Luxembourg (L): Doctoral researcher

University: Doctoral researcher in Psychology of Aging (RCREQ0003749)

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract | Duration: 36 Month

Doctoral researcher in Psychology of Aging

The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research university.

Doctoral researcherin Psychology of Aging

  • Ref: RCREQ0003749
  • 36 months fixed-term contract (full time : 40 hours/week)
  • Expected starting date: 01.06.2020 / to be agreed
  • Workplace: The main working location will be at the University of Luxembourg
  • Employee and student status

In the new research group Psychology of Aging and Lifespan Development (Prof. Dr. Anna Kornadt) at the University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences (FHSE), applications for a doctoral position are invited. In our research group, we are interested in questions of lifespan development, with a focus on views on aging, preparation for old age, health and well-being, as well as personality and identity development in later life.

Your Role

The successful candidate will be involved in setting up the new Aging and Developmental Processes Lab, where older adults will be monitored in their daily lives (Ambulatory Assessment, physiological and behavioral measurements) to understand processes of successful aging. There will also be the opportunity to contribute to longitudinal survey studies and analyze existing datasets. The successful candidate is expected to obtain a doctorate degree related to the fields pursued by the research group, publish in peer-reviewed scientific journals and present his/her work at international scientific conferences.

For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Anna Kornadt (

Your Profile

  • MSc. (or comparable) in Psychology or a related field
  • Profound interest in science and the psychology of aging and lifespan development
  • Interest in studies of ambulatory assessment
  • Excellent knowledge in scientific methods and statistics (e.g., multivariate analyses, longitudinal analyses, multilevel analyses) and interest to expand this knowledge
  • Very good standard of written and spoken English (knowledge in French and/or Luxembourgish are an asset)

We offer

  • An excellent, international work environment in a newly developing team
  • State-of-the art infrastructure (e.g., lab facilities with diverse assessment opportunities)
  • Possibilities for (micro-)longitudinal and experimental research
  • intensive training in scientific and transferable skills, participation in schools, conferences and workshops.
  • Excellent doctoral program in the Doctoral School in Humanties and Social Sciences (

Further Information

Please apply online until March 31st, 2020 with the following documents (in one PDF):

  • Letter of motivation
  • CV
  • Transcripts/diplomas
  • One letter of recommendation

The University is an equal opportunity employer.

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