[visionlist] Postdoc position in Psychology, University of Waterloo

Roxane Itier ritier at uwaterloo.ca
Tue Jul 28 07:31:46 PDT 2009

Post Doctoral Position Available
Department of Psychology
University of Waterloo

The Department of Psychology at the University of Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada) invites applications for a Post Doctoral Position within the EEG-eye tracking Lab of Dr. Roxane Itier.  The Fellowship is supported by a research grant (CIHR) and is a two-year full time contract position with the possibility of a one-year renewal appointment.

The candidate should have a PhD in psychology or neuroscience, a demonstrated strong background in EEG-ERPs as well as in fMRI analyses and interests in the field of face and eye gaze processing. Expertise in modeling or in eye tracking methodology is also desirable. The candidate's duties will be to help integrating EEG and fMRI data collected in several face/gaze processing studies. The candidate will also help in designing research experiments and in writing research articles. In addition, the candidate will have the possibility of conducting his/her own research projects using the Lab facilities. Collaborations with other members of the department are encouraged.

The psychology department at the University of Waterloo is a dynamic research environment which currently holds two new EEG labs (Biosemi, 72 channels), access to a 1.5T scanner and several eye tracking devices. In addition, access to patients, clinical and developmental populations is also possible. For more details on the department, visit: http://www.psychology.uwaterloo.ca/index.html
The city of Waterloo is a small university town, located just 1.5h west of Toronto where Dr. Itier holds major collaborations with the Rotman Research Institute and the Hospital for Sick Children.

The start of this appointment is flexible but should occur within the fall 2009 and at the earliest on September 1st, 2009. Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled.  The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native peoples, and persons with disabilities.  There are no citizenship restrictions.

University of Waterloo Post Doctoral Guidelines can be reviewed at the following link:

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, three letters of reference and samples of scholarly work to:

Dr. Roxane J. Itier
Department of Psychology
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, On. Canada N2L 3G1
Email:    ritier at uwaterloo.ca<mailto:ritier at uwaterloo.ca>
Phone:   (519) 888-4567, extension 32629
Fax:       (519) 846-8631
Webpage: http://www.psychology.uwaterloo.ca/people/faculty/ritier/index.html

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