Dr. Jana Kühnel

Senior Research Fellow at University of Vienna
Full Professor at Goethe University Frankfurt

Research Interests

  • Sleep, Chronotype and Work
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Recovery from Work-Related Stress
  • Work-Nonwork Balance

Education and Professional Experience

Since 10/2023
Full Professor for Work and Organizational Psychology, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany

10/2019 - 09/2023 
Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) for Psychology with a Focus on Changes in Work, Society, and Economy, University of Vienna, Austria

2013 - 2019
Research Fellow and Assistant Professor, Department of Work and Organizational Psychology, Ulm University, Germany

08/2017 - 01/2018
Visiting Professor for Work and Organizational Psychology, University of Mannheim, Germany

until 2012
Business Development Agent at Innovation Incubator, Lüneburg, Germany

until 2011
Strategy Consultant at Boston Consulting Group GmbH, Hamburg, Germany

Ph.D. [Dr. rer. nat.], Department of Work and Organizational Psychology at University of Konstanz, Germany
Ph.D. supervisor: Prof. Dr. Sabine Sonnentag


You can find a list of my publications here.




For information on teaching see u:find.

Master thesis topics

Jana Kühnel does not assign any further master thesis topics for the next semester (WS 2023/24).