Postdoctoral Researcher in Educational Sciences

Universität Zürich Institute of Education


Institute of Education

Postdoctoral Researcher in Educational Sciences
70 %

At the University of Zurich, Institute of Education, Chair of Teaching and Educational Technology, we offer a part-time position (70%) as a PostDoc researcher, starting on 01.12.2020 or upon agreement.
The position will focus on education in upper secondary schools and teacher education. As part of our research team, the PostDoc is expected to conduct research on teaching effectiveness, teacher competencies and teacher education. Special emphasis is placed on digital technologies for teaching and learning and digital transformation in educational contexts.

Your responsibilities

  • Leadership in research projects regarding teaching and educational technology
  • Scientific publications and active participation in conferences
  • Teaching duties in upper secondary teacher education
  • Participation in organizational activities

Your profile

  • Excellent doctoral degree in Educational Science/Psychology and/or teaching diploma
  • Academic track record with international peer-reviewed publications
  • Excellent knowledge of empirical research methods and statistics
  • Proficiency in English and German (or willingness to acquire German language skills)
  • High motivation, flexibility and reliability; ability to work in a team

What we offer

We offer an interesting and challenging job in the stimulating environment of a dynamic team. The position is limited to 3 years, with options for extension. The employment conditions correspond to the university guidelines.

Place of work

Kantonsschulstrasse 3, 8001 Zurich

Start of employment

01.12.2020. Please send your application by 25.10.2020 with the usual documents (cover letter, CV, diplomas, doctoral thesis) in electronic form (one document) to Ms Sonja Geiser (

Further information

Prof. Dr. Dominik Petko
Tel. 044 634 66 02

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