The Faculty of Human Sciences of the University of Bern, Switzerland,
invites applications for the position of an Assistant Professor of
Developmental Psychology (80%) with the appointment to begin on
February 1, 2017.
The position is affiliated with the Department of Developmental
Psychology at the Institute of Psychology
(http://www.entwicklung.psy.unibe.ch). The successful candidate will
conduct research and teach at the Bachelor's and Master's studies level
in the area of developmental psychology.
Applicants should possess an outstanding doctoral or postdoctoral
qualification in the area of developmental psychology, an active
research program, a strong commitment to quality teaching, and the
potential to attract, or an established record of attracting, external
The position will be filled at the level of Assistant Professor without
Tenure Track for 4 years. The level of employment is 80%.
The University of Bern offers attractive terms of employment, a modern
infrastructure, and a stimulating scientific environment. The
University of Bern is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer
committed to excellence through diversity. To increase the number of
women in leading academic positions, the university strongly encourages
applications from women.
Applications should be submitted in German or English language.
Teaching in German is expected upon completion of the first two years
of employment. Application materials include: cover letter, curriculum
vitae, list of publications, research statement, statement of teaching
experience and interests, teaching evaluations (if available), copies
of diplomas/certificates, names of two references with contact
information, and two representative publications and/or preprints. The
application materials should be submitted electronically as a single
pdf file by August 1, 2016, to Ms. Li Leuenberger