The Leibniz Institute for Psychology (ZPID) in Trier, Germany, is an internationally renowned research support organization in psychology and a member of the prestigious Leibniz Association. Our mission is to establish excellent conditions for researchers to adopt open science practices.
We are currently offering an infrastructure and research position to be filled by a
Software developer / Research associate (m/f/d)
(salary group up to TV-L E13, 25%, limited to 2,5 years)
Preferred start date is May 1st, 2021 or later.
The successful applicant is expected to develop, implement, and optimize the infrastructure application PsychNotebook according to a requirements profile using SCRUM. PsychNotebook is a platform that offers software (e.g., R Studio, JupyterLab) for statistical computing, the presentation of data, and the joint planning of research projects.
You will work in close collaboration with the department head of the study planning, data collection, and data analysis services and you will be part of the software development team of PsychNotebook. Product development will be accompanied by research projects evaluating the usability/UX of PsychNotebook or ZPID’s other services/products.
The salary will be up to TV-L E13 depending on your qualification.
During the ongoing pandemic, we have switched to remote work (but with the option to work from the office). However, we will return to work in our office in Trier once the pandemic is over.
Master’s degree (or proven record of capabilities) in computer science, software engineering, media informatics or a related discipline
Experience with UI design
Proactive, results-oriented, and independent working style
Experience with Linux, Python, and alternative approaches to package management (e.g., guix) are a plus
ZPID is committed to equal opportunities in employment and, in particular, to increasing the number of women in academic positions, where they are currently underrepresented..
We comply with guidelines regarding laws and regulations governing part-time employment. Among equally qualified applicants, candidates belonging to disadvantaged groups will be given preference. We are a family-friendly employer and have been certified by the audit Work & Family.
Please note that online applications will only be accepted until 04/11/2021 via the following URL: