W3-Professorship of General Psychology with Focus on Cognitive Psychology,

Germany (DE)
Friday, 10 January 2020
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 6 February 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Konstanz has been successful in the German Excellence Initiative and Excellence Strategy since 2007.

The Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Sciences seeks to fill a

W3-Professorship of General Psychology
with Focus on Cognitive Psychology,

effective 01. April 2021. 

Candidates are expected to demonstrate excellence in the area of General Psychology with Focus on Cognitive Psychology in their research and to comprehensively cover this subject in lectures according to the existing exam regulations (B.Sc. / M.Sc.). Research of the successful candidate should demonstrate a link to the departmental focus areas and contribute to the development of the research profile of the Department of Psychology. Compatibility to interdisciplinary research networks (SMARTACT, Cluster Collective Behaviour, Cluster Inequality) is desirable.

Recruitment requirements are a university degree as well as a doctorate in psychology, habilitation or equivalent scientific achievement, internationally visible and outstanding scientific achievements, significant publications in international peer-reviewed journals, successful acquisition of third-party funding as well as didactic proficiency.

The University of Konstanz is committed to ensuring an environment that provides equal opportunities and promotes diversity as well as a good balance between university and family life.

As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to increase the number of women working in research and teaching. We also support working couples through our dual career program (

Persons with disabilities are explicitly encouraged to apply. They will be given preference if appropriately qualified (contact + 49 7531 88-4016).

Applications are to be sent electronically as one pdf-file to by 06.02.2020. For further information please contact the faculty director Ms. Helgard Fischer,, Tel. +49 7531 88-2413.

Please enclose your application documents (CV, list of publications, list of courses taught, list of raised third-party funding, research statement, course evaluations, certificates, 3 selected publications) as well as a completed submission form (see pdf-link below). 

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