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Department of Psychology

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Martin Kleinmann, Prof. Dr.

  • BIN 3.B.06
+41 44 635 72 10

Scientific interests

  • Construct validity of personnel selection methods
  • Performance ratings in different contexts
  • Time management
  • Job insecurity
  • Meetings




Educational and employment background

2002 – 2011 Editor /associate editor oft he Zeitschrift für Personalpsychologie respectively the Journal of Personnel Psychology
Since 2002 associate editor of the book series Praxis der Personalpsychologie
2004 – 2010 elected president and president of the German Society of Work and Organizational Psychology
since 09/2003   Professor at the University of Zurich (Switzerland), leader of the group of Work and Organisational Psychology  
2003  C4 professor for Work-, Business- and Organisational Psychology at the Philipps-Universität Marburg
11/2000 C4 Appointment offered at the Universität Bielefeld (Germany) for Work and Organisational Psychology - declined
10/1997-12/2002 C3 professor for Work-, Business- and Organisational Psychology at the Philipps-Universität Marburg 

08/1987-12/1987 and 04/1989-09/1997

Researcher at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel (Germany) 


Habilitation in Psychology at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel (Germany)  


Dissertation at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel (Germany)  


Organisational Psychologist at Henkel KGaA, Düsseldorf (Germany) 


Studies of Psychology and Computer science at the Universities of Kiel and Konstanz (both Germany)  


Grants and awards

2014 SIOP Fellow
since 2003 Several projects concerning personnel selection, job insecurity and meetings funded by the SNF (Swiss Research Foundation)  
1991-2003 Several projects concerning personnel selection and time management funded by the DFG (German Research Foundation) 
  Projects in cooperation with companies: Sparkassenorganisation, Henkel, KGaA, debis, Commerzbank, Bank Julius Bär 
1997 Teaching award (Landeslehrpreis) of the state of Schleswig-Holstein (Germany)



  • Vorlesung Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie
  • Diverse Seminare
  • Forschungskolloquium
  • Wissenschafts-, Praxis-, und Gästekolloquium