Internship opportunity with UN-Habitat headquarters: Flagship Report (Research)

Internship opportunity with UN-Habitat headquarters: Urban Planning and Design Lab

Humanities for the Public Good Postdoctoral Scholar

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Dear UNI partners,

Do you have knowledge or interest in research? Particularly in urbanization issues, urban economics, and policy analysis?

We are looking for an intern to support us in the preparation of the "Flagship Report".

Under the direct supervision of the Head of Flagship Reports Unit, Research and Capacity Building Branch, the intern will:
- Conduct research and literature review on various aspects of urbanization, urban economy, urban infrastructure and development economics
- Contribute to background papers on various topics on urbanization, the NewUrban Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals. 
- Analyse secondary and cross-country data on various aspects of urbanization; and the Voluntary National Reviews of the Sustainable Development Goals.
- Contribute to work on the World Cities Report and other flagship reports.
- Perform other research-related tasks.

Do you want to find out more? Click the link

below: https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=111671&Lang=en-US

Dear UNI partners,

Do you have knowledge or interest in collaborating with UN-Habitat? Particularly in the development of concrete urban planning and design projects?

We are looking for an intern to support us in the Urban Planning and Design Lab!

Under the Supervision of Urban Planning Expert from the CPEDU the intern will:
- Support the designated programme (City Planning, Extension and Design Unit, Urban Planning and Design Lab) in the development of concrete urban planning and design projects, urban plans, workshops, trainings, Charrettes and different tools to promote urban planning and design. 
- Assist in the development of UN-Habitat/UPDB urban planning policy documents, guidelines, information materials, presentations through identification and review of relevant publications and documents, drafting and commenting on documents, and assisting in producing information materials.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Do you want to find out more? Click the link below:
https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=112047&Lang=en-US

Humanities for the Public Good Postdoctoral Scholar

2019-2021
University of Iowa
Application due: March 8, 2019

The Obermann Center for Advanced Studies at the University of Iowa welcomes applications for a full-time, twelve-month Postdoctoral Scholar. The two-year residency will begin on August 12, 2019 and is a twelve-month appointment each of the two years. The Postdoctoral Scholar will be the lead project manager, working in close collaboration with faculty, staff, and graduate student members of the HPG Advisory Committee and with the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies under the supervision of the director of the Obermann Center and P.I. on the grant, Teresa Mangum. This position offers an opportunity to develop topnotch skills as an academic leader and administrator while also continuing to grow as a scholar and researcher.  

For more information on the opportunity, visit this link.