Professor in Biopsychology
University of Luxembourg

The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research university.


The University of Luxembourg is recruiting for the Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education (FLSHASE) a:


Professor in Biopsychology (m/f)


  • Ref. F3-030002
  • Permanent contract
  • Full-time (40 hours)
  • Employee status



The Professor will be a member of the research unit INSIDE. A Chair in Biopsychology is crucial in terms of the continuation of one of the most successful lines of research in Psychology. The Professor in Biopsychology will continue to contribute to the University’s research priority “Health and Systems Biomedicine”, both through disciplinary and inter-disciplinary research.

Research in Biopsychology complements existing excellence in experimental psychological research in areas such as pain research, psychoneuroendocrinology, stress research and psychophysiology. In addition, there are multiple collaborations between Biopsychology research and the Luxembourg Center for Systems Biomedicine. The experimental nature of this research would place the Professor in Bio-Psychology as a major player in the Experimental Psychology Laboratories Network (EPSYLON) at the University of Luxembourg.

The Professor will acquire third-party funding, lead projects, supervise PhDs, and further develop international networks.

The Professor will teach in 3 study programmes in Psychology at FLSHASE (BAP, MPI, MAP); teaching in Biopsychology is essential, as it is one of the core subjects of Psychology.

In addition to teaching in Psyhology, the Professor in Biopsychology would be expected to contribute to the curriculum in Medicine, supporting the development and consolidation of the Medical School, one of the most recent national developments in higher education.



Prof. Dr. Claus Vögele / Research Unit INSIDE

Telephone: (+352) 46 66 44 9740 / Email:  




Qualifications, experience, aptitude

  • PhD in Psychology, and at least 6 years postdoc experience
  • An excellent research track record evidenced by high-impact peer-reviewed publications, external grant income and international collaborations in one or more of the following research areas would be expected:

- pain

- psychoneuroendocrinology

- stress

- interoception

- psychophysiology

  • Experience in teaching at University level


The University of Luxembourg is set in a multilingual context. The person hired on this position must be proficient in English and in one of the two official languages of Luxembourg: French or German. The University encourages its staff to learn the other official language and provides access to language courses to this end.



As part of the application process specifically for academic positions, please follow the instructions below.

Candidates are asked to send their full application (in French, German or English) ONLY via the following link:


until 20 November 2019.


including the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae including information on external research funding acquired
  • Copies of diplomas
  • List of publications
  • Copies of recent publications (max. 5) relevant for the field in question
  • List of courses taught
  • A list of three referees with their names, addresses and present positions. Please indicate their relationship to you



Prof. Dr. Georg Mein
Dean of the Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education


All applications will be handled in the strictest confidence.

The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunities employer.

The University of Luxembourg wants to achieve gender parity in its academic positions and wants to eliminate obstacles to the recruitment of female professors and to their career development. In case candidates present equivalent CVs, the University will give the preference to women in all departments where gender parity is not yet achieved.



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