Full Professor of Social Psychology at the University of Cologne, Germany


The Department of Psychology at the Faculty of Human Sciences of the University of Cologne (UoC) seeks to appoint a Full Professor Of Social Psychology (W3-tenured)

The successful candidate is expected to have a record of excellence in social cognition, and/or related areas such as cognitive psychology or Motivation science. The candidate is also expected to strongly contribute to the UoC’s Center for Social and Economic Behavior and the Social Cognition Center Cologne of the Department of Psychology.
Both structures are part of UoC’s Key Profile Area II, „Behavioral Economic Engineering and Social Cognition“.

For further information please visit http://c-seb.uni-koeln.de and http://soccco.uni-koeln.de or contact Christian Unkelbach

The ideal candidate’s track record should show an excellent fit with these interrelated structures and a strong interest to bridge the fields of social cognition and behavioral economics.

We strongly encourage international applicants. Salaries and working conditions at the UoC – one of the German Universities of Excellence – meet international standards. Candidates are expected to be willing to
learn the German language. The Faculties offer Bachelor, Master, and doctoral degrees. Courses are taught either in English or German.
The Department of Psychology aims for transparent and reproducible research (including Open Data, Open Materials, and Preregistrations).
Applicants are asked to illustrate how they have pursued these goals in the past and/or how they plan to do so in the future.

Applicants will be hired in concordance with § 36 of the University Law of the State of North-Rhine Westphalia.

The UoC supports diversity, the multiplicity of perspectives, and equal opportunities. The University of Cologne particularly encourages applications from persons with disabilities. Disabled persons are given preference in case of equal qualification. Women are strongly encouraged to apply. Preferential treatment is given to women if their professional qualifications and abilities are equivalent to those ofother applicants.

Applications with the usual documents (including vita, research statement, 5 most important publications, full list of publications and teaching experience, and diplomas) should be submitted via the University’s Academic Job Portal (https://berufungen.uni-koeln.de) until March 30th, 2017.