Doctoral position in the field of political science or history, on the governance of new mountain commons (100%) / Université de Lausanne

The Institute of Geography and Sustainability (IGD) seeks to fill a position of Doctoral researcher for a period of 4 years within the SNSF-funded project Mountain COMmons: Questioning past and present Commons to address territorial development issues in MOUNTain areas (ComMount) (more information :

The IGD is an interdisciplinary community of about 130 academics that work in the fields of Geography and Sustainability. With 27 professors and lecturers, and more than 60 PhD students and Post-docs, the department offers a vibrant, stimulating environment for cuttingedge research. It hosts regular lecture series and distinguished guest researchers from around the world.

Job information
Starting date: 01.04.2023 (or to be agreed)
Contract length: 4 years
Activity rate: 100%
Workplace: University of Lausanne, Institute of Geography and Sustainability, UNIL-Sion Campus, Bramois, Switzerland. With regular presence in Lausanne (at IDHEAP) and research visits at the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) in Mendrisio