Research & Development specialist - Educational Sciences
Université du Luxembourg
Belval, Esch-sur-Alzette, LU
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The University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character.

The University was founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world.

The University’s faculties and interdisciplinary centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History.

In addition, the University focuses on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data Modelling and Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine.

Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its international outlook, #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide.

The Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences (FHSE) brings together expertise from the humanities, linguistics, cognitive sciences, social and educational sciences.

People from across 20 disciplines are working within the Faculty. Along with the disciplinary approach a very ambitious interdisciplinary research culture has been developed.

The faculty’s research and teaching focuses on social, economic, political and educational issues with the common goal of contributing to an inclusive, open and resourceful society.

The FHSE offers four Bachelor and 15 Master degrees and a doctoral school providing students with the necessary knowledge and high-qualified skills to succeed in their future career.

The Research and Design specialist will work with an educational technology research team to support a study examining the competences (knowledge, skills & attitudes) of fundamental school teachers related to the strategic use of digital media and technologies in education.

The successful applicant will be affiliated with the Department of Education and Social Work, and its Institute for Teaching and Learning.

The candidate will be working in the field of educational technology and will contribute to the research activities led by Dr. Robert Reuter.

Your Role...

Under the direction of Dr. Robert Reuter, the successful candidate will :

  • Engage in empirical research targeted at examining educational technology competences (knowledge, skills & attitudes) of fundamental school teachers, including : Conduct literature review to support research on teachers’ educational technology competencesCollect and analyze quantitative and qualitative data using surveys, interviews, and observationsTake responsibility for administrative tasks within the project
  • Prepare co-authored publications in English
  • Present research findings at international conferences
  • What we expect from you

    Desired candidates will have :

  • Completed Masters in educational sciences, educational technology, educational media or a related field
  • Experience supporting and conceptualizing research projects in educational sciences
  • Experience with quantitative and qualitative research approaches and data analyses
  • Experience with writing scientific reports
  • Knowledge of the Luxembourgish education system and the formal settings of education in fundamental schools
  • Fluency in English is required, and proficiency in at least one of the following : either Luxembourgish, German and / or French
  • A publication record that includes peer-reviewed publications in English will be considered an asset
  • We offer...

  • Participation in a committed, interdisciplinary, and dynamically developing team
  • Affiliation to an active research group with a profile of diverse activities
  • The opportunity to participate in the development of research expertise in the field of educational technology
  • In Short...

  • Contract Type : Contrat à durée déterminée 8 Mois
  • Work Hours : Part Time 20.0 Heures par Semaine
  • Start date : 1 March 2022 (or earlier)
  • Location : Belval
  • Job Reference : UOL04701
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