Department of Psychology, Division of Clinical Intervention and Global Mental Health

PhD student
80 %

At the professorship for Clinical Intervention and Global Mental Health, we seek to develop accessible, scalable, and evidence-based tools to assess and treat mental health disorders. Our current research focuses on a newly introduced mental health disorder, prolonged grief disorder, and the psychological sequala The successful applicant will work with the head of the Department, Prof Dr Clare Killikelly and Post Doctoral candidate.

Your responsibilities

We are looking for a PhD student who will manage and conduct a large-scale international research project. The project will explore the longitudinal trajectory of prolonged grief symptoms using fine-grained experience sampling methods. You will be responsible for assisting with project planning, recruiting participants, complex statistical data analysis and the write-up of peer-reviewed manuscripts. Experience and interest in working with mobile apps and experience sampling methodology desirable. Interest in learning app development and programming desirable.

Your profile

In addition, it would be desirable if you had:

What we offer

We offer a dynamic and innovative working environment with an international team of motivated clinicians and researchers. The UZH offers opportunities for professional development including teaching, collaboration and networking with top researchers leaders in the field.

The University of Zurich strives to increase diversity in research, teaching, and administration (Promotion of diversity and prevention of discrimination) and takes this into account in the recruitment process.

The position is located in an ideal geographical situation in the young, dynamic, and international city of Zurich, offering a living standard that ranks consistently amongst the highest in the world.

Place of work

Universität Zürich, Binzmühlestrasse 14, 8050 Zürich, Switzerland

Start of employment

Please submit your application by June 1st 2024. The post is available from July 1st, 2024, for 4 years. Employment start date to be mutually agreed.

Please send applications including your CV, motivation letter and two reference letters electronically as a single PDF to Prof. Dr. Clare Killikelly.

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