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Job posted by AcademicTransfer (12/07/2014 02.00)

PhD: The added value of business center concepts for networking of tenants

The research will be embedded in the Real Estate Management & Development (REMD) group of the unit Urban Science & Systems (USS) in the Department of the Built Environment. The REMD group combines multidisciplinary real estate education with interdisciplinary research possibilities focusing on the demand side (consumer/user) aspects and the space/place characteristics of real estate. Real estate education began at TU/e over 15 years ago with courses in building economics which were soon followed by courses in management. Education rapidly expanded to address broader questions of strategic management and development focused on a variety of sectors of real estate: retail, housing, workplaces, mixed use and larger districts and neighborhoods. The program draws from a variety of disciplines - management, architecture, finance, marketing, planning, psychology, geography and economics among others.


We are looking for excellent and highly motivated candidates with an MSc degree in Architectural, Building and Planning, Innovation sciences, real estate management or equivalent. Interest in corporate real estate management, innovation processes, incubation and knowledge sharing is essential. We offer a stimulating and ambitious research and education environment. To complement this environment and for the specific project mentioned above, we are looking for an outstanding candidate that meets the following requirements: - You are highly motivated, talented and enthusiastic- You have a relevant MSc degree as indicated above- You have an independent and well-structured working style- You are interested in guiding master students- You have strong communication skills and the attitude to participate successfully in a multidisciplinary team- You have a very good knowledge of the English language, both in speaking and writing.

Nr of positions available : 1

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Early stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Experienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
More Experienced researcher or >10 yrs (Senior)

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We offer a stimulating and ambitious research environment. The gross monthly salary increases from € 2062,- in the first year to € 2638,- in the fourth year, plus 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end of the year allowance. Besides this, the TU/e has an excellent package of attractive benefits for employees, a child-care facility, and a modern sports complex. Assistance for finding accommodation can be given. The duration of the project is four years. The project is expected to start in September / October 2014.


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Required Research Experiences
Main Research Field Technology
Required Languages
Language ENGLISH
Language Level Good
Required Education Level
Degree Field Technology
Degree University Graduate
Required Research Experiences
Years of Research Experience 1
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Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)

Den Dolech 2
5612 AZ - Eindhoven