The German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) is a unique non-university research center which is dedicated to the subject dementia and all its areas, as well as other neurodegenerative diseases. The center compasses the full spectrum of fundamental research through population sciences to health care research. The DZNE stands for excellence in research and science management, translation of scientific results into practice, interdisciplinarity and internationalization. It is a research center within the Helmholtz Organization of German research centers. With over 1000 employees from 55 nations, spread over 10 sites, the DZNE is one of the national and international leading research centers in its research field. 

Psychologist (f/m) with a focus on gerontopsychology

Code: 9028/2018/10

Your tasks

  • Execution and evaluation of neuropsychological tests of patients
  • Scientific work, e.g. development and evaluation of neuropsychological test paradigms, requirements analysis, preparation and execution of interviews
  • Preparation of manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals
  • Working in a team of doctors, neuropsychologists, computer scientists and social scientists


  • Degree in Psychology / Master of Science (Psychology)
  • Experience in the field of gerontopsychology, social psychology, neuropsychology and / or neuroscience
  • Practical experience in performing neuropsychological tests in the context of clinical, diagnostic or therapeutic settings
  • Good knowledge of statistical methods
  • German language skill at level A2 or equivalent

We offer

  • An interesting and challenging task in a research center that works on the future topics of health research
  • An international environment characterized by a strong focus on science and research
  • The opportunity to utilize state-of-the-art equipment and facilities
  • Targeted personnel development
  • Employment, payment and social benefits are determined by the Public Sector Collective Agreement (Tarifvertrag für den öffentlichen Dienst – TVöD Bund)




Contact details

Prof. Dr. Stefan Teipel, Tel. + 49 381 4949471

Working hours


Contract length

2 years

Payment, social benefits

according to TVöD Bund

Application deadline

November 30th, 2018

The DZNE is an equal opportunity employer. It is committed to employing disabled individuals and especially encourages them to apply.