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Post-Doctoral Associate in the Division of Science (Psychology), Dr. Daryl Fougnie

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Closing date
27 Dec 2023

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The laboratoy of Daryl Fougnie at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) is seeking a Post-Doctoral Associate with interests in studying visual cognition. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Psychology, Computer Science, Neuroscience, or a related field. The ideal candidate will have experience with psychophysics and modeling approaches. Candidates should possess strong computational skills and have experience with Matlab, or an equivalent programming language. More information about the work in the lab can be found at this website.

Terms of employment include a very generous salary, housing, and other benefits. The start date is flexible, but earlier than September 2023 is unlikely to be possible. The duration of employment is for two years with the possibility to renew. Applications will be accepted immediately. Interested applicants are encouraged to informally contact Daryl Fougnie ( with any questions about the position, university, or area. For formal consideration, applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and 2 Letters of Recommendation, all in PDF format.

New York University has established itself as a Global Network University, a multi-site, organically connected network encompassing key global cities and idea capitals. The Psychology group at NYUAD is rapidly growing. Psychology faculty at NYUAD collaborate with faculty at NYU in New York, NYU Shanghai, and from other top universities worldwide. NYUAD is on Saadiyat Island (Abu Dhabi’s cultural center). Researchers will have access to EEG, MEG, and fMRI facilities.

About NYUAD:

NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.

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UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.

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