VisionScienceList: Fellowships in Visual Optics, Murcia, Spain

From: Pablo Artal (
Date: Sun Aug 20 2000 - 23:48:50 PDT

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    The Laboratorio de Optica de la Universidad de Murcia (LOUM) in Spain seeks
    applicants for up two-year research positions under the European Union (EU)
    funded Marie Curie Development Host fellowships program for studies of
    Adaptive Optics in the human eye, including wavefront sensing and correction.

    LOUM is a well equipped research group with wide experience in Visual
    Optics and one of the world leaders in applications of Adaptive Optics in
    the eye. The proposed research topic requires a background in optical
    engineering and/or computer programming and/or Visual Optics. Being fluent
    in Spanish is not necessary. Candidates with experience in astronomical or
    industrial Adaptive Optics and willing to apply their expertise to the
    field of Visual Optics are specially encourage.

    The applicants must be nationals of an EU Member (except Spain) or an
    Associated State (Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Rep., Estonia, Hungary, Iceland,
    Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Romania,
    Slovakia, and Slovenia) or have resided in the EU for at least five years
    and at the fellow must be 35 years old or less. Researchers must have a
    doctoral degree or at least four years of full-time research experience at
    postgraduate level other than doctoral studies.

    The net monthly subsistence allowance, this is the net salary received by
    fellows, will be 1850 Euros plus 400 Euros of mobility allowance per month.
    Social security (including health insurance) will be also covered by the
    Information on the research activities of the LOUM can be obtained through
    the web page: ; and on Murcia (Murcia is the Region capital
    city located in the south-est of Spain, 40 km from the Mediterranean sea)
    from the University of Murcia web page The weather in Murcia is good year
    round and the area offers plenty of outdoor and cultural recreations

    Interested candidates should send a complete "curriculum vitae" and two
    letters of reference to Prof. Pablo Artal, Lab. Optica, Universidad de
    Murcia, Campus de Espinardo (Edificio C), 30071 Murcia, Spain.
    (; Fax:34-968363528). The search for adequate candidates
    will be open until the positions are filled.

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