At the Institute of Educational and Developmental Psychology, Chair of Lifespan Developmental Neuroscience, Junior Research Group “Human Perception and Action”, the 6G-life Research-Hub “Digital transformation and sovereignty of future communication networks” offers, subject to the availability of resources, a position as

Research Associate (PhD or Post-doc level)
(subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)

starting as soon as possible. The position is initially limited for three years with the option of extension subject to the availability of resources. The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz – WissZeitVG). The position offers the chance to obtain further academic qualification (e.g. PhD).

Task: Research on the neurocognitive mechanisms of adaptation and de-adaptation to altered movement capacities through mechanical body extensions (exoskeletons; which will be produced in collaboration with external partners). This will include literature research and hypothesis generation; the independent development of experimental designs; participant recruitment; acquisition of human behavioural and brain data (via fMRI); statistical analysis of the acquired data; and the summary of the results in the form of academic journal articles.
Requirements: university degree (Diploma, Master) in Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, or a related relevant field; written and oral proficiency in English. We particularly encourage applications of students with experience in the statistical analysis of human behavioural/brain data (fMRI) and/or virtual reality design, and with programming skills (e.g. Python, Matlab).

More details about the 6G-life Research-Hub are given under
Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities.

Please send your application documents until November 15, 2021 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) preferably via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal by sending it as a single pdf document to with the reference “6G_Limanowski” in the subject header or to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Psychologie, Institut für Pädagogische Psychologie und Entwicklungspsychologie, Professur für Entwicklungspsychologie und Neurowissenschaft der Lebensspanne, z.Hd. Herrn Dr. Jakub Limanowski, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden. Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed.

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