[Comp-neuro] Computational modeling in the south of France

Stephane Dufau stephane.dufau at univ-provence.fr
Mon Oct 2 10:51:35 CEST 2006

Computational modeling in the south of France

A post-doctoral position is open at the Laboratoire de Psychologie
Cognitive, a CNRS lab at the University of Provence, Marseille, France
(http://www.up.univ-mrs.fr/wlpc). The person hired on this position will
participate in a large-scale project on modeling reading acquisition, and
will be specifically involved in developing and testing both supervised and
unsupervised learning algorithms applied to the development of orthographic
representations and spelling-sound correspondences during the process of
learning to read. The ideal candidate will have appropriate programming
skills (C, Matlab) and experience in developing neural network simulations
of cognitive processes, with a Ph.D in cognitive science or cognitive

Provisional start date – January 1st 2007.
Send application with CV plus names and contact information for two referees
Jonathan Grainger - grainger at up.univ-mrs.fr
Laboratoire de Psychologie Cognitive
Université de Provence
3 pl. Victor Hugo
13331 Marseille

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