Academic Position / Postdoctoral Level, (EG 13 TV-L/100%)*

ArbeitsortKonstanz, Baden-Württemberg, Deutschland


Stellenangebote der Universität Konstanz

Wissenschaftliches Personal - Kennziffer 2019/003

The University of Konstanz has been successful in the German Excellence Initiative since 2007.

The Department of Psychology of the University of Konstanz, Research group Research Methods, Assessment, and iScience (Prof. Reips, PhD), is accepting applications for anone

Academic Position / Postdoctoral Level (EG 13 TV-L/100%)*

The postdoc position is initially limited to three years and can be extended. In principle, this position can be divided into two part-time positions at pre- or postdoctoral level. The position is to be filled as soon as possible, the latest as of April 15, 2019.

The successful candidates will integrate with the Research Methods, Assessment, and iScience team ( to conduct research, teach, and help with administrative tasks. There will be opportunity to work towards achieving the German post-PhD degree "Habilitation" (or equivalent). Applicants near or with finished "Habilitation" or near finishing of their PhD are also welcome to apply.

pronounced interest in and joy in performing research and research-inspired teaching

pronounced analytical, conceptual and communicative skills

degree in Psychology or Computer Science (50% position: Diploma or Master, 100%: PhD), with good to very good grade

proficiency in English, basic knowledge of German is welcome, further languages appreciated

expertise in at least two (50% position: one) of the following areas: methodology of Internet-based research, assessment, experimental behavioral science, statistics, development of web and/or mobile applications

competent use of standard software and statistics software, programming skills and affinity with social media/Internet are very welcome

willingness to jointly develop methods and create applications for Internet-based research and Open Science

willingness to teach at least 4 hours per week (50% position: 2 hours per week) and to mentor Bachelor and Master theses

We offer excellent working conditions in a dynamic research environment at a beautifully located university of proven excellence, a strong international network, a stimulating and supportive intellectual atmosphere, excellent students (pre-selected via numerus clausus), the opportunity to jointly shape the research group and be part of a dedicated team that is involved with both interdisciplinary "clusters of excellence" that were recently awarded to the University of Konstanz.

The University of Konstanz is situated on the shore of Lake Constance in the deep south of Germany, just four kilometers from the Swiss border (direct train to Zurich airport takes an hour). It offers spectacular views of the Alps as well as direct access to the lake. As one of eleven German universities awarded the status of excellence, the University of Konstanz is consistently ranked among the global top 200 by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Persons with disabilities are explicitly encouraged to apply. They will be given preference if appropriately qualified (contact + 49 7531 88-4016).

The University of Konstanz is committed to ensuring an environment that provides equal opportunities and promotes diversity as well as a good balance between university and family life.

To find out how the University of Konstanz supports working couples through its dual career programme, please visit: ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">

Please place your application (including CV, list of publications, copies of academic records and diplomas, list of classes taught) in English or German on the Internet and send a link for download preferably before February 15, 2019 via e-mail with subject "Application Methods" to: Secretary of Research Methods, Assessment, and iScience of the University of Konstanz, Antonie Schmidt ,"

, Fach 31, 78457 Konstanz, Germany. First consideration will be given to candidates whose complete applications are received by before February 15, 2019, but we will accept applications until the position is filled.

* Meaning of TVL-13 before and after taxes can be calculated here, initial level (Stufe) depends on previous experience:

Bewerbungsende: 15.02.2019


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