Postdoctoral Associate – CALS Department of Communication (Ithaca-based)

Cornell University

Postdoctoral Affiliate – CALS Division of Communication (Ithaca-based)

Ithaca-Primarily based Postdoctoral Affiliate in Digital Environments for Prototyping Haptic Communication

Division of Communication

Ithaca, New York

Job Abstract: The Enhancing Skills Lab and the Digital Embodiment Lab (PIs: Shiri Azenkot and Andrea Stevenson Gained) at Cornell Tech and Cornell College are in search of a extremely motivated postdoctoral affiliate to work on an interdisciplinary analysis mission to look at how rules of guiding, particularly haptic suggestions, can be utilized to enhance human-agent interactions in difficult environments, particularly underwater diving. As a part of this initiative, and in collaboration with the RealITHASC lab led by the third co-PI, Silvia Ferrari, our DoD-funded mission goals to develop diving simulators in digital actuality that can be utilized to prototype human-agent interactions.

This can be a one-year appointment starting December 1, 2023 (begin date negotiable) with the opportunity of renewal for a second yr. The place will probably be primarily based in Ithaca, offering the postdoctoral affiliate with alternatives to attend seminars and workshops hosted by world famend school throughout the Cornell College Ithaca campus; there may even be alternatives to attach with school on Cornell’s New York Metropolis campuses: Weill Cornell Medication ( ) and Cornell Tech ( ).

Duties and Duties:

Conducting Analysis (80%)

Main the event of digital environments, together with mentoring undergraduate CS college students

Attend analysis group conferences

Help with institutional overview board utility submissions

Design and run experiments

Conduct literature evaluations, write annotated bibliographies, and use reference managers

Acquire and analyze quantitative knowledge utilizing varied software program (e.g., Qualtrics, R, Matlab, Python)

Handle day after day operations for Ithaca-based analysis tasks

Publish peer-reviewed manuscripts, coverage briefs, and studies

Skilled Growth (20%)

Assist to mentor and supervise Ithaca-based graduate and undergraduate analysis assistants

Help with writing and submitting grant proposals

Attend and current at the least one skilled convention yearly

Eligibility and Required Abilities: Candidates should have accomplished the necessities for a Ph.D. in laptop science, data science, communication, social psychology, neuroscience, cognitive psychology, quantitative psychology, bioengineering, or a associated subject on the time of the appointment. Candidates must be comfy main groups to develop digital environments. Candidates must also have glorious oral and written communication expertise, glorious quantitative/analytical analysis expertise, the power to work independently and as a part of a group, and a deep dedication to good analysis practices.

Advantages: The wage for appointments within the 2023–2024 tutorial yr will probably be $65,000 plus full Cornell College worker fringe advantages. Additionally, $5,000 will probably be given for discretionary analysis bills (e.g., convention registration charges, journey, publication charges, and many others.).

Find out how to apply: Candidates ought to submit the next supplies on-line at .

1) Cowl letter describing your analysis expertise and curiosity within the place

2) Curriculum vitae

3)assertion supporting various communities  (this generally is a stand-alone doc (most well-liked) or the knowledge will be embedded in different components of the applying supplies) outlining how, via analysis, instructing, service, mentoring, extension, and/or outreach, the candidate has and can contribute to assist Cornell’s historic mission of “any particular person…any examine,” by way of the web site, and 4) 2 writing samples (e.g., printed manuscript and/or dissertation chapter).  Candidates chosen for an interview will probably be required to submit 2–3 letters of advice.

Functions will probably be reviewed beginning November 17, 2023, and can proceed to be reviewed on a rolling foundation till the place is stuffed.

CALS hiring vary for this place is $56,484 to $65,000.

Contact Data:

Andrea Stevenson Gained, PhD

Affiliate Professor, Division of Communication, Cornell College

Director, Digital Embodiment lab

Electronic mail: [email protected]

Web site:

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Pay Vary:

$56,484.00 – $80,000.00

Pay Ranges:

The hiring price of pay for the profitable candidate will probably be decided contemplating the next standards:

  • Prior related work or business expertise.
  • Training degree to the extent training is related to the place.
  • Educational Self-discipline (school pay ranges displays 9-month annual wage)
  • Distinctive relevant expertise.

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