(PhD) Position in Computer Science / Psychology

Intervention Management Platform (Software and Web Engineering)

Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Ulm University, Prof. Dr. Harald Baumeister
Institute of Database and Information Systems, Ulm University, Dr. Rüdiger Pryss

The position will be carried out in the context of an Innovationsfonds project, an action funded by Germany: https://innovationsfonds.g-ba.de/.
The position shall start in March 2019 and is funded for 3 years. It is a full-time position according to the German TV-L E13 salary. Hiring is done by the central university administration. The position includes the possibility to do a doctorate, but without being a job requirement.

Activities and responsibilities

  • Active participation in the Innovationsfonds project
  • Active participation in student projects at Ulm University, which are related to the Innovationsfonds project
  • Development of research possibilities for online intervention platforms
  • Conceptualization and realization of an online intervention platform, its architecture, and components

Qualification profile

  • Master's degree in Computer Science
  • Preferably, strong skills and experiences in software development and software engineering
  • Preferably, skills in Web engineering
  • Preferably, skills in (Web) security
  • Preferably, skills in legal aspects of medical software systems
  • Preferably, basic knowledge and strong interest in psychology or medicine
  • Basic experience in clear writing of scientific reports and articles
  • Ability and willingness to work as a team player
  • Very good skills in English in speech and writing


  • A diverse and attractive environment for interdisciplinary research training with close clinical and medical connections
  • High-quality education
  • Excellent opportunities for cooperation with an international team of clinical and psychological experts as well as computer scientists
  • Excellent supervision on your research project at multiple levels

Send application to

Ulm University is committed to increase the share of women in research and teaching positions and therefore explicitly encourages female candidates to apply. Preference will be given to disabled applicants with equal qualifications. Please indicate disablement.
Apply by February 22th, 2019 to Dr. Rüdiger Pryss, Ulm University, 89069 Ulm, German – ruediger.pryss@uni-ulm.de
Please submit a PDF including cover letter, CV, certificates and two reference letters.

Further Information
Prof. Dr. Harald Baumeister – harald.baumeister@uni-ulm.de
Dr. Rüdiger Pryss – ruediger.pryss@uni-ulm.de

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About Universität Ulm

Our research addresses advanced issues related to databases and information systems. Focus is on the service-oriented design and implementation of robust, process-aware information systems. In particular, we target at next generation process management technology, which will allow for a high degree of process as well as service flexibility and which will enable full process lifecycle support....

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