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

Cornell University

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

Ithaca-Based mostly 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 looking for a extremely motivated postdoctoral affiliate to work on an interdisciplinary analysis challenge 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 challenge goals to develop diving simulators in digital actuality that can be utilized to prototype human-agent interactions.

It is a one-year appointment starting December 1, 2023 (begin date negotiable) with the potential for renewal for a second 12 months. The place will probably be based mostly in Ithaca, offering the postdoctoral affiliate with alternatives to attend seminars and workshops hosted by world famend college throughout the Cornell College Ithaca campus; there may also be alternatives to attach with college on Cornell’s New York Metropolis campuses: Weill Cornell Medication ( ) and Cornell Tech ( ).

Tasks and Duties:

Conducting Analysis (80%)

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

Attend analysis crew conferences

Help with institutional evaluate board software submissions

Design and run experiments

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

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

Handle everyday 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 not less than one skilled convention yearly

Eligibility and Required Expertise: Candidates will need to have accomplished the necessities for a Ph.D. in laptop science, info science, communication, social psychology, neuroscience, cognitive psychology, quantitative psychology, bioengineering, or a associated area on the time of the appointment. Candidates ought to be comfy main groups to develop digital environments. Candidates must also have glorious oral and written communication abilities, glorious quantitative/analytical analysis abilities, the flexibility to work independently and as a part of a crew, and a deep dedication to good analysis practices.

Advantages: The wage for appointments within the 2023–2024 tutorial 12 months 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 so on.).

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 is usually a stand-alone doc (most well-liked) or the data may be embedded in different elements of the appliance supplies) outlining how, by analysis, educating, service, mentoring, extension, and/or outreach, the candidate has and can contribute to assist Cornell’s historic mission of “any individual…any examine,” through the web site, and 4) 2 writing samples (e.g., revealed 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 crammed.

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

E mail: [email protected]

Web site:

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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 business expertise.
  • Schooling stage to the extent training is related to the place.
  • Tutorial Self-discipline (college pay ranges displays 9-month annual wage)
  • Distinctive relevant abilities.

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For basic questions concerning the place or the appliance course of, please contact the Recruiter listed within the job posting or electronic mail [email protected] .

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EEO Assertion:

Range 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 situations, age, creed, faith, precise or perceived incapacity (together with individuals related to such an individual), arrest and/or conviction document, navy or veteran standing, sexual orientation, gender expression and/or id, a person’s genetic info, home violence sufferer standing, familial standing, marital standing, or some other attribute protected by relevant federal, state, or native regulation. We additionally acknowledge a lawful choice in employment practices for Native Individuals residing on or close to Indian reservations in accordance with relevant regulation. 

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