[visionlist] Postdoctoral position in vision, memory, and attention at the HSE University, Moscow
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Mon Jan 18 16:39:54 -04 2021
Laboratory for Cognitive Research at the HSE University, Moscow, Russia, invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the field of cognitive psychology with focus on visual perception, memory, and attention.
Lab website: https://cogres.hse.ru/en/
The general requirements for the postdoctoral fellowship positions are the following:
* Candidates must hold a recent PhD in the field of cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience, or related areas which was awarded over the last 5 years or received before starting work at HSE in a relevant field by an internationally recognized university and has been assessed by external reviewers as having the potential to pursue research that is publishable in leading peer-reviewed journals;
* Candidates should have a strong background in visual perception, attention, or memory, ability to design and run behavioral and/or neurophysiological studies with EEG; program in Python/R/Matlab
* Fluent English is an obligatory condition as research and other activities are conducted in English. Knowledge of Russian is not required;
* Relevant experience will be an asset although not required.
The position involves:
* working under the direct supervision of professor Igor Utochkin , PhD;
* participants are encouraged to pursue their own research along with working on the Laboratory for Cognitive Research projects such as:
* Studying the mechanisms of visual ensemble perception (summary statistical representations)
* Studying object representations in visual working and long-term memory
* Studying selective attention in a visual search task
* writing research papers for international peer-reviewed journals in co-authorship with the members of the Lab;
* participation in the events of the Lab and other contribution to the Lab’s development;
* public presentations of candidate’s own research to the academic community;
* some teaching is encouraged, though not required.
- Appointments are made for one year. Postdoctoral fellows have an opportunity of renewal of the contract (no more than two times).
- HSE University offers postdoctoral fellows a competitive salary, the standard medical insurance plan, a working space equipped with a computer and free Internet access at the University.
- The Lab offers access to its facilities for conducting experiments, stimulus sets, and data sets.
Applications must be submitted online. Please provide a CV , a statement of research interest and a recent research paper submitted via an online application form. At least two letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the International Faculty Recruitment Office at fellowship at hse.ru before the application deadline. Please note that direct applications to the hiring laboratory may not be reviewed.
Read more about the application process here .
The deadline for the applications is February 14, 2021.
The Online Application Form can be found here: https://iri.hse.ru/polls/323647081.html (mark Cognitive Psychology / Laboratory for Cognitive Research under bullet #13)
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