Oldenburg: PhD student (m/f/d) (65%)

Universität: PhD student (m/f/d) (65%) in the SEAS subproject "Social Automated Car"

The inter-faculty graduate school "Social and Cultural Embeddedness of Autonomous Cyber Physical Systems" (SEAS) at the Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg seeks to fill the position of a

PhD student (m/f/d)
(pay grade 13 TV-L 65% for 3 years)

in the SEAS subproject "Social Automated Car". The position is associated with the work group of Prof. Dr. Markus Tepe (Institute for Social Sciences, Faculty I) and the PhD project is jointly supervised with Prof. Dr. Susanne Boll (Department for Computer Science). Autonomous cyber physical systems in safety critical domains, which are key to the digital transformation, are at the center of the SEAS graduate school. SEAS is gathering an interdisciplinary group of researchers to find answers for the technical, legal, and societal challenges posed by these systems. The SEAS subproject "Social Automated Car" studies the role of social norms for the interplay between autonomous vehicles and humans in urban traffic.

The area of responsibility includes:

  • Participation in the interdisciplinary research project,
  • conception and execution of research papers for doctoral qualification (dissertation), and
  • active participation in the study program of the SEAS graduate school.

Requirements are

  • An above-average academic university degree in Social Sciences (Political Science, Sociology, Social Psychology) or a related field,
  • very good skills in quantitative research designs and statistical analysis methods,
  • very good written and spoken skills in English,
  • experience with online-, field- and/or survey-experiments is advantageous.

The position is to be filled at the next possible opportunity. For further questions, please feel free to contact Prof. Dr. Markus Tepe (markus.tepe(at)uni-oldenburg.de).

The University of Oldenburg is dedicated to increasing the percentage of women in science. Therefore, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. In accordance with Lower Saxony legal regulations (NHG § 21), equally qualified female candidates will be given preference.
Applicants with disabilities will be employed preferentially if equally qualified.

Applications with an informative cover letter, curriculum vitae, report cards, and a writing sample are to be sent in preferably electronic form until 30.09.2019 to:

Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
Faculty I - Educational and Social Sciences
Institute for Social Sciences
Prof. Dr. Markus Tepe
Email addressed to Petra Oetken-Brinkmann:  petra.oetken.brinkmann(at)uol.de

Alternatively, you can send in your application via mail until the afore mentioned date to:

Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
Faculty I - Educational and Social Sciences
Institute for Social Sciences
Prof. Dr. Markus Tepe
Ammerländer Heerstraße 114-118
26129 Oldenburg.

Submitted documents will not be returned.

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