Postdoctoral and PhD Positions, Haifa University, Israel


Full-time postdoctoral and PhD positions are available in the Visual Perception, Attention and Learning Lab of Dr. Amit Yashar at the University of Haifa. The position will be an initial appointment for one year with the option to renew annually for 3-5 years.

The main focus of the lab is researching the link between cognitive capacities (attention, memory and learning) and visual perception. Additional focus is given to investigating ways the lab’s research can benefit populations with visual impairments, learning disabilities and developmental disorders.

The positions involve conducting research on visual perception, attention and perceptual learning, using behavioral psychophysical and computational methods. Applicants should have completed a degree in a related field such as psychology, computer science, neuroscience, or vision science. Strong computational and programming skills are necessary, as well as strong communication skills and a record of research productivity. The expected start date is fall of 2018 or spring of 2019.

Applicants should send a brief statement of interest, CV, and names of three references to Amit Yashar.