Project collaborator in Psychology or similar disciplines (Research & Development specialist) - 20 h/week
University of Luxembourg
Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
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Company Text

The University of Luxembourg invites applications for the following vacancy in its Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences :

Project collaborator in Psychology or similar disciplines (Research & Development specialist) - 20 h / week

The Project Collaborator will be a member of the Institute for Lifespan Development, Family, & Culture in the Department of Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences at the University of Luxembourg.

He / she will work under supervision of Dr. Isabelle Albert.

Project outline

The project collaborator will contribute to the project Le Vieillissement Actif au Luxembourg : Besoins des résidents luxembourgeois et non-luxembourgeois et leur participation et non-participation aux activités offertes par les différents services (VAL) .

This project is financed by the Ministère de la Famille, de l'Intégration et à la Grande Région within the framework of the Plan d’Action National d’Intégration (PAN) and is carried out in close cooperation with the RBS Center fir Altersfroen.

The project VAL aims, above all, to explore the needs (in the context of active ageing) of senior citizens (people aged 50 and over) in Luxembourg in view of a heterogeneous and diverse population, in order to facilitate their inclusion and promote social cohesion.

The project has two parts : a large quantitative national survey as well as qualitative in-depth interviews with participants from four selected municipalities.

Your Role

The successful candidate will :

  • Support the development of a quantitative questionnaire
  • Organize participatory action research with peer researchers in collaboration with the RBS -Center fir Altersfroen
  • Carry out qualitative interviews
  • Analyze quantitative and qualitative data
  • Participate in and help to organize steering committee meetings
  • Actively support the dissemination and communication strategies of the project
  • Support the coordination of the project and the preliminary preparations for the writing of the final report
  • For further information please contact :

    Dr. Isabelle Albert

    E-Mail : isabelle.albert

    Tel : +352 46 66 44-9542

    Your Profile

  • M.Sc. (or equivalent) in Psychology, Sociology or any other related field
  • Knowledge in the field of ageing will be an asset
  • Ability to work independently and within an interdisciplinary team
  • Experience in qualitative research methods will be an asset
  • Fluent in at least two of the following languages : German, French, Luxembourgish
  • Knowledge of Portuguese will be considered as an advantage
  • We offer

  • Dynamic and multicultural environment of the University of Luxembourg
  • Opportunity to work closely with an interdisciplinary team of experts from research and applied fields of ageing in Luxembourg
  • Further Information

    Candidates should submit the following documents :

  • Letter of motivation in English, German or French
  • Curriculum vitae in English, German or French
  • Copies of diplomas.
  • Online until filled.

    The University is an equal opportunity employer

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