Technische Universität Dresden - Faculty of Psychology, Collaborative Research Centre CRC 940 Volition and Cognitive Control
The TU Dresden is one of eleven German universities that were identified as an “excellence university”. TUD has about 36.500 students and almost 5319 employees, 507 professors among them, and, thus, is the largest university in Saxony, today.
Having been committed to sciences and the engineering before the reunification of Germany, TU Dresden now is a multi-discipline university, also offering humanities and social sciences as well as medicine.
(Subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)
The position is starting at the next possible date for two years. The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz-WissZeitVG). The position entails 65 % of the fulltime weekly hours and aims at obtaining further academic qualification. An extension of the period of employment is possible.
The CRC aims at investigating cognitive mechanisms and neural systems that underlie the ability to exert volitional control over one’s actions and how these control processes are impaired in mental disorders. The goal of the Project (C6) is to examine cognitive control as transdiagnostic construct for impulsive and compulsive disorders (https://tu-dresden.de/bereichsuebergreifendes/sfb940/research/c-dysfunktionen/c6).
The candidate will work in the Project ‘Cognitive control as transdiagnostic construct for impulsive and compulsive disorders and its relation to self-control’ and will be responsible for participant recruitment, data acquisition, and data analysis. The project will examine individuals with alcohol use disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder and collect behavioral and EEG data. The candidate will work with Prof. Dr. Tanja Endrass and Dr. Raoul Dieterich and will closely collaborate with other projects of the CRC.
university degree (diploma or master) in psychology, clinical psychology or cognitive neuroscience; a strong interest in cognitive and/or clinical neuroscience; background or interest in electrophysiological methods; fluent English and German.
What we offer:
The CRC and TU Dresden provide an excellent scientific environment. The Chair of Addiction Research has access to the Neuroimaging Centre (equipped with fMRI, EEG, TMS, eye tracking facilities) and to the TU Dresden high-performance computing clusters.
Questions regarding the project and position as well as applications should be addressed to Prof. Tanja Endrass (email@example.com ).
How to apply:
Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities.
Please send your application including a meaningful, 1-page letter regarding motivation and interests, a CV, certificates, and contacts of two potential referees via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal https://securemail.tu-dresden.de by sending it as a single pdf-document to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Psychologie, Institut für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, Professur für Suchtforschung, Frau Prof. Dr. Tanja Endrass, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden. The deadline for application is December 15, 2020 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies). Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed.
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Technische Universität Dresden,
Fakultät Psychologie, Institut für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, Professur für Suchtforschung, Frau Prof. Dr. Tanja Endrass, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden