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Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted December 4, 2017
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time
Recruitment Period Open date: December 1st, 2017 Last review date: December 15th, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled. Final date: January 2nd, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled. Description
Open until filled.
The Department of Psychology at UC Berkeley invites applicants to apply for an Assistant Project Scientist position. The Assistant Project Scientist conducts research in vision science and provides significant research support to the Principal Investigator. The position will be responsible for successful operation of research facilities, as well as conducting field and laboratory studies to support research and curriculum development.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Program Psychophysical and other behavioral experiments in Matlab including but not limited to the following types of experiments: method of constant stimuli, method of adjustment, staircase adaptation. Create and manipulate experimental stimuli Matlab.

Perform variety of data analyses and statistical analyses including: parametric and non-parametric measures, fit psychometric functions, and create customized simulations.

Recruit, program, and analyze experiments run online using Amazon Mechanical Turk or similar crowdsourcing platforms. Also conduct laboratory experiments.

Present scientific findings at international academic conferences.

Publish papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Develop and maintain research collaborations across campus and at international locations, including collaborative experiment design, data collection, analysis, and manuscript preparation.

At time of application, candidate must have earned a doctorate or equivalent degree in Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience or related field.

By start date of the appointment, selected candidate should have Matlab experience; including the ability to analyze experiments run online using Amazon Mechanical Turk or similar crowd-sourcing platforms.

Strong data and statistical analyses skills including parametric and non-parametric measures, fit psychometric functions, and create customized simulations.

Ability to contribute and collaborate on laboratory intellectual property (including developing research training curricula, visual training software apps, etc.) and liaising with the University and business development partners for such IP.

The anticipated start date for this appointment is Fall 2017. The initial appointment is for 12 months, with renewal based on performance and funding. This is a full-time appointment.

Salary range is $55,700 - $61,800; salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience based on UC Berkeley Project (Scientist) Series salary scale.


Completed applications must include your most recently updated C.V. and a cover letter.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:" >
The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their research or teaching.

The University of California, Berkeley has an excellent benefits package as well as a number of policies and programs in place to support employees as they balance work and family.

Alex Mastrangeli
Address: 3210 Tolman Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720-1650

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