Full Professorship of Diagnostics and Personality Psychology

University of Freiburg Department of Psychology

The Faculty of Economics and Behavioral Sciences of the University of Freiburg invites applications for a Full Professorship (W 3) for Diagnostics and Personality Psychology in the Department of Psychology.
  • Application deadline: 26.06.2024
  • Publication date: 15.05.2024
  • Start-date: At the earliest possible date.
  • Fulltime position
  • Id no.: 00003766


This professorship is also particularly suitable for highly qualified early career researchers.

The professor is expected to have produced internationally visible research in the field of diagnostics and/or personality psychology. We are looking for an innovative researcher who pursues research in the field of human sciences using current methods and who can present external funding as well as international publications.

The professor is expected to provide teaching in diagnostics and personality psychology in accordance with the licensing regulations for psychotherapists in the bachelor's and master's degree programs in psychology.

Prerequisites for the employment of Professors are a university degree, an outstanding dissertation and an excellent publication record. Substantial achievements and experience in academic research and teaching, at the level of a Habilitation according to the German academic system, are expected.

The following application documents are to be submitted:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Certificates of degrees and academic qualifications
  • Complete list of papers and invited lectures specifying the 3 most important publications
  • List of funds and stipends

We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here.

The university supports individuals appointed to professorial positions through a Dual Career Service and a Family Service.


Please send your application including supporting documents mentioned above and the application form citing the reference number 00003766, by 26.06.2024 at the latest. Please send your application to the following address in written or electronic form:

An den Vorsitzenden der Berufungskommission
Dekan Prof. Dr. Markus Heinrichs
Wirtschafts- und Verhaltenswissenschaftliche Fakult├Ąt
Rempartstr. 10-16
79098 Freiburg im Breisgau
E-Mail: dekanat@wvf.uni-freiburg.de (via E-Mail in PDF-Format)

For further information, please contact Herr Prof. Dr. Markus Heinrichs on the phone number +49 761 203-3024 or E-Mail markus.heinrichs@psychologie.uni-freiburg.de. Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Code for Practice for professorial appointments (in German).