Applications requested from PhD candidates (f/m) for research project

The Personality and Psychological Diagnostics Lab at the IPU Berlin is seeking applications for a 3-year PhD position

The PhD candidate will work within the project “Evaluation of Psychodrama Interventions” supervised by Prof. Dr. Konrad Schnabel. The project explores effects of action-oriented interventions that originate from Psychodrama theory and practice and reside at the intersection of social psychology, individual differences, and intervention sciences. Self-affirmation interventions for refugees and volunteers who promote integration of refugees represent a starting point of this project. With regard to methodology, the project will use behavioral and experimental designs in lab and field settings. Experiences with one or more of the following techniques will count in favor of the applicant: experimental research, programming skills, statistical analyses (e.g. R, SPSS).


This position requires a Master’s degree or equivalent in psychology or a closely related field. Experience or interest in actively learning psychodrama intervention techniques is core for this position.

March 15, 2018

Application Materials (English or German)

  • Letter of application (including description of suitability and motivation for the position)
  • CV (containing a complete overview of education)
  • Copies of the diploma and transcript from your BA’s & MA’s degrees or equivalent
  • Documentation of English or German language proficiency

Review of applications will begin March 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Please direct inquiries about the position or application process to konrad.schnabel(at)

Job description (PDF)