Current Job Offers

We are always on the lookout for employees with outstanding scientific competence, solution-oriented thinking and a high degree of commitment. Please send your application to bewerbung@ifado.de, if there are no other details in the announcement.

Here you can find the current job offers at IfADo.

‘Forschungsgesellschaft für Arbeitsphysiologie und Arbeitsschutz e.V. Dortmund’ (legal entity name) is a research institution institutionally funded by the German Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs and the State of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is the sponsor of ’Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors at TU Dortmund’ (IfADo). IfADo explores the risks and potentials of modern work in interdisciplinary approaches. We combine the disciplines of Ergonomics, Immunology, Toxicology, Psychology and Neurosciences.


Website Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors at TU Dortmund

‘Forschungsgesellschaft für Arbeitsphysiologie und Arbeitsschutz e.V. Dortmund’ (legal entity name) is a research institution institutionally funded by the German Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs and the State of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is the sponsor of ’Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors at TU Dortmund’ (IfADo). IfADo explores the risks and potentials of modern work in interdisciplinary approaches. We combine the disciplines of Ergonomics, Immunology, Toxicology, Psychology and Neurosciences.

The Department of “Ergonomics” is looking for

a Research Associate (PostDoc) (m, f, d) in the field of Cognitive Modelling / Data Mining / Machine Learning / Computational Neuroscience

 for the next possible date. The Position is initially limited to 3 years.

We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate who enjoys to integrate data from diverse sources for the understanding of human behavior. Therefore, the candidate should be able to plan and execute neuroscientific research projects in the field of cognitive modelling, model-based evaluation and simulation of cognitive and bioelectrical phenomena.

What we expect:

  • A completed degree in psychology, cognitive science, computer science, statistics, biology, or mathematics and a very good doctorate in one of these fields
  • Knowledge of recent mathematical and statistical methods (including AI) is required
  • Knowledge of methods in the field of EEG is desirable

We offer:

  • A full-time position with currently 39.83 working hours per week
  • Remuneration according to the collective agreement for the public service (position EG 13 TV-L. The classification depends on the collective agreement and personal requirements)
  • All social benefits provided by working for the public service: e.g. an annual bonus, payment of benefits
  • Promotion of professional development
  • Outstanding research infrastructure and technical support [simulation laboratories, EEG (mobile and stationary), stress laboratory, fMRI, non-invasive brain stimulation]
  • A positive working environment in a supporting team
  • Flexible working time models for the compatibility of family and career
  • An interesting, responsible, and varied workplace
  • Attractive region with many cultural activities

The IfADo promotes professional equality for all genders and is certified accordingly. We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications – regardless of gender, disability, nationality or ethnic and social origin. Where appropriate, there is also the possibility of part-time work.

General information about the Research Centre can be found here www.ifado.de.

For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Edmund Wascher, Phone: +49-231 1084-362, E-Mail: wascher@ifado.de.

Have we aroused your interest?

Then please send your application with the usual documents (curriculum vitae, references, copies of certificates, list of grades, list of publications) * by 31 Oct 21 preferably by mail to bewerbung@ifado.de.

Alternative, we will accept your application by mail to the following address:
Forschungsgesellschaft für Arbeitsphysiologie und Arbeitsschutz e.V.
Personalabteilung
Ardeystraße 67
44139 Dortmund

Dortmund, den 06th of October 2021

*(We ask that application documents be submitted preferably by email or only in copies and not in folders, as the documents will not be returned. These will be destroyed in accordance with data protection regulations after the retention period has expired.)


Website Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors at TU Dortmund

‘Forschungsgesellschaft für Arbeitsphysiologie und Arbeitsschutz e.V. Dortmund’ (legal entity name) is a research institution institutionally funded by the German Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs and the State of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is the sponsor of ’Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors at TU Dortmund’ (IfADo). IfADo explores the risks and potentials of modern work in interdisciplinary approaches. We combine the disciplines of Ergonomics, Immunology, Toxicology, Psychology and Neurosciences.

In the department “Ergonomics”, there is a vacancy for a

Research Associate (PostDoc) (m, f, d) in the area of work design / cognitive ergonomics / neuroergonomics

to be filled. The position is initially limited to 3 years.

IfADo has all survey methods of behavioral sciences, cognitive neurosciences as well as a high competence in occupational science and occupational medicine. Accordingly, there are also special laboratories and measuring devices for physical and mental stress examinations as well as mobile measuring methods for recording whole-body movements, eye movements and for electrophysiological peripheral and central nervous measurements. Special attention is paid to the bidirectional transfer between basic and applied research.

