Postdoctoral Scholar in Visual Search and Medical Imaging Eckstein Laboratory, Department of Psychological & Brain 8/21/2020
University of California - Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR IN VISUAL SEARCH AND MEDICAL IMAGING ECKSTEIN LABORATORY, DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGICAL & BRAIN SCIENCES APPLY NOW TO POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR IN VISUAL SEARCH AND MEDICAL IMAGING ECKSTEIN LABORATORY, DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGICAL & BRAIN SCIENCES
* College of Letters & Science - Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences - Psychological and Brain Sciences
Open date: August 20th, 2020
Last review date: Friday, Sep 25, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Saturday, Oct 31, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Vision and Image Understanding Laboratory (Eckstein Lab) https://viu.psych.ucsb.edu, within the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at the [University of California, Santa Barbara]invites applications for an open, full-time Postdoctoral Scholar position with an anticipated start date of November 15, 2020. The laboratory is looking for individuals with particular emphasis in the area of computational human vision, computer vision, visual search, eye movements applied to problems in spatial reasoning, navigation and medical imaging. The research seeks to answer fundamental questions about vision in humans and machines. The position will be for 1 year, with the possibility of renewal depending upon job performance and availability of funds. The Postdoctoral Scholar will have the opportunity to participate in activities by the Sage Center for the Study of the Mind https://www.sagecenter.ucsb.edu and the Mind and Machine Intelligence Initiative https://mind-machine.ucsb.edu
Applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) except the dissertation at the time of application in Psychological and Brain Sciences, Vision Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Medical Physics/Imaging, Mathematics, or related a field.
Five years minimum research experience (including the years towards doctoral degree) in Vision Science, Computer Vision, Computer Engineering, Computational Neuroscience or Applied Mathematics, supported by a strong publication record, is required. In addition, the successful candidate should have training in computational vision and/or computer vision.
PhD must be conferred by start of appointment.
Applicants with training and experience in a subset of these areas will be given priority: visual search modeling. Bayesian ideal observers, computer vision, pattern recognition, machine learning and deep neural networks, computational modeling, medical imaging.
APPLICATION AND REVIEW PROCESS
Applications should be submitted electronically, and must include:
* Cover letter
* 2 Publications
* Names and Contact Information of two references
Applications received by September 25th will be given priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled. To apply please visit:https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF01816
The Psychological & Brain Sciences Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service as appropriate to the
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