[visionlist] Postdoc position is Stephen Mitroff’s lab at George Washington Univ.

Announcing a postdoctoral position in Dr. Stephen Mitroff’s Visual Cognition Lab at George Washington University. Research projects focus on individual differences in, and the malleability of, visual perception and attention. Study topics include what makes one individual a better visual searcher than another, how visual search abilities can be enhanced and trained, and how visual search skills develop. The project involves testing university-based participants in typical cognitive psychology studies and also assessing “big data” collected via smartphone apps. This position is funded by the Army Research Office, and the research program focuses on several applied topics including military and security searches. Information about the research program can be seen here: http://ift.tt/1hugOLD

Knowledge of vision and attention research and programming ability are required (MATLAB/Psychtoolbox experience preferred). Strong statistical abilities are strongly preferred. The position is for one year with the possibility of more. The start date has some flexibility, but ideally in early 2017. 

Formal applications can be submitted through GW at http://ift.tt/2fxJeZ6. Interested applicants should also email Stephen Mitroff at mitroff@gwu.edu and include a CV and the names and contact information for 2 references.

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