Research Associate in the Department of Differential Psychology and Psychological Assessment
University of Hamburg Department of Differential Psychology and Psychological Assessment

The position in accordance with Section 28 subsection 2 of the Hamburg higher education act (Hamburgisches Hochschulgesetz, HmbHG) commences on October 1st 2019.

This is a fixed-term contract in accordance with Section 2 of the academic fixed-term labor contract act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz, WissZeitVG). The initial fixed term is three years. The contract provides for a maximum extension of up to three years depending on the associate’s achievements during the first stage. Providing that a position is available and that requirements have been fulfilled, the associate may apply for temporary civil servant status in accordance with Section 28 subsection 2 HmbHG. The position is full-time and comprises 39 hours per week (40 for civil servants).



Duties include teaching and research in the respective department or institute. Research associates may also pursue independent research and further academic qualifications as well as acquire teaching experience. These duties are intended to promote academic achievement. Therefore, at least one-third of set working hours will be made available for the associate’s own academic work.


Specific Duties:

Besides teaching various classes within the areas of Differential Psychology and Psychological Assessment (4 LVS per semester) the successful applicant is expected to establish an internationally visible independent research program within the area of biopsychological intelligence and personality research and to contribute to ongoing research projects of the department.



A university degree in a relevant subject plus doctorate. Experience with international scientific publications in a relevant subject area are a necessary requirement. Experience with biopsychological research methods (e.g., EEG, fMRI, tDCS, peripheral physiological measurements), with programming experimental paradigms (e.g. using Presentation) and/or analysis routines (e.g. using Matlab and R) as well as with the principles of Open Science are desirable.


The University aims to increase the number of women in research and teaching and explicitly encourages women to apply. Equally qualified female applicants will receive preference in accordance with the Hamburg act on gender equality (Hamburgisches Gleichstellungsgesetz, HmbGleiG). Qualified disabled candidates or applicants with equivalent status receive preference in the application process

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