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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Three Postdoctoral Research Associates (UCL and QMUL) in face perception and motion perception

Three Postdoctoral Research Associates (UCL and QMUL)

Applications are invited for two postdoctoral research posts for an 
EPSRC project on Analysing Dynamic Change in Faces with Prof Alan 
Johnston and Prof Celia Heyes (Experimental Psychology, UCL) and one 
with Prof Peter McOwan (Computer Science, QMUL). The project will 
develop new tools for photorealistic facial animation, which will be 
exploited to study the perception of dynamic events through 
psychophysical experiments on facial movement recognition and imitation. 
The researcher at UCL (Post 1) will join Prof Johnston's lab and will be 
an experimental psychologist with excellent technical and computing 
skills. The researcher at QMUL (Post 2) will be a computer scientist 
with experience in video-based computer vision or dynamic 3D shape 
acquisition. The third postdoctoral Associate (Post3) will join a BBSRC 
funded project on From Local to Global Motion Perception. Candidates 
for this post should be psychophysicists with an interest in 
computational modelling. For posts 1 and 3 the s alary will be at grade 
7 (27,466-29138 + 2649 from 01/05/08) depending on knowledge and 
experience. For post 2, the salary will be in the range of 30,968 ? 
34,518 per annum (inclusive of London Allowance) on Grade 5 of the Queen 
Mary Pay and Grading Structure.

Applications (e-mail or hard copy) by covering letter, CV, the names and 
addresses of three referees and Personal Information form (the latter 
available at: 
), to Anouchka Sterling, Department of Psychology, University College 
London, Gower Street , London WC1E 6BT, specifying 
whether you are applying for Post 1, 2 or 3. If applying by e-mail 
please submit all requested information in one pdf file named by your 
surname eg Smith.pdf. Further information concerning the posts can be 
found at or by 
contacting Prof. Alan Johnston ( ).

The closing date for applications is 26 February 2008. Provisional dates 
for interviews will be 7th March 2008. The preferred starting date for 
all posts is 31st March 2008.