Psychologist / Statistician University Medicine Göttingen Germany

The Institute of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University Medicine Göttingen, seeks an experienced


Psychologist / Statistician

Habilitation / PhD / Dr. / MSc

initially limited to 2 years, Fulltime | salary according to TV-L


The University Medical Center Göttingen is a tertiary care center and offers great development potential. Its 7,400 employees work in over 65 departments and facilities to provide top-quality patient care, excellent research and modern teaching. Göttingen, “City of Science”, located near the center of Germany, the University Medical Center Göttingen is embedded in the city’s attractive network of scientific research facilities.


We seek an experienced Psychologist / Statistician for our outcome research (esp. health-related quality of life, neuropsychological, psychosocial) in adults, elderly, and children after traumatic brain injury, dementia and other diseases. The successful candidate should have excellent statistical knowledge (psychometric - classical and modern methods -, biometrics), as well as experience in handling large data volumes. Command of SPSS and R is indispensable, and M+ etc. desirable. Solid history of publishing and conduct of complex studies are important. Experience in acquisition of funding is beneficiary. Proficient use of the English language is mandatory.


Proficiency German is needed, as the position also requires teaching at the University Medicine Göttingen and cooperation in national and international research consortia. We initially offer a two year contract. A transformation into a tenure track position at a later point in time is possible in case management functions will be assigned.


Women are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities and equal qualifications will be given preferential treatment.


We look forward to receiving your application by September 22nd, 2017


University Medical Center Göttingen

Institut für Medizinische Psychologie und Medizinische Soziologie

Frau Prof. Dr. Nicole von Steinbüchel


Waldweg 37

37073 Göttingen

Tel.: 0551/39-8192

Fax: 0551/39-13559



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