[visionlist] Postdoctoral Position: Royal Holloway, University of London

Wann, JP J.P.Wann at rhul.ac.uk
Fri Apr 9 13:42:21 GMT 2010


Postdoctoral Position:  
Mechanisms in the control of ego-motion and/or collision avoidance
Royal Holloway, University of London 
(Egham: 10ml from Heathrow Airport, not Holloway in North London)
 
18 months appointment: Salary up to GBP 50,338 p.a. (inc EC mobility
allowance)
 
Initial Closing date: April 16th 2010
 
This position is funded by an EU Marie Curie Network project and will be
based in the Dept of Psychology, Royal Holloway College, Univ of London,
working with the Wann/Smith research groups. The wider network involves
collaboration with groups at: Birmingham, UK, Paris, Marseille, Geissen,
Amsterdam, Barcelona, Thessaloniki, Volvo Technology Sweden, Brain
Innovation and VR Sense.
 
John Wann's group (http://www.pc.rhul.ac.uk/sites/ARL/ ) conducts
research into the human perception in everyday settings, with specific
interests in the control of steering and judgments of impending
collision. Andy Smith's group conducts research into the neural
processing of optic flow. (http://www.pc.rhul.ac.uk/vision/VRG-ATS.htm)
The project will involve behavioural and fMRI studies of the control of
ego-motion and errors in the perception of impending collisions. Further
information about the Dept and scanner facility can be found at:
 
http://www.pc.rhul.ac.uk/ :
http://www.pc.rhul.ac.uk/web/research/mri.htm 

Application information: http://www.pc.rhul.ac.uk/sites/ARL/

 
Under the terms of EU Marie Curie funding, applicants for this post
cannot be UK nationals or have spent more than 12 months in the UK
during the 3 years previous to the start date of the position. In
addition applicants must have completed a PhD, prior to taking up the
post, but have no more than 5 years (60 months) of research experience
time stamped from the start of their PhD.
 
Initial queries can be made to J.P.Wann at rhul.ac.uk or
A.T.Smith at rhul.ac.uk
 
We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community

________________________________________
Prof John Wann    J.P.Wann at rhul.ac.uk  
Dept of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham TW20 0EX
Tel: +44 (0)1784 276177   Fax: +44 (0)1784 434347 
Action Research Labs: http://www.pc.rhul.ac.uk/sites/ARL/





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