Phd Candidate Nwa Project (0.8 Fte For 5 Years)

Utrecht University
March 31, 2023
Offerd Salary:€2.541
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PhD candidate NWA project (0.8 FTE for 5 years)

Job description

The Department of Education at Utrecht University is looking for a PhD candidate (0.8 FTE for 5 years) on the NWA project Navigating the cross- contextual media landscape: Children's and adolescent's digital media use, development and (in)equality.

  • Conducting the research (literature research, designing the studies, recruiting participants, collecting and analysing data, preparing and storing data packages for sharing);
  • Writing international scientific publications and a dissertation;
  • Giving presentations at (inter)national scientific conferences;
  • Actively engaging in outreach activities and disseminating findings to educational professionals and the general public;
  • Active participation in the local and (inter)national research team involved in this project and in the research team of the UU Department of Education;
  • Following courses/training (a.o. in the context of Research School ICO, the Interuniversity Centre for Educational Sciences and the local graduate school);
  • Teaching courses or supervising bachelor/master thesis projects (max. 0.1 FTE) can be part of the PhD position.
  • Qualifications

  • (Research) Master in educational sciences, educational / (applied) cognitive / social psychology, pedagogy, communication sciences (completed or nearly completed);
  • Experience with longitudinal data collection, experience sampling method, and (advanced) statistical methods;
  • Social, organizational, and self-regulatory competencies;
  • Good communication skills (written and oral);
  • Proficiency in Dutch and English;
  • Ambition to collaborate with schools/teachers/ youth professionals/ parents/youth;
  • Ambition to collaborate with (inter)national partners and pay research visits to these partners.
  • Offer

    You will be offered a temporary position (0.8 FTE), initially for one year with an extension to a total of 5 years, upon a successful assessment in the first year, and with the specific intent that it results in a doctorate within this period. The gross salary ranges between €2.541,- in the first year and €3.247,- in the fourth year of employment (scale P according to the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities) per month for a full-time employment. Salaries are supplemented with a holiday bonus of 8% and a year- end bonus of 8.3% per year.

    About the organization 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

    For questions or further information about the position or the project, please contact prof. dr. Liesbeth Kester ([email protected]).

    Everyone deserves to feel at home at our university. We welcome employees with a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives.

    The application deadline is 31/03/2023

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