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Fellowship in Psychological Methods with Interdisciplinary Orientation 2017, Goethe University, Germany

Publish Date: Jan 27, 2017

Deadline: Feb 09, 2017

About the fellowship

he initial tenure track appointment as Assistant Professor is for six years (§ 64 of the Higher Education Act of the State of Hessen (HHG)). Upon positive evaluation, the incumbent will be promoted to a permanent position at a higher level (W2 equivalent).

The position requires teaching Psychological Methods at the undergraduate and graduate level (Bachelor and Master in Psychology; uni- and multivariate statistics, quantitative research methods).

The successful candidate is expected to integrate modern statistical methods into psychological research, for example in the context of modelling behavior and cognition, the innovative use of big data sets, or the application of special statistical methods such as machine learning or neural networks. The qualification of the applicant is demonstrated by pertinent publications relating to quantitative methods.

Also, successful applicants should have demonstrated innovative applications of methods to substantive areas of Psychology in the sense of a modern ‚Computational Psychology’. Applicants are expected to contribute actively to interdisciplinary research. Conditions of employment are an outstanding doctorate in psychology or a related field, excellent didactic competence, an individual research profile, and relevant publications in international journals. Experience in acquiring external funding is of advantage. 
For further information please inquire to the Director of the Institute of Psychology, Prof. Dr. Sonja Rohrmann, E-Mail: rohrmann@psych.uni-frankfurt.de.

HHG persons that obtained their PhD at Goethe University Frankfurt are not eligible to the position. The doctorate should not date back to more than four years and should be complemented by further scientific achievements.

The initial designated salary for the employment is based on a level equivalent to “W1” on the German university scale. Goethe University is an equal opportunities employer, which implies that applications from women are specifically encouraged.


Highly qualified academics are invited to submit their complete electronic application with usual documentation (curriculum vitae with publication list, certificates, details of teaching experience and teaching evaluations, teaching and research concept (each 1-2 pages)) within four weeks of publication of this announcement (deadline: 2017-02-09) to: Dekan des Fachbereiches Psychologie und Sportwissenschaften der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt,  E-Mail: dekanat@psych.uni-frankfurt.de.

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