PhD Position - Acceptability of AI-Based Preventive Healthcare in Children and Adolescents by Parents and CliniciansForschungszentrum Jülich GmbH • Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine – Brain and Behaviour (INM-7) • Jülich

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January 08, 2023
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Time Span as soon as possible for 3 years Application Deadline 08 Jan 2023 Financing yes Type of Position

  • PhD - Doctoral Programme
  • Field of Research

  • Law, Economics, and Social Sciences
  • Subjects behavioral science Description Conducting research for a changing society: This is what drives us at Forschungs­zentrum Jülich. As a member of the Helmholtz Association, we aim to tackle the grand societal challenges of our time and conduct research into the possibilities of a digitized society, a climate- friendly energy system, and a resource-efficient economy. Work together with around 7,100 employees in one of Europe's biggest research centres and help us to shape change!

    We are offering a PhD Position – Acceptability of AI-Based Preventive Healthcare in Children and Adolescents by Parents and Clinicians

    The position is located at the Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine – Brain and Behaviour (INM-7) – of the Research Center Jülich (the largest and one of the leading research centers in Germany) led by Prof. Simon B. Eickhoff (for more information see https: // www. The position is situated in the Department Biomarker Development led by PD Dr. Juergen Dukart. Work space facilities as well as access to all relevant infrastructure will be provided in Jülich and Düsseldorf.

    Your Job: The PhD student will work in the framework of a BMBF funded project on development of and implementation of a study with parents and pediatricians / clinicians to assess the acceptability of AI-based algorithms in routine medical care. The main focus of the study is to implement online experiments to understand which criteria affect the social and ethical acceptability of integrating AI-based algorithms into medical care in pediatric populations.

    Your Profile: - Master's degree in psychology, social, political, behavioral science, or a related field of study - Solid experience in one or several relevant programming languages (i.e. Python, R, MATLAB, Java, C++) or the strong wish to acquire such skills - Ideally some experience or solid knowledge of the concepts of machine learning - Ideally experience with digital and psychological data collection - Excellent oral and written communication skills in English are required - Knowledge of German is a plus

    Our Offer: We work on the very latest issues that impact our society and are offering you the chance to actively help in shaping the change! We offer ideal conditions for you to complete your doctoral degree:

    - A highly motivated working group as well as an international and interdisciplinary working environment at one of Europe's largest research establishments - Outstanding scientific and technical infrastructure - Opportunity to participate in (international) conferences and project meetings - Continuous scientific mentoring by your scientific advisor - Flexible work (location) arrangements, e.g. remote work - Further development of your personal strengths, e.g. through an extensive range of training courses; a structured program of continuing education and networking opportunities specifically for doctoral researchers via JuDocS, the Jülich Center for Doctoral Researchers and Supervisors: https: // www. fz- - Targeted services for international employees, e.g. through our International Advisory Services

    The position is for a fixed term of three years with possible long-term prospects. Pay will be in line with 65% of pay group 13 of the Collective Agreement for the Public Service (TVöD-Bund) and additionally 60% of a monthly salary as special payment (“Christmas bonus”). Further information on doctoral degrees at Forschungszentrum Jülich including our other locations is available at https: // www.

    We welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds, e.g. in terms of age, gender, disability, sexual orientation / identity, and social, ethnic and religious origin. A diverse and inclusive working environment with equal opportunities, in which everyone can realize their potential, is important to us.

    We look forward to receiving your application by January 8, 2023, via our Online Recruitment System: www.

    Questions about the vacancy? Please feel free to contact us via our contact form: www.

    Please note that for technical reasons we cannot accept applications via email.


    Working Language

  • English
  • German
  • Language of Dissertation

  • English
  • German
  • Required Documents

  • CV
  • Reports, certificates
  • Letter of Motivation
  • List of Publication
  • More Information https: // www.

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