[visionlist] 1 PhD position on transsaccadic prediction: Neuro-cognitive Psychology, Bielefeld University, Germany

Arvid Herwig arvid.herwig at uni-bielefeld.de
Wed Feb 7 09:02:05 -05 2018

One PhD position is available in the neuro-cognitive lab at Bielefeld 
University to work on a DFG (German Research Council) funded research 
project on transsaccadic prediction (PI Arvid Herwig).
The successful candidate will work within the environment of the Cluster 
of Excellence Cognitive Interaction Technology (CITEC) at Bielefeld 
University (https://www.cit-ec.de/en) which offers a stimulating, 
multi-national and multi-disciplinary research environment for young 
scientists. The neuro-cognitive lab has access to excellent technical 
facilities including 3 Eyelink setups, an EEG+Eyelink+PROPixx system and 
VR eye-tracking.

The project aims to investigate how the visual system uses predictions 
to deal with the different visual inputs sampled at the periphery and 
fovea. Further details can be found here:

The candidates should have experience in at least one of the following 
fields: eye tracking, psychophysics or vision sciences. Preference will 
be given to candidates with strong experimental and statistical skills 
and programming experience (Matlab, Python, R, Experiment Builder). A 
University degree in psychology or related discipline is a prerequisite.

The position should start at the 1st April 2018 or soon thereafter over 
a period of 2 years. Salary and benefits are according to a public 
service position in Germany (TV-L E 13, 65%).
Please send applications by February 24, 2018 per email as a single PDF 
file to aherwig at uni-bielefeld.de.

The detailed job ad is available (only in German) here: 

Best wishes,
Arvid Herwig
PD Dr. Arvid Herwig

Fakultät für Psychologie und Sportwissenschaft
Abteilung für Psychologie
Universität Bielefeld
CITEC - Cognitive Interaction Technology - Excellence Cluster
Universität Bielefeld

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