The University of Stavanger invites applicants for a position as Postdoctoral Fellow who will conduct and disseminate systematic research reviews on diversity and inclusion in early childhood and / or schools at the Faculty of Arts and Education, Knowledge Centre for Education. The position is vacant from 01.01.2022.
The Knowledge Centre for Education is part of the knowledge ecology of Norway, mandated
1. to carry out research syntheses for the whole education sector – from Early Childhood through Higher education, for practitioners, researchers and policymakers.
2. to disseminate research syntheses in ways that enable engagement and understanding
3. to increase knowledge about systematic syntheses of research – their relevance, their use, and how to do systematic research reviews and syntheses.
4. to contribute to enhanced use of research in policy and practice
The objective of the position is to strengthen research, and to give researchers/scholars holding a doctoral degree the opportunity for further qualification toward top academic positions.
Postdoctoral Fellow is employed for a period of two years.
The postdoctoral fellow will be a member of the staff at the Knowledge Centre for Education, and will receive relevant training and support to conduct systematic research reviews.
In addition, the postdoctoral fellow will be a member of a research group on diversity, inclusion and education, which is led by UNESCO Chair professor Geir Skeie at UiS. The research group researches various aspects of social and cultural diversity in education, and is concerned with exploring and developing more inclusive practices. Within this, there are a number of different issues that are awaiting systematic research reviews, for instance how inclusion in school can be linked to teaching and learning,
The qualifying project will be carried out at the University of Stavanger. It is assumed that the appointee will work full time on the project and that she/he will participate in the academic community.
You must submit a description of a research project within the subject area and plan for its completion. The project proposal must show how you will proceed to carry out the research work, what the key issues and hypotheses will be, what theories and methods you will apply, publication channels and a schedule for carrying out the work. It must be clear from the application in what way the project will add your competence. The project proposal will be included in the competence assessment.
The final project description and progress plan are drawn up in consultation with the supervisor (s) during the first three months of the employment period. It is a prerequisite that you complete the project during the employment period.
The project proposal submitted must identify questions for possible systematic reviews within the field of diversity and inclusion in early childhood education and/ or schools. The purpose of the position is to strengthen research in the field of diversity and inclusion in early childhood education and / or schools and give the relevant candidate the opportunity to immerse themselves in producing systematic reviews that are relevant to this field and for the education sector, as well as the opportunity for further qualification towards a higher academic position.
You must have a ph.d. with a specialisation relevant for the project. The ph.d. thesis must have been submitted for evaluation within the application deadline for the position and approved before accession.
You must have good command of both oral and written English.
In the assessment the following criteria will be emphasised:
University of Stavanger values independence, involvement and innovation. Diversity is respected and considered a resource in our work and learning environment. Universal design characterises physical and digital learning environments, and we strive to provide reasonable adjustments for employees with disabilities.
You are encouraged to apply regardless of gender, disability or cultural background.
The university aims to recruit more men within the subject area. If several applicants are considered to have equal qualifications, male applicants will be given priority.
More information on the position can be obtained from Elaine Munthe, tel: 51833530., e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or Hildegunn Fandrem, tel: 51832914, e-mail: email@example.com.
Information about the appointment procedure can be obtained from HR-adviser, tel: 51833545, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply for this position please follow the link "Apply for this job". Your application letter, relevant education and work experience as well as language skills must be registered here. In the application letter, you must state your research interests and motivation for the position.
The following documents must be uploaded as attachments to your application:
Applications are evaluated based on the information available in Jobbnorge on the application deadline. You should ensure that your application shows clearly how your skills and experience meet the criteria which are set out above.
The documentation must be available in either a Scandinavian language or in English. If the total size of the attachments exceeds 30 MB, they must be compressed before upload.
Please note that information on applicants may be published even if the applicant has requested not to be included in the official list of applicants - see Section 25 of the Freedom of Information Act. If your request is not granted, you will be notified.
UiS only considers applications and attachments registered in Jobbnorge.
The engagement is to be made in accordance with the regulations in force concerning State Employees and Civil Servants, and the acts relating to Control of the Export of Strategic Goods, Services and Technology. Candidates who by assessment of the application and attachment are seen to conflict with the criteria in the latter law will be prohibited from recruitment to UiS.
Employment as Postdoctoral Fellow is regulated in "Regulations concerning terms and conditions of employment for the posts of post-doctoral research fellow and research fellow, research assistant and resident".
Your qualifications for the position, based on documentation registered in Jobbnorge, will be assessed by an internal expert committee. Based on the committee's statement, relevant applicants will be invited to an interview before any recommendations are made. References will also be obtained for relevant candidates. More about the hiring process on our website.
UiS has an Acquisition of Rights Agreement for the purpose of securing rights to intellectual property created by its employees, including research results.
It is a prerequisite that you have a residence which enables you to be present at/available to the academic community during ordinary working hours.
The position has been announced in both Norwegian and English. In the case of differences of meaning between the texts, the Norwegian text takes precedence.Mehr
|Titel||Postdoctoral Fellow in systematic research reviews on diversity and inclusion in early childhood and schools|
|Employer||University of Stavanger|
|Job location||Kjell Arholmsgt. 41, 4036 Stavanger|
|Veröffentlicht||September 21, 2021|
|Bewerbungsschluss||November 1, 2021|
|Jobart||Post Doc  |
|Fachbereiche||Bildungspolitik,   Höhere Bildung,   Kinderfrüherziehung  |