Professor Larissa Samuelson is seeking a motivated, independent and intellectually-engaged researcher for an open post-doctoral position in the Developmental Dynamics Laboratory at the University of East Anglia.
FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY
Senior Research Associate (1fte)
£31,342 to £37,394 per annum, pro rata
This role offers an exciting opportunity to be involved in innovative experimental research with young children as well as extensive process-based modelling using dynamic neural fields. The programme aims to test the first formal theory of early word learning that integrates visual object processing and word learning across multiple timescales.
You will take a lead role in the project, coordinating dynamic neural field simulations and related theory development, developing and running experiments with young children, and analysing and reporting data.
The post is available on a full-time (1fte) basis from 15 June 2016 for a fixed term period until 31 May 2020. The post is subject to a criminal records check at enhanced level from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Closing date: 12 noon on 21 May 2016.