POST-DOC POSITION IN PSYCHOLOGY
The Faculty of Social and Political Sciences - Institute of Psychology, the Faculty of Business and Economics - Department of Organizational Behavior, and the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research LIVEs on Life Course and Vulnerability (http://www.lives-nccr.ch/en) offer a:
POST-DOC POSITION IN PSYCHOLOGY (80%, OR UPON AGREEMENT)
Start date: February 1st, 2017 (or upon agreement)
End date: December 31st, 2018
Location: University of Lausanne, Lausanne (Switzerland)
The candidate will work within the project Career Paths lead by Jérôme Rossier in collaboration with Franciska Krings and Koorosh Massoudi from the University of Lausanne, Alexandra Freund and Willibald Ruch from the University of Zürich, and their team. The project consists in a 7-year longitudinal study of a representative sample of the Swiss working age population. We analyze stressful life and professional conditions (e.g., perceived stress, job strain, discrimination at the workplace, job insecurity), individual characteristics (such as personality, character strengths, or demographic attributes) and resources (such as adapt-abilities resources, self-efficacy or self-regulatory skills) and their activation on adults’ career transitions, pathways and their well-being.
The main tasks will be 1) to manage and implement the processes related to the longitudinal project, 2) to analyze and exploit the longitudinal data, present results in international conferences, write scientific articles and book chapters, and help in the communication with the broader public, and 3) to participate in the administration of the project within the NCCR LIVEs.
The ideal candidate holds a PhD in Psychology (or equivalent degree), has a strong interest and solid skills in longitudinal research on life course trajectories and/or professional adjustment processes. S/he has a solid experience in applying longitudinal quantitative methods, is fluent in English and has good scientific communication skills (oral and written). Further, s/he has excellent team work and research management skills.
The application should include the following: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae including a list of publications, and two references with contact information.
Seeking to promote an equitable representation of men and women among its staff, the University encourages applications from women.
Please send your application by mail or email to (also available for additional information):
Dr. Grégoire Bollmann
NCCR LIVEs – IP 207
University of Lausanne
+41 21 692 38 57
Deadline for application: November 15th, 2016