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Postdoc for Categorization and Perception
Friday, 04 October 2013 17:42
Postdoctoral Position on Object Categorization and Perceptual Expertise
Vanderbilt University

Applications are being considered for a postdoctoral fellow to join an NSF-funded project on visual object categorization and the development of perceptual expertise at Vanderbilt University. Candidates will have opportunities for research combining laboratory experiments, online experiments, and computational modeling. Collaborative opportunities are possible with members of the Perceptual Expertise Network and the Temporal Dynamics of Learning Center.

Applicants can hold a Ph.D. in psychology, neuroscience, computer science, mathematics, engineering, or related disciplines. Start date is negotiable. Salary will be based on NIH postdoctoral scale. Programming skills and some knowledge of Bayesian statistics are desirable. Applicants should send a cover letter with a brief research statement, a CV, and names and email addresses of three references to:

Thomas Palmeri
Department of Psychology
Vanderbilt Vision Research Center
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN 37240