Call for applications - Student Assistant

Student Assistant position
Application deadline: 15 September 2022 23:59 h CET


The Department of School Education m. d. focus on Teaching and School Development of the University of Potsdam is looking for a research assistant (with B.a. degree and a total of 8 hours per week, initially limited to 6 Months) to support the project “Social responsiveness and its effects on learning in human human and human-robot interaction”. Our project: The interdisciplinary project is part of the Cluster of Excellence Science of Intelligence. Our goal is the development of artificially intelligent learning technologies capable of social cues to perceive, identify and react appropriately to students. To do this, we analyze socially responsive behaviors that occur in the interaction between People appear in order to then transfer them to e.g. learning robots. More information about the project at: teaching/research projects/scioi-project-31

Your areas of activity include:

  • Analysis of video data from teaching situations
  • Support in the preparation and implementation of empirical studies
  • Project-related collaboration in the field of school education m.d. main emphasis Instructional and school development
  • Literature research
  • A keen interest in understanding intelligence and the strong communicative skills required for interdisciplinary research

It is required to have:

  • Studies in a subject relevant to the area of ​​responsibility (psychology, cognitive sciences, human factors, etc.)
  • Interest in the latest technologies in the field of “artificial intelligence” Good knowledge of common Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Good knowledge of German and English

It is desirable to have:

  • Experience in conducting empirical research
  • Safe handling of R or SPSS

We offer:

  •  A nice working environment in an open-minded, interdisciplinary team
  • Insight into an innovative field of research with the opportunity to develop your own interests in to be pursued further within the framework of the bachelor’s/master’s thesis
  • Opportunities to participate and work independently

Please send your application as a PDF file to Ms. Ina by September 15, 2022 Exchange (


Cluster Science of Intelligence (SCIoI)
Technische Universität Berlin
Marchstraße 23
10587 Berlin, Germany
Tel.: +49 30 314-73848