The successful candidate will specialize in and help with the application of diagnostic classification models to a large-scale mathematics assessment.
He / she will take part in all relevant stages, from test development to data analyses, and finally the creation of feedback protocols.
The position is integrated in a highly motivated team that is guided by local and international experts and ideal to gather first experiences in academia.
The following general research tasks are included in the responsibilities of the position :
Contribute to and support the conceptual development of diagnostic classification models in mathematics
Plan and conduct experimental studies
Contribute to and support the development of empirically grounded and didactically useful feedback protocols
Apply new and innovative data-analytic strategies bridging the gap between cognitive psychology and psychological assessment
Contribute to and support (co-)authored peer-reviewed scientific publications and present research outcomes at international conferences
Perform any other tasks within the framework of the position
What we expect from you
Excellent master’s degree (or equivalent) in psychology, educational or learning sciences (preferably related to one of the following areas : cognitive psychology, psychological assessment, mathematical abilities, educational assessment, didactics of mathematics)
Passion for psychological assessment and ability to find creative solutions to complex problems
Good knowledge of or high interest in quantitative research methods
Experience in implementing empirical studies
Very good oral and written competences in English (Luxembourgish, German, or French will be considered an advantage)
Proactive personality who is able to structure and prioritize the workload
Ability to quickly fit into a dynamic, multidisciplinary and multicultural team
What we can offer...
Close and supportive supervision in a friendly international interdisciplinary team
Opportunity to gain experience with latest technologies in psychological assessment
Chance to make an impact on the national school monitoring program
Inspiring environment of a highly international, modern, and digital university
Contract Type : Contrat à durée déterminée 12 Mois
Work Hours : Temps plein 40.0 Heures par Semaine
Starting date : As soon as possible
Location : Belval
Job Reference : UOL04200
How to apply...
Applications should be submitted online and include :
Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception.
Please apply formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.
The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.
Here’s what awaits you at the University
Multilingual and international character . Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries.
Member of the University of the Greater Region (UniGR).
A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market.
A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.
A partner for society and industry . Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs
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For further inquiries please contact Dr. Philipp Sonnleitner.
E-Mail : philipp.sonnleitner uni.lu
Tel. : (+352) 46 66 44 9514
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