to be awarded as soon as possible for a period of three years.

The holder of the scholarship will be part of the Physics Education Group at the Institute for Mathematics and Physics Education (IDMP) at the Leibniz University Hannover. The topic of this PhD work is “Formative Assessment in the Classroom supported by Machine Learning.”

The scholarship is funded by the Ministry for Science and Culture of Lower-Saxony within the framework of the graduate program LernMINT (funding period 2019-2024). LernMINT is coordinated and implemented by the Leibniz University of Hannover, University of Hannover, Ostfalia University of Braunschweig / Wolfenbüttel and the Technical Information Library (TIB).

LernMINT aims at the training a group of highly qualified experts in a sub-area of digital education, data-based learning and teaching in MINT lessons, in an interdisciplinary manner (see also The graduate program comprises a total of 15 scholarship holders, possibly other doctoral students and supervisors from the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics education and parts of computer science and includes various scientific events.

Employment requirements are:
• a university degree in physics or a teaching degree physics (Master)
• above-average willingness to work, ability to work in a team, independent and
structured way of working
• interest in working scientifically and in publishing scientific results
• excellent communication skills
• interest in interdisciplinary research
• good to very good knowledge of German and English

For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Gunnar Friege.
Please send your application until the 30th September 2020 with the usual documents (cover letter / letter of motivation, curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, references if necessary) in electronic form by email to Prof. Dr. Gunnar Friege (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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