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Research Fellow / Postdoc (f/m/d) in Forensic Psychiatry

University of Rostock - Rostock University Medical Center

Research Fellow / Postdoc (f/m/d) in Forensic Psychiatry

  Tender No. 296 E/2021 

Rostock University Medical Center ( is the maximum care provider for the Rostock region, a growth region with great potential. 

The Clinic for Forensic Psychiatry at Rostock University Medical Center invites applicants, temporary, postdoctoral position. The desired starting date is December 01, 2021 or subject to mutual agreement. 

You will support an expanding research team in the forensic-psychiatric hospital at the Rostock University Medical Center. Our research focuses on outcome, relapse, quality assurance and reduction of coercive and restrictive practices in forensic settings. Our research team is multiprofessional. There are excellent opportunities for further career development. 

Your tasks:

  • Acquisition of research funding
  • Project managment of research studies
  • Writing of ethical approval applications
  • Supervision of doctoral students
  • Contribution to teaching in forensic psychiatry
  • Independent data analysis and interpretation
  • Writing of scientific publications and presentation 

Your qualifications:

  • Degree in relevant subject (medicine, psychology, social sciences, etc.)
  • MD or PhD in relevant subject area
  • Essential:
  • Excellent knowledge in statistics (univariate, multivariate)
  • Experience in working with statistical programmes (e.g. SPSS)
  • High impact factor publications
  • Excellent command of the English language (oral and written)
  • Experience in the ethical approval process
  • Awareness of data protection requirements
  • Good team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Desirable:
  • Experience in acquiring research funding
  • Research experience in the field of forensic psychiatry
  • Familiarity with qualitative research methods
  • Experience in systematic literature reviewing
  • Experience in presenting at international scientific conferences
  • Willingness to learn German if non-German speaker 

We offer you:

  • Company health management
  • Company pension scheme in the VBL
  • Use of a job ticket for local public transport
  • Company discounts at Rostock fitness studios, selected events and selected pharmacies
  • Access to university sports

Please send your complete application documents, quoting the above-mentioned job advertisement number, by e-mail, please only in PDF format as one file, to or alternatively to Rostock University Medical Center, Human Resources Division, P.O. Box 10 08 88, 18055 Rostock (Please take into account that we do not return application documents). 

Severely disabled persons will be given preferential treatment in filling the position within the framework of the applicable legal provisions if they are equally qualified.

Costs incurred in connection with the application cannot be covered.

Location: Rostock - Germany
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 6th December 2021
Expires: 4th February 2022
Job Ref: 296 E/2021
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