An NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available at the University of California, San Diego to work with Drs. Rain Bosworth and Karen Dobkins.
The 4-year developmental study investigates the effects of deafness and sign language on vision and cognition in infants, children, and adults. The study also tracks vision, cognition and speech perception in a subset of deaf children who receive cochlear implants around 1 year of age. Familiarity with eye tracking and/or computer programming (C, C+, Matlab, Python, or other experimental software) is highly favored. Successful candidates should have any of the following skills: experience in conducting behavioral, psychophysical, and/or eye tracking experiments on humans to study face processing, attention, cognition, and/or perception. Lab experience testing infants and children is not required, but candidate must be comfortable working with this population.
Position is available in the fall of 2015 although exact start date is flexible. Researchers must possess a doctoral degree. The University of California offers excellent health benefits. Salary is based on research experience. The duration of employment is for two years with the possibility to renew.
Interested applicants should email Dr. Rain Bosworth at firstname.lastname@example.org and include a CV/Resume, a short statement of research interests, and the names and contact information for 2-3 references.
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