One postdoctoral fellow and three PhD positions are available starting in Summer/Autumn 2020, working on a new European Research Council project on interpersonal neural and physiological synchrony during early attention and learning. The projects will involve designing, recording and analysing data to study naturalistic parent-infant interactions using cutting-edge new techniques including dual EEG and wearable autonomic monitors. The positions will involve developing excellent communication skills, administering technically complex paradigms with infant and parents, and learning advanced computational skills to analyse the complex, multimodal data collected.
The PhD positions will be mainly supervised by Dr Sam Wass (www.uel.ac.uk/research/developmental-psychology/baby-dev-lab/our-team) and based at BabyDev lab at the University of East London, which currently hosts other projects funded by the Leverhulme Trust, Economic and Social Research Council and Horizon 2020 that use similar approaches to studying naturalistic early learning interactions. Co-supervisors will be Professor Emily Jones (cbcd.bbk.ac.uk/people/scientificstaff/emily-jones), at the Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development in London, Dr Victoria Leong (www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/vvec2), at Cambridge University and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, and Dr Louise Goupil (www.ircam.fr/person/louise-goupil/), currently at IRCAM, Paris. The postdoctoral position will be under the same supervision, but mainly led by Dr Leong and based at Cambridge University.
Sample publications are here: – psyarxiv.com/xgh8edoi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.2006328doi: 10.1073/pnas.1702493114<www.pnas.org/content/114/50/13290> – doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2019.06.016doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1515129113
For more details please any of the supervision team. For administrative questions, contact Dr Sam Wass <>.