Trial Coordinator (f/m/d)

Organisation & Administration Tübingen
Solid State Research & Material Sciences Structural and Cell Biology Computer Science

Job Code: 15.19

Job Offer from July 19, 2019

The Perceiving Systems Department at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Tübingen is creating the world’s most realistic human avatars for use in research, film, virtual reality, and medicine. We are looking for a Trial Coordinator (f/m/d).

Your Role:

The successful candidate will

  • work with computer vision researchers to design, coordinate, schedule, and run human subject trials involving body shape and motion analysis. 
  • collect data: recruit participants, take body measurements (training provided), attach motion capture markers to participants’ clothes and skin.
  • organize data and handle data protection.
  • prepare lab equipment for the trials.
  • operate several computer vision technologies, including our unique 4D body scanner (training given, no prior experience required).
  • maintain related web materials and help coordinate lab tours.

Skills / Qualifications:

The job is very dynamic and you will often be introduced to new technologies. You need to be flexible, eager to learn and able to adjust to the research needs. Good organizational and time management skills are required.

We are looking for a team player to work in a multicultural English-speaking environment. Very good command of English and at least a B2 level in German is required. It is important that you are a responsible person with good social skills who is confident in dealing with people, giving instructions, making decisions and solving problems.

Our Offer:

This could be a full-time or a part-time position. An initial contract will be offered for two years with the possibility of extension. The position is remunerated in accordance with the collective agreement for the public sector (TVöD-Bund), according to your qualifications up to E8. Social benefits are paid according to the regulations of the public service (TVöD). 

The position is available immediately and is open until filled. Preference will be given to applications handed in by August 23, 2019.

The Max Planck society seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply. The Max Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals. The Max Planck Society strives for gender equality and diversity.

Any questions regarding the position should be forwarded to Tsvetelina Alexiadis at . Please direct your application including a motivational letter, CV and references to Melanie Feldhofer at or as a hardcopy application to:

Max Planck Institute for Intelligent System
M. Feldhofer
Max-Planck-Ring 4
72076 Tübingen

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