Associate Researcher
On Computational Vision and Artificial Intelligence
(11 months, starting as soon as possible, pay-scale TV-GU E13 50%)

We are happy to announce that we have a job opening as associate researcher at the department of Computer Science at Goethe University and the Hessian Center for AI ( The PI of the project is Prof. Gemma Roig in collaboration with Prof. Radoslaw Cichy from Freie-Universität Berlin. The duration of the position is for 11 months. It is also possible to negotiate an E13 75% for 6 months.

The position will involve:
• Developing cutting-edge research work on computational models of human visual cognition and artificial intelligence.
• Developing and enhancing a toolbox for linking AI models to brain data, including functional MRI, MEG and EEG
• Building a demonstrator for the Algonauts Project (
• Outreach and organizing a demo workshop

Key requirements for the position:
• Master or PhD in Computational Neuroscience, Computer Science, applied mathematics, electrical engineering or related fields.
• Strong knowledge in machine learning (deep learning, RNN, LSTMs, Transformers, …)
• Excellent programming skills in python, and extensive experience in Tensorflow, pyTorch or related libraries.
• Basic knowledge and high motivation to learn about computational neuroscience and cognitive science.
• Previous experience on building a demonstrator is desirable.
• Fluent in English (writing, speaking, oral)

Self-motivated candidates with a hands-on, proactive approach and problem-solving skills are strongly encouraged to apply.

Goethe University Frankfurt offers a collaborative, diverse, multidisciplinary environment in a scientifically vibrant and international city. Goethe University Frankfurt is strongly committed to Equal opportunities and women candidates as well as candidates with diverse backgrounds are encourage to apply.

Application Instructions:
Applicants are asked to send their documents (motivational letter, CV, 1 publication, diploma and certificates) in electronic form to Gemma Roig at until the 30th of April 2023. Please include in the subject [ Algonauts]. Interviews will be held in Frankfurt or conducted electronically.  

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