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Dates - 2018/03/31
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The University of Luxembourg seeks to hire outstanding researchers within its Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education:

1 PhD Candidate in Social Sciences

The doctoral candidate will be working within the interdisciplinary research project ORBIT (“Overcoming Breakdowns in Teams with Interactive Tabletops”) funded by the FNR.

Réf.: R-AGR-3358-10-C (to be mentioned in all correspondence) Fixed-term contract of 14 months, extendable up to 36 months, depending on progress milestones satisfaction Full-time position (40h/week) Start date: from 01/05/2018 onwards (but as soon as possible)

Your Role Under the direction of Associate Prof Dr Patrick Sunnen: Prepare a thesis in the field of social sciences; review and summarize relevant scientific literature; contribute to the design, organisation and supervision of data collection; organise, transcribe and analyse video data; write scientific articles and reports; present research at international scientific conferences; collaborate and support other team members in project-related tasks.

Your Profile Hold a master’s degree (or equivalent) in Education, Sociology, Psychology, Applied Linguistics, or any other related field; have experience with interactive tabletops or other human-computer interfaces; are knowledgeable in EM/CA based video analysis and are willing to deepen this knowledge; master related transcription conventions, video editing and transcription tools;
 are able to collaborate within an interdisciplinary research team; have the linguistics skills to understand and use English scientific literature; either understand Luxembourgish or are willing to learn this language.

For further information, please contact Associate Professor Patrick Sunnen ( and consult