[visionlist] PostDoc position Virtual Reality

Karl Gegenfurtner gegenfurtner at uni-giessen.de
Fri May 10 05:24:14 -04 2019


Starting date: between August and December, 2019

A PostDoc position is available in Giessen, Germany. The successful candidate will join the groups of Katja Fiehler and Karl Gegenfurtner at the Psychology Department of Giessen University. The labs offer excellent facilities for studying visual perception and motor control. We are part of a larger research group on perception and action with close links to scientists within Europe and world wide (http://www.sfb-perception.de). 

The group offers a stimulating, multi-national and multi-disciplinary research environment for young scientists (http://www.allpsych.uni-giessen.de). Giessen is a small university town, located just 60 km north of Frankfurt, right at the center of Germany.

The position is for a PostDoc interested to study perception and/or action in a Virtual-Reality environment. We have a newly established Virtual Reality lab, with devices to precisely measure eye, hand, and body movements, and for the calibrated display of color stimuli.

Recent work from the labs can be found here: 

The position is for 3 years. Knowledge in visual psychophysics, and good programming skills are necessary. A PhD degree in Experimental Psychology or a related field (computer science, neuroscience, biology) is required.

Applications referring to position number 354/06 should be send before June 14, addressed to

Giessen University - The president
Goethestr. 58
35390 Giessen

Full applications should include a CV, a statement of research interests, and the names of up to 3 people who could write a letter of reference. 

Informal inquiries per email (gegenfurtner at uni-giessen.de, Katja.Fiehler at psychol.uni-giessen.de) are highly encouraged. 
Both Katja and Karl will be at VSS and available to talk to interested candidates.

Prof. Karl Gegenfurtner, Abteilung Allgemeine Psychologie
Justus-Liebig-Universität, 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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