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We hire a Research and Teaching Assistant at the Faculty of Psychology (50%-80%)

UniDistance Suisse, as an accredited university institute under the HFKG, has been offering part-time distance learning courses for 30 years. The Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes, as well as the continuing education courses in the fields of law, economics, history, artificial intelligence, mathematics and psychology, are recognised and internationally supported beyond Switzerland.

The UniDistance Suisse is oriented towards the highest quality standards not only in university teaching, but also in research. With more than 2300 students, it is the leader in distance learning in Switzerland. It employs over 400 staff, of whom around 350 are involved in teaching and research.

To support our team, we are looking for a committed personality as of now:

Research and Teaching Assistant at the Faculty of Psychology (50%-80%)

Place of work: Brig
Start of work: by agreement

Your tasks

  • Research in cognitive neuroscience of memory, perception, and consciousness with electrophysiological methods
  • Assisting in teaching on the bachelor’s and master’s level in topics and methods of cognitive neuroscience and psychology

Your profile

  • Master’s degree or PhD in psychology or other relevant field to the cognitive neurosciences (e.g., medicine, physics, computational science, ...)
  • Knowledge in a programming language used for data analysis (e.g., R, Matlab, python) or strong interest and capability in acquiring such knowledge
  • Strong interest and basic knowledge in topics of cognitive neuroscience such as memory, perception, or consciousness
  • Good knowledge in German (teaching language) & English
  • Experience in scientific writing & publishing is a plus

We offer

  • Work on exciting research in cognitive neuroscience
  • Possibility of pursuing a PhD in psychology
  • Attractive employment conditions
  • Collaboration in a motivated team with exciting further training opportunities


We look forward to receiving your application by e-mail to Prof. Dr. Thomas Reber, Associate Professor in Psychology, who is also available for further questions: thomas.reber@fernuni.ch.

The position is open until filled.

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