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15.05.2017 17:42

PhD position in Computer Science (E13 TV-L)

Hector Research Institute of Education Sciences and Psychology, Leibniz-Institut für Wissensmedien, Perception Engineering Group

The Hector Research Institute of Education Sciences and Psychology (Prof. Ulrich Trautwein), the Leibniz-Institut für Wissensmedien (Prof. Peter Gerjets) and the Perception Engineering Group (Jun.-Prof. Enkelejda Kasneci) at the Computer Science Department of Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, one of eleven German universities distinguished as excellent under the German government’s initiative, is currently inviting applications for a

PhD position in Computer Science (E13 TV-L)

starting as soon as possible limited until June 30, 2020.


The collaborating researchers are working on the assessment of the students’ focus of attention based on eye movements and automated video data analysis in teacher-led classroom scenarios.


Candidates should have a M.Sc. or equivalent in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related disciplines, strong background in machine learning and computer vision and excellent programming skills. Experience in the field of eye-tracking is desirable.


The University seeks to raise the number of women in research and teaching and therefore urges qualified women academics to apply for these positions. Equally qualified applicants with disabilities will be given preference. The employment will be carried out by the central administration of the University of Tübingen.


Please send your application (including motivation letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts and certificates) via e-mail as a single PDF to Enkelejda.Kasneci[at] by June 30, 2017.