PhD Student in Digital Transformation in Upper Secondary Schools
University of Zurich Institute of Education, Chair of Teaching and Educational Technology

University of Zurich, Institute of Education, Chair of Teaching and Educational Technology

PhD student Digital Transformation in Upper Secondary Schools
60 %

At the University of Zurich, Institute of Education, Chair of Teaching and Educational Technology, we offer two part-time positions (60%) for PhD students starting on 01.05.2020.

The employment is part of the project «Digital Transformation in Upper Secondary Schools: Identifying directions and key factors for technology-related school development, teaching and learning» in the Swiss National Research Programme 77. The project investigates digital transformation processes in baccalaureate schools and vocational schools. The project is carried out in cooperation with the Chair of Vocational Education (Prof. Dr. Philipp Gonon) and the Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (Prof. Dr. Alberto Cattaneo).

Your responsibilities

  • Collaboration in a research team
  • Quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis
  • Scientific publications and active participation in conferences

Your profile

  • Master's degree in Educational Science, Psychology, Sociology or similar disciplines
  • Willingness to write a doctoral dissertation in the context of this project
  • Excellent knowledge of empirical research methods and statistics
  • Proficiency in English, German and/or French
  • High motivation, flexibility and reliability; ability to work in a team

What we offer

We offer an interesting and challenging opportunity to work in the stimulating environment of a dynamic team. The position is limited to 4 years. The employment conditions correspond to the guidelines of the Swiss National Science Foundation.

Place of work

Kantonsschulstrasse 3, 8001 Zürich

Start of employment

Employment start date to be mutually agreed. Please submit your application by 05.02.2020.

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