[visionlist] Neuroimaging/psychophysics postdoctoral fellowship available at the University of Sussex Vision Lab

Jenny Bosten J.Bosten at sussex.ac.uk
Fri Oct 22 05:17:26 -04 2021

Applications are invited for a 2-year post-doctoral research fellow (potentially extendable) to conduct research on high level colour representation in the brain and the brain basis of colour experience. The successful candidate will be part of the ERC-funded COLOURCODE team based in Jenny Bosten’s<https://profiles.sussex.ac.uk/p348308-jenny-bosten> Sussex Vision Lab<https://jennybosten.wixsite.com/visionlab> at the University of Sussex<https://www.sussex.ac.uk/>. The work uses fMRI and/or EEG as well as psychophysical methods: Part will consist of analysis of the 7T fMRI Natural Scenes dataset<http://naturalscenesdataset.org/> (https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.02.22.432340v1) as part of an existing collaboration with Kendrick Kay<http://cvnlab.net/home.shtml>, and part involves gathering and analysing new EEG data using steady-state visually evoked potentials. Candidates with experience using RSA and/or encoding models are particularly encouraged to apply.

There is a vibrant research community in colour perception and visual neuroscience at the University of Sussex, including Anna Franklin<https://profiles.sussex.ac.uk/p256540-anna-franklin>, Anil Seth<https://profiles.sussex.ac.uk/p22981-anil-seth>, Jamie Ward<https://profiles.sussex.ac.uk/p92444-jamie-ward>, Tom Baden<https://profiles.sussex.ac.uk/p379418-thomas-baden> and Daniel Osorio<https://profiles.sussex.ac.uk/p531-daniel-colaco-osorio>.  The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex.

Please find further details about the position, the lab and how to apply here<https://www.sussex.ac.uk/about/jobs/research-fellow-ref-6822>. Please note that this position may be subject to ATAS clearance<https://www.gov.uk/guidance/academic-technology-approval-scheme> if you require visa sponsorship.

The application deadline is 15th November 2021. For informal enquiries please contact Jenny Bosten<https://profiles.sussex.ac.uk/p348308-jenny-bosten> directly.
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