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At the Audiovisual Technology Group, Institute for Media Technology, Faculty for Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, there is an opening for a full-time PhD candidate position, to be filled starting ideally January 15th, 2023.
In full time (100%) for a period of at first 3 years, with the possibility of extension. Remuneration corresponds to the applicable tariff for German Federal States public service (TV-L13).
The position is part of the collaborative project CO-HUMANICS funded by the Carl Zeiss Foundation in cooperation with other four scientific groups from TU Ilmenau. The project investigates co-presence using AR technologies and telepresence via assistive robots. We aim to enable social connectedness for the aging population with their families and friends. In the project, the accepted candidate will collaborate in the development and evaluation of different prototypes following user-centered design approaches. We aim to provide solutions that could be used by different age groups and we plan to conduct studies with different age groups.
In this collaborative project, the PhD student will address research questions related to human-technology interaction and human-technology mediated communication. The focus is on the implementation and evaluation of technologies with a focus on verbal and non-verbal communication and interaction. The project results achieved by the candidate should form the basis for a doctorate at TU Ilmenau. It is expected that the candidate will take over organizational and self-administrative tasks within the usual amounts.
Please provide evidence of the qualifications required for the job by certificates and references. Please send your application with the following documents: CV, motivation letter, university degrees and study transcripts, two to three possible references.
From individual advancement with a wide range of continuing education opportunities to a variety of health and recreational offerings, you can expect an appreciative working environment at a renowned university at TU Ilmenau. In addition to an attractive, familyfriendly working hours model, you will also benefit from advantages such as the use of the dining halls of the Studierendenwerk Thüringen, as well as participation in the various attractive sports offerings of the University Sports Center.