Ph.D. or Post-doc Position at University of Fribourg (Switzerland)


An assistant position attached to the chair of Prof. Valérie Camos will be opened on 1st November 2015 at the Department of Psychology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland. This position could be fulfilled either as a PhD or a Post-doc position.

Research project

Prof. Camos develops, in collaboration with Prof. Barrouillet, a model of working memory, entitled the time-based resource sharing model. The topic of research for the PhD or the post-doc project will related to this model of working memory, more specifically to examine the relationships between working memory and long-term memory, mostly in adults.

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Assistant Duties

As assistant to the chair, the candidate will have to be involved in regular teaching duties (e.g., organisation of teaching, seminars, exams preparation) and supervision of students (at bachelor and master level). S/he will also collaborate on other projects of the research group.


- Master’s Degree or PhD in Psychology (or related cognitive science discipline) depending on the position.

- strong background in experimental (behaviour) cognitive psychology,

- good French language skills,

- appropriate English language skills to read scientific articles (for the PhD position) and to write and speak in scientific context (for Post-doc position).

Candidates are asked to submit a current CV, copies of diploma, as well as a short cover letter that describes their research interests, previous experience, motivation to apply for this position, career goals, and at least one reference name that could be contacted.


Applications and supporting materials can be submitted in French or English to: until 1st September 2015. Interview will be organised in September.