PhD candidate/Research assicoiate in Psychology

Leibniz-Zentrum für Psychologische Information und Dokumentation (ZPID), Trier

The Leibniz Institute for Psychology Information (ZPID) in Trier (Germany) is an internationally renowned research support organization in psychology and a member of the prestigious Leibniz Association. Our mission is to establish excellent conditions for researchers to adopt open science practices.

We are currently offering an infrastructure and research position to be filled by a

Software developer/Research associate

(salary group TV-L E 13, 100%, limited for 4 years)

The successful applicant is expected to develop, implement, and optimize PsychNotebook according to a requirements profile using SCRUM. PsychNotebook is intended as a web-based research application to support collaborative, low-threshold code-based, and easy-to-archive study planning and data analysis functionalities.

You will work in close collaboration with the department head of the study planning, data collection, and data analysis services and you will be integrated in the software development team. Product development will be accompanied by research projects evaluating the usability/UX of PsychNotebook or ZPID’s other services/products.

Preferred start date is September 2019 or later.

Your profile:

  • Master’s degree (or proven record of capabilities) in computer science, software engineering or in a related discipline
  • Profound knowledge of Python and the Python software ecosystem
  • Experience with work on the Linux command line
  • First experience with Docker, Kubernetes and Git
  • Proactive, results-oriented, and independent working style
  • Expertise in psychology is a plus
  • Any experience with user authentication mechanisms, e.g. OAuth is a plus
  • Any experience with statistical programming languages (especially R, Julia) is a plus

For further information, please contact Dr. Stefanie Mueller via stm(at)leibniz-psychology.org.

In order to apply, please register with our online portal here https://leibniz-psychology.jobbase.io/job/8jmhy26o and upload the following documents (until July 29, 2019):

  • Cover letter addressing the motivation for the application and the selection criteria
  • CV
  • Relevant certificates of degree(s)
  • Names, affiliations and e-mail addresses of 2-3 potential referees

Apply now

We support your career development.

ZPID observe guidelines regarding laws and regulations governing part-time employment.

Among equally qualified applicants, disabled candidates will be given preference.

We are a family-friendly employer and have been certified by the audit Work & Family.

Please note that online applications will only be accepted until 07/29/2019 via the following URL: https://leibniz-psychology.jobbase.io/apply/iuh77k0v28pl2n9kqz02oykdpt5za0r