[visionlist] Full Chair Professorship (W3) of Neuro-Cognitive Psychology at LMU Munich, Germany

Shi, Zhuanghua strongway at psy.lmu.de
Thu Feb 2 05:31:31 -04 2023

As one of Europe’s leading research universities, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in research and teaching. Building on its more than 500-year-long tradition, it offers a broad spectrum that covers all areas of knowledge within its 18 Faculties, ranging from the humanities, law, economics, social sciences, medicine, and to the natural sciences.

The Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences invites applications for a

Full Professorship (W3)
of Neuro-Cognitive Psychology

commencing as soon as possible.

Candidates must have an outstanding international track record in experimental psychology/cognitive neuroscience. The research focus is centered on fundamental psychological and neurobiological mechanisms of perception, attention, executive control, action, and motor control, memory, as well as other cognitive functions that are investigated by a state-of-the-art neuro-cognitive approach, combining methods of experimental psychology with neuroscientific techniques such as functional brain imaging, EEG and transcranial magnetic stimulation.

The specific research foci of the postholder should fit with the research profile of the Department of Psychology at LMU Munich (https://www.psy.lmu.de). The postholder is given the opportunity to develop innovative, visionary, and internationally visible fields of research that also make profitable use of LMU's existing research competencies and resources.

The professorship is closely linked with Neuroimaging Core Unit Munich (NICUM; https://www.nicum.uni-muenchen.de). The post holder is expected to contribute to NICUM’s administration and further development. It is expected that the postholder contributes to teaching cognitive/experimental psychology (https://www.psy.lmu.de/exp) and related topics in the BSc Psychology degree program at the Department of Psychology and is also responsible for teaching and academic administration of the international MSc degree program Neuro-Cognitive Psychology (https://www.psy.lmu.de/ncp).

The postholder is desirable to actively participate in research activities within the framework of the Munich Center for Neurosciences – Brain & Mind" (MCN; www.mcn.lmu.de), the "Munich Center of the Learning Sciences" (MCLS; www.mcls.lmu.de) as well as the interdisciplinary graduate schools of the LMU (such as the "Graduate School of Systemic Neurosciences" https://www.gsn.uni-muenchen.de).

Prerequisites for this position are a university degree, a doctoral degree or a comparable specific qualification, teaching skills at the university level, excellent academic achievements, and a productive and promising research program, including acquiring third-party funding.

Our department embraces the values of open science and strives for replicable and reproducible research. We support transparent research with Open Data, Open Material, and pre-registrations. Candidates are asked to describe in what way they have already pursued and plan to pursue these goals.

LMU Munich provides newly appointed professors with various types of support, such as onboarding services and assistance for dual-career couples.

LMU Munich is an equal-opportunity employer. The University continues to be very successful in increasing the number of female faculty members and strongly encourages applications from female candidates. LMU Munich intends to enhance the diversity of its faculty members. Furthermore, disabled candidates with essentially equal qualifications will be given preference.

Please submit your application comprising a curriculum vitae, documentation of academic degrees and certificates, as well as a list of publications and an overview of teaching activities no later than 31.03.2023 to Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Dean of the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Leopoldstr. 13, D-80802 Munich, Germany. Applications can also be submitted by e-mail to dekanat11 at lmu.de

Zhuanghua Shi, Ph.D.
Experimental Psychology, Department Psychologie
LMU München
Tel: (+49) 89 2180 5213
Fax: (+49) 89 2180 5211
Lab: msense.de

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