Postdoctoral researcher in the field of Physical Education (50 %)
University of Luxembourg
Luxembourg, Luxembourg  
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source : Academic Media Group International AB

The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character .

It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching , is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education.

The University s core asset is its well-connected world-class academic staff which will attract the most motivated, talented and creative students and young researchers who will learn to enjoy taking up challenges and develop into visionary thinkers able to shape society.

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 successful applicant will be affiliated with the Institute for Teaching and Learning situated within the Department of Education and Social Work (DESW).

S / he will be part of a team in the dynamic organizational context of a growing globally-connected research university.

The postdoctoral researcher will work in a team in the area of physical education lead by Dr. Claude Scheuer on subjects such as active school settings, primary physical education teacher education and inclusive primary physical education.

The ideal candidate has substantive interests in primary physical education and related relevant topics (like e.g. physical activity during the school day, the education of primary school teachers teaching physical education or the inclusion of all children in physical education), in international collaboration and exchange with institutional partners in European projects, and would like to contribute to an international and multilingual team.

Your Role

  • Working mainly in three Erasmus+ funded projects (HEPAS : Healthy and physically active schools in Europe; PRIME PETE : Primary Education Physical Education Teacher Education;
  • DIPPE : Disentangling Primary Physical Education), you will be

  • assisting in the development of project-related intellectual outputs (e.g. framework and guidelines for a healthy and physically active school;
  • theoretical and methodological framework for primary physical education teacher education; guidelines and recommendations for implementation to address inclusion in primary physical education);
  • assisting with administrative and organisational tasks;
  • organising and participating in project-related events;
  • collecting, interpreting, analysing research related data and results;
  • writing up research findings and support the development of scientific articles for publication and dissemination;
  • disseminating results at international scientific conferences / workshops;
  • identifying, applying for, or assisting in preparing research proposals for potential projects.
  • Your Profile

    The ideal candidate should be proficient in the following :

  • PhD in Physical Education or Sports Pedagogy or related study areas;
  • Project management and administrative skills;
  • Ability to work independently and within a team;
  • Fluent written and spoken language skills : English and ideally two of the three official languages in Luxembourg (Luxembourgish, French or German);
  • Ability to establish contacts at national and international level;
  • Experience and / or previous research work in the field of physical education or related research areas;
  • Demonstrated teaching experience is a plus.
  • We offer :

    The University offers highly competitive salaries and ample opportunities for training activities towards professional development.

    You will work in an exciting international environment and will have the opportunity to participate in the development of a dynamic and growing centre.

    The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer.

    In Short

  • Contract Type : Fixed Term Contract 24 Month
  • Work Hours : Part Time 20.0 Hours per Week
  • Location : Belval
  • Foreseen starting date : March 2021
  • Job Reference : UOL03895
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