PhD candidate SMiLES living lab: acceptance of sustainable mobility innovations
The PhD student conducts research into the psychological barriers and opportunities in the acceptance of innovations in shared mobility and logistics. More specifically, the doctoral candidate focuses on the motivations, cognitions and habits that stand in the way of behavioral c
- Broerstraat, Groningen, Groningen
- Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
- Uren per week:
- 38 - 38 uur
- € 3061 - € 3061 per maand
The PhD student conducts research into the psychological barriers and opportunities in the acceptance of innovations in shared mobility and logistics. More specifically, the doctoral candidate focuses on the motivations, cognitions and habits that stand in the way of behavioral change and the doctoral candidate examines whether, and if so, how these can be overcome in the transition to a sustainable mobility and transport sector. The results of the research provide a psychological framework that can contribute to the transition to sustainable, technical and economic innovation in mobility.
In addition, the doctoral candidate makes a limited contribution to psychology education.
In summary, your tasks are:
• Conduct research that results in a dissertation and is in line with the objectives and requirements of the SMiLES project.
• Publish results in international scientific journals
• Present your research to a wide audience of fellow scientists and practitioners.
• Collaborate with fellow scientists, but also with practical partners.
• Participate in educational activities such as supervising bachelor or master projects and small-scale workgroup education together with your supervisors.
In this position, you are expected to:
• have completed a Master's degree in the field of social sciences.
• has good academic oral and written skills.
• has good research skills, as evidenced by a good assessment of the Master's thesis.
• have good communication skills and can work well together.
• have a good command of the English language and willingness to learn Dutch.
• have perseverance and a results-oriented attitude.
ConditionsWe offer you in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities:
• a salary of at least € 2,395 gross per month in the first year of appointment to a maximum of € 3,061 gross per month in the last year for full-time employment
• for non-Dutch candidates a 30% tax reduction may apply
• a holiday allowance of 8% gross annual income
• an 8.3% year-end bonus.
It concerns a temporary 100% PhD appointment for 4 years, which must be concluded with an individual dissertation. You will first be given a temporary appointment of 18 months. If it is proved suitable on the basis of an assessment, the appointment will be extended for the remaining part of the PhD-period.
Intended effective date: December 1, 2020.
Additional informationDr. Janet Veldstra
Dr. Berfu Unal