The newly founded Chair for Sensory Neuroengineering at the new Department Artificial Intelligence in Biomedical Engineering is looking for a Senior Postdoc ("Akademischer Rat"). In close collaboration with clinical and industrial partners, the Chair researches on the neural foundations of hearing, as well as on new technology for better treatments of hearing impairment. Reseach topics are, for instance, the development and application of AI methods to analyse neurological data on human speech processing as well as the development of AI methods to construct audiovisual speech signals for better speech comprehension.
The Senior Postdoc should shape this research field with their own innovative projects. The appointment will initially be for three years, and can be made permanent upon excellent performance.
Excellent degree in computer science, mathematics, physics, engineering or a similar disciplince
Strong interest in neurological research at the interface to AI
Experience in one (or several) of these areas: signal processing, machine learning, neurobiology and neuroimaging
Excellent organisational capabilities
High own-initiative and desire to work independently
Excellent cooperation, communication and team skills
Excellent knowledge of written and oral English
FAU is the most innovative university in Germany and ranks second among the most innovative European universities. It is located in one of the most attractive regions in Germany. Erlangen is a bicycle-friendly city with 100,000 inhabitants, former home of the Huguenots as well as a key location for Siemens. It is close to Nuremberg, a city with a population of half a million and a metropolitan flair. The mixture of academia, innovative companies, art and culture makes the region the perfect place for creative minds, keen athletes and nature lovers.
We support your work through:
A lively scientific environment within the Department and the possibility to cooperate with excellent partners at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg, at Imperial College London as well as with industry partners
An excellent environment to conduct leading science and to realise own scientific ideas
Development of your personal strengths, for instance through extensive courses on personal development
To apply, please send a letter detailing your motivation, a CV, copies of your degrees and details of three referees. Please combine all documents into a single pdf and send them per email with subject “Application Senior Postdoc” to Prof. Dr. Tobias Reichenbach tobias.j.reichenbach(at)fau.de