Ready for your next career step? Interested in human behavior, technology, and data? Want to leave a mark in the world? Then join our interdisciplinary IBT team and pursue a PhD at the intersection of psychology, marketing, and human-computer interaction.

Want to Leave a Mark as a PhD Student or Post-Doc?
Join The IBT Team.

We are seeking a strong research candidate for an assistant position in the lab of Prof. Stachl. We are open to candidates from a variety of backgrounds including the behavioral/social sciences (e.g., psychology, cognitive science), computer science, data science, or complex systems. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in the social- or behavioral sciences combined with an affinity for computational research methods. Alternatively, the ideal candidate has a background in computer science or data science and a very strong interest to pursue research questions in the social and behavioral sciences.

For further details please see the full job description and requirements.

Ideally you have:

  • a curious mind (some geeky and nerdiness is welcome 🙂)
  • a passion for interdisciplinary research
  • excellent communication and writing skills in English
  • a “can do” mentality to get things done
  • practical experience in empirical research, such as running lab and web-based experiments
  • practical experience in a command-line toolkit for data analysis, ideally R or Python
  • for prospective phd students, meet the requirements to be admitted to a Ph.D. in management at the University of St.Gallen (you can check them here)
  • for post-docs, clear vision how to link existing work to the IBT and how to productively use the time of the IBT to prepare for a junior faculty position

We provide:

  • a stimulating research environment
  • access to an international network of scholars
  • participation in international conferences
  • a structured PhD program
  • a salary competitive with international top universities
  • Oh, and doing research in our team is a lot of fun 🙂 !

Sounds exciting? If so, then fill out the form below and upload a single PDF file including your CV, a motivation letter, transcript of grades, and an exemplary piece of academic writing (your Master thesis or a term paper). Applications lacking the aforementioned documents will regrettably be ineligible for consideration.

(BTW: This is no stock image – that’s our beloved half-automated barista machine!)

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