The European Training Network (ETN) Outcomes and Causal Inference in International Comparative Assessments (OCCAM) is looking for 15 Early Stage Researchers (PhD Candidates, 100%)  to start in August 2018.

Application deadline: 15 April 2018

The successful candidates will receive full-time employment contracts (+ mobility and family allowances) for a period of 3 years at one of the 12 partner organizations. They will participate in a structured training program including network-wide training sessions, research visits, and a secondment.

OCCAM is an international, intersectoral, and interdisciplinary graduate school that will investigate international large-scale assessments in relation to the following topics:

  • The Integrity of Educational Outcome Measures
  • Educational Settings and Processes
  • Governance of Human and Financial Resources and Decision Making

Applicants are expected to hold a Master’s degree in economics, education, psychology, sociology or related disciplines. We particularly welcome applications from candidates with training in quantitative methods.

OCCAM is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie action and has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 initiative. It consolidates the expertise from leading universities and research institutes from Australia, Belgium, Cyprus, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, UK, and the US.

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