[visionlist] Post-Doctoral Position in Decision Making, Learning and Video Games, University of Rochester, Rochester NY

Judy Ripton jripton at rcbi.rochester.edu
Fri Apr 10 11:43:37 PDT 2009


The University of Rochester seeks an outstanding postdoctoral fellow 
with research interests in the field of decision making and learning to 
work as part of a multi-investigator and multi-institutional program on 
transfer of learning. The overarching goal is to characterize the 
features of a training regimen that improve decision making and promote 
learning transfer across tasks and domains in adults (see 
http://www.bcs.rochester.edu/muri/index.html).
The successful candidate will help design and implement decision making 
and statistical learning paradigms using behavior and brain imaging, as 
well as work in collaboration with the laboratory of Dr. Pouget on 
computational analyses of these tasks. The candidate will work primarily 
with Professor D. Bavelier and A. Pouget within the Center for Visual 
Sciences and the Departments of Brain & Cognitive Sciences at the U. of 
Rochester. The successful candidate should have a strong background in 
vision, and in particular in issues related to decision making. A strong 
programming background in C++ is highly valued.
Applicants should send a letter describing their graduate training and 
research interests, a vita, and arrange to have three letters of 
recommendation sent to daphne at bcs.rochester.edu Review of applications 
is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled. Learn more 
about the faculty, students, and training facilities of the Department 
of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, the Center for Visual Science, and the 
Center for Language Sciences, as well as links to other affiliated 
departments and programs by visiting our web sites at 
http://www.bcs.rochester.edu  and http://www.cvs.rochester.edu.




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