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The Faculty of Psychology at SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Poznań invites applications for the position of Post-Doctoral Researcher (4-year contract). Place of work: Poznań, Poland

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Research Project

The project investigates how collective narcissists react to intergroup exclusion and marginalization of their own group. Their physiological, neuronal and self-reported reactions, while witnessing intergroup exclusion, are examined as mediators of their behavioural reactions. We examine whether the distress in the face of exclusion can be reduced by mindfulness. The project is conducted at Laboratorium Psychologii Uprzedzeń i Agresji Międzygrupowej (Laboratory of Psychology of Intergroup Prejudice and Aggression) at SWPS University in Poznań in collaboration with the Virginia Commonwealth University in the United States and Southampton University in the UK.

Responsibilities:

  • Organization of collaboration between project team members and supervision of doctoral researchers
  • Supervision of psychophysiological research (e.g. eyetracking, ECG, cortisol measurements), data analysis and presentation
  • Dissemination of findings

Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in psychology or a related discipline
  • Documented track record indicating an interest in neuroscience or psychophysiology
  • Demonstrated (or ability to learn) skills necessary to conduct research using eye-tracking and ECG equipment as well as understanding of fMRI research methods
  • Good command of relevant statistical analyses

Language requirements:

  • Very good command of English

SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities is a private higher education institution, which conducts research and offers programs of study with practical and academic profiles, in Warsaw, Wrocław, Sopot, Poznań, and Katowice. SWPS University is among the most active research centers in Poland. Our academics have a real impact on the development of many disciplines of science, including economy and social policy. There are several research centers at SWPS University, which conduct interdisciplinary projects. 

SWPS University employs over 700 people, including academics and administrative staff. We provide an excellent environment for professional development and we offer an extensive employee benefit package. We are a diverse team of professionals contributing to the body of knowledge, working together for the benefit of our students and the effective implementation of research into practice. Our teaching staff includes renowned scholars, successful experts in various fields, artists and representatives of the media.

We offer:

  • Full time, 4-year employment contract
  • Gross Salary PLN 8,300 per month
  • Opportunity to work in an international professional team of scholars
  • Opportunity for personal development and professional training
  • Opportunity to co-author scientific publications

Required documents:

  • Research CV including, in particular:
    • description of research achievements
    • list of publications
    • list of awards for research achievements
    • description of competencies aligned with the above-noted responsibilities
  • Candidates invited for an interview will be required to also provide references.

Please include the following clause on the processing of personal information on your CV: “I hereby give consent for my personal data included in my application to be processed for the purposes of the recruitment process under the Personal Data Protection Act as of 29 August 1997, consolidated text: Journal of Laws 2016, item 922 as amended.”

Application process

First stage: evaluation of submitted applications, development of a ranking list of the candidates based on position criteria.

Second stage: interviews with short-listed candidates (potentially including online interviews).

Please submit the required documents via the following FORM ».

The Recruitment Committee reserves the right to contact only the shortlisted candidates.

Please download, sign and submit the following GDRP clause » together with your other application documents

Please click here for the full text of the GDRP clause

I hereby acknowledge the following:

  1. SWPS Uniwersytet Humanistycznospołeczny (SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities), with its registered office in Warsaw, ul. Chodakowska 19/31, 03-815 Warszawa is responsible for the administration of personal data provided by users.
  2. The data shall be processed:
    a) for the purpose of the recruitment process, pursuant to Article 6(1)(a) of the GDPR (consent to process data);
    b) for the purpose of pursuit or defense against potential claims, pursuant to Article 6(1)(f) (legitimate interest of the administrator);
    c) for the purpose of future recruitment processes, pursuant to Article 6(1)(a) of the GDPR (consent to process data);
  3. Data retention period:
    a) until expiration of claims (12 months, effective at the end of the calendar year, pursuant to the civil code, unless specific provisions stipulate otherwise);
    b) until the consent to process personal data is revoked – in case of processing for the purpose of future recruitment processes.
  4. Collected data shall not be transferred to third countries/international organizations.
  5. I am entitled to access my personal data, to amend, to delete and to restrict the processing of my data. Furthermore, I have the right to data portability, the right to object to processing of my data and the right to revoke my consent at any time, without any effect on the lawfulness of processing of personal data. Any changes to the personal data should be sent to praca@swps.edu.pl.
  6. I am entitled to submit a complaint with a supervisory authority in the event that the processing of my personal data is, in my opinion, in violation of the provisions of the GDPR or other regulations on the processing and protection of personal data.
  7. I acknowledge that the provision of my personal information is voluntary, but necessary for the participation in the recruitment process.

In order to exercise any of your rights referred to hereunder, please contact our Data Protection Officer via e-mail at the following address: iod@swps.edu.pl or by post sent to the address of SWPS University.

Furthermore, our Data Protection Officer will be happy to answer all your questions regarding the processing and protection of personal information and will handle any complaints associated with the processing of your information.

The submission of job application documents shall constitute a clear consent to process candidate’s personal data for the purpose of the recruitment process.

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