[Face-research-list] PhD position in Goffauxlab

Valérie Goffaux valerie.goffaux at uclouvain.be
Tue Nov 4 15:50:41 GMT 2014

Applications are invited for one PhD position (FTE: 1.0) in the lab of Valérie Goffaux (www.goffauxlab.com<http://www.goffauxlab.com>) at the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL, Belgium).
Our lab relies on the use of psychophysical, electrophysiological (EEG), and neuroimaging (fMRI) techniques to study how face information is integrated in the human visual system over processing course.
Current research topics include: orientation selectivity of facial identity and gaze processing, coarse-to-fine integration of visual information, and contextual modulation in face perception;
A more detailed description of the PhD project can be found at www.goffauxlab.com/index.html<http://www.goffauxlab.com/index.html>.
Qualifications. We will consider candidates with a MSC degree in Cognitive Psychology, Neurosciences, Biomedical Sciences, or a related field.
In addition to a general interest in vision sciences, face perception, and neuroimaging, the ideal candidate has skills in programming (e.g., Matlab) and data analysis, a solid background in cognitive neuroscience, and a high level of written and spoken English.
To apply. Please send a brief (max. 1,000 words) application letter explaining your research interests, what you expect from a PhD experience, and why you would like to study in the lab, your CV, and two recommendation letters to valerie.goffaux at uclouvain.be<mailto:valerie.goffaux at uclouvain.be> before the 31st of January 2014.
Appointment. The position involves a temporary university appointment for 2 years, renewable for a maximum of two years.

Valérie Goffaux
Chercheur Qualifié/Research Associate F.R.S.-FNRS
Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
Research Institute for Psychological Science (IPSY)
Institute of Neuroscience (IONS)
UC Louvain
Place Cardinal Mercier 10 box L3.05.01
1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Tel.: 0032 10473877

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