[Eeglablist] Research assistant position in the area of EEG, eye tracking, and brain–machine interfaces at CITEC, Bielefeld University, Germany

Andrea Finke afinke at cor-lab.uni-bielefeld.de
Fri Aug 29 09:08:41 PDT 2014

The Neuroinformatics Group and Neurocognition and Action Group at the Center of Excellence “Cognitive Interaction Technology” (CITEC, Bielefeld University, Germany) invite applications for an open research assistant position (PhD student
or PostDoc, 100% E 13 TV-L) in an interdisciplinary project in the area of EEG, eye tracking, and brain–machine interfaces.
We are seeking an outstanding candidate who is interested in multi-modal interface design and data analysis, machine learning, signal processing and brain-machine interfaces.

We are particularly interested in applicants with background and training in computer science, electrical engineering or related fields. Successful candidates must hold a MSc degree (or equivalent) in computer science or a related field. Applicants are expected to have experience with signal processing and machine learning techniques on (neuro)physiological data as well as very good programming skills (C++, MATLAB, Python). Experience with experimental work (EEG and/or eye tracking studies) is desired, but not obligatory. We expect a high motivation to work in an interdisciplinary team, the ability to work independently, strong interpersonal skills as well as a good command of English. Knowledge of German is not
essential. The position is initially funded for one year and can be extended for two more years. The payment is based on
E 13 TV-L. The successful candidate is expected to start work on 01 November 2014.

The position is embedded in the Neuroinformatics Group within CITEC at Bielefeld University. It involves a close collaboration with the Neurocognition and Action Group. CITEC provides a unique environment to perform cutting-edge research in an international context. Applicants will receive structured supervision and support through the collaboration with the
project partners at CITEC, in particular Prof. Dr. Helge Ritter (Neuroinformatics Group) and Prof. Dr. Thomas Schack (Neurocognition and Action Group).

Applications should be sent electronically (in one pdf document) to Dipl.-Inform. Andrea Finke
(afinke at techfak.uni-bielefeld.de) and must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a motivation letter.
Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries about the position may be directed to Dipl.-Inform. Andrea Finke.

Bielefeld University has received a number of awards for its achievements in the provision of equal opportunity and has been recognized as a family friendly university. Applications from suitably qualified handicapped and severely handicapped persons are expressly encouraged. Bielefeld University encourages applications from women.  All applications are handled according to the provisions of the state equal opportunity statutes.

Dipl.-Inform. Andrea Finke 

Neuroinformatics Group, Technical Faculty 
EXC Cognitive Interaction Technology (CITEC) 
Research Institute for Cognition and Robotics (CoR-Lab) 
Bielefeld University, Germany 

Office: 		CITEC building 	3.225 
Labs: 						3.044/45 
Phone:   	+49 (0) 521 106-12116 
Fax:     		+49 (0) 521 106-1512116 
Web:		http://www.cit-ec.de 

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