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

Cornell University


Posted: 19-Nov-23

Location: Ithaca, New York

Kind: Full-time

Wage: Open



Inner Quantity: 3-75048

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 Talents Lab and the Digital Embodiment Lab (PIs: Shiri Azenkot and Andrea Stevenson Gained) at Cornell Tech and Cornell College are searching for a extremely motivated postdoctoral affiliate to work on an interdisciplinary analysis undertaking 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 undertaking goals to develop diving simulators in digital actuality that can be utilized to prototype human-agent interactions.

Obligations and Duties:

Conducting Analysis (80%)

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

Attend analysis staff conferences

Help with institutional assessment board utility submissions

Design and run experiments

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

Accumulate and analyze quantitative information utilizing numerous software program (e.g., Qualtrics, R, Matlab, Python)

Handle each day operations for Ithaca-based analysis tasks

Publish peer-reviewed manuscripts, coverage briefs, and experiences

Skilled Improvement (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 very least one skilled convention yearly

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

Advantages: The wage for appointments within the 2023-2024 educational 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.).

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

2) Curriculum vitae

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 Info:

Andrea Stevenson Gained, PhD

Affiliate Professor, Division of Communication, Cornell College

Director, Digital Embodiment lab

Variety and inclusion are part of Cornell College’s heritage. We’re a acknowledged employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and People with Disabilities. We additionally acknowledge a lawful choice in employment practices for Native People residing on or close to Indian reservations.

Pay Vary:

$56,484.00 – $80,000.00

Pay Ranges:

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

  • Prior related work or trade expertise.

  • Schooling degree to the extent schooling is related to the place.

  • Educational Self-discipline (college pay ranges displays 9-month annual wage)

  • Distinctive relevant expertise.

Employment Help:

Discover to Candidates:

EEO Assertion:

Variety and Inclusion are part of Cornell College’s heritage. We’re a acknowledged employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, and we don’t tolerate discrimination based mostly on any protected attribute, together with race, ethnic or nationwide origin, citizenship and immigration standing, shade, intercourse/gender, being pregnant or pregnancy-related circumstances, age, creed, faith, precise or perceived incapacity (together with individuals related to such an individual), arrest and/or conviction document, army or veteran standing, sexual orientation, gender expression and/or identification, a person’s genetic data, home violence sufferer standing, familial standing, marital standing, or some other attribute protected by relevant federal, state, or native legislation. We additionally acknowledge a lawful choice in employment practices for Native People residing on or close to Indian reservations in accordance with relevant legislation.

Cornell College embraces variety and seeks candidates who will contribute to a local weather that helps college students, college, and employees to all identities and backgrounds. We encourage people from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to use.


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