Universität Basel

The University of Basel, founded in 1460, is the oldest university in Switzerland. As a research-intensive university it offers Swiss and international students a broad range of degree programmes and excellent conditions for studying at the bachelors, masters, and doctoral level.

20/02/2024
Full time
Universität Basel Basel, BS, Switzerland
The Faculty of Psychology is one of seven faculties of the oldest university in Switzerland. With our core focus on Society & Choice and Health & Interventions, we are successful both nationally and internationally in our research and study programs. In the newly established research group “Statistics & Data Science”, we develop and evaluate statistical models and analysis methods in psychology. Our research focuses on psychometric models (e.g., Item Response Theory models), machine learning methods (e.g., Random Forests, Neural Networks, and interpretation techniques), and multilevel models (e.g., analysis methods for hierarchical and longitudinal data). Your position Developing and evaluating statistical models and analysis methods in psychology, including their implementation in the open-source software R. Presenting research findings in academic journals, at national and international conferences,...
16/02/2024
Full time
Universität Basel Basel, BS, Switzerland
The Faculty of Psychology is one of the seven faculties of the oldest university in Switzerland. With our focus on Society & Choice and Health & Interventions, we are successful nationally and internationally in research and studies. In the new department for “Statistics & Data Science” we develop and evaluate statistical models and analysis methods in psychology. Our research includes psychometric models (e.g. item response theory), machine learning methods (e.g. random forests, neural networks, interpretability techniques), and multilevel models (e.g. for analyzing hierarchical and longitudinal data). We mainly work with simulation studies, i.e. with computer-generated data under controlled conditions. To set up the new department, we are looking for a research assistant for one or more of the following tasks. Your tasks Participation in methodological research, e.g. with the help of literature research, test reading of manuscripts;...