Project Staff
at the Department of Developmental and Educational Psychology

Reference number: 11528

The Faculty of Psychology at the University of Vienna comprises four Departments. The Developmental Psychology Unit in the Department of Developmental and Educational Psychology focuses primarily on social-cognitive development in early childhood. Our methodological focus is on experimental and neuroscience research (e.g., eye tracking, EEG, fNIRS). We offer an excellent working environment including a newly equipped lab with cutting-edge technology, international collaborations and substantial support for early-career researchers.

Application documents
– Letter of motivation
– Academic curriculum vitae (including a list of publications)
– Description of research interests
– Contact details of people who could provide a letter of reference

Duration of employment: 3 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:
We seek a highly qualified PostDoc (3 years, full time) to join us in investigating the development of neuronal oscillations and selective attention in infancy. The position will focus on the application of state-of-the-art analysis methods from cognitive neuroscience (e.g., neural oscillatory analyses, SSVEP, connectivity analyses) to infant EEG data. The position is part of an FWF-funded project led by Prof. Dr. Stefanie Höhl on the topic of “Selective Neural Entrainment & Dynamic Attention in Infants”. The main responsibilities will be performing cutting-edge EEG data analyses, publication of results in peer-reviewed journals and at international conferences, and the training and co-supervision of students involved in data collection.

Profile:
– Excellent command of written and spoken English
– Doctoral degree/PhD degree
– Experimental research skills, especially EEG
– Programming skills (Matlab, R or Python)
– Experience in student supervision (Bachelor/ Master’s theses)
– Ability to work in a team and excellent communications skills

In addition, we expect the successful candidate to have
– strong interest in developmental psychology research
– engagement in Open Science

Research fields:

Main research field

Special research fields

Importance

Psychology

Developmental psychology

CAN

Psychology

Developmental psychology

CAN

Education:

Educational institution

Educational level

Special subject

Importance

University

Social sciences

Psychology

CAN

Languages:

Language

Language level

Importance

German

Excellent knowledge

CAN

English

Excellent knowledge

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 02.12.2020, mentioning reference number 11528.

For further information please contact Höhl, Stefanie +43-1-4277-47470.

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.

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