Fachgebiet Psychology of perception

Programmer position

We are looking for a programmer to work jointly with Ghose Perception Lab at Technical University of Kaiserslautern and Rupak Majumdar's group at Max-Planck for Software Systems, Kaiserslautern. The position involves working with multiple researchers on a wide range of projects and requires familiarity with vision research (psychophysics).

Responsibilities include:

  • Writing code for showing stimuli, data collection, data storage, and data analysis
  • Programming for VR (HTC Vive, Oculus rift) 
  • Familiarity with software: Unity and Vizard (for VR), MATLAB, Psychophysics Toolbox, Psychopy, and Eyelink Experiment Builder for traditional psychophysical experiments
  • Maintenance of lab computers, servers, networks, websites
  • Some knowledge about real time data collection and how to synchronize data from various hardware (behavioral response, motion tracker / eye tracker data) or willingness to learn it is desirable.

An ideal candidate would be fluent in English and feel comfortable on multiple projects simultaneously in a multicultural team setting.

The position is initially for 2 years but could be extended for a few more years based on performance and rapport with the team. Salary is according to German salary scale (TVL) as decided by TU Kaiserslautern.

Please send a copy of your CV and a short description of your work experience in this domain to Prof. Dr, Tandra Ghose (tandraghose(at)gmail.com)

Related webpages:

https://vr.mpi-sws.org/

https://www.sowi.uni-kl.de/psychology-of-perception

https://www.mpi-sws.org/people/rupak/

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