December 05 2013, Eduworks kick-off meeting
PhD position in Learning Analytics at the Amsterdam Business School, in the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Amsterdam (UvA), Amsterdam (NL)
Project: Labour market driven learning analytics
The objective of this project is to improve educational outcomes in higher education with the help of valid labour market data. In order to achieve this, data on graduates of the University of Amsterdam and the Hogeschool van Amsterdam (HvA) will be matched to employee data obtained from Randstad (one of the largest employers in the Netherlands) and GITP. The candidate will explore Person-Education-Labour market (mis)matches by aggregating individual level data to the meso-level. Methods include big data analytics, including classification, cluster analysis, data fusion and integration, neural networks, pattern recognition, predictive modelling, regression, time series analysis, and visualisation. Requires knowledge management techniques for big data analysis.
Project information can be obtained from Dr. Stefan Mol; e-mail: S.T.Mol@uva.nl; phone: +31205255490 and Dr. Gábor Kismihók; e-mail: G.Kismihok@uva.nl; phone: +31205258668
Based on a full-time appointment the duration of the appointment as a Marie Curie ITN fellow will be for maximum period of 3 years and will, in line with the duration of a PhD study in the Netherlands, be extended another year according to the employment rules of the University of Amsterdam. The appointment will be 12 months plus a further 36 months after a positive evaluation and should lead to a dissertation (PhD thesis). A Personal Career Development Plan will be drafted that includes the attendance of EDUWORKS courses and (international) meetings. The PhD student is expected to assist in teaching of undergraduates.
The gross monthly salary will be according to the Marie Curie ITN salary scales for PhD students in the host country. The collective employment agreement (CAO) of Dutch universities is applicable. Besides the salary, the PhD student will obtain a mobility allowance for the duration of the 3 years of the Marie Curie ITN project. For the one-year extension of the appointment after the Marie Curie project, the gross monthly salary will be according to the salary scales of the University of Amsterdam. Positions are aimed at being full-time, but by exception, if needed for family reasons, part-time appointments are possible.
Host institute: Center of Job Knowledge Research, HRM-OB section, Amsterdam Business School, University of Amsterdam
The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has an outstanding reputation for research at both the national and the international levels. Quality assessments and success in competitions for grants, for example from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) or the European Framework Programmes, and the appreciation for UvA as a partner in international research cooperation, attest to the quality of UvA researchers. UvA is a member of the prestigious European League of Research Universities.
The Amsterdam Business School (ABS) is part of the Faculty of Economics and Business. ABS provides academic courses in accounting, finance, general management, human resource management, organizational behavior, leadership, marketing, and strategy, based on international research carried out in these areas. Within ABS, the Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior (HRM-OB) section is involved in teaching at BSc and MSc levels, as well as in executive education. Staff members publish in top-tier journals including among others the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Leadership Quarterly, Organization Studies and Journal of Organizational Behavior.The UvA is located in the centre of Amsterdam. For more information please visit the Center of Job Knowledge Research and the HRM-OB section of the Amsterdam Business School.
December 05 2013, Eduworks kick-off meeting
October 16 2013, The application period has ended
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October 02 2013, EDEN Synergy Workshop
Eduworks will be presented at the EDEN Synergy Workshop in Budapest. The workshop will be held between 19th and 21st October. You can find more information here.
September 11 2013, Frequently Asked Questions