Statistician / Psychologist
University Medicine Göttingen

The Institute of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University Medicine Göttingen seeks a


Statistician / Psychologist

Habilitation / PhD / Dr. / MSc

limited, full time | salary according to TV-L


The University Medical Center Göttingen is a tertiary care center and offers great development potential. Its 7,700 employees work in over 65 departments and facilities to provide top-quality patient care, excellent research and modern teaching. Göttingen, “City of Science”, located near the center of Germany, the University Medical Center Göttingen is embedded in the city’s attractive network of scientific research facilities.


We seek an experienced Statistician / Psychologist for our outcome research (esp. health-related quality of life, neuropsychological, psychosocial) in adults, elderly and children after traumatic brain injury, dementia, and other diseases. The successful

candidate should have excellent statistical knowledge (psychometric - classical and modern methods -, biometrics), as well as experience in handling large data volumes. Command of SPSS and R is indispensable, and M+ etc. desirable. Solid history of publishing and conduct of complex studies are important. Experience in acquisition of funding is beneficiary. Proficient use of the English language is mandatory. The successful candidate will guide the psychometric development of a new QOL instrument in children and adults and reinforce our analyses and writing team concerning results of the EU-Center-TBI study on outcome.


Proficiency in English (publications and international cooperation) and German is vital, as the position may require teaching at the University Medicine Göttingen and cooperation in national and international research consortia. We initially offer a two-year contract. A transformation into a tenure track position at a later point in time is possible in case management functions will be assigned.


Women are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities and equal qualifications will be given preferential treatment.


We look forward to receiving your application by December 16th, 2018:


University Medical Center Göttingen

Institute for Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology

Prof. Nicole von Steinbüchel


Waldweg 37

37073 Göttingen

Tel.: +49 (0)551/39-8192

Fax: +49 (0)551/39-8009



Contact person

Frau Hanne Schoor, Dr. Ralph Telgmann


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