Department of Psychology, Chair of Psychology of Motivation, Volition, and Emotion

PhD student for an SNF-funded research project
60 %

As part of the research project "How to eat your cake and enjoy it, too! - Examining determinants of successful hedonic goal pursuit", factors that influence hedonic goal pursuit are investigated. The project is led by Dr. Katharina Bernecker.

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The position ist limited to 3 years.

Place of work

Binzmühlestrasse 14, 8050 Zurich

Start of employment

Start of employment is 1st June 2021 or by agreement. Deadline for applications is 21st March 2021. Please email the usual documents (CV, high school diploma, certificates of psychology studies), a letter of motivation of at least one page in which you explain why the topic of research project is of interest to you and why you want to do a doctorate. Please also add the name of one or two reference persons (e.g. supervisor of master thesis or research internship) to your CV and send your application as a single PDF file to Dr. Katharina Bernecker (Directlink under "Further information"). Please do not use the APPLY NOW Button.

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