[visionlist] postdoc in attention and EEG at UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience
n.lavie at ucl.ac.uk
Thu Mar 23 13:34:38 -05 2017
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Research Associate - Attention and Electroencephalography (EEG)
University College London - UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience
Salary: £34,056 - £41,163 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
21 Apr 2017
Job Ref: 1637183
Applicants are invited for a postdoctoral research associate position (i.e. a postdoc) in UCL Attention and Cognitive Control laboratory at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, supervised by Prof Nilli Lavie. The project is funded by Jaguar Land Rover as part of the new program (jointly with the EPSRC) to develop fully autonomous cars:
Towards Autonomy - Smart and Connected Control (TASCC): https://www.epsrc.ac.uk/newsevents/news/jlrannouncesautonomousvehicalresearchprogramme/
For more information about our CogShift project see also: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/enterprise/enterprise-news/ucl-scientist-wins-grant-to-investigate-challenges-posed-by-autonomous-cars
The research aims to provide a new understanding of attention during real-life tasks, and within the autonomous car using a combination of EEG, behavioural and physiology measures of attention and perception.
The position is funded for 2 years in the first instance, and available to start immediately.
Applicants should hold or expect shortly to hold a PhD with a record of success in research (as evidenced in publications) in cognitive neuroscience (preferable including neuroimaging using the methods of EEG or MEG). Applicants are expected to have excellent quantitative and programming skills in Matlab or equivalent as well as strong written and verbal communication skills. Experience with advanced methods of signal processing, image processing, or computational modelling would be highly desirable.
Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and apply please click on the ‘Apply now’ button in the UCL jobs site either click here:
or search for the word 'attention' in the job title, or the job ref: 1637183 on here:
For more information about the ICN attention lab visit the lab website: http://www.icn.ucl.ac.uk/lavielab
If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process please contact Lucy Spikesley l.spikesley at ucl.ac.uk<mailto:l.spikesley at ucl.ac.uk>
Latest time for the submission of applications: April 21, 2017 at 23:59.
Interview Date: tbc
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Nilli Lavie, PhD
Professor of Psychology and Brain Sciences
UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience
Email: n.lavie at ucl.ac.uk<mailto:n.lavie at ucl.ac.uk>
Tel: (44) 20 76795404 (int. 25404)
Fax: (44) 20 74364276
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