[visionlist] Position at the Icelandic Vision Lab
Sabrina Hansmann-Roth - HI
sabrina at hi.is
Thu Sep 7 06:05:18 -04 2023
PhD or Postdoc position at the Icelandic Vision Lab, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
The Icelandic Vision Lab (www.visionlab.is<http://www.visionlab.is/>) advertises a position fully funded by a grant from the Icelandic Research Fund (IRF). The successful candidate will work under the supervision of Dr. Sabrina Hansmann-Roth.
The position will be either a three-year Ph.D. position or a two-year postdoctoral position.
The position involves research into the visual system’s ability to represent complex visual information as visual ensembles and feature distributions using a combination of behavioral studies and computational modelling work. Candidates with an interest in basic research especially on ensemble perception/summary statistics, textures and/or shapes and working memory are particularly encouraged to apply.
A PhD (for the Postdoc position) and a Masters (or equiv.) degree (for the PhD position) in relevant disciplines are required (Psychology, Biology, Computer Science). Experience with MATLAB and/or Python, statistical softwares such as R, computational modelling in vision are all definite benefits but promising candidates showing enthusiasm to learn these methods will also be considered. Moreover, applicants should have good communication and interpersonal skills, excellent organization skills and be able to show initiative.
The Icelandic Vision Lab offers a stimulating academic environment and has an extended network of collaborations, from all over the world and is in many ways unique in this international aspect.
The successful candidates will join this vibrant community of graduate students, Postdoc and faculty who all work on varied aspects of visual perception. There is good access to all necessary equipment. The lab has high-end equipment for eye movement studies, for EEG, VR, as well as extensive experience with high quality psychophysical studies.
Applicants of any gender are strongly encouraged to apply.
Please send initial inquiries and applications to: sabrina at hi.is
A complete application includes (1) a letter summarizing the applicant's qualifications, interests, research goals and suitability for the position, (2) a complete CV, and (3) the names and email addresses of three references.
Sabrina Hansmann-Roth, PhD
Lektor | Assistant Professor
Sálfræðideild | Department of Psychology
Háskóli Íslands | University of Iceland
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