Vacancy at the University of Regensburg

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Vacancy at the University of Regensburg | JobNumber 17.181

With more than 20,000 students, the University of Regensburg is an innovative and interdisciplinary campus university with a wide range of research activities and a wide range of courses for young students from Germany and abroad. The focus of the research activities of the Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy is the investigation of anxiety and anxiety disorders, the evaluation of innovative therapeutic methods and the investigation of therapeutic processes. At the chair of clinical psychology and psychotherapy, a position as

Akademischer Rat /Akademische Rätin a. Z. (Assistant Professor – non tenure)

In full-time (40 hours per week) for a period of three years in temporary employment. An extension of a further three years is possible. The payment is according to salary scale A13.

Your tasks
Your tasks include the implementation of research projects, the acquisition of third-party funds, publication activities, teaching activities (5 weekly hours per semester), possibly assistance in management and in therapy at our clinic and the supervision of student qualifications.
We expect you to continue your qualification e.g., within the framework of a habilitation. Your disorder-specific research interests should preferably be in the area of anxiety, stress, or addiction disorders as well as their bio-psychological foundations. Interest in virtual reality and biopsychological methods is expected.

Your qualification
• MA in Psychology (or equivalent)
• Very good doctorate in the field of clinical or biological psychology
• Preferably finished or about to finish training as Psychotherapist (behavioral therapy)
• Good English and methodological skills
• Preferably relevant scientific publication activity
• Systematic, commitment, and good at teamwork
• Knowledge about or interest in psychophysiological methods and virtual reality

If the requirements for employment as a civil servant are met, a transfer into the civil service relationship is foreseen on a temporary basis. Otherwise a temporary employment status is possible.

We offer a constructive working atmosphere in a friendly and open-minded team, regular scientific exchange, an excellent lab infrastructure for recording physiology (including EEG) and behavior (including eye movement tracking), several virtual reality labs, a very good technical support and well established collaborations with access to a new 3T fMRI scanner and interdisciplinary contacts to medical facilities as well as biology and media informatics.

The University of Regensburg is committed to employment equity and aims at increasing the number of women in research positions. Therefore, women will be preferentially employed if their qualifications are equal to those of male candidates. The University of Regensburg is particularly committed to the reconciliation of family and work (more information at Persons with disabilities will, with equal qualifications and appropriate aptitudes, be employed preferentially. Please indicate a possible severe disability already in the application. Please note that we will not be able to cover your possible arising costs for a personal interview. For further information on our research methods, facilities and team, please visit If you have any further questions, please contact Prof. Dr. Andreas Mühlberger (E-Mail:, Phone: +49 941 943-6040).
We are looking forward to your application (please include a motivation letter, curriculum vitae, certificates, publication list, name of two reference persons, earliest possible begin of work). Please send your application until the 23th September 2017 by e-mail (in one PDF- File) to the chair-secretariat or by post to the following address: University of Regensburg, Keyword: KliPsy & Psychotherapy, 93040 Regensburg