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University Assistant (f/m/d; post doc) at the Department of Applied Psychology: Work, Education and Economy
University of Vienna, Austria
The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 178 fields of study, approx. 9.800 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position as soon as possible of a
University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Applied Psychology: Work, Education and Economy
Reference number: 10252
A post-doc position is vacant at the Department of Applied Psychology: Work, Education and Economy at the Faculty of Psychology (40 hours/week, for 6 years). The position is assigned to the area of "Educational Psychology and Societal Changes" (Chair Prof. Dr. Thomas Götz). We are searching for a new staff member with a Magister/ Master in Psychology, a PhD or doctoral degree in psychology and interest and probably experience in the area of empirical educational research with a focus on emotion or motivation research. The preparation of a cumulative habilitation is encouraged. Applicants should demonstrate an ability to work in a team and high social competence. They will get the chance to work within a highly motivated, committed and internationally oriented team of researchers. Further, a software engineer affiliated to the research team and experimental labs are available for preparing and conducting research projects. Tasks encompass scientific research, holding classes due to extent regulations of wage agreement in the field of empirical educational research and emotion research and administrative collaboration. Documents to be submitted: Letter of intent, scientific CV, publication and presentation lists, description of research interests, letters of reference or names of reference persons.
Profile: The applicant is expected to have experience in planning, supervising, conducting, and analyzing empirical research projects. Relevant publications in peer-reviewed (mainly international) journals and presentations at international conferences are an advantage, as are established international collaborations (joint projects). Concerning empirical methods, experience in at least one of the following areas should be given: Conducting experience sampling studies, conducting questionnaire studies, conducting experimental studies, conducting intervention studies, experience in the assessment of physiological data. Relevant experience in teaching is requested; excellent English, methodology, and IT skills are expected. In particular, sound knowledge concerning complex statistical models and methods used in the field of empirical educational research are expected. In addition, the applicant should be characterized by social and project management competence and the ability to work in a team.
Main research field / Special research fields / Importance
Psychology / Applied psychology; Educational psychology / MUST
Educational institution / Educational level / Special subject / Importance
University / Social sciences / Psychology / MUST
Language / Language level / Importance
German / Very good knowledge / CAN
English / Very good knowledge / CAN
Type of computer skills / Specified computer skills / Importance
Basic Knowledge / MS Office / MUST
Database knowledge / SPSS / MUST
Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna (http://jobcenter.univie.ac.at) no later than 30.12.2019, mentioning reference number 10252.
For further information please contact Marhold, Selina +43-1-4277-47311.
The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity (http://diversity.univie.ac.at/). The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.
Human Resources and Gender Equality of the University of Vienna Reference number: 10252 E-Mail: