Four-Year Phd Position On Technologies For Ai In Education (1.0 Fte)

Utrecht University
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:€ 2541
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four-year PhD position on technologies for AI in Education (1.0 FTE)

Job description

Join our research effort with a four-year PhD position on AI in Education in the context of the Dutch National Lab on AI in Education (NOLAI). In this PhD you will aim to develop a framework for learner modelling services. For this, you will develop methods to determine and compare the quality of various services for different learner modelling approaches and use these methods to help researchers and teachers decide which learner modelling approach and services to use in which situations. In this position you will be part of the Software Technology for Learning and Teaching research group of the department of Information and Computing Sciences of Utrecht University.


Excited to join our efforts? Bring multiple of the following and join our team:

  • a master's degree in Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Data Science, Information Science or related fields (or graduation from one within the next months);
  • a strong interest in conducting research in the area of AI in education;
  • experience with state of the art technologies for AI and ML;
  • experience in interacting with stakeholders and end-users to understand their requirements;
  • an interest in performing experiments with various approaches to using AI in education;
  • good communicative skills in English, both in writing and speech;
  • good critical thinking and collaboration skills.
  • Offer

    You will be offered:

  • A position for 4 years;
  • A full-time gross salary ranging from € 2541,- to € 3247,- in scale P;
  • Benefits including 8% holiday bonus and 8.3% end-of-year bonus;
  • A pension scheme, partially paid parental leave, and flexible employment conditions based on the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities.
  • In addition to the employment conditions laid down in the CAO for Dutch Universities, Utrecht University has a number of its own arrangements. For example, there are agreements on professional development, leave arrangements and sports. We also give you the opportunity to expand your terms of employment yourself via the Employment Conditions Selection Model. This is how we like to encourage you to continue to grow.

    About the organization

    Sharing science, shaping tomorrow. A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University, the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major strategic themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Sustainability.

    Additional information

    If you have any questions that you'd like us to answer, please contact dr. Johan Jeuring (professor of science and mathematics) at [email protected].

    Everyone deserves to feel at home at our university. We welcome employees with a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives. If you have the expertise and the experience to excel in this role, then simply respond via the “Apply now” button.

  • your letter of motivation;
  • your curriculum vitae;
  • the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least two references.
  • If this specific opportunity isn't for you, but you know someone else who may be interested, please forward this vacancy to them.

    The application deadline is 12/06/2023

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