Position 5 - closed

Cyberbullying involving ethnic minority pupils and the role of parents for prevention and intervention

Hosted by University of Stavanger, Norway
Research Fields
Social sciences

This project will address ethnicity (identity)-based cyberbullying behaviours and the role of parents in solving the cases, aimed to answer three research questions: (1) What mechanisms come into play in ethnic minority cyberbullying? (2) What characterise approaches contributing to the solution of ethnicity-based cyber bullying? (3) What is parent’s interpretation of ethnicity-based cyberbullying and their role in solving cases? Methodology will include questionnaires and interviews of pupils with both majority and minority backgrounds and their parents and teachers.

The host institution will be University of Stavanger, Norway. The project includes two planned secondments at (1) University of Turku, at month 12 for 4 months and (2) Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, at month 18 for 2 months.
Further Enquiries

Professional enquiries in relation to this project can be obtained from Professor Hildegunn Fandrem e-mail: hildegunn.fandrem@uis.no or Professor Simona Caravita e-mail: simona.c.caravita@uis.no.

Information about the appointment procedure can be obtained from HR-advisor Camelia Danaei, e-mail: camelia.danaei@uis.no.  Application Procedure:

Application Procedure

Application Procedure with full advertisement including salary, eligibility criteria and application form can be accessed as follows:

To apply for this position please click here.  Your application letter, relevant education and work experience as well as language skills must be registered here. In your application letter, you must state your research interests and motivation for the position. Please also clearly state the role that you are applying for in your application.