Luxembourg (L): Postdoctoral researcher

University: Postdoctoral researcher in the field of Inclusive Education (RCREQ0004217)

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract | 24 Month

Postdoctoral researcher in the field of Inclusive Education

The University of Luxembourg is seeking to appoint within its Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences (FHSE):

Postdoctoral researcher in the field of Inclusive Education

  • Fixed-term contract 2 years (may be extended up to a total of 5 years)
  • Full-time (40 hours per week) - Employee status
  • Start date: Preferably from 1 November 2020
  • Reference: RCREQ0004217

The postdoctoral researcher will be a member of the Institute of Education and Society (InES) and will be part of an international, interdisciplinary and multilingual team in the dynamic organisational context of a growing globally-connected research university. S/he will work – under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Carmen Zurbriggen – mainly in the field of inclusive education and in the broader field of educational research, on subjects such as social participation, emotional experience and well-being in difficult learning and development situations as well as diagnostics in the context of inclusion.

Your Role

  • Project-based and independent research in inclusive education and in the broader field of educational research
  • Preparation and implementation of research projects
  • Development and evaluation of questionnaires
  • Publications in peer-reviewed journals (English, German or French)
  • Presentations and other congress activities at scientific conferences
  • Teaching graduate-level seminars in the Master programme in Inclusive Education (to be established) or other study programmes
  • Mentoring of doctoral candidates and independent guidance of student assistants
  • Transfer of relevant results to diverse communities from science and policy to wider publics
  • Administrative responsibilities within the projects and the larger research group (InES, FSHE)

For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Carmen Zurbriggen,  carmen.zurbriggen(at)uni-bielefeld.de

Your Profile

  • PhD degree in (special) education, psychology or sociology
  • Record of international publications in peer-reviewed journals or book publications
  • Fluency in two of the three languages of the university: English, German, and French (fluency in Luxembourgish is considered an asset)
  • Very good knowledge and experience in quantitative methods, preferably in multilevel structural equation modelling and longitudinal data analysis (e.g. with Mplus or R)
  • Experience in research with intensive longitudinal data (e.g. experience sampling method) is considerd as an advantage
  • Demonstrated teaching experience
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Project management and administrative skills

We offer

  • Affiliation to a very active, multicultural research group with a diverse disciplinary and methodological profile
  • Participation in a committed and dynamic team
  • Excellent research and funding conditions

Further Information

Applications, written in English should be submitted online.

Deadline for applications: 31 August 2020.

Applications should include:

  • Curriculum Vitae (including your contact address, work experience and publications)
  • Cover letter (explaining your motivation for application)
  • Summary of recent research and projects and sketch of planned research (2 pages each)
  • Contact information for at least two referees
  • Copies of diplomas

The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer.

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