Darmstadt: Research Assistant, PhD student

Technische Universität: Research Assistant, PhD student (75%) in the Sensorimotor Control & Learning group (580)

The Department of Human Sciences at Technische Universität Darmstadt has an open position in the Sensorimotor Control & Learning group.

Research Assistant, PhD student – 75%

The position has a fixed-term contract for 3 years, and is to be filled as soon as possible.


  • Research in Cognitive Science, particularly in the area of multisensory perception and action
  • Teaching in the Cognitive Science program
  • Participation in the academic activities and services of the group


  • Excellent university degree (Master, Diplom) in cognitive science, psychology, neuroscience mathematics, computer science or related fields
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English and German
  • Knowledge of research and analytical methods
  • Pronounced interest in both empirical and theoretical research into cognitive science, particularly in the area of multisensory perception and action
  • Organizational skills, highly motivated, team-player
  • Programming experience and experience in machine learning and statistics are a plus

Opportunity for further qualification (doctoral dissertation) is given. The fulfillment of the duties likewise enables the scientific qualifications of the candidate.

The Technische Universität Darmstadt intends to increase the number of female employees and encourages female candidates to apply. In case of equal qualifications applicants with a degree of disability of at least 50 or equal will be given preference. Wages and salaries are according to the collective agreements on salary scales, which apply to the Technische Universität Darmstadt (TV-TU Darmstadt).

Please send applications including letter of motivation, CV, certificates and transcripts, and one or two work samples (e.g., link to software project, dissertation or research output) to the dean of the Department of Human Sciences of Technische Universität Darmstadt, Alexanderstraße 10, 64283 Darmstadt (preferably by email in a single PDF document to dekanat(at)humanw.tu-darmstadt.de, please use the given reference number in the header). Informal inquiries can be addressed to Prof. Loes van Dam, PhD (loes.van_dam(at)tu-darmstadt.de)

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Code No. 580

Published on
October 06, 2021

Application deadline
November 28, 2021

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