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Post-doc position at Charles University Prague

Démarré par Nathanaël Friant dans Offres d'emploi il y a 3 semaines

Mon excellent collègue de Prague, David Greger, cherche un-e candidat-e post-doc pour travailler sur de l'analyse secondaire de données d'enquêtes internationales à large échelle.  En voici la description (lien vers la page:

2. Contextualized Secondary Data Analysis of International Large Scale Assessment Data (e.g. PISA, TIMSS)

International large-scale assessments (ILSAs - namely PISA, TIMSS, PIRLS, ICCs, TALIS, PIAAC) provide a unique source of data freely available for analysis and allowing international comparisons. Handling such data requires a substantive methodological knowledge, e.g. how to work properly with complex designs, use replication weights, properly work with plausible values, etc. We look for a post-doc with experience and good knowledge of working with such data, ideally using Mplus or R software for multilevel and/or structural equation modelling. Yet substantive quantitative knowledge needs to be backed up with knowledge of educational policy and country specific information, which allows to formulate policy-relevant research question for comparison. We offer the high knowledge of Central and Eastern European Countries and context for analysis of policy relevant issues based on the available ILSAs data which shall be the main emphasis of post-doc work. Also, data from ILSAs in post-Socialist countries are often not sufficiently analysed due to lack of researchers and methodological knowledge. The analysis could be oriented, but is not limited to, the following topics: the effects of early tracking, Big Fish Little Pond Effect, relationship between motivation and self-concept and achievement, socio-economic inequalities, rural-urban differences, gender inequity, class composition and peer effects, teacher quality and teacher beliefs. Applicant shall choose one or two topics to specify in their post-doc application project proposal.

Workplace: Institute for Research and Development of Education (Faculty of Education, Charles University)

Supervisor: PhDr. David Greger, Ph.D.


Position available from: January 1, 2021

Deadline date for applications: July 26, 2020

Applicants must submit required documents to: Lothar Filip Rudorfer - (faculty coordinator of the Post-doc Research Fund)

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