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Research Assistant (EG 13 TV-H) - in the Department of General Psychology

Department of Human Sciences - Institute of Psychology - Prof. Dr. Ralf Rummer - temporary, full-time (currently 40 hours per week)

Application deadline:


Start of recruitment:

at the earliest possible date

Reference number:


Applications to:

The position is initially limited for 3 years with the possibility of extension for a further 3 years at 50.00 percent of the regular weekly working hours of a full-time employee (qualification position in accordance with § 65 HHG in conjunction with § 2 para. 1 sentence 2 WissZeitVG). The possibility of habilitation is given.



  • Research, preferably in language psychology/psycholinguistics (e.g. sound symbolism)
  • (Co-)work on the preparation of scientific publications (in the context of a habilitation)
  • Participation in the preparation and implementation of cognitive psychology research projects
  • Teaching 4 SWS primarily in psychology degree programs (general psychology, methodology, empirical internships)
  • Supervision of theses, assistance with examinations
  • Assistance with administrative tasks



  • Good to very good academic degree (Diploma or Master's degree) in psychology or a related subject
  • Completed very good doctorate on a cognitive psychology topic
  • Very good knowledge of psychological research methods
  • Experience in (experimental) scientific work
  • Very good language skills in English and German
  • writing skills
  • Ability to work in a team, independence, commitment and communication skills


Advantageous are

  • Organizational talent
  • Experience in programming computer-based experiments
  • Experience in the field of eye-tracking
  • Experience in laboratory organization


For further questions please contact Prof. Dr. Ralf Rummer, Tel.: 0561-804-3592, E-Mail: rummer@uni-kassel.deis at your disposal.


The protection of your personal data is important to us, which is why we will handle your personal data with care. If you provide us with your data, you authorize us to store and use it in accordance with the Hessian Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act. You can object to this at any time. Your personal data will then be deleted.


In the interests of equal opportunities, the University of Kassel endeavors to offer women and men the same development opportunities and to counteract existing disadvantages. The aim is to significantly increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Qualified women are therefore expressly encouraged to apply. Severely disabled applicants with equal aptitude and qualifications are given preference. Full-time positions are generally divisible. Please only send us copies of your application documents (no folders), as these cannot be returned after the selection process has been completed; they will be destroyed in accordance with data protection regulations. Applications with informative documents should be sent to the President of the University of Kassel, 34109 Kassel, Germany, stating the reference number, also in electronic form, or to bewerbungen[at]uni-kassel[dot]de.