[visionlist] Postdoctoral Researcher Position: Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention & Vision

Barry Giesbrecht giesbrecht at psych.ucsb.edu
Mon Jun 28 22:57:01 GMT 2010

The Attention laboratory in the Department of Psychology and Institute  
for Collaborative Biotechnologies at the University of California,  
Santa Barbara is considering applications for a position as a post- 
doctoral researcher in cognitive neuroscience of attention, vision,  
learning and decision making. The successful candidate will  
participate in EEG and fMRI projects integrating pattern  
classification methods, computational modeling and psychophysics. The  
project will involve collaborations with the Vision Image and  
Understanding laboratory at UCSB (Dr. Miguel Eckstein). The position  
is for one year (renewable for up to 3 years). The post-doctoral  
researcher will also have the opportunity to participate in a variety  
of ongoing neuroscience and cognitive neuroscience activities  
sponsored by the Sage Center for the Study of the Mind (http://www.sagecenter.ucsb.edu/ 

Requirements: The successful candidate should have a strong technical  
background and a Ph.D. in any of the following: Vision Science,  
Perceptual Psychology, Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Medical  
Physics. Experience with EEG, FMRI, programming (C, MatLab, or IDL),  
knowledge of multivariate mathematics and pattern classifiers,  
statistics, and image processing required. Training and research  
experience in attention, visual psychophysics and computational  
modeling of vision preferable.

The department is especially interested in candidates who can  
contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community  
through research and service.

Candidates should email a CV and representative re/pre prints of  
publications to:

Barry Giesbrecht: giesbrecht at psych.ucsb.edu

Review of applications will continue until filled. The University of  
California, Santa Barbara is an equal opportunity/affirmative action  

If you have any questions, please fee free to contact me.


Barry Giesbrecht, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Tel: 805-893-3430
Email: giesbrecht at psych.ucsb.edu
Web: http://www.psych.ucsb.edu/labs/giesbrecht/

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