[visionlist] PhD student position in motion psychophysics / Dept. of Experimental Psychology, University of Goettingen, Germany

Christian Valuch cvaluch at uni-goettingen.de
Fri Apr 5 05:24:11 -04 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 *

*Research assistant (PhD student)*

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 
October 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 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 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 

Please send your application with the usual documents as a single PDF 
until *April 25th, 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*

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 sheet on 
the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR/DGSVO) 

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