Ph.D. Student in Salzburg/Austria

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

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 Neural processes underlying intrusive memory formation in PTSD (Prof. Frank Wilhelm).

The position starts on 1st October 2015 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, UK, Germany, or Switzerland.

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.

Deadline for applications: 5th August 2015

For detailed information about the scientific programme and faculty visit:

Clinical Stress and Emotion Lab:

Salzburg is a relaxed European city located in the Austrian Alps offering a pleasant work environment (

Employment start date:2015-10-01
Contract length:4 years
Institution:University of Salzburg
Department:Division of Clinical Psychology, Psychotherapy and Health Psychology

Contact Information

Prof. Frank Wilhelm
Hellbrunnerstr. 34,
5020 Salzburg
Phone +43/662/8044-5103
Email [email protected]