Postdoctoral Research Position (f/m/d) Cognitive Psychology
Postdoctoral Research Position in Cognitive Psychology
(full-time, E 13 TV-L)
Reference No.2021/275. The start date is March 1st, 2022 or by agreement. The initial 2-year position
can be extended after successful evaluation.
The University of Konstanz is one of eleven Universities of Excellence in Germany. Since 2007 it has been successful in the German Excellence
Initiative and its follow-up programme, the Excellence Strategy.
The Department of Psychology is one of the most research-active and successful psychology departments within German universities.
The position is available within the newly formed Group of Cognitive Psychology under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Bigna Lenggenhager. The
overarching goal of our group is to study the role of body-brain interactions and the sense of the body in cognitive and affective processes. Our
research has a strong interdisciplinary focus at the intersection of psychology, neuroscience, and technology. The working language is English.
Developing your own innovative research
projects within the outlined framework
Participating in collaborative research
projects within and outside the
Publishing in international peer-reviewed
Contributing to the teaching and
supervision of students
Contribution to supervision of PhD
Contributing to the application of third
Curious and - highly motivated
PhD in psychology, neuroscience, life
science or a related field, and
demonstrated research experience
Very good statistical, data analysis and
programming skills (e.g., R, Python, Matlab)
Previous research experience in the field
of embodiment, embodied cognition or
interoception is desired
Neuroimaging and/or virtual reality skills
Strong written and oral communications
skills are required in English
An enthusiastic, collaborative and
interdisciplinary research team
Open and transparent science
Top-level research, excellence in
teaching, and international collaboration
Support to build your own academic
identity and visibility
Access to state-of-the-art methods like
EEG and virtual reality and technical
A supportive working environment
Renumeration according to the pay group
E 13 TV-L
For more information, please contact Prof. Dr. Bigna Lenggenhager via e-mail: email@example.com.
We look forward to receiving your application with the usual documents (a motivation letter, research plan, CV, publication list, copies of degree
certificates, names of two references) until December 15th 2021 via our Online Application Portal.
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 programme (https://www.uni-konstanz.de/en/equalopportunities/family/dualcareer/).
Persons with disabilities are explicitly encouraged to apply. They will be given preference if appropriately qualified (contact + 49 7531 88–