University of Luxembourg
University of Luxembourg Luxembourg Luxembourg
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The University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character. The University was founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world. The University’s faculties and interdisciplinary centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History. In addition, the University focuses on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data Modelling and Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine. Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its “international outlook,” #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide. The Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences (FHSE) brings together expertise from the humanities, linguistics, cognitive... sciences, social and educational sciences. People from across 20 disciplines are working within the Faculty. Along with the disciplinary approach a very ambitious interdisciplinary research culture has been developed.The faculty’s research and teaching focuses on social, economic, political and educational issues with the common goal of contributing to an inclusive, open and resourceful society. The FHSE offers six Bachelor and twenty Master degrees and a doctoral school providing students with the necessary knowledge and high-qualified skills to succeed in their future career.Your Role... As part of the Computational Cognitive Science and Modeling Group, you will conduct research for a doctoral thesis positioned in Psychology, supervised by Prof. Heiko Schütt. As a Ph.D. student in this project, your work will concentrate on developing new models of human visual processing, methods to test them effectively and/or occasional behavioral experiments that implement these tests.Conducting original, interdisciplinary research situated between Psychology, Cognitive Science and Machine LearningDeveloping and implementing models of human visual processingConducting empirical (experimental) research with human participantsCollaborating with researchers coming from various disciplinesParticipating in joint research group activities (e.g., colloquia, creativity sessions, teaching)Presenting research findings at workshops and conferencesPublishing scientific articles in peer-reviewed international journalsWriting a cumulative PhD thesisWhat we expect from you… Completed master’s degree in psychology, cognitive science, computer science, or related fields (by the start date of the position)Training/experience in as many as possible of the following:computational modeling, statistics, data science or machine learninghuman visual processing and/or computer visioncognitive science, psychophysics, and/or psychological researchProgramming skills in Python, R, C, and/or JuliaGood command of written and spoken EnglishMotivation to conduct researchYou are a team player We offer An exciting and relevant research topicA dynamic, collaborative work environment and a supportive academic communityRegular full-time work contract in line with the regulations of the University of Luxembourg, including paid leave, health insurance, pension funds, and other benefitsEnrolment in the doctoral school with an interesting offer of disciplinary or interdisciplinary courses and transferable skills trainingExcellent prospects for your future career developmentIn Short... Contract Type: Befristeter Vertrag 36 MonatWork Hours: Full Time 40.0 Stunden pro WocheLocation: BelvalInternal Title: Doctoral ResearcherJob Reference: UOL05723The yearly gross salary for every PhD at the UL is EUR 39953 full timeHow to apply... Cover letterA brief research statement detailing why you intend to undertake a PhD, what kind of research interests you and how this might fit into the research group (max. 2 pages)Curriculum Vitae(including list of publications if applicable)Digital copy of university diploma and a transcript of resultsContact information of two references (we might contact them)Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. Please apply formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.Here’s what awaits you at the University Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR). A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.A partner for society and industry. Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs …Find out more about the UniversityAddresses, maps & routes to the various sites of the UniversityFurther information... For further information concerning this position, you can contact Prof., Dr Heiko Schütt ([email protected]
Doctoral Candidate (PhD student) in a Project on Computational... Luxembourg jobs
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