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PhD Student (f/m) in Theory of Mind research
Published(269 days ago)
Deadline for applications(251 days ago)
University of GöttingenGöttingen
The Department of Developmental Psychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Göttingen and the Research Training Group 2070 "Understanding Social Relationships"
invite applications for a position of a
PhD Student in Theory of Mind research
in Göttingen, Germany
The Department of Developmental Psychology investigates cognitive development in infancy and early childhood with a special focus on social cognition. The PhD position will be part of a project that investigates the relations between Theory of Mind and pragmatic language development.
A very good degree in psychology or related cognitive science discipline
Strong background in experimental, developmental and/or comparative psychological research
Excellent English skills
Experience in experimental studies with children are strongly desirable
Excellent German language skills are strongly desirable
Starting date for the 3-year-position (TVL-13, 65%) is from January 2019 (or later).
Deadline for applications is December 11, 2018.
The University of Göttingen is an equal opportunities employer and places particular emphasis on fostering career opportunities for women. Qualified women are therefore strongly encouraged to apply in fields in which they are underrepresented. The university has committed itself to being a family-friendly institution and supports their employees in balancing work and family life. The mission of the University is to employ a greater number of severely disabled persons. Applications from severely disabled persons with equivalent qualifications will be given preference.
To apply, please send a detailed CV, research statement and the names and e-mail addresses of at least two potential referees, citing 'PhD' to: