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Education & Positions

since March 2020 Professor for Psychology, Fresenius University of Applied Sciences, Frankfurt
Oct 2016 - Feb 2020 Professor for General Psychology, Medizinische Hochschule Brandenburg Theodor Fontane, Neuruppin, Germany
Jan 2016 - Sep 2016 Consultant for Evaluation at the Center for Teacher Studies at Philipps-University Marburg
Oct 2015 - Dec 2015 Visiting Scientist at the MPI for Human Development, Berlin
Oct 2014 - Sep 2015 (temporary) Professor of Experimental Psychology of Neurocognition at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Oct 2011 - Sep 2014 (temporary) Professor of Neuro-cognitive Psychology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich; Co-director of the international Master Program in Neurocognitive Psychology (NCP)
May 2012 Habilitation in Psychology at the Department of Psychology, Philipps-Universität Marburg; Title: "The role of neural control processes in long-term memory encoding and retrieval"
July 2006 - Sep 2011 Post-doctoral researcher
(Department of Psychology, Philipps-University of Marburg)
June 2006 Ph.D. in Psychology ("Dr. rer. nat.")
(Grade: "summa cum laude")
Philipps-University Marburg
Title of dissertation: "Material-specific long-term memory representations: evidence from slow event-related brain potentials and functional magnetic resonance imaging", supervised by Prof. Dr. Frank Rösler
Apr 2001 - June 2006 Ph.D. student and Research Associate
(Lab of Prof. Dr. F. Rösler, Department of Psychology, Philipps-University Marburg, Germany)
May 2001 Diploma (equivalent to M. Sc.) in Psychology
Philipps-University Marburg
Title of diploma thesis: "Der N400-Effekt im ereigniskorrelierten Potential bei der semantischen Bahnung von Nomen und Verben" ("An N400 investigation of the semantic priming of nouns and verbs"); supervised by Prof. Dr. Frank Rösler and Dr. Judith Streb
Oct 1996 - June 2001 Studies in Psychology at Philipps-University Marburg, Germany
Oct 1995 - Sep 1996 Alternative civilian service
June 1995 Abitur

Grants & Awards

Mar 2018 Project "Decision making in old age" via internal research funding at MHB (€ 9,940)
Mar 2016 DAAD Travel grant (€ 2,270)
Dec 2012 Prize of the department of Psychology of the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich for excellent teaching
May 2011 Stipend of the G.A. Lienert Foundation for acquiring expertise in the analysis of simultaneously recorded EEG-fMRI data at the Department of Neurocognition, University of Maastricht (Prof. Rainer Göbel) (€ 2,500)
Nov 2009 Teaching grant from Philipps-University Marburg for two workshops on programming with "Presentation" (ca. € 1,000)
May 2009 - Jan 2016 Research grant from the DFG (German Research Foundation): P. Khader & F. Rösler: "Neural dynamics underlying the amplification, inhibition, and integration of material-specific long-term memory representations" (DFG: KH 235/1-1) (€ 381,833)
Mar 2009 DAAD Travel grant (€ 1,300)
Jun 2007 "Young Scientist Award" of the DGPA (German Society of Psychophysiology and its applications) (+ € 1,000)

Scientific Collaborations, Visits, and Internships

Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2015
July 15 - Aug 29, 2014
Aug 1 - Sep 20, 2013
Mar 10 - Mar 20, 2013

Max-Planck-Institute (MPI) for Human Development, Berlin
(Prof. Dr. R. Hertwig; PD Dr. Thorsten Pachur)
July 11 - Sep 2, 2011 Department of Neurocognition, University of Maastricht
(Prof. Dr. R. Göbel)
July 18 - Sep 1, 2005 Center for Neuroscience, University of California at Davis
(Prof. Dr. C. Ranganath)
Apr 1 - 14, 2000 Department of Neurocognition, University of Maastricht
(Prof. Dr. R. Göbel)

Scientific Memberships


Reviewer Work

Organisation of Conferences and Symposia

Extraordinary Efforts for University Teaching

Administration of Study Programs and Participation in University Committees

Jan 2017 - Feb 2020 Appointment commissioner at MHB Theodor Fontane
Dec 2016 - Jun 2019 Head of the examination committee for the studies in Psychology at MHB Theodor Fontane, Neuruppin
Nov 2016 - Feb 2020 Member of the research committe at MHB Theodor Fontane, Neuruppin
Dec 2012 - Sep 2015 Head of the examination committee for the international M.Sc. in „Neurocognitive Psychology“ at LMU Munich
Oct 2011 - Sep 2014 Co-Director of the international Master program in „Neurocognitive Psychology“ at LMU Munich as part of the Elite Network of Bavaria (ENB)
2007 - 2009 Member of a committee that designed the German B.Sc. and M.Sc. programs for Psychology at the Philipps-University of Marburg

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