[visionlist] PhD position in haptic and multisensory time perception, Giessen, Germany

Knut Drewing knut.drewing at psychol.uni-giessen.de
Thu Jun 10 02:35:21 -04 2021

The research group for haptic and multisensory perception, Faculty of 
Psychology and Sports Science, JLU Giessen, Germany, invites 
applications for a part-time position to the extent of 75 % full-time 
equivalent starting  01.09.2021 for 36 months, in the third-party funded 
project "ChronoPilot”, for a scientific employee (m/f/d)

The position is available within the project „ChronoPilot – Modulating 
Human Subjective Time Experience“ funded by the EU via Horizon 2020 
FET-Open in collaboration with 5 project partners.  The goal of the 
project is to develop new methods for coordinating the subjective 
perception of time in humans through multi-sensory stimulation (haptic, 
visual, auditory), and to eventually support mental health in work 
environments. Central tasks in Giessen will be the investigation of 
human time perception and the development and implementation of haptic 
and multi-sensory methods of time modulation.

Tasks: Collaboration in the above-mentioned project, in particular 
planning, implementation and data analysis of basic scientific and 
applied experiments on time perception
Development and implementation of methods for modulating subjective 
time, close international and interdisciplinary cooperation (especially 
engineering) with cooperation partners in Belgium, Greece, and Luxembourg
Presentation of the results at national and international conferences 
and the creation of publications.

Requirements: You have a very good master’s degree in psychology or a 
related discipline (e.g. cognitive science, computer science)
Knowledge and skills in perceptual psychology, experimental methodology 
and psychophysics, as well as an interest in experimental work in basic 
and applied research. Applicants with additional computer skills are 
preferred. Enjoyment of interdisciplinary work is assumed. You have good 
English skills

We offer a cooperative, highly motivated environment and excellent 
conditions for further scientific qualification. The Experimental 
Psychology department brings together leading experts in the field of 
perception research. Our working group has outstanding research 
resources at hand, visibility within the international community and 
close networking with partners worldwide.

Justus Liebig University Giessen (JLU) aims to employ more women in 
academic research. We therefore particularly encourage female candidates 
to apply. JLU is regarded as a family-friendly university. Applicants 
with children are very welcome.

Please send your application (no e-mail, please) stating the 
applications number 321/06 with the usual documents until

July 8th, 2021

to apl. Prof. Dr. Knut Drewing, Allgemeine Psychologie, 
Otto-Behaghel-Str. 10F, 35394 Gießen or via Email: 
Knut.Drewing at psychol.uni-giessen.de.

Applications from disabled people of equal aptitude will be given 
preference.  Please only submit copies of your application documents 
without document files or folders, as they cannot be returned after the 
application procedure is completed.

See also:


Prof. Dr. Knut Drewing (apl.)
Experimental Psychology "HapLab"
Justus-Liebig-University Giessen
Otto-Behaghel-Str. 10F
D-35394 Giessen
Phone: +49 641 99 26104

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