[visionlist] post-doc on visual memory and cognitive aging
moreno.coco.i at gmail.com
Mon Feb 24 08:51:21 -04 2020
We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative* Post-doc* to work on our
project *LOSTME *(PTDC/PSI/ESP/30958/2017) with Dr. Moreno I. Coco (PI,
University of East London) and Dr. Ana Raposo (CO-PI, University of Lisbon)
for a period of 12 months (renewable to 13 months) paid 1600€ (one thousand
six hundred euros) gross per month, according to the FCT pay scale
https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores. Additional funding will be
available for conference attendance and other research expenses.
The Post-doc will be integrated in the Research Center for Psychological
Science, which enjoys several international collaborations and excellent
research facilities (including EEG stations and eye-tracking).
The project aims to: (1) uncover the role that attention (overt and covert)
plays on the formation, maintenance and access of visual information in
long-term memory within a cognitive aging perspective and, (2) develop
novel diagnostic tools and computational models to discriminate between
healthy and pathological aging.
The admission criteria are: (1) PhD degree in Experimental Psychology and
Cognitive Neuroscience, or related areas; (2) proven experience with
eye-tracking research (design, collection and analysis); (3) certified
proficiency in written and spoken English; (4) proven experience in
recruiting, collecting, analyzing data with older participants; (5) at
least one scientific publication in an international journal with IF; (6)
Evidence of presentations in international conferences in the areas of the
The University of Lisbon is the largest university in Portugal; it has been
attracting an increasing number of talented researchers and students from
around the world. Lisbon is an international, beautiful, vibrant and safe
city with great food, good wine and excellent weather.
Here is the link to the official call:
We welcome applications from anyone as the selection is purely based on the
merit and the fit of the candidate to the project.
The application period occurs from February 26th to March 10th 2020.
Informal enquiries can be send to Dr. Moreno I. Coco (M.Coco at uel.ac.uk) or
Dr. Ana Raposo (alraposo at psicologia.ulisboa.pt), so that we can also help
you with the formal process of application.
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