[visionlist] postdoc at University of Sydney

Alex Holcombe alexh at psych.usyd.edu.au
Mon Nov 27 22:48:14 GMT 2006

Postdoctoral Fellow in Visual Psychophysics
School of Psychology, University of Sydney

The University of Sydney is Australia’s premier University with an  
outstanding reputation for academic and research excellence, and  
employs over 6,000 permanent staff supporting over 43,000 enrolled  
students. It attracts more grant funding than any other Australian  

The School of Psychology is Australia’s first established psychology  
department and boasts a proud history of excellence that  
characterises the entirety of its research and educational  
activities. Located within the Faculty of Science, it provides world- 
class teaching and research programs.

Applications are currently invited for a postdoctoral fellowship  
working with Dr. Alex Holcombe in the School of Psychology. The  
research area is visual psychophysics, and more specifically, the  
supporting grant is for the investigation of high-level, non- 
retinotopic stages of visual perception. More information regarding  
the research can be found by visiting http://www.psych.usyd.edu.au/ 

Essential requirements for the position are a PhD in psychology,  
vision science, or similar field, and a demonstrated ability to  
conduct psychophysical research. Performing the experiments will  
require skill in programming psychophysical displays and the  
appointee will be working with a dynamic community of local vision  
researchers and attend seminars and colloquia in vision and related  

The position is full-time for a fixed term of 18 months, with  
possibility of renewal for a further year depending on funding.   
Specific enquiries about the role can be emailed to Dr. Alex Holcombe  
alexh at psych.usyd.edu.au and for general enquiries to Fabrice Noël on  
+61 2 9036 7295.

For application forms, please visit http://positions.usyd.edu.au/   
and find position reference: USYD/A47/90905
and also email Alex Holcombe (alexh at psych.usyd.edu.au), including  
your CV.

Remuneration package:  Australian $57,210 - $77,638 p.a. (which  
includes a base salary Associate Lecturer Level A $48,343 - $65,605  
p.a., leave loading and up to 17% employer’s contribution to  

The University is a non-smoking workplace and is committed to the  
policies and principles of equal employment opportunity and cultural  
diversity. The University reserves the right not to proceed with any  
appointment for financial or other reasons.

Closing: 15 January 2007

This is one of two postdoc positions currently available, the other  
is in Associate Professor Colin Clifford's laboratory (which will be  
formally advertised soon).  When one position becomes filled, the  
applicant may be considered for the other, unless the applicant  
states that she prefers otherwise.

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