Research Assistant in Psychology

University of Tubingen Department of Psychology


Research Assistant/PhD student (m/f/d, TV-L E13, 65%)

Faculty of Science, Department of Psychology

Bewerbungsfrist : 31.10.2020

Within the framework of a cooperation, the Department of Psychology of the Faculty of Science at Tübingen University, Research Unit Applied Cognitive Psychology, and the independent Leibniz-Institut für Wissensmedien (IWM), invite applications for the position of a

Research Assistant/PhD student (m/f/d, TV-L, E13, 65%, initially limited to 3 years)

By contract, 50% of the position will be located at Tübingen University and 15% at the Leibniz-Institut für Wissensmedien.


  • Conception, implementation and evaluation of experimental studies in the field of applied cognitive psychology (such as risk perception, human-machine interaction),
  • Conducting of own research projects.
  • Teaching in the amount of 2 hours per week in the fields of knowledge, communication and media psychology is mandatory.

We offer a highly attractive research environment with excellent technical equipment as well as a pleasant and motivating working environment and intensive exchange within the team. We expect a university degree (diploma, master) in psychology, cognitive sciences or a related discipline, experience with experimental research and interest in research topics in the field of social and/or cognitive psychology. Methodological and statistical skills as well as a very good command of English are required. Programming skills (e.g. R, Matlab, PsychoPy) are advantageous.

The University of Tübingen as well as the Leibniz-Institut für Wissensmedien aim to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore invites applications from suitably qualified female scientists. Severely handicapped persons will be given preferential consideration if they are equally qualified.

Applications are invited until October 31, 2020 to Prof. Dr. Markus Huff, University of Tübingen, Department of Psychology, Schleichstr. 4, 72076 Tübingen.

For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Markus Huff by phone:  07071 / 979-215 or by mail markus.huffspam

This is a split position: Recruitment is handled by the Central Administration of the University of Tübingen (50%) and by the Administration of the Leibniz-Institut für Wissensmedien (15%).

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