The Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems is seeking a biomedical engineer for the Haptic Intelligence Department. Led by Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, the MPI-IS Haptic Intelligence Department aims to elevate and formalize our understanding of touch cues while simultaneously discovering new opportunities for their use in interactions between humans, computers, and machines.
In this context, we are seeking a biomedical engineer for a temporary project.
Responsibilities will include:
- Experimental data acquisition
- Data analysis and visualization
- Design of machine learning algorithms
- Participant recruitment
- Experiment design
- Data collection
- Survey design and analysis
- Engineering tasks, e.g., sensor integration
- A bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering
- Good programming skills in Python
- Very good knowledge in computer science
- Good knowledge of assistive technology
- Experience in conducting user studies with people with disabilities
- Good scientific background and the ability to understand researchers’ goals
- Team-player attitude
- Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English
The position will be located in the Stuttgart site of our institute as part of the Haptic Intelligence Department.
Salaries and contract will be based on qualifications and previous professional experience according to the Public Service Wage Agreement (TVöD Bund) guidelines. The position is limited to 1 year.
To apply, please prepare a cover letter and your CV in English and upload both documents with your degree certificates as one PDF file by using the link below:
The application deadline is October 2, 2022. For more information or questions about scientific and technical aspects of the position, please contact Maria-Paola Forte at email@example.com
The Max Planck Society is committed to employing more handicapped individuals and especially encourages them to apply. Furthermore, the Max Planck Society seeks to increase the number of women in areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply. The Max Planck Society strives for gender equality and diversity.