The Hector Research Institute of Education Sciences and Psychology (Prof. Dr. Ulrich Trautwein) and the Chair of Human-Computer Interaction (Prof. Dr. Enkelejda Kasneci) at the Computer Science Department of Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, one of eleven German universities distinguished as excellent under the German government's initiative, is currently inviting applications for a
Doctoral position in Computer Science (E13 TV-L, 100%)
starting as soon as possible. The initial fixed-term contract will be for 3 years with possible extension.
The collaborating researchers are working on the assessment of the students' focus of attention based on automated video data analysis in classroom scenarios.
Candidates should have a M.Sc. or equivalent in Computer Science, Cognitive Sciences, or related disciplines, strong background in machine learning and computer vision and excellent programming skills. Experience in the field of eye-tracking is desirable.
In case of equal qualification and experience, physically challenged applicants are given preference. The University of Tübingen aims at increasing the share of women in science and encourages female scientists to apply. Candidates will be officially employed by the administration of the University of Tübingen.
* According to the general pay scale of German universities, the salary will be "TV-L E13" or "E13". Your income will increase in steps (after 1 year, after 2 years, after 3 years and so on)
if you remain hired. You can find information on living costs in Tübingen here:
Please send your application (including motivation letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts and certificates) via e-mail as a single PDF to Prof. Dr. Enkelejda Kasneci,
Enkelejda.Kasneci@uni-tuebingen.de by April 15, 2020.