[visionlist] Cardiff University, Post-doc

Tom Freeman FreemanT at cardiff.ac.uk
Fri Jan 21 09:31:13 GMT 2005

A post-doctoral research position is now available in the area of visual 
perception at Cardiff University, working with Simon Rushton and Tom 
Freeman. Research will focus on vision in the active observer, ranging from 
the study of eye movements and motion perception through to interceptive 
action. You should have a PhD (or be near completion) in a relevant 
subject.  The position is tenable for 1 year in the first instance. Salary 
is £19460 - £29128 per annum depending on age and experience.

Closing date for applications is 4th February. Informal enquiries can be 
made to Tom Freeman (freemant at cardiff.ac.uk). Further information can be 
found at:

The principal investigators within the perception group at Cardiff are:

John Culling (audiory localisation / segmentation)
Tom Freeman (motion perception / eye, head movements)
Alex Holcombe (visual cognition / temporal integration)
Michael Lewis (face perception)
Simon Rushton (locomotion / interceptive action)
Robert Snowden (motion perception / spatial vision / attention)

The group has excellent research facilities contained within new, 
purpose-built labs equipped with state-of-the-art technology. The group has 
links to the wider vision community within Cardiff University (including 
research in Optometry, Biomedical Sciences and Computer Science) and is 
geographically close to other concentrations of vision researchers in the 
UK e.g. Bristol, Bangor. Further information about the group's ctivities 
can be found at: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/psych/public/groups/perception.html.

The School of Psychology is one of the largest and most successful in the 
UK (http://www.cf.ac.uk/psych/).  It was recently awarded a 5* (maximum) 
rating in the UK research assessment exercise. It is soon to open its own 
brain-imaging centre (http://www.cf.ac.uk/psych/cubric/), enhancing the 
international-leading research in behavioural neuroscience, cognitive 
ergonomics, forensic, social and developmental psychology.

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