[visionlist] Job Advert (Research Associate: Models of Scanpaths)

ID Gilchrist, Experimental Psychology I.D.Gilchrist at bristol.ac.uk
Mon Jun 9 07:01:37 PDT 2008

Research Associate:  Models of Scanpaths

A Research Associate is required for one year from September 2008 to work 
on a project funded jointly by the ESRC and NWO. The part of the project 
based in Bristol, which will be supervised by Professor Iain Gilchrist, 
will develop novel methods to summaries and compare sequences of saccadic 
eye movements. These methods will then be used in human experimental work 
on visual face encoding and recognition in Amsterdam under the direction of 
Professor Jan Theeuwes. You will be developing and testing existing and 
novel models of saccade sequences and applying these models to data 
collected in Amsterdam. You will also play an active part in the 
dissemination of research findings including the writing of the final 
report and relevant publications.

A PhD in psychology, applied statistics or a related subject and strong 
computer programming skills are essential. Experience of behavioural 
research and eye movement research specifically is highly desirable.

Salary: £31,840

Contact for informal enquiries:
Professor I Gilchrist I.D.Gilchrist at bristol.ac.uk Tel. 0117 928 9004

Timescale of appointment :  Fixed Term Contract 12 months
Anticipated interview date:  08 July 2008
Anticipated start date:  01 September 2008

Closing date for applications:  9.00 am on 23 June 2008

Application form: http://www.bris.ac.uk/boris/jobs/ads?ID=73145

Further details:

Iain D. Gilchrist,
Head of Department & Professor of Neuropsychology,
Department of Experimental Psychology,
University of Bristol,
12a Priory Road, Bristol, BS8 1TU, UK.

Tel (Office):   0117 928 9004 (internal 89004)
Fax:   0117 928 8588
email: I.D.Gilchrist at bristol.ac.uk

Secretary (Janet Woolway-Allen)
Tel:   0117 928 8452 (internal 88452)
Email: Janet.Woolway at bristol.ac.uk

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