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Calling all ECADOC Post-Doctoral Students, Tutors and Supervisors - Seeking Nominations for The 2018 Early Career Researchers Award

26 January 2018

Calling all ECADOC post-doc students, tutors and supervisors

We are seeking nominations for: 


The ESVDC aims, among others, to promote research in the broad field of vocational designing and career counseling. ESVDC have created a special award for persons who are engaged in this field of research and recently earned a PhD degree. This awardwill recognize their excellent contribution to the field of Vocational Designing and CareerCounseling research.

The competition for this award is open to non-tenured early career researchers working in Europe who earned their PhD degree (doctorate) after March 1st, 2015. Candidates may come from any country and can be ESVDC members as well as non-members. Researchers holding – at the moment of the application deadline (May 31st, 2018) – a temporary teaching or research contract or a grant at public or private research institutes and universities or other institutions of higher education are eligible. Tenured staff or faculty members cannot participate in the competition.

Applicants should submit the following documents:

1. A request to participate to the “ESVDC Early Career Researchers Award” (indicating name, surname, education and position), certifying satisfaction of eligibility criteria

2. A detailed description (in English) of the research submitted to the selection procedure (no longer than 2000 words). This should include:

a. An introduction

b. Hypotheses

c. Participants and measures

d. Procedure and data analysis

e. Results

f. Conclusions

3. A CV that gives special attention to their publications.

See linked document - ESVDC Nominations for Early Career Researchers Award

Please submit the application electronically to ESVDC (mail: by May 31st, 2018 and specify the object: “ESVDC Early Career Researchers Award”.

An ad hoc committee will evaluate manuscripts. Participants will be notified on the results of the selection procedure by the end of July 2018. Recipients of the award will be featured in the ESVDC Newsletter and honoured at the next ESVDC General Assembly.