Subject: Two Postdoc Positions at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory From: Tomasz Letowski <trl2(at)ARL.ARMY.MIL> Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2001 13:48:14 -0400
Two Postdoctoral Fellow positions are available in the Auditory Research Team (ART) of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Human Research and Engineering Directorate. The Auditory Research Team carries out research activities in psychoacoustics, speech communication, and advanced audio displays. Basic research topics include sound detection and localization, hearing protection, speech communication in adverse environments, and auditory skills development. In addition to basic research studies the group conducts applied work relating to auditory virtual reality and soldier auditory performance on the battlefield. The group has access to the world-class Hostile Environment Simulator, three outdoor ranges, and several laboratory spaces. Postdoctoral fellows will be primarily involved in studies of auditory signal detection and auditory spatial perception leading toward the development of computational models of the human auditory system. Successful candidates will have a doctoral degree in industrial engineering, psychology, audiology, acoustics, hearing science, electrical engineering or other discipline related to research in psychoacoustics or advanced audio systems; be a U.S. citizen; and have or be able to obtain a secret security clearance. In addition, suitable applicants should have good signal processing skills and programming expertise in C++, Visual Basic, or Matlab. Each postdoctoral contract is for twelve months with a salary up to $58,000 depending on experience. Contract extension for another twelve-month period is possible although not guaranteed. Interested applicants should send a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and two letters of recommendation to the following address: U.S. Army Research Laboratory AMSRL-HR-SD / B-520 (Attn: Tomasz Letowski) Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005-5425 Both positions are available immediately, however administrative processing of applications may take up to three months. E-mail inquires may be sent to Tomasz Letowski (trl2(at)arl.army.mil).