Full Professorship (W3) in Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy of Higher Age

(Fulltime, Salary level W 3)

Reference No. 2023/217.

The Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Natural Sciences, subject to the approval of the University Council, seeks to fill this position by 01st October 2024.

The University of Konstanz is one of eleven Universities of Excellence in Germany. Since 2007 it has been successful in the German Excellence Initiative and its follow-up programme, the Excellence Strategy.

In research, the position holder is expected to have a proven track record in the field of clinical psychology and psychotherapy of higher age. In addition, connectivity to the research foci of the Department of Psychology as well as to interdisciplinary research networks (e.g., SMARTACT, Cluster Collective Behaviour, Cluster Inequality, Centre for Human | Data | Society) are desirable. In cooperation with the other clinical psychology chairs, the position holder will be responsible for the management of the university’s research and teaching outpatient clinic as well as for teaching in the psychology degree programmes.

Requirements for the appointment of professors are regulated by § 47 Higher Education Act of the State Baden-Württemberg. For the W3 professorship in Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy of Higher Age, publications in international peer-reviewed journals and a successful record of third-party funding are required in addition to a habilitation or habilitation-equivalent achievements in the field of psychology as well as a German Licensure to practice psychotherapy (i.e., Approbation as a Psychological Psychotherapist).

For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Jens Pruessner, jens.pruessner@uni-konstanz.de, Tel. +49 7531 88-5700. If you have queries concerning the application procedure, please contact Ms. Helgard Fischer, sek1.ref@uni-konstanz.de, Tel. +49 7531 88-2413.

We look forward to receiving your application with the usual documents (cover letter, curriculum vitae, publication list, details of teaching experience, a list of grants and awards, statements on current research topics and future research directions, teaching evaluations, copies of certificates and diplomas, 3 selected publication) until October 8, 2023 via our Online Application Portal.

The University of Konstanz is committed to ensuring an environment that provides equal opportunities and promotes diversity as well as a good balance between university and family life. As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to increase the number of women working in the field advertised (https://www.uni-konstanz.de/en/equalopportunities/). Persons with disabilities are explicitly encouraged to apply. They will be given preference if appropriately qualified (sbv@uni-konstanz.de, +49 7531 88-4016).



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