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E-Tutor on 'Methods in Cognitive (Neuro-)Sciences'

E-Tutor on a part-time or freelance honorarium basis

The Max Planck School of Cognition (MPS-Cog) is inviting applications for an e-learning tutor "Methods in Cognitive (Neuro-)Sciences".

MPS-Cog, one of the three pioneering national Max Planck Schools, is a joint initiative of the Max Planck Society and leading German Universities together with Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Helmholtz Association, and University College London, and is additionally funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). MPS-Cog will explore new paths in postgraduate education in Germany by linking the dispersed excellence of researchers in the field of cognition, thus attracting top international graduates to its world-class PhD program within. A unique network of approximately 50 outstanding scientists forms the basis for an outstanding career.


The successful applicant is expected to:

  • Develop an online course on Methods in Cognitive (Neuro-)Sciences
  • Develop learning outcomes for the courses
  • Interact with a learning designer in the development of e-activities adapted to the learning outcomes of the courses
  • Advise and stimulate students’ participation within an e-learning environment and assist struggling students
  • Conduct student formative assessment

Qualifications and Prerequisites

  • Strong background on MRI, knowledge in EEG/MEG and other important cognitive neuroscience techniques
  • Substantial/Extensive teaching experience
  • Excellent command of English
  • Comfortable working in a multicultural environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and flexibility

 Application procedure

Please send your application via email ()

The application should include:

  • letter of motivation
  • a full CV
  • at least one letter of reference
  • syllabus of the course

Closing date for applications: 31 December 2019

For further questions, please contact Natacha Mendes:

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