Researcher in Developmental Psychology

Updated: about 2 months ago

at Department of Psychology . Closing date: (28 January 2021). Prolonged application time - new closing date: 1 March 2021.

The Department of Psychology is a diverse and creative workplace that conducts education and research in psychology. Every semester, more than 1,000 students are in our various programs from undergraduate to postgraduate level.

Project description
The Applied Developmental Science (ADS) research group consists of several members across different disciplines, departments, and universities. The ADS group is co-led by Associate professors Laura Ferrer-Wreder and Lilianne Eninger. We wish to hire a researcher in connection with recently funded research projects on the social emotional development and mental health of early adolescents and testing the effects of an online intervention for parents of adolescents.

Main responsibilities
This position involves working with study management/implementation as well as conducting and writing up the results of advanced statistical analyses and general scientific writing.

Qualification requirements
Researchers are appointed primarily for purposes of research and must hold a Swedish doctoral degree or an equivalent degree from another country.

Assessment criteria
In the appointment process special attention will be given to expertise relevant to the research project, evidence of the ability to conduct person oriented analyses, structural equation modelling, Bayesian analysis, experimental/intervention outcome analyses, publication track record.

Applicants should have a competitive research publication track record and substantial experience with scientific writing.

Applicants should have expertise in research areas directly relevant to developmental psychology, intervention/experimental research, and/or economic evaluation of interventions. Of particular importance is the documented experience in conducting advanced statistical analyses.

Qualifications and abilities also include excellent organizational-, communication- and social skills.

Fluent English and Swedish in both speech and writing is required.

Terms of employment
The position involves full-time employment for a maximum of one years, with the possibility of extension. Start date as per agreement.

Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.

Further information about the position can be obtained from Dr. Laura Ferrer-Wreder, telephone +46-8-16 38 98, , or Dr. Lilianne Eninger, telephone +46-8-16 3963, , or Dr. Tina Olsson, telephone: 031-786 11 01, .

Union representatives
Ingrid Lander (Saco-S), telephone: +46 708 16 26 64, , Alejandra Pizarro Carrasco (Fackförbundet ST/Lärarförbundet), telephone: +46 8 16 34 89, , and (SEKO).

Apply for the position at Stockholm University's recruitment system. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.

Please include the following information with your application

  • Your contact details and personal data
  • Your highest degree
  • Your language skills
  • Contact details for 2–3 references

and, in addition, please include the following documents

  • Cover letter
  • CV – degrees and other completed courses, work experience and a list of publications
  • Research proposal (no more than 3 pages) describing:
    – why you are interested in the field/project described in the advertisement
    – why and how you wish to complete the project
    – what makes you suitable for the project in question
  • Copy of PhD diploma
  • Letters of recommendation (no more than 3 files)
  • Publications in support of your application (no more than 3 files).

The instructions for applicants are available at: How to apply for a position .

You are welcome to apply!

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Closing date: 01/03/2021

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