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 (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 Department of Ergonomics has a vacancy for

a Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/d)

to be filled as soon as possible. The position is limited to 3 years and can be extended for another 3 years.

Responsibilities include scientific work in a large-scale study examining the conditions for healthy lifelong work. The study is designed as a longitudinal study and is in its second wave of data collection. In addition to detailed standard psychological and physiological data, neurocognitive EEG data from more than 10 experimental settings and the entire genome of the subjects are available. For the analysis, machine learning will be used in addition to state-of-the-art EEG analysis methods.

The position will be embedded in a group on computational neuroscience.

Your qualifications:

  • D. in psychology, statistics, mathematics, neuroscience, computer science, or a related field
  • Good knowledge of natural sciences
  • Strong interest in basic and applied neuroscience research issues
  • Very good knowledge of the English language
  • Very good methodological skills

Our 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
  • Flexible working time models for the compatibility of family and career
  • Opportunity for graduation and support for career development
  • A positive working atmosphere in a supportive team
  • Good access to laboratory resources
  • An interesting and multifaceted workplace
  • Good accessibility by public transport
  • Attractive region with a wide range of 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 about the announcement and the project, please feel free to contact Prof. Dr. Edmund Wascher, Tel: 0231 / 1084-362, E-Mail: wascher@ifado.de.

Have we aroused your interest?

Then please send your meaningful application documents with all relevant certificates, curriculum vitae, and academic history including the reference code “Vital PostDoc Ergo” until 20th of April 2023, preferably by mail to bewerbung@ifado.de.

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

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

Dortmund, the 20th of March 2023

*(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 Department of Ergonomics has a vacancy for

a PhD Student (m/f/d)

to be filled as soon as possible. This is a part-time position (75%), initially limited to 3 years. The qualification goal is a doctorate. If a diploma or master’s degree is not yet available, temporary employment as a research assistant may be considered.

The tasks include scientific work in a project that will explore the neurocognitive basis of the role of vision in stable gait, and the effect of walking on vision. This will involve collecting and integrating neurocognitive measurements in gait environments of varying complexity (including virtual) using mobile EEG together with motion data (motion tracking).

Your Qualifications:

  • Graduate/Master’s degree in psychology, neuroscience, sports science, or a related field
  • Good technical understanding of complex experimental setups
  • Strong interest in basic and applied neuroscience research issues
  • Very good knowledge of the English language
  • Very good methodological skills
  • Experience in acquisition and analysis of EEG data (not mandatory)

Our Offer:

  • A part-time position (75%) with currently 29,87 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
  • Opportunity for graduation and support for career development
  • A positive working atmosphere in a supportive team
  • Good access to laboratory resources
  • An interesting and multifaceted workplace
  • Good accessibility by public transport
  • Attractive region with a wide range of 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 about the announcement and the project, please feel free to contact Prof. Dr. Edmund Wascher, Tel: 0231 / 1084-362, E-Mail: wascher@ifado.de.

Have we aroused your interest?

Then please send your meaningful application documents with all relevant certificates, curriculum vitae, and academic history including the reference code “PhD Ergo 04_2023” until 20th of April 2023, preferably by mail to bewerbung@ifado.de.

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

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

Dortmund, the 20th of March 2023

*(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.)