Prof. Dr. Christiane Thiel

+49 (0)441 798-3848

A7 0-059

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Kontaktieren Sie die Vertretung ab 01.08.2023 unter: sekretariat.psychologie@uol.de

 A7 0-035

Department of Psychology
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Cluster of Excellence Hearing4all
Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg
26111 Oldenburg

Open Positions

School VI Medicine and Health Sciences comprises the fields of human medicine, medical physics and acoustics, neurosciences, psychology and health services research. Together with the four regional hospitals, Faculty VI forms the University Medicine Oldenburg. Furthermore, there is close cooperation with the University Medicine of the University of Groningen.

In the Biological Psychology Group of the Department for Psychology there is a vacancy for the next possible date for a

Research Associate (m/f/d)
In Auditory/Cognitive Neuroscience
(E13 TV-L, working hours 100%)

limited until 13.12.2025 as a parental leave replacement. The position is suitable for part-time work.

The research associate will join the vibrant interdisciplinary research community of the Cluster of Excellence Hearing4all https://hearing4all.de/en/ working in the field of auditory/cognitive neuroscience and neuroimaging to understand auditory processing in the healthy and hearing impaired human brain. Depending on the field of expertise of the candidate several topics are possible, one topic of specific interest is neuromodulation of auditory processing.

Tasks include:

  • Planning of experimental studies contributing to the above topic
  • Volunteer/patient recruitment, data acquisition and analysis
  • Presentation of results at meetings/conferences and publication in peer-reviewed journals

Recruitment requirements:

  • Completed scientific university studies (Diploma (Uni)/ Master) in the field of psychology, neuroscience, medicine, physics or a related discipline
  • Track record of excellent scientific work demonstrated by a PhD and good publication record
  • Experience/Knowledge in at least one neuroimaging method ((f)MRI, MEG, fNIRS) or neuromodulatory approach documented by prior publications
  • Good spoken and written English language skills
  • Advantageous are:
  • Good programming skills (e.g. matlab, python)
  • Prior experience with auditory studies
  • German language skills

We offer:

  • Access to state of the art neuroimaging facilities (MRI, MEG)
  • Wide range of possible collaborations within Hearing4all and the Department of Psychology
  • Possibility to supervise students research projects
  • Payment in accordance with collective bargaining law (special annual payment, company pension scheme, assetrelated benefits) incl. 30 days annual leave
  • Support and guidance during your induction phase
  • A family-friendly environment with flexible working hours (flexitime) and the possibility of pro-rata mobile work
  • Benefits from the company's health promotion programme
  • An extensive free further education programme as well as our own scientific promotion of young academics (https://uol.de/medizin/nachwuchs)

The University of Oldenburg aims to increase the proportion of women in the academic field. Therefore, women are strongly encouraged to apply. According to § 21 para. 3 NHG, female applicants should be given preferential consideration if their qualifications are equivalent.

Severely disabled people are given preference in the event of equal suitability.

For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Christiane Thiel ( +49-441-798-3641).

Please send your application documents (description of your motivation, curriculum vitae, references) preferably by e-mail as one coherent PDF document by 02.06.2023 to University of Oldenburg, Department of Psychology, Prof. Dr. Christiane Thiel, 26111 Oldenburg, Germany.

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