Are you passionate about fostering the mental wellbeing and personal development of youth? Do you aspire to make a difference in the lives of students? Do you believe in the power of research to transform education and student experience? The Student Wellbeing Programme of Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) is looking for a Post-doctoral Researcher to launch and coordinate a new line of research on Student Wellbeing and Personal and Professional Development. Job description
The EUR Student Wellbeing Programme is a pioneer in how to support university students throughout their journey at university, focussing on student success and personal development alongside professional and educational development. One of the pillars of the Student Wellbeing programme involves the adoption of an evidence-based approach to the implementation of its mission, by translating scientific insights into concrete actions and initiatives and systematically collecting data to evaluate their impact. The Post-doctoral Researcher will take a leading role in setting up and coordinating the research activities within the programme and disseminate the results to the scientific and professional community.
As a Post-Doctoral Researcher within our Student Wellbeing Program, you will play a key role in leveraging existing data, including the Student Wellbeing Monitor and outcomes from various project lines, to contribute to evidence-based strategies for fostering the wellbeing and personal development of our diverse student body and youth in general. This position also involves the possibility of exploring new research venues to increase the knowledge base in youth wellbeing.
Research Development & Coordination:
- Establish and coordinate a research line in student and youth wellbeing, in collaboration with the SW team members and aligned with the programme goals.
- Utilise and expand upon existing data and resources within the EUR Student Wellbeing Programme.
- Serve as a liaison between researchers across different EUR faculties and beyond interested in collaborating on student wellbeing research initiatives
Data Analysis & Results Dissemination:
- Conduct (advanced) statistical analyses of existing and new data to draw meaningful insights and contribute to both scientific knowledge and the further development of the programme goals.
- Disseminate research findings to both the scientific community and the general public.
- Facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration by fostering communication and information exchange among researchers.