Institution: Faculty of Psychology and Human Movement Science, Institute of Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy
Salary level: EGR. 13 TV-L
Start date: 01.08.2023, the initial fixed term is three years. (This is a fixed-term contract in accordance with Section 2 of the academic fixed-term labor contract act [Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz, WissZeitVG]).
Application deadline: 2023-06-11
Scope of work: part-time
Weekly hours: 50 % of standard work hours per week
Research associates will be expected primarily to teach and conduct research. The research associate will also have the opportunity to pursue further academic qualifications, in particular a doctoral dissertation. At least one-third of set working hours will be made available for the research associate’s own academic work.
The goal of this research position is to obtain a PhD. The scientific focus will be on the interaction of cognitive vulnerability and social factors (e.g. social networks, stressors) for the formation of mental disorders in adolescence. This includes both a transdiagnostic perspective and – in line with the main research area of the department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy – a focus on psychotic disorders. Teaching (2 LVS which is equivalent to giving 1 Seminar à 2 hrs weekly within each term) will take place in the area of Clinical Child and Youth Psychology on Bachelor and Master level.
A university degree in a relevant field.
Applicants with the following qualifications are preferred:
We further expect excellent English language skills and the willingness to prepare English manuscripts as well as excellent methodical skills (statistics and other research methods, e.g. psychophysiological assessments, such as EEG and eyetracking).
Teamwork and collegial exchange are important to us. We are therefore looking for colleagues, who are willing to actively participate on site in our dynamic research team. German skills are required on C1 level.
We offer support in reaching your own scientific intentions and goals, joint use of existing data, a supportive team, technical support in conducting experimental and/or ambulatory studies, opportunities for international networking, opportunities to participate in regular workshops on methods and workshops on scientific writing as well as an active scientific exchange both within and beyond our working group. This research associate position can be combined with clinical training as long as the main focus lies on the PhD.
Reliable remuneration based on wage agreements
Continuing education opportunities
Flexible working hours
Work-life balance opportunities
Reduced rates available for a HVV-Proficard (transit pass) and much more
30 days of vacation per annum
As a University of Excellence, Universität Hamburg is one of the strongest research universities in Germany. As a flagship university in the greater Hamburg region, it nurtures innovative, cooperative contacts to partners within and outside academia. It also provides and promotes sustainable education, knowledge, and knowledge exchange locally, nationally, and internationally.
The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg promotes equal opportunity. As men are currently underrepresented in this job category at Universität Hamburg according to the evaluation conducted under the Hamburg act on gender equality (Hamburgisches Gleichstellungsgesetz, HambGleiG), we encourage men to apply for this position. Equally qualified and suitable male applicants will receive preference. Severely disabled and disabled applicants with the same status will receive preference over equally qualified non-disabled applicants.
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