Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Australia)

Australia. - Macquarie University: Postdoctoral Research Fellow. PRIMARY DETAIL Seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with experience in collecting, processing and analysing eye-tracking data with high proficiency in Mandarin Chinese to work on an exciting ARC Discovery Project THE ROLE Salary: From $97,620 - 104,622 per annum (Level A, step 6 for PhD qualification), pro-rata for part time, plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading Appointment type: Part-time (0.6 FTE), 1-year fixed term position Location: Macquarie University (Wallumattagal Campus, North Ryde) About the Role We have been awarded an Australian Research Council Discovery Project grant which eye-tracking technique to understand the processing mechanisms of lexical tones in monolinguals and bilinguals. The postdoc will join Dr. Xin Wang (Macquarie University) and Prof Bob McMurray (University of Iowa) during the final year of the project and will carry out the following tasks: Data collection (primarily eye-tracking and some behaviour studies). Processing eye-tracking data and some preliminary analyses (Visual World Paradigm) Organize data and set up protocols for data collection, lab management. Participate in the publication and dissemination of results. About You Required Skills: Experience in collecting, processing and analysing eye-tracking data Advanced computer skills: word processing, excel and relevant software Languages: excellent in English (esp. in writing), and high proficiency in Mandarin Chinese About Us The Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences is ambitiously pushing the boundaries of progressive thinking and challenging what's possible to solve some of the big issues of our time, both nationally and on a global scale. Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 54 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we've grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. Connect with us today. To Apply To be considered for this position, please apply online and attach your CV with the names of two references and your thesis, and a separate cover letter that outlines how you meet to the selection criteria below. Selection criteria Have (or be close to obtaining) a PhD in Psychology, Language Sciences, or a related field, with a specialization in speech perception and/or spoken word recognition Research experience or interest in eye-tracking Interest in bilingual language processing Interest in advanced computational and/or statistical analysis Peer-reviewed publications in well-regarded journals (relative to opportunity) Ability to work independently as well as within a research team. Competence in programming (e.g., MATLAB, R) Excellent oral and written communication skills Excellent organizational and research management skills Desirable Mentorship roles or an interest in research student supervision Interest in open science & research integrity principles Interest in equity and diversity in science Note: This position requires you to comply with occupational screening, assessment, and vaccinations in line with Macquarie University health requirements. You may also have to satisfy Macquarie University that you meet all background checks (including criminal record and qualification checks). Specific Role Enquiries: Dr. Xin Wang at General Recruitment Enquiries: Nithya Elango, HR Assistant, at Applications Close: Tuesday, 30 April 2024 at 11:59 PM If you're already part of the Macquarie Group (MQ University, UMQ, MQ Health, MGSM), you'll need to apply through your employee Workday account. To apply for this job: Login to Workday and go to the Careers App > Find Jobs. Applications Close: 30/04/2024 11:59 PM Diversity and Inclusion Innovation and ingenuity thrive at Macquarie University when diversity, equity and inclusion take centre stage. At the University, we embrace a culture where diversity of background, experience and perspective are fundamental to our success. We do not discriminate on gender identity, age, culture, disability, sexuality, Indigeneity, family and caring responsibilities or religion. See our journey towards leadership in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education. Flexible Work At Macquarie, we believe by providing flexibility in when, where and how work is done, we can support our staff to manage their personal commitments, while optimising their work performance and contributions to the University. See how we lead in flexible work to enable an outcome focused and inclusive workplace. To learn more about our culture and hiring process, explore our Candidate Resource Hub.. Publication: Sat, 06 Apr via #hr #assistant #unemployed #australia

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