Postdoctoral Fellow 80%

Schweizer Paraplegiker-Forschung AG

Schweizer Paraplegiker-Forschung AG


Key information

  • Publication date:

    15 May 2023
  • Workload:

  • Contract:

    Unlimited employment
  • Language:

    English, German
  • Place of work:


Your employer

Swiss Paraplegic Research (SPF) is an affiliate of the Swiss Paraplegic Foundation. The mission of SPF is to sustainably improve the situation of people with spinal cord injury (SCI) through clinical and interdisciplinary research on a national and international level. Specific areas of its comprehensive research include functioning, social integration, equality of opportunity, self-determination, quality of life, as well as morbidity and mortality.

The Psychosocial Dynamics and Health Research Group at SPF promotes research on interpersonal processes that shape physical and mental health in everyday life of persons living with SCI and other health conditions.

The Psychosocial Dynamics and Health Research Group is currently looking for a

Postdoctoral Fellow 80%

Your responsibility

  • Contribute to the development, design and conduct of project-specific health and rehabilitation psychological research
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary research teams of psychologists, epidemiologists, psychotherapists, and physicians
  • Presentation of research findings at international conferences and publication in peer-reviewed journals
  • Opportunity to provide teaching support in an annual course at the University of Lucerne

Your personality

  • PhD in psychology with extensive research experience in health or rehabilitation psychology or related fields of psychology
  • Strong interest in applied research in the area of health and rehabilitation
  • Strong methodological and statistical skills
  • Strong writing skills, including experience publishing academic journal articles and conference proceedings
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently with excellent problem solving and communication skills
  • Proficiency in English and German
Schweizer Paraplegiker-Forschung AG
6207 Nottwil


  • Schweizer Paraplegiker-Forschung AG