VisionScienceList: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

From: Sylvia Scully (s.scully@qut.edu.au)
Date: Wed Nov 29 2000 - 20:10:39 PST

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    Centre for Eye Research, Brisbane, Australia, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

    The Centre for Eye Research at the Queensland University of Technology has
    a vigorous program of research investigating human vision, the visual
    requirements of the community and how its visual problems can be resolved
    or alleviated. Research activities encompass the applied, clinical and
    theoretical aspects of the visual and ophthalmic sciences and is
    concentrated into 5 main areas.

    Visual optics and contact lenses (Associate Professor Michael Collins)
    Visual performance and driving, particularly in the elderly (Associate
    Professor Joanne Wood)
    Mechanisms of eye growth, including both animal and human studies of
    refractive error development (Dr Katrina Schmid)
    Characteristics of accommodation and ocular aberrations (Associate
    Professor David Atchison)
    Low vision assessment and mobility studies (Associate Professor Jan
    Lovie-Kitchin)

    The Centre is seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Fellow to conduct research
    within these areas of interest. The appointee will be located at the Kelvin
    Grove campus of QUT. The appointment will be fixed term for two years.
    A Postdoctoral Fellowship normally will be awarded to a person who has less
    than five years full-time professional experience since being awarded their
    PhD.

    Salary: A$44681 to A$47960 depending on qualifications and experience.
    Applicants interested in the appointment should contact the Director of the
    Centre for Eye Research, Professor Leo Carney, on telephone :int + 61 + 7 +
    3864 5738; fax: int + 61+ 7 + 3864 5665; or email l.carney@qut.edu.au.

    Closing date: 22 January 2001
    Sylvia Scully
    Administration Officer
    School of Optometry
    Faculty of Health, QUT
    Victoria Park Road
    Kelvin Grove Qld Australia 4059

    Email: s.scully@qut.edu.au
    Ph: +61 7 3864 5736
    Fax: +61 7 3864 5665



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