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Assistant Jobs (m/f/d)

The Chair of Developmental Psychology, Prof. Dr. Markus Paulus, is looking for student assistants (m/f/d) for various ongoing longitudinal studies with the topics: moral development, parent-child interaction and the development of the self in infancy.


For this we are looking for student assistants (m/f/d) to support us either in the projects with children or parents.



The working time is agreed individually and is approx. 6 to 9 hours per week.

Your tasks

  • Support for data collection
  • Making appointments with interested families
  • Processing of research results, e.g. coding the collected data
  • Conducting structured interviews with parents


  • Ideally, you will already have some experience in conducting structured interviews
  • Independent, reliable and flexible work, high level of commitment
  • Confident and friendly demeanor towards study participants and in the project team
  • Due to the longitudinal study design, long-term employment at the institute is preferred
  • Enjoy organization and communication (e.g. with families)
  • Enjoy working with (small) children (at best already experience)

We offer

  • Gaining experience in an exciting research area
  • Training for conducting structured interviews
  • A part-time job that can be planned in the long term and can be perfectly combined with your studies
  • A pleasant and motivating working environment with varied work

Application process

If you are interested, please send your application documents (cover letter & CV) in electronic form to our research assistant Ms. Katharina Heiss (k.heiss@psy.lmu.de).