Postdoctoral Position on visual memory and cognitive aging, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

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. 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 ageing perspective and, (2) develop novel diagnostic tools and computational models to discriminate between healthy and pathological ageing. 

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, analysing 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 call.

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.

We welcome applications from anyone as the selection is purely based on the merit and the fit of the candidate to the project.

Informal enquiries can be send to Dr. Moreno I. Coco or Dr. Ana Raposo, so that we can also help you with the formal process of application. 

Application deadline is the 10th of March 2020.

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