Researcher position in psychology
Sort on published: 2017-12-16
Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 40,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6.5 billion.
Uppsala University invites applications for a 1-year researcher position (with option to extend an additional year) in infant social cognition at the Department of Psychology, Uppsala Child and Baby Lab. The position is financed by the Swedish Research Council 2014-1156 (PI: Christine Fawcett).
The researcher will be expected to conduct collaborative research in line with the goals of the grant to examine early social cognition with a focus on interpersonal synchrony. Administration and teaching (max 20%) can be included.
The position is funded for 1 year, with possibility to extend.
To qualify, the applicant must hold a doctoral degree in psychology, preferably within developmental psychology or related field. Excellent skills in spoken and written English are required. Swedish skills are beneficial but not required. Research experience with young children using eye tracking and/or experimental behavioral methods, statistical and programming skills (e.g., R, MATLAB), and good project management skills are also required.
To apply, please send a CV, a copy of doctoral degree certificate, statement of research interests and experience (max 3 pages), and recommendation letters and/or contact information for at least three references.
Starting date is flexible.
Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.
Salary: According to local agreement for PhD students and teaching assistants.
Starting date: As agreed upon.
For further information about the position, please contact
Christine Fawcett (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Please submit your application by 15 January 2017, UFV-PA 2017/4639.
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Placement: Department of Psychology
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST 018-471 6251
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko 018-471 3315
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2017/4639
Last application date: 2018-01-15