PHD position Tilburg University

Depression, substance use, and minor delinquency steeply increase during adolescence. Parents are in a unique position to counter these adaptation problems, but each family is different. Tailoring advice to the family-specific needs and strengths may help parents in their important task of promoting adolescent behavioral and emotional well-being. Unfortunately, theoretical knowledge of how parenting processes operate at the level of individual families is missing.… Continue reading

PhD jobs

Two PhD positions

Developmental Psychobiology Lab

Prof.dr. Carolina de Weerth is looking for two highly capable, eager, and intrinsically motivated PhD candidates to join her Developmental Psychobiology Lab (DPBLab). This position is funded by a personal VICI grant awarded to Prof. de Weerth and funded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The grant is on healthy children’s gut microbial colonization in relation to stress early in life and later brain functioning, behavior, and cognition.… Continue reading

PhD position, UvA

PhD candidate – Changing peer norms to improve self-regulation in youth

Research PResearch Priority Area Yield of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is looking for a PhD candidate for the project ’Changing peer norms to improve self-regulation in youth’. The project will start in September 2018 and will be supervised by prof. dr. Geertjan Overbeek, dr.… Continue reading

New PhD position available in developmental neuroimaging – Neurolab NL

New PhD position in developmental neuroimaging – Neurolab NL

The project is financed by an OCW-Startimpuls grant and is part of the new NWA program NeurolabNL: Optimal conditions for learning and safety of youth. The goal of this program is to utilize knowledge on behavior and neurology to understand how youth obtain knowledge, learn skills, deal with challenges in society, and how they can develop optimally.… Continue reading

Open position for an assistant / associate professor

We have an open position for an assistant or associate professor in Developmental Psychopathology.

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We’re looking for a smart, inspiring colleague to join our faculty. Applicants will preferably have research expertise in anxiety and/or depression in children and/or adolescents. A particular interest in working with a multidisciplinary team of graduate students, faculty, programmers and designers on projects aimed at developing and evaluating tech-based mental health interventions (e.g.… Continue reading

Full professor of Orthopedagogics Erasmus University Rotterdam

The Department of Psychology, Education & Child Studies of the Erasmus University Rotterdam invites applicants for a full professor position in Orthopedagogics.

The main tasks will be the design and supervision of studies in the area of orthopedagogics. Another main task will be teaching activities within the Department of Psychology, Education & Child Studies (Section Clinical Child and Family Studies) in the area of orthopedagogics, including supervision of research of PhD and master students.… Continue reading

Yield Graduate Programme: funding for 4 PhD positions at the University of Amsterdam

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Within the research priority area Yield of the University of Amsterdam, there is funding for up to four PhD projects. Yield conducts multidisciplinary research – including medicine, psychology, pedagogics, education, communication, economics, and psychometrics – on human development (for more information, see http://cde.uva.nl/research/rpa-yield/about.html). Yield covers topics on parenting, health, psychopathology, education, and psychometrics.

Applicants should have a Master’s degree in a relevant field, or should have obtained a Master’s degree by the expected starting date of the PhD project (September 2016).… Continue reading

Call for AIO representatives and board member in the VNOP Board 2016-2018

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The VNOP board is looking for
1) local AIO representatives from all Dutch and Belgian universities that participate in the VNOP, for a period of two years. The position of representative means that you participate in the organization of AIO activities.
2) One of these local representatives will be selected as board member of the VNOP.… Continue reading

PhD position on ‘food parenting practices’ in low income families (1,0 fte)

Radboud University – Faculty of Social Sciences – Vacancy number: 24.01.16

Application deadline: 14 February 2016

Childhood obesity is a rising and alarming epidemic, particularly among children with a lower socioeconomic background. Despite the clear need for effective prevention approaches, existing programmes have often failed to work among, or are not able to reach, those with a lower socioeconomic status.… Continue reading