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(Post-)doctoral scientist (f/m) in Experimental Aesthetics
Published(453 days ago)
Deadline for applications(427 days ago)
University Hospital JenaJena
THE INSTITUTE OF ANATOMY I, UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL JENA, GERMANY
invites applications for the position
(Post-)doctoral scientist (m/f)
in Experimental Aesthetics
Participation in research in experimental aesthetics (analysis of statistical properties of artworks, music and/or literature; see Brachmann und Redies, 2017, Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience 11:102)
Development of novel approaches for the calculation of statistical properties in aesthetic stimuli (e.g., in deep neural networks)
Analysis of statistical properties in large datasets of images, music and /or literature
Generation of stimuli for psychological experiments
Publication of results in international journals.
It will be possible to pursue a doctoral degree.
M.Sc. in informatics or media science (e.g., computer vision, digital humanities etc.)
Experience in the analysis of complex patterns and knowledge of deep neural networks would be advantageous.
Good English proficiency
Very good knowledge of programming, especially with Python and MatLab.
Willingness to participate in experimental/computational aesthetics research in an international interdisciplinary team (informatics, psychology and neuroscience)
Salary: according to TV-L Working hours: 40 hours/week Start: January 1, 2019 Term of employment: limited to 2 years (extension
Prof. Dr. Dr. C. Redies
Phone: (+ 49) 03641 - 396 100
Am Klinikum 1 I D-07747 I Jena
Jena University Hospital comprises 25 research institutes and 26 clinical centers where scientists and physicians work in fundamental biomedical research and in patient-related clinical research on the highest level.
Our research group is one of the leading research teams in experimental aesthetics. The group is located at the Institute of Anatomy I and has been active in aesthetics research for >10 years, especially in the visual domain.
Opportunity for research on an innovative and worldwide unique research platform
A communicative atmosphere within a scientific network providing top-level research facilities
Educational and other family related benefits
Company pension scheme (VBL)
The place of work is Jena, Germany, a young and lively university town with dynamic business activities, successful scientific centers of innovation, and a vibrant cultural scene around a university with a rich tradition
To apply, please send is your letter of motivation, a detailed CV, publication list, contact details of at least 2 referees, and copies of academic transcripts. We look forward to receiving your application.
To apply online for this vacancy please visit: www.uniklinikum-jena.de/KarriereReference number: 224/2018
Application deadline: September 19, 2018
In case of equal qualification, persons with disabilities will be given priority.
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