[visionlist] PhD Position / Research Assistant at the Department of Experimental Psychology, University Goettingen, Germany

Albrecht, Thorsten Thorsten.Albrecht at biologie.uni-goettingen.de
Tue Jul 3 10:07:29 -05 2018

The Department of Experimental Psychology at the Georg-Elias-Müller-Institute for Psychology at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen is looking to fill the position of a Research Assistant with 65 % of the regular working hours (currently 25,87 hours per week) with a limited contract of 3 years. This position should be filled by October, 1st 2018. Salary: Pay grade 13 TV-L.

In the area of experimental consciousness research, our group investigates basic processes of visual processing that lead to a conscious experience and the mechanisms of processing unconscious visual stimuli. We use psychophysical (RT, eye movements), physiological (EEG, fMRI) and phenomenological approaches.

Your Duties
The successful candidate will collaborate on the DFG-funded research project "Specification of Multiple Visual Processes in Metacontrast Masking Using Individual Differences". You will be closely involved in all aspects of experimental planning, data collection, analysis and publication of the results. A high degree of independence and the contribution of ideas is expected.

Your Profile
* You hold a highly qualified M.S. in Psychology.
* Knowledge of and interest in the human visual system, visual cognition, neuroanatomy and statistics.
* Experience in dealing with statistical software (ideally R).
* Experience in programming (Matlab, Presentation).
* Experiences with psychophysiological methods.
* Proficiency in English.
* Proficiency in German.
* Excellent skills in analytical thinking, perceptiveness, commitment, self-organization, teamwork, and communication.

This post is designed to serve in fostering young researchers and scientists and give the successful applicant the opportunity to achieve a doctoral degree.

The University of Göttingen is an equal opportunities employer and places particular emphasis on fostering career opportunities for women. Qualified women are therefore strongly encouraged to apply as they are underrepresented in this field. Disabled persons with equivalent aptitude will be favored.

Applications with the usual documents will be requested until 30.07.2018 also in electronic form to Secretariat Mrs. John, E-Mail: sekretariat.experimentelle.psychologie at uni-goettingen.de<mailto:sekretariat.experimentelle.psychologie at uni-goettingen.de>

If you have any questions, please contact Prof. Dr. Mattler, E-Mail: uwe.mattler at psych.uni-goettingen.de<mailto:uwe.mattler at psych.uni-goettingen.de>, Tel. +49 551/3933765

Please note:
With submission of your application, you accept the processing of your applicant data in terms of data-protection law. Further information on the legal basis and data usage is provided in the Information General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)<http://www.uni-goettingen.de/de/document/download/e0b7459b97d917e68e3464b8683b4e73.pdf/DSGVO%20-%20Zusatz%202018_06_05.pdf>
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