Post-doctoral position in Abu Dhabi/United Arab Emirates

The Psychology Department at New York University Abu Dhabi is inviting applications for a fully funded postdoctoral associate position in the area of Psychology with interests in human perceptual and motor systems.

The postdoctoral associate will work under the supervision of Dr. Robert Volcic and will carry out behavioral studies on human multisensory perception (mainly vision and touch) and action (reaching and grasping). The lab will be equipped with a state of the art system for 3D visualization, a head tracking system, and a motion capture system for monitoring reaching and grasping movements. Moreover, the postdoctoral associate will have access to an eye movement setup, and to fMRI and EEG facilities.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Psychology, Cognitive Science, Neuroscience, Biology, or related fields. Prior experience in vision/haptic/motor research is important as is programming efficiency.

Applications will be accepted immediately and will be considered on a rolling basis. Please visit our website at for instructions and information on how to apply. To be considered, all applicants must submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae with full publication list, a statement of research interests, representative publications, expected date of availability, and names of two referees, all in PDF format. If you have any questions, please e-mail [email protected].

The position is available from September 1st, 2015. A later start date is possible based on the needs of the applicant. This position is based in Abu Dhabi (U.A.E.). The terms of employment are competitive and include housing and other benefits.


Job Information

Employment start date:2015-09-01
Contract length:One year (renewable)
Institution:New York University Abu Dhabi

Contact Information

Robert Volcic
PO Box 129188
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Email [email protected]