Post-Doctoral Associate in the Division of Science (Psychology), Dr. Daryl Fougnie

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 27 Sep 2023

29 Aug 2023
Job Information

Research Field

Psychological sciences
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
Established Researcher (R3)

United Arab Emirates
Application Deadline

27 Sep 2023 - 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description


The lab of Daryl Fougnie at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) is seeking a Post-Doctoral Associate with interests in studying visual cognition.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Psychology, Computer Science, Neuroscience, or a related field. The ideal candidate should have experience with psychophysics and modeling approaches, possess strong computational skills and have experience with Matlab, or an equivalent programming language. More information about the work in the lab can be found at the Fougnie Lab website .

The terms of employment are very competitive and include a flexible working environment, annual home-leave travel allowance, generous housing and relocation benefits, as well as educational subsidies for children. The position will likely commence in September 2023. The duration of employment is for two years with the possibility to renew.

Applications will be accepted immediately and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. To be considered, all applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and at least two letters of recommendation to be sent confidentially, all in PDF format via Interfolio.

If you have any questions about the position, the university, or the location, please contact Professor Daryl Fougnie at

New York University has established itself as a Global Network University, a multi-site, organically connected network encompassing key global cities and idea capitals. The Psychology group at NYUAD is rapidly growing. Psychology faculty at NYUAD collaborate with faculty at NYU in New York, NYU Shanghai, and from other top universities worldwide. NYUAD is on Saadiyat Island (Abu Dhabi’s cultural center). Researchers will have access to EEG, MEG, and fMRI facilities.


NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.

Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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