Open University of Cyprus (OUC) accepts applications for one position for Research Scientist for employment as part of the project “ARE-PRED: Developing a Web Based Learning Environment for Supporting Students’ Argumentation Skills and Reducing Prejudice” (2022-2024), which is funded under Restart 2016 - 2020 Programme - Excellence Hubs of the Research and Innovation Foundation. The project aims to develop and implement a novel, research-informed curriculum, in the form of a web-based learning environment for fostering middle-school students’ argumentation skills and reducing ethnic prejudice. The project will examine whether engagement in structured dialogue can support belief change and emotion change, reducing prejudice.


Applications, along with all supporting materials, should be submitted electronically at by 19 May 2023. Any questions about the position may be addressed to Professor M. Zembylas (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) or to Mr. Michalis Savva, in the OUC Research Office, at +357 22411692 and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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