[visionlist] Postdoc Position, Eckstein Lab, UC Santa Barbara: Visual Search and Medical Images
miguel.eckstein at psych.ucsb.edu
Wed Oct 23 10:20:26 -04 2019
The Vision and Image Understanding Laboratory
<https://viu.psych.ucsb.edu/> (Eckstein Lab), within the Department of
Psychological & Brain Sciences at the University of California, Santa
Barbara <https://www.ucsb.edu/>invites applications for an open,
full-time Postdoctoral Scholar position with an anticipated start date
of January 2, 2020. The laboratory is looking for individuals with
particular emphasis in the area of computational modeling, computer
vision, visual search, eye movements, and medical imaging. The work
involves understanding eye movements and perceptual strategies during
visual search with medical images. The research seeks to answer
fundamental questions about visual search by humans and machines and
apply the knowledge to radiological decisions with new imaging
modalities. The position will be for 1 year, with the possibility of
renewal depending upon job performance and availability of funds.
Applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or
equivalent) except the dissertation at the time of application in
Psychological and Brain Sciences, Vision Science, Electrical
Engineering, Computer Science, Medical Physics/Imaging, Mathematics, or
related a field.
Research experience in Computational Neuroscience, Vision Science,
Computer Engineering, or Applied Mathematics, supported by a strong
publication record, is required. In addition, the successful candidate
should have strong technical background including training in
computational vision and computer programming.
PhD must be conferred by start of appointment.
Applicants with training and experience in a subset of these areas will
be given priority: visual search modeling. Bayesian ideal observers,
computer vision, pattern recognition, machine learning and deep neural
networks, computational modeling, model observers for medical imaging,
and/or medical image processing.
APPLICATION AND REVIEW PROCESS
Applications should be submitted electronically, and must include:
1. Cover letter
3. 2 Publications
4. Names and Contact Information of Two references
Applications received by November 22, 2019 will be given priority
consideration, but the position will remain open until filled. To apply
The Psychological & Brain Sciences Department is especially interested
in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the
academic community through research, teaching, and service as
appropriate to the position.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law
Miguel P. Eckstein, Ph.D.
Professor, Psychological & Brain Sciences
Affiliated Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Mellichamp Academic Initiative in Mind & Machine Intelligence
University of California, Santa Barbara
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