[vslist] Research associate/Postdoc/Ph.D. students

Karl Gegenfurtner Karl.R.Gegenfurtner at psychol.uni-giessen.de
Mon Sep 13 13:22:29 GMT 2004

The German Research Council (DFG) has established a spezial research group
on ’ÄûPerception and Action’Äú (http://www.allpsych.uni-giessen.de/for560) at the
universities of Giessen and Marburg (Germany). Four positions are available in
the department of Psychology at the University of Giessen.

The members of the department use theoretical and experimental approaches
addressed at understanding the planning and control of voluntary goal-directed
movements. The laboratory includes state of the art equipment for the study of
eye- and arm movements (EyelinkII, DPI eye tracker, Phantom, Optotrak).

- 1 research associate. Duties include scientific tasks
in the planning of experiments and the analysis of data, as well as
technical tasks regarding the implementation of experiments within the
context of the research group. Programming skills and experience in
the programming of visual displays are highly desirable. This position
is paid according to German research scale BAT IIa. It is for three
years initially and can be tenured.

- 1 Postdoctoral position is available to investigate the relationship
between smooth pursuit eye movements and motion perception. A doctoral
degree in psychology, physics, biology, or computer science is
prerequisite. Experience in programming visual displays or measuring
eye movements are of advantage. Salary is according to German research
scale BAT IIa. The position is for three years.

- Two positions for doctoral students are available to work on
projects to investigate the temporal dynamics of the coupling between action and
perception, and object perception during smooth pursuit eye movements. The
positions are for three years each. It is possible to join the
graduate program ’Äúbrain and behavior’Äù
(http://www.physik.uni-marburg.de/neuroact) at Giessen university.
Payment is according to German research scale BAT IIa/2.

All positions are to be filled as soon as possible. Please send
applications no later than November 1st 2004 to

	Prof. Karl Gegenfurtner
	Abteilung Allgemeine Psychologie
	Universitˆ§t Giessen
	Otto-Behaghel-Str 10F
	35394 Giessen, Germany

Informal inquiries should be sent per email to Karl Gegenfurtner
(gegenfurtner at uni-giessen.de). More information about the department
can be found at http://www.allpsych.uni-giessen.de.

Prof. Karl Gegenfurtner, Abteilung Allgemeine Psychologie
Justus-Liebig-Universitˆ§t, Otto-Behaghel-Str. 10, 35394 Giessen
phone:  +49 641 9926100	  mailto:gegenfurtner at uni-giessen.de
fax:    +49 641 9926119	  http://www.allpsych.uni-giessen.de/karl

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