HiWi/Student assistant

Job Offer from September 13, 2022

The Max Planck Research Group Translational Sensory and Circadian Neuroscience aims to understand the effects of light on human physiology and behaviour. We use a multi-modal hybrid-methods approach in our research, include circadian and neuroendocrine assessment methods, spectral engineering for tailoring and design of light stimuli and (psycho)physiological measurements, including pupillometry, melatonin and core body temperature. For more information, please visit our group’s website: https://www.kyb.tuebingen.mpg.de/614159/translational-sensory-and-circadian-neuroscience

We are currently looking for a

HiWi/Student assistant, 8 hours per week or more (m/f/d)

to join our group in Tübingen from the beginning of November or later.

The position

  • Recruitment and screening of subjects for studies
  • Conducting studies in the field of sleep and circadian rhythms in the evening
  • Data curation and management

Your profile

  • Bachelor student or Master student with the following fields of study: psychology, cognitive sciences, neurosciences, biology, medicine and similar, enrolled at a German university
  • Curiosity and interest about our research topics
  • Good teamwork skills
  • A high level of resilience and professionalism
  • Functional spoken and written German


A dedicated team awaits you in an international environment with regular opportunities for further education and training.

The Max Planck Society seeks to employ more handicapped people and strongly encourages them to apply. Furthermore, we actively support the compatibility of work and family life. The Max Planck Society also seeks to increase the number of women in leadership positions and strongly encourages qualified women to apply. The Max Planck Society strives for gender equality and diversity.

Your application
We look forward to receiving your application electronically by e-mail to manuel.spitschan@tuebingen.mpg.de until October 31, 2022.

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