Prof. Dr. Cornelius König

Email:     ckoenig(at)mx.uni-saarland.de

Phone:    +49 681 302 3629

Telefax:  +49 681 302 3628

Publications

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Scientific interestes

  • Personnel selection
  • Job insecurity / layoffs
  • Time management (e.g. meetings)
  • Science on science

Educational and employment background

since Winter 2010Full professor, Industrial and Organizational Psychology group, Saarland University, Saarbrücken 
2007 - 2010'Oberassistent' (senior faculty position), Work & Organizational Psychology Group, Institute of Psychology, Universty of Zurich, Switzerland
2003 - 2007'Assistent' (junior faculty position), Work & Organizational Psychology Group, Institute of Psychology, Universty of Zurich, Switzerland
07/2003PhD thesis defense at Philipps-Universität Marburg, entitled "Zeitmanagement aus entscheidungstheoretischer Perspektive [Time management form a decision making perspective]"
1999 - 2003'Mitarbeiter' (junior faculty position), Work & Orgaizational Psychology Group, Department of Psychology, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany
1993 - 1999Studying psychology at Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany
1996 - 1997               Research stay at University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Main grants

since 5/2018            German Academic Exchange Service project „DEPUK – Developing Entrepreneurial Universities in Kenya“.
since 9/2017Erasmus+ Project „Big Data in Psychological Assessment“ BDPA (as principal investigator, together with partners from the Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Technische Universiteit Delft and companies form Germany, Greece, and Romania)
since 5/2017Kooperationsstelle Wissenschaft und Arbeitswelt/Arbeitskammer des Saarlandes: „Effects of electronic monitoring on employees”.
since 8/2016German Science Foundation: „How to improve the quality of self-reports of stressors“.
2015-2018 Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF): "Empathic coaching for selection interviews“ (Principal Investigator: Patrick Gebhard, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, Saarbrücken; partners: Elisabeth André, University of Augsburg; and two companies).
2014-2018An assistant professorship for entrepreneurship psychology, founded by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy.
2009-2015Swiss National Science Foundation: 'How can meetings be improved? Developing a meeting procedure scale
2009-2013Swiss National Science Foundation: 'Antecedents of self-presentation behaviours in different selection procedures and their consequences for criterion validity'
2008-2012                  Swiss National Science Foundation:„Job insecurity - a primarily subjective phenomenon?: The role of personality traits, economic parameters and media information“

Awards

2018      Appointment as Fellow of the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP)
2013 Outstanding Reviewer Award from the Organizational Behavior Division of the Academy of Management
2010Outstanding Reviewer Award from the Organizational Behavior Division of the Academy of Management
2005               
Prize for the bestdissertation of the Work and Organizational Psychology Division of the German Psychological Society