Amsterdam, 1090 GE (Noord-Holland), hours per week
The primary task is to conduct research in the project ‘Measurement bias in educational research':
*Studying the relevant literature;
*Developing or improving statistical methods;
*Investigating method through simulation research;
*Applying the methods to empirical data of educational research;
*Writing articles for international academic journals.
*Assisting in teaching of methods and statistics;
*The PhD student is also required to take courses in statistics;
*The Postdoc may be required to teach a full course.
*Master degree in a relevant subject, preferably in methods and statistics in the social sciences;
*Interest in methods and statistics;
*Proficiency in writing English.
Additional requirements for Postdoc candidates:
*PhD in a relevant subject, preferably in methods and statistics in the social sciences;
*Experience in conducting research;
*Publications in international academic journals.
ob type: Research / Advising
- Professor, senior lecturers, lecturers(Scientific discipline: Behaviour and Society)
University of Amsterdam
Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is a university with an internationally acclaimed profile, located at the heart of the Dutch capital. As well as a world center for business and research, Amsterdam is a hub of cultural and media activities. The University of Amsterdam is a member of the League of European Research Universities.
The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) is the largest educational and research institution in the social sciences in the Netherlands. The Faculty serves 7,500 students in numerous Bachelors's and Master's programmes in Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Communication Science, Psychology, Social Geography, Planning and International Development Studies, and Educational Sciences. The academic staff is employed in education as well as research. There are over 1,100 employees at the Faculty department, which resides in a number of buildings in the centre of Amsterdam.
Conditions of employment
Employment basis: Temporary for specified perio
A PhD appointment will be full-time (38 hours a week) for a period of four years. Gross monthly salary goes from € 2.000 in the first year to € 2.558 in the fourth year.
A Postdoc appointment will be full-time (38 hours a week) for a period of two years. Gross monthly salary ranges from € 2.330 to € 3.678.
Additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from:
Telephone number: 020 525 1314
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or additional information can be obtained through one of the following links:
About the organization (http://www.uva.nl/start.cfm/la=en/th=main)
About the department (http://www.fmg.uva.nl/english/home.cfm)
About the function (http://www.uva.nl/vacatures/vacatures.cfm/286CC964-1321-B0BE-68E812C14A434830)
You can apply for this job before 10-10-2008 (dd-mm-yyyy) by sending your application to:
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Faculty of Social & Behavioural Sciences
P.O. Box 94208
When applying for this job always mention the vacancynumber AT 08-2048.