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University: Research Associate (m/f/d; 80%) in the field of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (281/06)

Research Associate (m/f/d) in the field of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

Founded in 1607, Justus Liebig University Giessen (JLU) is a research university rich in tradition. Inspired by curiosity about the unknown, we enable around 26,500 students and 5,700 employees to advance science for society. Join us in breaking new ground and writing success stories - your own and those of our university.

Support us as of now in part-time (80%) as

Research Associate (m/f/d)

in the field of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

The position is part of the externally funded project: „Freezing as an Underlying Mechanism of Silence in Children with Selective Mutism “according to §2 WissZeitVG and §72 HessHG with opportunity for own scientific qualification at the department of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology at the Faculty of Psychology and Sports Science. The salary is in accordance with the collective labour agreement of the State of Hessen (E 13 TV-H).

You will be employed for a period of 3 years, provided that the maximum permissible duration of temporary employment is not exceeded.

Your tasks at a glance

  • Scientific collaboration in a DFG-funded project
  • Creation and programming of experimental paradigms
  • Acquisition of participants: children with selective mutism, social anxiety disorder and typically developing children
  • Implementation and feedback of the diagnostics
  • Conduct of the experimental study
  • Data management, data processing and data analysis
  • Publication of data in scientific journals
  • Instruction and supervision of student assistants, interns, and graduate students

The provision of academic services (including the processing of a research project financed by third party funds on a temporary basis) also serves the purpose of academic qualification.

Your qualifications and competences

  • Completed scientific university studies in the field of psychology or a related subject
  • Very good theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of clinical child psychology, experience in diagnostics and dealing with the disorders selective mutism and social anxiety disorders in childhood and adolescence is an advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of statistics and research methodology
  • Experience in project management and programming and computerized experimental design and statistical analysis is an advantage
  • Very good knowledge of the English language
  • Very good ability to work in a team

Our offer to you

  • A varied job with flexible working hours
  • Free use of local public transport (LandesTicket Hessen)
  • More than 100 training seminars, workshops and e-learning opportunities per year for personal development, as well as a wide range of health and sports activities
  • Remuneration according to TV-H, company pension scheme, child allowance and special payments
  • Good compatibility of family and career (certificate "audit familiengerechte hochschule")

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact Prof. Dr. Christina Schwenck by phone (+49 641 99 26015) or by e-mail (christina.schwenck(at)

JLU aims to employ more women in academic research. We therefore particularly encourage female candidates to apply. JLU is regarded as a family-friendly university. Applicants with children are very welcome. Applications from disabled people of equal aptitude will be given preference.

You want to break new ground with us?

Apply via our online form by June 6th,2023, indicating reference number 281/06. We look forward to receiving your application.

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