[Face-research-list] Post Doc Position in Human Neuroscience and Visual Cognition
assaf.harel at wright.edu
Thu Oct 23 21:32:30 BST 2014
Human Neuroscience and Visual Cognition Lab
Department of Psychology
Wright State University
A post-doc position is now available at the newly established Human Neuroscience and Visual Cognition Lab at the Department of Psychology, Wright State University. The lab is headed by Dr. Assaf Harel and investigates high-level vision and its neural substrates. We are particularly interested in how visual recognition occurs in real-world settings and adopt a neuroergonomic approach to study the applied aspects of high-level vision. For this purpose, we employ a diversity of cognitive neuroscience methods, including fMRI, EEG, psychophysics, and eye tracking. Research topics include, but are not limited to the following areas: visual expertise, object and scene recognition, categorization and perceptual learning.
The position is fully funded for two years. The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology, Neurobiology, Computer Science, or any other related discipline by the start date of the position. Strong background and familiarity with fMRI or EEG research is required. Experience in computer programming, especially with Matlab is highly encouraged and will be considered a strong advantage.
Applicants should send their CV, a short statement of their research interests and contact information for two references to Dr. Assaf Harel at: assaf.harel at wright.edu
The Department of Psychology is housed in the College of Science and Mathematics, offers a Ph.D. in Human Factors and Industrial/ Organizational Psychology, and has 3 undergraduate concentration areas: (1) Cognition and Perception, (2) Industrial/ Organizational, and (3) Behavioral Neuroscience. Wright State University was recently ranked among the “Best in the Midwest” universities by The Princeton Review, listed among 260 Best National Universities in the annual “America’s Best Colleges” rankings by U.S. News and World Report, and ranked fourth nationally among universities with limited numbers of doctoral programs in the Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index. Wright State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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