[visionlist] 4-year postdoc in cognitive science
dominik.endres at uni-marburg.de
Mon Mar 21 07:23:43 -04 2022
The research group for Theoretical Cognitive Science of Prof. Dr.
Dominik Endres at the Department of Psychology, Philipps Universität
Marburg, Germany, is currently accepting applications for a
*** Postdoctoral Researcher ****
We expect the successful applicant to independently develop, implement
and execute virtual reality experiments for the validation of (deep)
learning and Bayesian models of human behavior and perception
and/or to develop, implement and analyze these models.
Contributions to scientific publications and regular and active
participation in the CRC’s scientific program are required.
More details about the project's research directions can be found in
The position is offered for a period of 4 years, if no former times of
qualification need to be considered. The starting date is as soon as
possible. The position is full-time with salary and benefits
commensurate with a public service position in the state Hesse, Germany
(TV-H E 13). The position is a part of the project C6 (sensorimotor
primitives, collaboratively supervised by Prof. D. Endres, Prof. A.
Schütz and Prof. A. Schubö) of the DFG-funded
*** Collaborative Research Center CRC/TRR 135 “Cardinal Mechanisms of
More Information on the CRC can be found at
Formal requirements are a qualified degree (diploma, master or
equivalent) in psychology, cognitive science, computer science,
engineering or physics (Master, Diploma, or comparable), a completed or
nearly completed PhD as well as demonstrable programming experience in a
high-level language, e.g. Python. We expect you to be interested in the
topic of the project (to be documented in a motivation letter (1 page
max), in which you may refer to prior experiences, for instance, a
thematically pertinent thesis, student research assistant positions,
etc.), developing virtual-reality scenarios and technology for research
purposes as well as quantitative modelling. Advantageous qualifications
are prior exposure to machine learning, Bayesian statistics, experience
with human behavioral experiments as well as willingness to acquire
basic German language skills.
The full job advert can be found at
Please send your application (including a project-specific motivation
letter in English, relevant diplomas, curriculum vitae and contact
details of two potential referees) mentioning reference no.
fb04-0010-wmz-2022 only as a single PDF file to
dominik.endres at uni-marburg.de, before 15.04.2022.
Feel free to contact Prof. Dr. Dominik Endres,
mailto:dominik.endres at uni-marburg.de for more information.
Prof. Dr. Dominik Endres
Theoretische Kognitionswissenschaft - Theoretical Cognitive Science
FB 04 Psychologie
Tel: 06421-28 23818
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