University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Applied Psychology: Health, Development, Enhanc

Location
Vienna, Austria
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Dec 04, 2017
Closes
Jan 04, 2018
Ref
107381
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Postdoc
The University of Vienna (15 faculties, 4 centres, about 174 fields of study, approx. 9.500 members of staff, more than 94.000 students) seeks to fill the position as soon as possible of a

University Assistant (post doc)
at the Department of Applied Psychology: Health, Development, Enhancement and Intervention

Reference number: 8178

The Faculty of Psychology at the University of Vienna comprises, beside the Dean's office and the Student Service Center, four Departments (one of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods, two of Applied Psychology, and one Outpatient Department for Research, Teaching and Practice).

We offer a position for a university assistant (post doc) at the Research group of Clinical Psychology of Adulthood (directed by Professor Urs Nater) at the Department of Applied Psychology: Health, Development, Enhancement and Intervention. The research group runs the "Music & Health Lab", which conducts research that seeks to examine the biopsychosocial underpinnings of the potentially beneficial effects of music on mind and body (for more information see https://www.musicandhealthlab.com/).

Duration of employment: 6 years.
Extent of Employment: 40 hours/week.
Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement (see: http://personalwesen.univie.ac.at/jobsrecruiting/job-center/gehaltsschema/): §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.

Duration of employment: 6 year/s

Extent of Employment: 40.0 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:
Active participation in research, teaching, and administration. This involves:
- Developing and strengthening a research profile in the field of music & health
- Involvement in research projects / research studies
- International publications and presentations
- Responsibility for project applications and the acquisition of third-party funding
- Preparing / writing a (publication-ready) habilitation thesis or equivalent
- Independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement
- Supervision of students
- Participation in evaluation measures and quality assurance
- Involvement in the department administration as well as in teaching and research administration

Profile:
Profile:
- Doctoral degree/PhD degree
- Experimental research skills
- Experience in research on the psychobiology of social interactions
- Experience with biological methods (e.g. neuroimaging)
- Experience in student supervision (Bachelor/ Master's theses)
- High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
- Excellent command of written and spoken English
- Ability to work in a team

In addition, we expect the successful candidate to have:
- Teaching experience / experience of working with e-learning
- Experience of working in research projects
- Publications in renowned, subject-relevant journals (peer-reviewed)
- International presentation experience.

Desirable qualifications are:
- Knowledge of university processes and structures
- Experience abroad
- Experience in music-related research
- Interest in clinical and biological psychology research

Additional qualifications:
Accurate, self-reliant working;
leadership and team competencies;
distinct management skills;
ability to work in interdisciplinary cooperation;
high sense of responsibility.

Application documents:
- Letter of motivation
- Academic curriculum vitae (including a list of publications, a list of courses and a list of talks given)
- Description of research interests and research agenda / of the intended habilitation project (if applicable)
- Contact details of people who could provide a letter of reference

Research fields:

Main research field
Special research fields Importance
Psychology
Clinical psychology MUST

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 24.12.2017, mentioning reference number 8178.

For further information please contact Nater, Urs Markus +43-1-4277-47220.

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: 8178
E-Mail: jobcenter@univie.ac.at

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