The University About
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 candidate will be work in the Institute of Education & Society (in the Department of Social Sciences) and a member of the Doctoral School in Humanities and Social Sciences.
The doctoral candidate will conduct research leading to the completion of a doctoral thesis in the sociology of (higher) education and / or science studies.
Part of a small, multicultural research team working with Justin Powell, the successful candidate will have demonstrated interest and experience in the sociology of (higher) education, (comparative) higher education, research policy, bibliometrics or related fields.
Activities & Roles
English, German and / or French).
in the Master in Social Sciences and Educational Sciences program : )
What we expect from you
quantitative, qualitative, mixed methods)