[vslist] Post-doc in Visual Navigation at Brown

William Warren Bill_Warren at brown.edu
Wed Apr 21 15:52:02 GMT 2004


 A post-doctoral Research Associate position in Visual Navigation is 
available in the Department of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences 
beginning July 1, 2004. The NSF-funded project directed by Drs. William 
Warren and Michael Tarr studies active navigation strategies in humans 
using a state-of-the-art ambulatory virtual reality laboratory (the 
VENLab). The research investigates the geometry of spatial knowledge 
and how it is integrated with visual landmarks and path integration 
during learning in novel environments. Duties include managing the 
VENLab and coordinating experimental research. Candidates should have a 
background in human perception or spatial cognition, expertise in 
computer graphics programming (Open GL, C++), and strong technical 
skills. Ph.D. must be completed before starting, and the position is 
renewable for up to 2 years. Send vita, brief statement of research 
interests, and 3 letters of reference to Dr. William H. Warren, 
Navigation Search, Dept. of Cognitive & Linguistic Sciences, Brown 
University, Providence, RI 02912 USA, or to 
Bill_Warren at brown.edu. Applications will be reviewed until the position 
is filled. More information can be found at 
http://www.cog.brown.edu/Research/ven_lab/.  Brown University is an 
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 We will be meeting with candidates at the Vision Science Society 
meeting in Sarasota, FL, May 1-4, 2004.

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