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Post-doc position in Personality and Assessment

Zurich, Switzerland

University of Zurich


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Department / unit

Department of Psychology / Personality and Assessment

NCCR LIVES IP7 project

Field of responsibility

Research within the topics of the section (see for an overview on our topics of interest); supporting doctorates at the section (e.g., helping to write research papers, design of studies, etc.); writing publications; writing applications for research grants; administrative tasks; applicants can pursue a habilitation-thesis

Level of employment



Major degree in psychology; completed PhD with personality or assessment as area of specialization; intention to pursue an academic career; high level of work commitment; several research articles published in peer-reviewed journals; experience with the analysis of longitudinal data is a plus

Language skills

Very good command of English (written and spoken); knowledge of German and/or French is a plus

Computer literacy

Very good PC skills (office); very good methodological knowledge and skills in the usage of common programs for data analysis (e.g., SPSS, R, AMOS, MPLUS)

Specific requirements

Focus of interest in scientific research; background (study focus) in personality, methods, and psychological assessment; interest in the fields of positive psychology and life span psychology; experience in publishing and teaching

We offer

A highly productive work environment with excellent resources for research and teaching; international research collaborations; salary and employment conditions according to the regulations of the University of Zurich

Starting date

Winter 2013/2014

(Applications are possible as of now and will be considered until the vacancy is filled)

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