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Job Opening: Research assistant (Postdoc) full-time job limited to 30.09.2027

Application deadline: 22.07.2024

News from Jul 02, 2024

Job description:
The advertised position is part of the research focus "Interactions" of the Einstein Research Unit that investigates the relevance of situated social interaction for affective polarization. Participants in this research focus are Christian von Scheve (Sociology, FU Berlin), Jan Slaby (Philosophy, FU Berlin), Ursula Hess (Social and Organisational Psychology, HU Berlin) and Denis Gerstorf (Developmental Psychology, HU Berlin). In particular, the applicant will contribute to studies investigating the relationship between emotions and social interactions in political and everyday contexts. The tasks include the design, execution and analysis of laboratory experiments on emotional expressions in social interactions and the conception, implementation, and analysis of an experience sampling study. In addition, the applicant will be involved in collecting and analysing survey data on emotions and politically motivated interactions. The position also offers the opportunity to participate in the long-term design and orientation of the Research Unit, as well as in the transdisciplinary exchange with partners in civil society.

Completed scientific university degree and Doctorate in psychology, sociology or in a related social science discipline

• Excellent academic curriculum vitae
• Interest in social and developmental psychological emotion research
• Knowledge and experience in analysing survey data and ambulatory assessment or experience in sampling procedures
• Knowledge of the application of psychophysiological methods, in particular EMG
• Interest in experimental methods
• Very good knowledge of quantitative methods
• Very good knowledge of syntax-based statistical software (e.g. R, SAS, SPSS)  
• Good German and very good English language skills
• Ability and interest in working independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team

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