VisionScienceList: Position at NASA: Perceptual Psychologist

Andrew Watson (
Thu, 30 Jul 1998 14:04:41 -0800

A perceptual psychologist position is available at NASA Ames Research
Center in Moffett Field, California. The following description is taken
from the official job announcement.

The incumbent develops and validates models of human visual perception of
complex information displays, and applies the models to principles,
guidelines, and tools for the design of human visual interfaces to
information systems. Incumbent performs experimental, theoretical and
computational studies on visual aspects of human interface design. Uses
theory and models from basic vision science, attention, memory, cognition,
and eye movements to guide research on human interfaces. Incumbent may also
perform theoretical research in perceptual and cognitive modeling of
perception of objects and scenes by humans and machines.

The complete description is avaliable at, with additional information
available at