Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Psychology

Humboldt University of Berlin Department of Psychology


Code number
DR / 043/21

Category (s)
Scientific staff

Number of digits

Place of use
Faculty of Life Sciences - Department of Psychology

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Job description:

Scientific services in research in the newly established research group ‘social intelligence’ (Einstein Strategic Professorship) at the Berlin School of Mind and Brain, research area: social neuroscience, research topic: self-efficacy beliefs and free will (project: manipulating self-efficacy beliefs in VR); the position includes planning, execution and analysis of behavioral and brain imaging experiments


PhD in cognitive neuroscience, social neuroscience or a related field; experience with brain imaging techniques (e.g. EEG, fMRI, fNIRS); very good programming skills; strong statistical background; excellent command of English; publication experience; desirable: experience with VR as a research tool, experience with motion tracking, experience with multivariate analysis techniques of brain imaging data

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Please send your application (with cover letter, your CV, relevant certificates, suggestion for two referees) quoting the reference number DR/043/21 to Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Faculty of Life Sciences, Department of Psychology, Social Intelligence, Prof. Marcel Brass, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin or preferably e-mail a single electronic document (pdf) with the subject line „postdoc free will", to (

The Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and specifically encourages qualified female scholars to apply. Severely disabled applicants with equivalent qualifications will be given preferential consideration. People with an immigration background are specifically encouraged to apply. Since we will not return your documents, please submit copies in the application only.

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