Basel (CH): PhD-Position

Universität: PhD-Position in Clinical Psychology 100%

PhD-Position in Clinical Psychology 100%

Within the Clinical Psychology and Epidemiology Group (Prof. Dr. Roselind Lieb) we are looking for a PhD-Student. The position is limited to 1 (evaluation after 1 year) plus 3 years and is scheduled to begin in October/November 2019 (or later). The main tasks of the PhD-Position include teaching (2 hours/week), planning, implementing and performing studies in our virtual reality lab, analyses of epidemiological data and the application of machine learning methods in clinical psychology, epidemiology and virtual reality. Thus, the doctoral thesis is supposed to be prepared in the field of clinical psychology applying methods from epidemiology, machine learning and virtual reality. Her or his research interests should be compatible with our major research focus: the development of mental disorders (anxiety, affective disorders)

Your position

  • Planing, realizing, analyzing and publication of scientific studies
  • Teaching undergraduate students (2 hours/week)
  • Supervision and development of our virtual reality lab
  • Data collection and management
  • Analysis of epidemiological data sets
  • Applying machine learning methods in epidemiological and virtual reality data sets
  • Presenting findings at national and international conferences

Your profile

  • Excellent degree in Psychology (Master or Diploma)
  • Excellent English and German
  • Background in clinical psychology/epidemiology
  • Excellent foundation in research methodology and research statistics related to clinical psychological, epidemiological, machine learning and experimental designs
  • Experience in the implementation of empirical studies (recruitment of study participants, data preparation, data analysis, etc.)
  • Experience in use of virtual reality systems
  • Great interest in scientific writing
  • Technical understanding

We offer you

  • PhD-Position for 1 plus 3 years (evaluation after 1 year)
  • A supportive and stimulating research environment, excellent training opportunities, and modern equipment supporting you to complete your doctoral thesis
  • Teaching possibilities
  • Diverse contacts to students, clinical collaborators and research partners

Application / Contact

Please send your application by August, 20th, 2019 to  roselind.lieb(at)  with the subject «PhD-Position in clinical psychology». Address your application to Prof. Dr. Roselind Lieb as a single pdf file including letter of interest, CV, copy of degrees, two letters of recommendation, etc. Selected applicants will be invited for an interview and presentation of their Master-Thesis to take place in Basel. For more information, please contact  roselind.lieb(at)

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