Luxembourg (L): Doctoral Candidate (PhD student) (M/F)

Universität: Doctoral Candidate (PhD student) in psychology (within the group Computer-Based Assessment) (M/F) (F3-50011694 /R-AGR-0442-10)

Doctoral Candidate (PhD student) in psychology (within the group Computer-Based Assessment) (M/F)

The University of Luxembourg seeks to hire outstanding researchers within its Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education

Doctoral Candidate (PhD Student) in psychology (within the group Computer-Based Assessment)(M/F)

  • Réf.: F3-50011694 /R-AGR-0442-10
  • Fixed-term contract 14 months, renewable up to 3 years (36 months PhD studies program)
  • Full-time: 40hrs/week
  • Start date: 01/09/2019

Your Role

  • Developing and conducting innovative research in the field of empirical educational research, intervention studies, and computer-based assessment
  • Self-contained research targeted at receiving a PhD in Psychology (cumulative; i.e. based on peer-reviewed publications)
  • National and international data collection and management at participating institutions
  • Communicating with partners and independent instruction of student assistants
  • Administrative responsibilities within the project and the research group
  • Publications (in English-speaking peer reviewed journals and at scientific conferences)

Further Information:

For inquiries please contact Prof Dr Samuel Greiff
Email: samuel.greiff(at)
Tel: (+352) 46 66 44 92 45

Your Profile

  • Excellent Masters degree (or equivalent) in Psychology or a related field
  • Good knowledge of and interest in quantitative methods and test theory (e.g., SPSS, MPlus, ConQuest)
  • Willingness to travel internationally and excellent English in speech and writing. Knowledge of additional foreign languages is welcome but not mandatory
  • Involvement into teaching to a very limited extent
  • Ability to work independently, strong personal commitment, ability to work under pressure, communication & cooperation skills, administrative skills, creativity, determination
  • Last but not least enthusiasm about, above average commitment for, and enjoyment in research and science

We offer

  • Participation in a young, committed, and dynamically developing team
  • Affiliation to a very active research group with a profile of diverse activities
  • Excellent research and funding conditions on a personal and a research level at an international and multilingual university
  • Grown connections to international large-scale assessments such as PISA and PIAAC as well as national assessments in Finland, Hungary, Luxembourg, and Germany
  • Possibility to receive PhD based on publications within a very reasonable amount of time
  • Good and intensive supervision on a personal level
  • Highly competitive salary

Further Information

Applications, written in English should be submitted online and should include:

  • Curriculum Vitae (including your contact address, work experience and publications)
  • Cover letter explaining your motivation
  • Transcript of all courses and grades for your Bachelor and Master program
  • A short description of your Master’s work (max 1 page)
  • Contact information for at least two referees

Deadline for applications: July 31st, 2019.

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