Job advertisement from November 30th, 2017   vacancy from: November 30th, 2017
Institute for Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology

The Institute of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University Medicine Göttingen, seeks a

Statistician / Psychologist (f/m)
PhD / Dr. / MSc
We initially offer a two year contract, a prolongation is intended. , fulltime | salary according to TV-L

We seek an experienced Statistician / Psychologist for the longitudinal assessment of outcome (esp. health-related quality of life) in patients after traumatic brain injury. Your participation in the multinational EU project “CenterTBI” ( will help to create a multidimensional tool for classification of outcome following TBI. Excellent statistical knowledge (item response theory, generalized linear mixed models) is mandatory, experience in handling large data volumes (SQL), and command of R and SPSS are essential. Experience in complex studies, and a record of publications and acquisition of own funding are assets.

Fluent German and English are indispensable as the position requires teaching at the University Medicine Göttingen. We initially offer a two‑year contract, a prolongation is intended.

You will join an enthusiastic team of psychologists, statisticians and sociologists. You are encouraged to obtain the German habilitation.

Women are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities and equal qualifications will be given preferential treatment.

We look forward to receiving your application by January 29th, 2018

University Medical Center Göttingen
Institute for Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology
Nicole von steinbüchel
Waldweg 37
37073 Göttingen
Tel.: 0551/39-8192
Fax: 0551/39-8194
Contact person:
Frau Schoor, Herr Dr. Telgmann

Please send your application only via e-mail as a PDF-file.

Travel and application fees cannot be refunded or transferred.