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Call for Applications (Job Posting)
We are pleased to announce a
Research Associate (doctoral-level) position (Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in) in Social Psychology
at the Department of Psychology, Division of Psychology and Sports Science, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (WWU Münster), with 50% of full employment (19 hours, 55 min per week), at level TVL-13 (regular level for German state university employees, approx. EUR 18,000 p.a.).
Start date: October 1, 2013
Duration: 24 months. Extension is possible.
The successful applicant will join the social psychology group at University of Münster under the direction of Professor Dr. Gerald Echterhoff and contribute to teaching and research, primarily in social cognition, social influence, false (action) memory, interpersonal communication and shared reality. S/he will plan and conduct experiments using computer-based tasks, analyze the data, supervise student research assistants, participate in meetings with international collaborators, and contribute to conference presentations and the writing of manuscripts. The teaching commitment is two academic hours per semester week (2 SWS, typically one seminar class).
Applications are invited from students with a Master’s, Diploma or equivalent degree in psychology, proficiency in English, experience with experimental methods and statistical analyses, and knowledge of statistical software.
The position is a 50% position, and is thus geared toward a doctoral student who should work toward a dissertation in one of the above fields. We would like to welcome an individual with scientific curiosity, a strong motivation to pursue research, and excellent communication skills. Proficiency in German is useful but not required. We appreciate experience with computer-based studies and the statistical open-source package R, as well as receptiveness to neuroscientific methods.
Münster is a cultural, economic, and academic center in Northwestern Germany, serving a region of 1.5 million people. The city’s distinct atmosphere is characterized by a great number of young people, many of them students at one of several academic institutions, a multifaceted and exciting urban life, and the omnipresence of bicycles, the most common means of transportation. The international sculpture exhibitions and several new museums have contributed to the city’s distinguished profile as a cultural city. The city has received the global-scale Gold LivCom award for quality of life in the category of cities with 200,000 to 750,000 inhabitants.
The University of Münster offers an inspiring academic environment and excellent research facilities. The Psychology Department, with its long-standing tradition in experimental research, is one of the largest and best equipped in Germany. It consistently receives top student ratings in the widely disseminated CHE ranking.
For information on the activities of the social psychology group and Gerald Echterhoff’s research lab see http://geraldechterhoff.com http://www.uni-muenster.de/PsyIFP/AEEchterhoff/en/index.shtml
The University of Münster is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the proportion of women academics. Consequently, we actively encourage applications by women. Female candidates with equivalent qualifications and academic achievements will be preferentially considered within the framework of the legal possibilities.
Interested candidates are kindly asked to submit applications including (a) a statement of research interests and motivation, (b) samples of their scientific writing (if available) in a single PDF document (LASTNAME_RAPositionSPMuenster.pdf) until June 30, 2013.
Applications are considered until the position is filled. The PDF application should be submitted to
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