In order to support the Human Factors Engineering, Airbus Defence and Space is looking for a
Master Thesis within Human Factors Engineering (d/f/m)
The team Human Factors Engineering and Flight Deck (GE) is responsible for the development of
Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) for different platforms such as fighter aircraft, transport aircraft, or ground control stations. The associated process covers requirements engineering, HMI design, specification, and assessments for validation and verification. These evaluations require a wide range of tools and methods for representative results.
Located about an hour’s drive north of Munich, Manching is an up-and-coming market town that offers a wide range of leisure and cultural activities. Here, you can enjoy the quality of life in the countryside while the pleasures of near-by cities are still within easy reach.
Attractive salary and special payments 30 days holidays and extra days-off for special occasions Excellent upskilling opportunities and great development prospects Special benefits: employer-funded pension, employee stock options, discounted car leasing, special conditions for insurances, transportation subsidy, employee benefits at cooperating companies On-site-facilities: Medical officer for check-ups and other health-related services, canteen and cafeteria, kindergarten close to the site
Your tasks and responsibilities
Analysis of current state of the art with respect to complex input devices and assessment methodologies for novel and/or complex input devices Analysis of the currently existing design ideas and derivation of an initial design for a prototype Development of a functional prototype for functional and long-term ergonomic assessments Set-up of an evaluation framework to test input device performance, e.g. by means of a computer game Define the assessment set-up comprising research hypothesis, assessment procedures, subject definition, data generation and interpretation Carry out an assessment with a respective set of users, analyze, and interpret gathered data Documentation and discussion of research topics
Desired skills and qualifications
Enrolled full-time student (d/f/m) within Human Factors Engineering or a similar field of study be fluent in English and German have programming and prototyping skills have first experience in electrical and mechanical engineering be a good team player, have excellent communication skills and be able to work independently
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