[Face-research-list] Postdoctoral position in object and face recognition

Olivia Cheung olivia.cheung at nyu.edu
Fri Jul 17 03:54:37 BST 2015

*Postdoctoral position in object and face recognition*

A postdoctoral research position is open at the Objects and Knowledge
Laboratory, headed by Dr. Olivia Cheung, at New York University Abu Dhabi.
This position is based in New York University, New York. The postdoctoral
researcher will carry out fMRI experiments on human object and face
recognition. Potential research projects include, but are not limited to,
investigations of the influences of experience and conceptual knowledge on
recognition processes.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, or a
related field, and should possess strong programming skills (e.g., Matlab).
Prior experience with neuroimaging and psychophysical techniques is
required. Initial appointment is for one year, with the possibility of
renewal depending on the availability of funding. Starting date is
flexible, preferably around September 1, 2015.

The Objects and Knowledge Laboratory is part of the rapidly growing
Psychology division at New York University Abu Dhabi. For this position,
the postdoctoral researcher will work in New York, and will have access to
neuroimaging facilitates (such as MRI) at the Center for Brain Imaging, New
York University.

New York University has established itself as a Global Network University,
a multi-site, organically connected network encompassing key global cities
and idea capitals. The network has three foundational degree-granting
campuses: New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai, complimented by a network of
eleven research and study-away sites across five continents. Faculty and
students will circulate within this global network in pursuit of common
research interests and the promotion of cross-cultural and
interdisciplinary solutions for problems both local and global.

Interested individuals should email a curriculum vita, the expected date of
availability, and contact information of two referees to Olivia Cheung (
olivia.cheung at nyu.edu). Informal inquires regarding the position are
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