[visionlist] PhD student position in Experimental Psychology, University of Goettingen, Germany

Christian Valuch cvaluch at uni-goettingen.de
Mon Jan 7 10:22:15 -05 2019

The Department of Experimental Psychology at the 
Georg-Elias-Mueller-Institute for Psychology at the University of 
Goettingen is looking to fill the position of a *

*PhD student (Research assistant)*

with 50% of the regular working hours (currently 19.90 hours per week) 
with a fixed-term contract (3 years). This position should be filled by 
April 1st, 2019. 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 have the opportunity to perform basic 
research and will work on a current project on the processing of rapid 
motion (Mattler & Fendrich, 2007; 2010). 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.
  * Experience in programming (e.g., C, C++, Matlab, Presentation).
  * Experience in dealing with statistical software (ideally R).
  * Knowledge of and interest in the human visual system, visual
    cognition, neuroanatomy and statistics.
  * Proficiency in German.
  * Proficiency in English.
  * Excellent skills in analytical thinking, perceptiveness, commitment,
    self-organization, teamwork, and communication.

This position provides young researchers and scientists with the 
opportunity to obtain a doctoral degree.  The University of Goettingen 
is an equal opportunities employer and places particular emphasis on 
fostering career opportunities for women. Qualified women are therefore 
strongly encouraged to apply in fields in which they are 
underrepresented. The university has committed itself to being a 
family-friendly institution and supports their employees in balancing 
work and family life. The mission of the University is to employ a 
greater number of severely disabled persons. Applications from severely 
disabled persons with equivalent qualifications will be given preference.

Please send your application with the usual documents as a single PDF 
until *January 13th, 2019* to *Mrs. Christine John: 
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, Tel. +49 551/3933765*

Please note that the submission of the application constitutes a data 
protection consent in the processing of your application data by us. 
More about the legal basis and data usage can be found here: Information 
sheet on the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) 

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