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Professorship (W1 equivalent, tenure track)
The 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:
According to § 64 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. For further information
regarding the general conditions for professorship appointments,
please see: www.vakante-professuren.uni-frankfurt.de
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:
in Psychological Methods with
Dekan des Fachbereiches Psychologie und Sportwissenschaften der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.