[visionlist] Postdoc in fNIRS measures of Attention and working memory

Lavie, Nilli n.lavie at ucl.ac.uk
Thu Feb 20 15:17:58 -04 2020

Research Fellow - fNIRS measures of Attention and working memory
University College London - UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience
£35,965 to £43,470 per annum
Full Time
Contract Type:

Closing date:
March 13, 2020

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research 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 co-funded by Toyota Motor Europe and Mind Vision Labs (a UCL spinout). The research focus would be on using Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS) to investigate impact of working memory load and perceptual load on the processing of 'natural scenes' and real-world displays (e.g. car interfaces).

The position is funded for one year, in the first instance, though the funding is expected to be available for a second year as well, and is available to start as soon as the post is filled.  Due to the funding terms applicants need to either have UK or EU nationality, or have a valid UK work permit visa.

Key Requirements
Applicants should hold or expect shortly to hold a PhD with a record of success in research (as evidenced in publications) in cognitive neuroscience, preferably including fMRI fNIRS or other neuroimaging methods. Applicants are expected to have excellent programming and analyses skills, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills.

For more information about the ICN attention lab: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/icn/research/research-groups/attention-cognitive-control
For more information about MindVisionLabs: http://mindvisionlabs.com

To apply
Please email: n.lavie at ucl.ac.uk<mailto:n.lavie at ucl.ac.uk> with "postdoc 03-2020 application" in the subject line and attach a CV and a brief statement of research interests, specifying also  the expected date of availability. The CV should include the name and contacts of three academic references.

Latest time for the submission of applications: March 13, by 10:00 AM.

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