Tasks

  • Enjoy researching human behavior, performance, resilience, and vulnerability in the context of modern digital work environments.
  • Interest in the human-centered design of work environments
  • Planning and conducting work science and work psychology research projects in the area of work design
  • Experience and interest in planning and conducting field and laboratory studies with the organization in interdisciplinary teams

Your Profile:

  • University degree in psychology, cognitive science, occupational science, or related field, as well as a very strong doctoral degree in one of these fields
  • Knowledge of the latest research and analysis methods in the field of behavioral, subjective and electrophysiological measurement techniques
  • Ability to present and publish research findings at professional conferences and in professional journals
  • Ability to work in a team and willingness to collaborate with other IfADo research groups
  • Experience and/or willingness to obtain external funding
  • Experience and/or willingness to supervise PhD students
  • Knowledge of methods from the field of neuroergonomics is desirable

We offer:

  • A full-time position with currently 39.83 working hours per week
  • Remuneration according to the collective agreement for the public service (position EG 13 TV-L. The classification depends on the collective agreement and personal requirements)
  • All social benefits provided by working for the public service: e.g. an annual bonus, payment of benefits
  • Promotion of professional development with the possibility of habilitation
  • Embedding in a strong local network with Fraunhofer institutes, TU Dortmund University and Dortmund University of Applied Sciences
  • Excellent research infrastructure and strong technical support (e.g. gait lab, stress lab, robotics lab, VR/AR lab, body tracking systems, mobile and stationary EEG)
  • Flexible working time models for the compatibility of family and career
  • An interesting, responsible and varied workplace

The IfADo promotes professional equality for all genders and is certified accordingly. We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications – regardless of gender, disability, nationality or ethnic and social origin. Where appropriate, there is also the possibility of part-time work.

General information about the Research Centre can be found here www.ifado.de.

For further information on the call for applications and the project, please contact: Prof. Dr. Gerhard Rinkenauer, Tel:+49-231-1084-374, Email: rinkenauer@ifado.de or Dr. Lewis Chuang Tel:+49-231-1084-262, Email: chuang@ifado.de.

Have we aroused your interest?

Then please send your application with the usual documents (curriculum vitae, references, copies of certificates, list of grades, list of publications) * by 31 Oct 2021 preferably by mail to bewerbung@ifado.de.

Alternative, we will accept your application by mail to the following address:
Forschungsgesellschaft für Arbeitsphysiologie und Arbeitsschutz e.V.
Personalabteilung
Ardeystraße 67
44139 Dortmund

Dortmund, den 6th of October 2021

*(We ask that application documents be submitted preferably by email or only in copies and not in folders, as the documents will not be returned. These will be destroyed in accordance with data protection regulations after the retention period has expired.)


Website Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors at TU Dortmund (IfADo)

‘Forschungsgesellschaft für Arbeitsphysiologie und Arbeitsschutz e.V. Dortmund’ (legal entity name) is a research institution institutionally funded by the German Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs and the State of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is the sponsor of ’Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors at TU Dortmund’ (IfADo). IfADo explores the risks and potentials of modern work in interdisciplinary approaches. We combine the disciplines of Ergonomics, Immunology, Toxicology, Psychology and Neurosciences.

The Research group Neuroimmunology (Dept. of Immunology) invites applications for a

Research Associate (PhD position) (m, f, d)

preferably beginning in January 2022. The position is initially limited to 3 years.

The Candidate will be part of a collaborative research project investigating the role of neurotransmitters on rheumatic diseases, with special focus on bone metabolism.

Your profile

  • Degree in one of the following subjects: biology, biochemistry, biotechnology or pharmacy is required
  • Basic laboratory skills in cell culture, protein biochemistry, and molecular biology
  • Experience with flow cytometry is desirable
  • Communication and teamwork skills, above-average commitment and ability to work independently
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Ability to work independently and on your own initiative
  • Ability to establish techniques and present data at international meetings
  • Applicants planning an academic career are especially welcome

We offer

  • A part-time position (65%) with currently 25,89 working hours per week
  • Remuneration according to the collective agreement for the public service (position EG 13 TV-L. The classification depends on the collective agreement and personal requirements)
  • All social benefits provided by working for the public service: e.g. an annual bonus, payment of benefits
  • Flexible working time models for the compatibility of family and career
  • A positive working environment in a supporting team
  • Possibility to graduate
  • Promotion of professional development
  • An interesting, responsible and varied workplace
  • Good accessibility by public transport
  • Attractive region with many cultural activities

The IfADo promotes professional equality for all genders and is certified accordingly. We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications – regardless of gender, disability, nationality or ethnic and social origin.

General information about the Research Centre can be found here www.ifado.de.

For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Silvia Capellino (capellino@ifado.de).

Have we aroused your interest?

Then please send your meaningful application documents with all relevant final and employment certificates, CV, list of publications, a letter of motivation and addresses from two reference sources until October 31st 2021 preferably by mail to bewerbung@ifado.de.

Alternative, we will accept your application by mail to the following address:

Forschungsgesellschaft für Arbeitsphysiologie und Arbeitsschutz e.V.
Personalabteilung
Ardeystraße 67
44139 Dortmund

Dortmund, September 29th 2021

(We ask that application documents be submitted preferably by email or only in copies and not in folders, as the documents will not be returned. These will be destroyed in accordance with data protection regulations after the retention period has expired.)