A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University
, the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major strategic themes
. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Pathways to Sustainability. Shaping science, sharing tomorrow
The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
is one of the leading faculties in Europe providing research and academic teaching in cultural anthropology, educational sciences, interdisciplinary social science, pedagogical sciences, psychology, and sociology. Almost 7,000 students are enrolled in a broad range of undergraduate
programmes. The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences has some 1,100 faculty and staff members, all providing their individual contribution to the training and education of young talent and to the research into and finding solutions for scientific and societal issues.
You will be employed at the Department of Methodology and Statistics
of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. The research of the Department of Methodology and Statistics focuses on a broad array of methods and techniques for the social and behavioural sciences and comprises topics like: longitudinal studies, multilevel analyses, collection and analysis of intensive big data, survey research, research synthesis techniques, best practices when doing research, and qualitative research and mixed methods research. In addition, the Department of Methodology & Statistics provides teaching in methods and statistics within all Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences and University College Utrecht. The department also advises staff and students with respect to their research activities. You will find a dynamic and pleasant working environment, in a group that is actively involved in scientific research at the highest international level. In addition, you will become a member of the Interuniversity Graduate School of Psychometrics and Sociometrics
. The supervisory team will include Dr Emmeke Aarts
(Department of Methodology and Statistics) and Dr Bill Hale
(Department of Youth and Family).