[visionlist] PhD position in haptic and multisensory time perception, Giessen, Germany
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
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.
Prof. Dr. Knut Drewing (apl.)
Experimental Psychology "HapLab"
Phone: +49 641 99 26104
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