This post has become available following the award of a 4-year Leverhulme Trust grant to Professor Sven Mattys in the area of speech perception and cognitive listening. The start date of the post is 1 January 2019. The purpose of the project is to understand the effect of cognitive load and background noise on speech recognition by humans. Data collection will be based on perceptual methods and auditory psychophysical tests.
As a member of Professor Mattys' lab, you will contribute to every stage of the project. You will conduct individual and collaborative research projects and be responsible for designing behavioural experiments, creating, recording, and editing auditory and visual materials for all experiments. You will also be in charge of recruiting and testing participants. You will assist with data analysis and dissemination of the results, and provide support for a PhD student. writing up of research results and dissemination through publications, seminar and conference presentations and public engagement and outreach activities; contributing to the identification of possible new areas of research.
You will have:
This post is available on a fixed term basis for 4 years
Vacancy Reference: 7020
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