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11-19-2007, 01:47 AM
Dear Biomch-L moderator,

could you please post this announcement,

thanks in advance,


_Post-doctoral position available at LPPA, College de France_

The laboratory of physiology of perception and action at College de
France, Paris (Pr Berthoz laboratory -
http://www.college-de-france.fr/chaires/chaire8/) seek a highly
motivated researcher for working on an international (European
Union-funded) project devoted to the understanding of the perceptual and
motor bases of emotions’ expression in humans. The candidate will
interact with other teams within the project consortium, specialized in
cognitive neurosciences, visual perception, computer graphics, robotics
and biological motor control. This position is available for one year
and is renewable for one additional year.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a related field, independent research
skills and a strong interest in inter-disciplinarity. The applicant
should have expertise in at least one of the following fields: sensory
and motor physiology, biomechanics, neurosciences, experimental
psychology, virtual reality or robotics. Experience in programming is
expected (e.g. Matlab, Visual C++, etc.). While he/she will be mainly
involved in an already existing project, he/she is also encouraged to
develop his own original approach.

The LPPA at College de France provides a stimulating environment for
national and international collaborations as well as interdisciplinary
research. It regularly organizes workshops and seminars in different
research areas.

Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, including a list of
publications, and one or two letters of recommendation to be sent to the
address below. Review of applications will begin December, 1^st , 2007
and continue until suitable candidates have been identified.

Contact: please send your applications to


Directeur : Pr. Alain Berthoz ● UMR 7152 ● 11 place Marcelin Berthelot ●
75005 Paris ● Tél : (0) 1 44 27 14 07 ● Fax : (0) 1 44 27 14 25
e-mail : michel.francheteau@college-de-france.fr