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EASP – European Association of Social Psychology

Post-doctoral Research Position

29.11.2018, by Tina Keil

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany
Application deadline: December 18th, 2018

Logo: University Mainz
Logo: University Mainz

The Social and Legal Psychology group (Prof. R. Imhoff) at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainzoffers a position as Research Fellow (100% percent position; 39 hours/ week, payment according to salary scheme for state employees) starting, April 1st, 2019 (for 2 years).

As part of an interdisciplinary project “Resilience Factors in a diachronic and intercultural perspective” Roland Imhoff was awarded with a 2-year grant (50% position) for a project on group-based resilience. The candidate will work in an interdisciplinary team of psychologists, psychiatrists, and archeologist to explore the feasibility of estimating resilience in past episodes. The other half of the position is a teaching position with the requirement to teach two classes per semester. Any successful applicant will be expected to also further develop his or her own research profile.

Applicants should be fluent in English (spoken and written) and have a strong background in quantitative methods and social psychology and will hold a PhD in Psychology, speaking German is an asset. Hiring decisions will be based on the quality of candidates’ academic work and preparation for doing research. Previous experience in programming and publishing internationally is particularly welcome. The Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz is an equal opportunity employer.

We offer a position well-integrated in an interdisciplinary project team, as well membership in a vibrant lab group working on diverse topics in the larger field of social and legal psychology ( Interested candidates should send their application to Roland Imhoff ( before December 18th, 2018. Please provide a Curriculum Vitae, an application letter outlining your motivation and mentioning the research theme of your interest as well as previous research experiences, as well as credentials in a single pdf.