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Title: Postdoc "Machine Learning of Attention"Posted: January 19, 2015
Company/Institution: UCL
Location: United Kingdom
Department: Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience

Description: Postdoc position in Machine Learning of Attention at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, UK Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research associate position (i.e. a postdoc) in UCL, Attention and Cognitive Control laboratory, at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience (ICN) for a collaborative project with UCL Centre for Computational Statistics and Machine Learning (CSML, comprised of Computer Science, Statistical Science and the Gatsby Unit). The project is funded by Toyota R&D advanced technology department and aims to develop interactive computer vision technology that leverages machine learning to track changes to attention and visual detection under different levels of perceptual load in natural dynamic scenes. The supervisory team includes Prof Nilli Lavie at the ICN and Dr Gabriel Brostow at the CSML. We seek a candidate with a track record of expertise in machine learning and computer vision. This appointment is for 2 years, and available to start immediately. The Salary is 33,353-35,196 GBP per annum (pending experience). Key Requirements Applicants should hold or expect shortly to hold a PhD in a relevant discipline and have strong computational modeling skills. Candidates should also have previous experience in Computer Vision and Machine Learning. Publications in relevant leading peer reviewed conferences and/or journals are essential.

Application Instructions: Further Details Please apply by CV and two named referees by email to n.lavie@ucl.ac.uk (a full job description and more details on the project would be available upon application or expression of interest). UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date: February 2, 2015 Interview date: Interviews are scheduled to take place in February 2015.