Research Scientist (Doctoral Candidate)
The Educational Measurement Department at the Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education at the University of Kiel (IPN), presently has the following vacancy:
(Doctoral Candidate, 65% E 13 TV-L)
The post is for an initial period of three years with the opportunity of a one year extension.
The chosen candidate will participate in research projects dealing with the evaluation, development and application of statistical and psychometric methods of proficiency and interest assessment. In addition, their tasks include cooperation in the implementation, preparation and evaluation of school achievement studies with special consideration of item response theory models.
- University degree with honors (Master or Diploma) in psychology, mathematics, social and economic sciences or related subjects with a quantitative focus
- Sound knowledge of quantitative research methods, as well as routine handling of common statistical programs (e.g. Mplus, R, and SPSS)
- Sound knowledge of classical test theory and item response theory
- Fluency in English
We offer an interesting, well-equipped workplace at a renowned educational research institute of the Leibniz Association. Doctoral candidates are welcome to participate in internal IPN further education courses (e.g. winter schools, method workshops, international research visits). As a doctoral candidate you will also receive support from two mentors within the framework of the mentoring program, to provide you with additional guidance.
The IPN strives to increase the opportunities for women to gain professional qualifications in research. Women with appropriate qualifications are given priority within the framework of the legal possibilities. We expressly welcome applicants with a migration background to apply. The IPN is committed to the employment of people with disabilities. For this reason, preference is given to those with appropriate qualifications.
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