[visionlist] Post-doctoral Research Associate in Vision Science, Durham, UK

Hannah Smithson hannah.smithson at durham.ac.uk
Tue Jul 3 19:54:10 GMT 2007


Post-doctoral Research Associate in Vision Science

A three year, ESRC-funded post-doctoral position, jointly supervised by 
Hannah Smithson and John Mollon, is available at the Department of 
Psychology, Durham University, UK. The project is aimed at understanding 
the brain's capacity to buffer sensory information, particularly 
information that is intrinsically spatiotemporal (for example, gestures 
and facial expressions). Applicants should have a doctoral degree in 
vision science, or a related discipline; or be close to submitting such 
a doctoral thesis. An ability, or willingness to learn, to program is 
essential. Experience with psychophysics is highly desirable.

The Durham department has a thriving community of researchers in visual 
perception, and is well equipped with visual display systems (e.g. CRS 
ViSaGe, Maxwellian view systems), eye-trackers (e.g. CRS eye-trackers, 
Eyelink 2), motion capture systems (Optotrak), and calibration devices - 
in short - everything you could want to run innovative experiments on 
visual perception. The Department was awarded 5A in the latest Research 
Assessment Exercise of 2001. The City of Durham is a very agreeable 
place to live, with easy access to beautiful countryside and with rapid 
train services to Newcastle, Edinburgh, and London.

Salary: £21,050 - £23,692 per annum
Pension: Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS)

For informal enquiries contact Dr Hannah Smithson.
(hannah.smithson at durham.ac.uk, +44 191 3343290)

Further details of the post and details of the application procedure are 
available on our website (https://jobs.dur.ac.uk).
Vacancy Reference: 2014.

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