Verlängert/ Aktuell: Stellenausschreibung Studentische Hilfskraft (SHK) gesucht

08.12.2021 Student assistant position in Sustainability Sciences and Psychology

The position starts in early 2022 at the Faculty of Sustainability, Institute for Sustainability Education and Psychology, 40 hrs / month, and 6 months in total.

We study sustainability challenges from the perspective of judgment and decision sciences. Research and teaching focus on communication of environmental risks and associated uncertainties, as well as when and how individual behavior change can contribute to sustainability transitions. Research and teaching are interdisciplinary and applied. Methodologically, we predominantly use experiments and surveys, as well as qualitative research methods.



  • Support of seminars and lectures in English language
  • Supporting students with organizational questions around lectures and course work
  • Supervision of digital learning platforms such as Moodle and Zoom


  • Literature research in databases such as Scopus and PsychInfo; and summaries of search results according to established guidelines
  • Preparation and analysis of quantitative datasets (in R and JASP)
  • Programming and conducting experiments and/ or interviews
  • Support in writing research articles about the above research topics


  • High flexibility, good time management
  • Fluent English, at least basic knowledge of German
  • Very good knowledge of psychological research methods (including multivariate analysis); ideally a bachelor or minor in psychology
  • Profound expertise in using R and high willingness to learn using R for multivariate statistical analyses; as well as JASP for Bayesian analyses
  • High willingness to support students and Astrid in using Moodle, Zoom and similar online learning platforms
  • High willingness to learn / practice programming of experimental surveys and experiments in software such as Qualtrics or Lime Survey

Please send a CV and a short motivation letter to until December 20th 2021.