2012. 

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