University of Luxembourg

Doctoral researcher - Educational Sciences

2025-06-24 (Europe/Luxembourg)
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The University | About us...

The University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character. The University was founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world. The University's faculties and interdisciplinary centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History. In addition, the University focuses on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data Modelling and Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine. Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its "international outlook," #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide.

The Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences (FHSE) brings together expertise from the humanities, linguistics, cognitive sciences, social and educational sciences. People from across 20 disciplines are working within the Faculty. Along with the disciplinary approach a very ambitious interdisciplinary research culture has been developed.

The faculty's research and teaching focuses on social, economic, political and educational issues with the common goal of contributing to an inclusive, open and resourceful society. The FHSE offers six Bachelor and twenty Master degrees and a doctoral school providing students with the necessary knowledge and high-qualified skills to succeed in their future career.

Your Role...

The PhD candidate will be associated with the Institute of Teaching and Learning, Department of Education and Social Work at the University of Luxembourg. S*he will be part of a team in the dynamic organisational context of a growing, globally connected research university.

The PhD candidate will work with Michelle Proyer on issues related to inclusive education. Potential candidates hold an MA in the field of Inclusive Education (or related fields), knowledge in participatory research matters and a high level of motivation to contribute to the national, international and comparative body of knowledge on school development, inclusive pedagogy.


  • Independent work on developing a PhD proposal, collecting data, and coordination of publishing activities
  • Collaboration and support of general activities in the field of inclusive education
  • Networking with local and international DPOs and community stakeholders
  • Ongoing training and support in administrative tasks

What we expect from you…

  • MA or equivalent in Inclusive Education (or related fields)
  • Experience in academic research (mainly qualitative/mixed methods)
  • Readiness to collaborate with local and international stakeholders
  • Interest in participatory research approaches

How to apply...

Applications, written in English, should include

  • Cover letter explaining your motivation
  • Curriculum Vitae (including your contact address, work experience)
  • Copies of diplomas
  • List of publications (if applicable)
  • Sketch of planned PhD (2 pages)

We encourage early application. Please apply formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.

The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

General information

  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 36 Month
  • Employee and student status
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Campus Belval
  • Internal Title: Doctoral Researcher
  • Job Reference: UOL06552
  • Starting date: 1 September 2024 (or by arrangement)

The yearly gross salary for every PhD at the UL is EUR 40952 (full time)

For questions and further information, please contact

Job details

Doctoral researcher - Educational Sciences
Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
Application deadline
2025-06-24 23:59 (Europe/Luxembourg)
2025-06-24 23:59 (CET)
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