Opportunities

[ Job ] Posted on Monday, March 18, 2019 - 12:29
CONSULTANT VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTIssued on: 13 March 2019 ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION Housing and Slum Upgrading Branch, UN-HABITAT DUTY STATION Home Based with possible travel to Nairobi or select Arab States countries FUNCTIONAL TITLE  Arab States Informal Settlements Issue Paper CONTRACT TYPE Consultancy POST DURATION Two Months (part-time) CLOSING DATE 22 March 2019   BACKGROUND  There are on billion slum dwellers worldwide and it is estimated that an additional 3 billion... Read more
Deadline: Friday, March 22, 2019
Posted on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 17:24
The School of Public Policy and Urban Studies Program at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada, invite applications for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of assistant professor with an expected start date of September 2019. The position will be a joint appointment (75% Public Policy, 25% Urban Studies) with an administrative home in the School of Public Policy. Preference will be given to candidates in the area of public finance economics. The candidate must hold a PhD in... Read more
Deadline: Friday, March 22, 2019
Posted on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 17:22
The Graduate Program in Urban Studies and the School of Public Policy at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada, invite applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor, starting September 2019. The position will be a joint appointment (50% Urban Studies, 50% Public Policy) with an administrative home in Urban Studies. The ideal candidate will be an urban and public policy researcher whose work addresses housing challenges and public policy... Read more
Deadline: Friday, March 22, 2019
[ Job ] Posted on Monday, March 18, 2019 - 11:20
Post Title Field Engineer Issue Date 17 March 2019 Deadline 31 March 2019 Expected starting date April 2019 Type of Contract Consultancy contract under Stars Orbit Company Duration Consultancy contract under Stars Orbit Company Location Sinjar Municipality – Ninewa Governorate   Background and Objectives According to the World Bank and Government of Iraq’s Damage and Needs Assessment of Affected Governorates (2018), more than 138,000 houses were damaged or... Read more
Deadline: Sunday, March 31, 2019
[ Job ] Posted on Monday, March 18, 2019 - 11:15
Post Title Field Engineer Issue Date 17 March 2019 Deadline 31 March 2019 Expected starting date April 2019 Type of Contract Consultancy contract under Stars Orbit Company Duration Consultancy contract under Stars Orbit Company Location Mosul Municipality – Ninewa Governorate   Background and Objectives According to the World Bank and Government of Iraq’s Damage and Needs Assessment of Affected Governorates (2018), more than 138,000 houses were damaged or... Read more
Deadline: Sunday, March 31, 2019
[ Award ] Posted on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 09:57
Are you part of a Community-Led Habitat Project, implementing an innovative housing and urban upgrading solution in Africa? Are you a young person living in an informal settlement? Have you made a film to draw attention to your settlement and how to overcome its challenges? We invite you to learn more about the Community-Led Habitat Awards 2019 on Slum Dweller International’s website here and to submit your projects and videos by March 31 through the collaborative online database Co-habitat.net... Read more
Deadline: Sunday, March 31, 2019
[ Award ] Posted on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 14:58
Entries to the 2019 competition can be made from 1 January 2019 until 31 March 2019. Housing projects and approaches are sought that demonstrate practical, innovative and sustainable solutions to current housing issues faced by countries all around the world can be transferred or adapted for use as appropriate are already being implemented or are completed ie not at design stage or very early stages of development view the term habitat from a broad perspective and bring other benefits as well,... Read more
Deadline: Sunday, March 31, 2019
[ Award ] Posted on Monday, February 18, 2019 - 15:08
Bonn, Germany, 11 February 2019 – Starting today, organizations, cities, industries, universities, governments, and others taking bold leadership on climate change can nominate their work for a UN Global Climate Action Award. The award, the focus of United Nations Climate Change’s Momentum for Change initiative, recognizes the most innovative projects in the field of climate action. Winning activities encompass scalable and replicable examples of what people are doing to address climate change... Read more
Deadline: Tuesday, April 30, 2019
[ Collaboration ] Posted on Friday, March 8, 2019 - 13:40
Biophilic cities are healthy cities Biophilia is the inherent human inclination to affiliate with nature which is crucial for people’s physical and mental health and wellbeing, especially in cities. The past two decades have seen growing acceptance among policy makers, academics and practitioners of the importance of the bio-physical, economic and socio-cultural dimensions of ecosystem services for our towns and cities. Many benefits flow from nature to support people’s health, wellbeing and... Read more
Deadline: Friday, May 31, 2019
Posted on Monday, March 18, 2019 - 11:09
Apply now for the only multidisciplinary Urban Management programme (MSc) in the Netherlands. Applications are now open! The cities of today are complex, continuously evolving, and face challenges on multiple levels. This is why we designed the 12-month MSc in Urban Management and Development – a multidisciplinary programme to equip participants with the knowledge and the skills to become competent urban managers. The programme compares urban issues, policies and trends from local and... Read more
Deadline: Monday, July 1, 2019

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