Research Associate - Faculty of Psychology

Dresden, (DE)
04 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
03 Jan 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

At TU Dresden, the Cluster of Excellence „Centre for Tactile Internet with Human-in-the-Loop“ (CeTI) offers several positions as

Research Associate
(subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E13 TV-L)

starting as soon as possible and fixed term for three years with the option to be extended (max. up to December 2025). The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz – WissZeitVG). The positions offer the chance to obtain further academic qualification (e.g. PhD or habilitation thesis). Balancing family and career is an important issue. The posts are basically suitable for candidates seeking part-time employment. Please note this request in your application.

We are looking for candidates with a university degree and if applicable a PhD degree in the respective scientific area with very good English language skills (cluster language), flexibility and the readiness to co-operate in a dynamic and international team.

Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities. Technische Universität Dresden is a certified family-friendly university and offers a Dual Career Service.

Please submit your comprehensive application including the usual documentation by January 4th, 2019 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) with the reference „CeTI-position_…“ (as given below) in the subject header preferably S/MIME encrypted by sending it as a pdf document to or by mail to:
TU Dresden, Sprecher des Exzellenzclusters CeTI, Herrn Prof. Frank H. P. Fitzek, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden, Germany. Please submit copies only as your application documents will not be returned. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed.

CeTI is a multidisciplinary cluster. This is why vacancies are presented in the following order:
Faculty of Psychology

Professors from the respective faculties/chairs will supervise the positions to be filled. More details about the individual positions are given under 

Faculty of Psychology

CeTI-position_Kiebel_1 – Chair of Neuroimaging
1 Research Associate / Postdoc for computational neuroscience 
Topic: Computational modelling of sequences of goal-directed actions and multisensory integration
(Research rooms TP1 and K4)

CeTI-position_Li_1 – Chair of Lifespan Developmental Neuroscience
1 Research Associate / Postdoc for human multisensory perception 
Topic: Psychophysical and neural mechanisms of goal-directed multisensory perception
(Research room TP1)

CeTI-position_Li_2 – Chair of Lifespan Developmental Neuroscience
1 Research Associate / PhD  Student/ Postdoc for augmented perception and action 
Topic: Age and individual differences in perception and action in augmented and virtual reality
(Research rooms TP1 and K3)

CeTI-position_Narciss_1 – Chair of Psychology of Learning and Instruction
1 Research Associate / Postdoc for skill acquisition and learning 
Topic: Skill acquisition and learning with CeTI technologies (Research rooms TP1 and U3)

CeTI-position_Pannasch_1 – Chair of Engineering Psychology and Applied Cognitive Research
1 Research Associate / Postdoc for human–cyber-physical systems interaction 
Topic: Fundamental mechanisms governing interactions between humans and CPS
(Research room K3)

Note that further details about the individual positions are given under