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Job offer 1006-2023

The Leibniz-Institut für Wissensmedien (IWM) conducts research into the acquisition and sharing of knowledge and cooperation with digital media. The institute is a member of the Leibniz Association (Leibniz Gemeinschaft) and committed to international standards of excellent science.

The IWM invites applications for the position of a

Post-Doctoral Researcher (m/f/d)

Full-time, fixed term for three years, starting July 1, 2023

in the Perception and Action Lab of IWM for the topic of “Psychological Explorations of Artificial Intelligence”. We explicitly support the creation of a habilitation thesis or the acquisition of a comparable qualification.

Your tasks:

  • Design, implementation, evaluation and documentation of empirical studies
  • Presentation of research findings at national and international conferences
  • Publications as well as documentation of these findings in relevant academic journals
  • Collaboration on general institute-related activities

Your profile:

  • Strong interest in psychological research on how humans interact with digital technologies
  • Experience in the design, planning, execution and analysis of empirical studies
  • Experience in the process of scientific publications
  • Interest in multidisciplinary cooperation
  • Above-average knowledge of scientific methods
  • Above-average degree as well as a Ph.D. in psychology or cognitive science
  • Very good command of English; knowledge of German is an asset

We offer:

  • Integration into innovative research projects and research activities of the institute
  • Work in a cooperative and ambitious team with an open work atmosphere and the opportunity to create your own niche of expertise
  • Remuneration based on the collective agreement for the public service in the federal states of Germany (pay group 13 TV-L), including the social benefits customary in public service
  • Active support for the reconciliation of work and family life, including a subsidy toward the costs of accommodation and care for children of pre-school age, family-friendly working hours, mobile working and occupational health management (OHM)

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact Prof. Dr. Markus Huff by phone +49 7071 979 215 or email:

Please send your application in a single PDF file with the usual supporting documents and a covering letter, curriculum vitae, certificates and at least two references by quoting reference number 1006-2023 to

Equal opportunities are part of our personnel policy. Applications from equally qualified candidates with disabilities will be given preference.

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Leibniz-Institut für Wissensmedien
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72076 Tübingen

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