Date Posted
13 Dec 2024

PhD Project

PhD Student

13 Dec 2024

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Position Description

4-year PhD position in psychology at the University of Salzburg

Associated with the international PhD Programme “Imaging the Mind: Connectivity and Higher Cognitive Function”, the Clinical Stress and Emotion Lab in the Division of Clinical Psychology, Psychotherapy and Health Psychology is inviting applications for a fully funded PhD studentship for a series of research projects on Processes underlying intrusive memory formation in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (Prof. Frank Wilhelm).

The position is expected to start on the 1st of March 2017 and offers numerous benefits: salary for a period of 4 years (about 28k Euro annually, plus health and social insurance), equipped work space, cover of research consumables, specific technological training courses (e.g. fMRI, EEG, MEG, autonomic psychophysiology, connectivity analyses), presentation, writing and teaching skill training, full funding of congress participation, workshops, summer schools and international courses, including optional stays in partner laboratories in the US (Stanford University, UC Berkeley, UC Los Angeles, Harvard University) and UK (University of Oxford).
For detailed information about the scientific programme and faculty, visit:

How to Apply

Candidates must hold a master’s degree or equivalent with a relevant specialization in psychology or neuroscience. The language of the graduate programme (teaching) is English; hence English proficiency is indispensable. Please send all inquiries to: Prof. Frank Wilhelm, Clinical Stress & Emotion Lab, Division Clinical Psychology, Psychotherapy, Health Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg E-Mail:

Position Category: Behavioural & Social Sciences. Position Type: PhD Project. Salary: €20'000 - €30'000.