JOB : Postdoc du projet ChildMove, Ghent University — LIMITE : 24/07/2020

  • Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
  • Type of employment: Contract of limited duration
  • Term of assignment: 18 months
  • Wage scale:  PD1 to PD4 (doctoral degree)

About Ghent University

Ghent University is a world of its own. Employing more than 8,000 people, it is actively involved in education and research, management and administration, as well as technical and social service provision on a daily basis. It is one of the largest, most exciting employers in the area and offers great career opportunities. With its 11 faculties and more than 80 departments offering state-of-the-art study programmes grounded in research in a wide range of academic fields, Ghent University is a logical choice for its staff and students.

Your tasks

Scientific coordination of the ERC-SG ChildMove. ChildMove studies transit experiences of unaccompanied refugee minors via a longitudinal, mixed-methods design.

The tasks of the coordinator are, amongst others:

  • Coordination of the research team of ChildMove and support of individual researchers
  • Support of the quantitative analysis of the data
  • Support and follow-up of the dissemination of the research findings
  • Analysis and reporting of research data of ChildMove
  • Analysis and reporting of the Libya-study in ChildMove
  • Follow-up of scientific reporting to the European Commission.
  • You hold a thesis-based doctorate in social sciences
  • You have experience with quantitative and/or qualitative research on psychosocial wellbeing of refugees
  • You have very good English reading and writing skills
  • You have experience with writing scientific publications
  • You have good presentation and communication skills and experience with the sicentific dissemination of research findings and the creation of scientific impact of research
  • You are a team player
  • You actively participate to the activities of the Department of Social Work and Social Pedagogy and of CESSMIR.


Apply before the July 24th 2020, 23:59 (Brussels Time) on the e-recruitment system.

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