International Society of Political Psychology


Postdoctoral Fellow in Social and Political Psychology - Jacobs University, Bremen

Posted by Emma O'Dwyer •

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Jacobs University Bremen has an opening for a postdoctoral fellow in social and political psychology (f/m) for the next possible date (ideally October 2013). It is a part-time (75%) position, available for max. 35 months (until August 14, 2016).

Tasks & Responsibilities: 

The postdoctoral fellow will have the opportunity to develop his or her research profile in the area of social and political psychology, in collaboration with Prof. Cohrs and his research group (for further information, see This includes running empirical studies independently, developing collaborative grant proposals, writing joint manuscripts, presenting at conferences, etc. Teaching responsibilities are one course per year.


Candidates should hold a PhD in social and/or political psychology by the starting date; have a documented interest in the psychology of sociopolitical issues (ideally, related to ideology, intergroup relations, conflict, war and peace); should be experienced in both qualitative and quantitative research methods; and have very good English language skills. German language skills and experience with interdisciplinary work are also desirable.


Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a CV with a cover letter that includes a statement of research interests and contact details of two referees electronically to: 

Prof. Dr. Christopher Cohrs
Jacobs University Bremen

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a suitable candidate for the position has been found. To be fully considered, applications must arrive by August 31, 2013. Please feel free to contact us for informal inquiries and additional information

Jacobs University Bremen offers competitive salaries based on qualification and experience. Jacobs University Bremen is an equal opportunity employer. 


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