Ulm University is a young research university with a focus on natural sciences, medicine and technology. Located in an economically strong region, the University with its more than 10,000 students offers a dynamic work environment with attractive networking and development prospects.

The Faculty of Medicine, Department of Clinic child and Adolescent Psychiatry/Psychotherapy (Head: Professor Dr. Jörg Fegert) invites applications for the position of a

W1-Professor Child and Adolescent Psychotherapie in methodological issues (m/f/d)

The University is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and particularly encourages qualified female scientists to apply for this position.
Severely disabled applicants with equal aptitude will be given preferential consideration.

The successful candidate is expected to represent the entire range of methodological issues in child and adolescent psychiatric and psychotherapeutic research and teaching in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry/Psychotherapy. Therefore, the professorship also requires clinical psychological knowledge. Furthermore, support in the conception of new teaching formats, e.g. in University Hospital for Advanced Education Ulm (TTU) and in the context of the numerous e-learning programs of the department and their evaluation is expected. The focus of research should be in the area of conception and evaluation, e.g., of prevention and intervention in child and adolescent mental health, in the context of adverse experiences in early childhood, coping in everyday life with chronic illness, and dealing with multiple forms of child maltreatment. The applicant is expected to contribute methodological expertise in this field with a focus on digitalization and AI. A general focus of the department is trauma research. In this respect, close interdisciplinary cooperation with the Center for Trauma Research and with other university working groups active in this field is expected. Methods like ecological momentary assessment and intervention play an increasing role in related research.
Employment is as an employee; as a rule, for a term of 6 years.

Employment requirements are completed university degree in human medicine, psychology, other relevant social science disciplines, pedagogical aptitude, special qualification for scientific work, which is usually demonstrated by the outstanding quality of a doctorate (§51 Para. 2 LHG). Experience in research methodology is central.

Seize the opportunity and join us in shaping the future of the University!

Your contact for further information:
Prof. Dr. Jörg Fegert, Tel. +49 731 50-61600

We look forward to your application via our online application portal
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