Department of PsychologyAssistant Professorship in Quantitative Methods of Intervention and
Evaluation Research 100 %
The University of Zurich invites applications for an assistant professorship with tenure track in quantitative methods of intervention and evaluation research. The position should be filled by 1 August 2024. After two temporary three-year contracts, the position will become tenured on the condition that the candidate passes the evaluation process.
The professorship is based at the Department of Psychology of the University of Zurich. Candidates must have excellent credentials in developing, validating and applying quantitative methods for longitudinal research (such as mixed/multilevel models, multilevel/dynamic structural equation models, methods for intensive longitudinal data, (latent) growth curve models, generalized estimating equations, missing data handling) in the form of publications in international scientific journals. They are expected to have strong didactic skills as well as teaching, consulting and collaborating experience in a broad spectrum of advanced statistical methods. Practical experience with methodological support for applied research projects with longitudinal aspects is an asset.
The Department of Psychology values transparent, reproducible and replicable research and supports open science practices. Applicants are asked to document how they have pursued open science practices in the past and/or will do so in the future.
With its wide-ranging research and teaching activities, the Department of Psychology of the University of Zurich and Zurich as a center for higher education hosting a variety of methodologically oriented workgroups offer an academic environment with plenty of opportunities for scientific exchange and cooperation.
Candidates should hold a PhD degree in statistics, psychometrics, psychology or related fields at the time of application and have an excellent record of academic achievements in the relevant field.
Teaching will be in German and partly in English. Non-German speaking candidates are expected to acquire a working knowledge of German within the first three years of their appointment. The University of Zurich is an equal opportunities employer. In order to increase the gender diversity in leading academic positions, qualified women and individuals from other underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.
The closing date for applications is 8 March 2023. Details on the application procedure are available on the website of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. For further information about the position, please contact Prof. Carolin Strobl.