Germany: Ph.D Position in Human Grasping and Attention at Ludwig Maximilians University Munich

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Earliest starting date: October 2013

Description: The candidate will work in a project funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft which is focused on the planning and control of human grasping movements and their relation to visual attention. He/she will record and analyze human hand and eye movements and measure visual attention using electromagnetic hand tracking, eye tracking, behavioral methods, and eventually EEG. The project will be under the supervision of Heiner Deubel.

Eligibility:The candidate should have a M.Sc. degree or equivalent in Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, AI,
or related areas. Training in attention/vision research and some experience in eye-movement recording are advantageous; good statistical and programming skills (Matlab preferred) are necessary. Speaking German is not a requirement as the team members speak and work in English (team mostly composed of non-German Ph.D. and Postdoctoral fellows).

Duration: The appointment will be for a period of 36 months, leading up to a PhD dissertation. Salary will be apaid according to German standards (approx. ¤ 2250 before taxes).

Applications: should be sent by email to Prof. Heiner Deubel (heiner.deubel(at) and should include a CV, a brief statement of research interest, the expected date of availability, and the name of 2 references.

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