Postdoctoral Research Associate, Applied Neuroscience and Psychophysics

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Work type: Postdoctoral Associate
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Engineering/Computer Science

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Postdoctoral Research Associate, Applied Neuroscience and Psychophysics

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Job Description:

The Applied Neuroscience and Psychophysics lab of Dr. Ben Sawyer at the University of Central Florida (UCF) is seeking a postdoctoral research associate interested in a future career in academia, government or industry research to begin immediately. The laboratory works with applied neuroscience and psychophysics toward informing engineering and design. The role will include contributing to writing grants, publishing in high-impact journals and conferences, creating industry-university collaborations, and direct communication with collaborators and sponsors.


The successful applicant must be self-directed, organized, and detail oriented. Clear communication in both speaking and the written word is important. Previous experience with human research and interacting with internal review boards is desired.


AA-College of Engineering and Computer Science, Industrial Engineering and Management Systems Department

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Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D in industrial engineering, human factors, vision science, statistics or a closely related field from an accredited institution by the time of hire is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in design, typography, education, or military training is preferred, as is experience in finance or banking, cybersecurity, or intelligence.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position is funded by contracts and grants and is contingent upon available funding.

Additional Application Materials Required:

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website, In addition to the online application, interested candidates should upload statements of research and clinical interests (including future research plans), a CV, reprints of recent publications, and the names and contact information of at least three professional references.


Informal inquiries concerning the position are welcome and should be sent to Ben Sawyer at


Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.


The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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