Department of Geography
Geographic Information Visualization and Analysis (GIVA)

PostDoc position in the ERC Advanced Project GeoViSense
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PostDoc position with the ERC Advanced Project GeoViSense for 2021

Your responsibilities

The Geographic Information Visualization and Analysis (GIVA) group at the University of Zurich invites applications for a post-doctoral researcher position in the context of the ERC Advanced Project GeoViSense, led by the GIVA group head and PI Sara Irina Fabrikant. This project, at the intersection of GIScience (geovisual analytics) and cognitive neuroscience aims to study how we make space-time decisions with geographic information displays (GIDs) in varying mobile decision making contexts, and to develop respective display design guidelines for future user, task, and context-responsive GIDs to better support efficient and effective decision making on the go.

Your profile

A PhD in Cognitive|Neuro Science, Computer|Data Science and/or well-established experience in empirical behavioral research with human participants (indoors|outdoors), including the collection|analyses of psycho-physiological data streams (i.e., EEG, EDA, EMG, or related space-time data) are essential. You have excellent written and spoken English communication skills. Programming for Virtual Reality environments and/or mobile applications would be an asset.

What we offer

The successful candidate will be hired on a 1-year contract, which might be extended depending on availability of funding.
We offer varied and interesting work in an inspiring and socially relevant environment.
Diversity and inclusion are important to us.

Place of work

Irchel Campus, Zurich, Switzerland

Start of employment

Employment start date to be mutually agreed. Please submit your application by 30. April 2021.

Applications must include a motivation letter in the context of EEG data analytics, a CV, transcripts, and the contact information of two referees. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Please submit the application in one single PDF.

Further information

Thematic inquiries about this position:
Prof. Sara Irina Fabrikant
About the project: GeoViSense