Prof. Dr. Hannes Zacher


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Currently, office hours will be held over phone or skype only. Please call me via phone (0341-97 35932) or Skype (user name: hannes.zacher(at)

Städtisches Kaufhaus, Staircase A,
2nd floor left, room 2041.

Phone: +49 341-97 35932, Email: hannes.zacher(at)

Curriculum Vitae


Research Interests

  • Aging and work, vocational development, retirement transition

  • Work stress, health, and well-being

  • Proactive and innovative work behavior

  • Leadership and entrepreneurship

  • Environmentally friendly work behavior and organizational climate

Curriculum Vitae


July 2009
Ph.D. in Psychology (Dr. phil.), Justus-Liebig-University Gießen

October 2006
Diploma (M.Sc.) in Psychology, Technical University of Braunschweig

September 2004 - May 2005
Visiting Student, Industrial and Organizational Psychology Program, University of Minnesota

Academic Positions

Since October 2016
Full Professor of Work and Organizational Psychology, University of Leipzig, Institute of Psychology

January 2016 - September 2016
Professor of Innovation and Human Resource Management, Queensland University of Technology, School of Management

January 2014 - December 2015
Associate Professor of Organizational Psychology, University of Groningen, Department of Psychology

July 2010 - December 2013
Lecturer in Organizational Psychology, The University of Queensland, School of Psychology

May 2010 - June 2010
Visiting Lecturer at Technical University of Kaiserslautern

April 2009 - April 2010
Postdoctoral Fellow in Lifespan Psychology, Jacobs University Bremen, Jacobs Center on Lifelong Learning and Institutional Development

October 2006 - March 2009
Ph.D. stipend, Justus-Liebig-University Gießen, Department of Work and Organizational Psychology

April 2002 - February 2004
Research Assistant, Technical University of Braunschweig, Department of Work and Organizational Psychology and Department of Mathematical Stochastics

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