Traineeship on comparative study of apprenticeships

Social Sciences
United Kingdom
Oxford
Period: 
10 Sep, 2017 to 10 Jun, 2018
Deadline: 
1 Aug, 2017

General information

Duration: 
9 months
Commitment: 
Full-time
Description: 

We are looking for an Erasmus+ trainee to work at the University of Oxford Department of Education on an international research project on apprenticeships that aims to link the apprenticeship provision with countries’ economic and social development and involves putting together a global database and using appropriate cross-sectional data analysis methods. The Principal Investigator of the research project is Maia Chankseliani, Associate Professor of Comparative and International Education.

The traineeship can last from a minimum of 9 months to a maximum of 12 months (the start date and the duration are negotiable). The trainee must

  1. be a master’s or doctoral student or a recent graduate in any social science discipline from a higher education institution holding an Erasmus+ Charter for Higher Education (the list of these available from: https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/erasmus-plus/actions/erasmus-charter_en)
  2. possess excellent writing skills in English
  3. have excellent quantitative data analysis skills
  4. be highly motivated and proactive

Candidates with demonstrated experience of researching apprenticeships / vocational education and training / labour markets will be given a preference.

It is hoped that the trainee will receive an Erasmus+ grant as a contribution to their travel and subsistence costs.  Further details on this scheme can be obtained from  https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/opportunities-for-individuals/trainees/students_en

Compensation: 
No financial compensation

Keywords

apprenticeship  vocational education and training  post-secondary education  labour market  
Requirements
Languages: 
English: Proficient User C2
Level of Studies: 
Master
Skills: 
excellent writing skills in English
excellent quantitative data analysis skills