Full-time Postdoctoral and PhD Positions are Currently Available at the Visual Attention and Cognition Lab of Dr. Amit Yashar at The University of Haifa. The postdoc position will be an initial appointment for one year, with the option to renew annually for 3-4 years. The PhD position is a four-year assignment.
The lab’s main research focus is the link between the cognitive capacities of attention, memory, learning, visual perception and decision-making. Additional focus is given to investigating applications of the lab’s research for special populations, such as those with autism, visual impairments, learning disabilities and other developmental disorders.
The positions involve conducting research on visual perception, attention and perceptual learning using behavioural, psychophysical and computational methods. Applicants must hold a degree in a related field such as psychology, computer science, neuroscience, or vision science. Strong communication skills and a record of research productivity are necessary. The expected start date is spring or fall 2020. For more information on our lab visit our website.To apply, send a brief statement of interest, CV and three references to Amit Yashar.