pursues research into the teaching, learning and assessment of scientific and
mathematical knowledge and competences at all educational levels. The section
also participates in several development projects at the University of
Copenhagen and externally within a wide variety of sectors. It is a hallmark of
our research to unite strong fundamental and applied research with high impact
The department is
a vibrant workplace, with a friendly atmosphere that embraces individual
are looking for a person who can assist and take part in our research and
development projects. You will have great opportunities to advance you basic
research skills. If you are considering pursuing a PhD position in the field,
this position can be an excellent preparation.
on your particular skills and interests, we will consider your specific work
portfolio once you start.
Your tasks will include
Arranging and systematizing results of literature database
searches in Excel or comparable software.
Organizing, transcribing (and possibly aiding in the
analysis of) recorded empirical data (audio and video).
Producing different types of written products in
Danish and English – e.g. contributing to reports or papers.
Organizing meetings and taking minutes
Assisting the organization of research seminars – i.e.
keeping membership lists updated, sending out information to members, preparing
rooms for seminars, and making sure the practical/technical aspects run
You have either
master’s degree in the natural sciences and some experiences with investigating
real world practices or people – e.g. through empirical investigations during
master’s degree in the social sciences or humanities and some experiences with
educational research – preferably related to teaching or learning within the
technical or natural science subjects
Beyond this, you must have the
to work both independently and collaboratively
writing skills in Danish and English
Preferably you also have the following qualifications:
with science education research
with arranging data in spreadsheet software
Further information on the Department is linked at www.ind.ku.dk
. Inquiries about the position can be
made to Head of Section, Jan Alexis Nielsen.
The position is
open from May 1st, 2019. The employment as research
assistant is a full-time position for 2 years.
The University wishes our
staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes
applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.
The position is
covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.
appointment and payment accord to the agreement between the Ministry of
Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics
in the State.
salary is currently up to DKK 413.618 including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 70.728). Negotiation
for salary supplement is possible.
in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below.
letter detailing your motivation and background for applying for the position
(Master degree or equivalent)
information for consideration, e.g. list of publications
deadline for applications is Sunday 24th of February 2019,
23:59 GMT +1.
the expiry of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager
selects applicants for assessment on the advice of the Interview Committee.
Interviews will be
held on week 11+12 in March 2019.