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University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Applied Psychology: Work, Education and Economy

posted 15 Aug 2019, 02:08 by ICO Education   [ updated 15 Aug 2019, 02:11 ]
The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 178 fields of study, approx. 9.800 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position as soon as possible of a

University Assistant (post doc)
at the Department of Applied Psychology: Work, Education and Economy


Reference number9979

A post-doc position is vacant at the Department of Applied Psychology: Work, Education and Economy at the Faculty of Psychology (40 hours/week, for 6 years). The position is assigned to the area of “Educational Psychology and Societal Changes” (Chair Prof. Dr. Thomas Götz). We are searching for collaborators with a Magister/ Master in Psychology, a PhD or doctoral degree in psychology and interest and probably experience in the area of empirical educational research and emotion research. The preparation of a cumulative postdoctoral lecture qualification should be aspired. Additionally capacity for team work and social competencies are expected. The collaborator will get the chance to work within a highly motivated, committed and internationally oriented team of researchers. Tasks encompass scientific research, teaching in the field of empirical educational research and emotion research and administrative collaboration. Documents to be submitted: - Letter of intent, scientific CV, publication and presentation lists, two most important publications, description of research interests, letters of reference or names of reference persons.



Duration of employment: 6 year/s

Extent of Employment: 40 hours/week
Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.

Job Description: 
The position is assigned to the area of “Educational Psychology and Societal Changes” (Chair Prof. Dr. Thomas Götz). We are looking for a staff member with interest and experience in research and teaching in the field of empirical educational research and emotion research. The responsibilities are, e.g., planning and conducting empirical studies (with support of doctoral students), preparation of international publications and being active in presenting own research at international scientific conferences, preparation of proposals for research grants, holding classes due to extent regulations of wage agreement, self-reliant examination activities and student supervision, collaboration in evaluation and quality assurance activities, collaboration in administration of the faculty and the institute. The preparation of a cumulative postdoctoral lecture qualification should be aspired.

Profile:
The applicant is expected to have experience in planning, supervising and conducting empirical research projects, in preparing relevant publications in peer-reviewed (mainly international) journals and with presentations at international conferences. International collaborations (joint projects) are very welcome. Concerning empirical methods, experience in at least one of the areas as followed should be given: Conducting experience sampling studies, conducting questionnaire studies, conducting experimental studies, conducting intervention studies, experience in the assessment of physiological data. Relevant experience in teaching, excellent English, methodology, and IT skills are expected. In particular, sound knowledge concerning complex statistical models and methods used in the field of empirical educational research are expected. In addition, the applicant should be characterized by social and project management competences and the ability to work in a team.

Knowledge of academic processes and structures - capacity of teamwork - resilience and engagement - proactive - good social skills. Please submit: Letter of intent, scientific CV, publication and presentation lists, two most important publications, description of research interests, letters of reference or names of reference persons.



Research fields:
Main research field
Special research fieldsImportance
Psychology
Applied psychology;Educational psychologyMUST


Education:
Educational institution
Educational levelSpecial subjectImportance
University
Social sciencesPsychologyMUST


Languages:
Language
Language levelImportance
German
Very good knowledgeMUST
English
Very good knowledgeMUST


Computer-Skills:
Type of computer skills
Specified computer skills Importance
Database knowledge
SPSSMUST
Basic Knowledge
MS OfficeMUST


Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna (http://jobcenter.univie.ac.at) no later than 28.08.2019, mentioning reference number 
9979.

For further information please contact Marhold, Selina +43-1-4277-47311. 

The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity (http://diversity.univie.ac.at/). The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.

Human Resources and Gender Equality of the University of Vienna
Reference number: 9979
E-Mail: jobcenter@univie.ac.at
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