The University of Luxembourg invites applications for the following vacancy in its Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education
Postdoctoral Researcher (Research Associate) for the EDRESGOV Project
The New Governance of Educational Research: Comparing Trajectories, Turns and Transformations in the United Kingdom, Germany, Norway and Belgium
Type of contract: Full-time, 40 hrs/week; Fixed term contract: 3 years
The successful candidate will be based in the Institute of Education and Society (History, Theory and Sociology of Education) and will play a major role in the EDRESGOV project, a three-year study of the impact of research policy on educational research since the early 1990s, comparing the UK, Germany, Norway and Belgium. The project is funded by a grant from the University of Luxembourg and will be led by Prof Dr Gert Biesta and Prof Dr Justin Powell. The successful candidate will be part of a small research team and will be responsible for literature research in education, field research (including interviews with stakeholders), and writing for presentation and publication. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in (comparative) education policy research and an affinity with one or more approaches in educational research.
Application deadline: 17 February 2014