giovedì 29 ottobre 2009

Doctoral Position Available – Auditory Perception, University of Louisville

Doctoral Position Available – Auditory Perception, University of Louisville
Application Deadline: December 1, 2009.

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of
Louisville invites applicants to our Ph.D. program in experimental
psychology, with interests in auditory perception, broadly defined. This
is a fully-funded 4-year position (starting August 2010) that would involve
both classroom and laboratory training in auditory perception and
experimental psychology. Research will be conducted in relation to an NIH-
funded project which studies the effects of acoustic reflections on human
sound localization and speech communication. Foci of the project include
study of adaptive perceptual processes that facilitate listening
performance in reflective environments and the potential impact of hearing
loss on these processes. Specific training in virtual auditory space
simulation technologies will also be available, as these technologies are
used extensively throughout the project. Additional information about the
project and the research laboratory is available at

Research and training activities take place at both the Heuser Hearing
Research Center ( and at the University of
Louisville, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
( Together, these environments offer
outstanding research facilities, including a new anechoic chamber facility
due to be completed this Fall, as well as a broad and active research
community in human perception and performance.

Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated excellence in
academic performance and good
quantitative/programming skills. Previous experience in the hearing
sciences, perceptual psychology, or related field is desirable, but not

Application procedures and materials are available online at:

Please address any inquiries regarding this position to:

Dr. Pavel Zahorik
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
Email: (Preferred)

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