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Re: [AUDITORY] Post Doctoral position – Human Echolocation – Du rham University (UK)

Please note:

The starting date for the below advertised position is negotiable, with earliest start being February 2016.

For informal inquiries please contact Lore Thaler (lore.thaler@xxxxxxxxxxxx).



From: AUDITORY - Research in Auditory Perception [mailto:AUDITORY@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of THALER L.
Sent: 15 December 2015 15:46
To: AUDITORY@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Post Doctoral position – Human Echolocation – Durham University (UK)


A BBSRC-funded postdoctoral position to study human echolocation in blind and sighted people will be available at Durham University. The primary techniques that will be used are behavioural experiments (incl. psychophysics), in conjunction with functional and structural MRI. Candidates should have experience running auditory and/or visual behavioural experiments, MRI experiments, and experience in Matlab programming. It is essential to have (or be able to obtain) a UK driving license.


The laboratory is housed in the Department of Psychology at Durham University. The Department offers an exciting and friendly multidisciplinary research environment. The lab has access to excellent technical facilities including a 0T and 3T MRI scanner, acoustically controlled testing chamber, as well as laboratories for brain stimulation (TMS, tdCS), motion analysis systems, behavioural experiments and eye-tracking.

Durham is a beautiful city in the Northeast of England, home to Durham Cathedral, which is part of UNESCO Durham World Heritage Site.  Durham University is consistently ranked among the top 100 Universities worldwide (QS World Rankings 2015), with excellent career development opportunities.
The position is funded for three years, salary £31342 - £33242. Application should be submitted electronically by 10 January 2016 at https://ig5.i-grasp.com/fe/tpl_durham01.asp?newms=jj&id=92356


For informal inquiries please contact Lore Thaler (lore.thaler@xxxxxxxxxxxx).




Lore Thaler

Lecturer, Dept. of Psychology

Durham University

Science Site

South Road

Durham DH1 3LE

Phone: 0044 (0)191 3343290

Email: lore.thaler@xxxxxxxxxxxx