[visionlist] Programmer position in Vision & Action lab

Michele Schultz michele at cvs.rochester.edu
Mon Apr 30 13:49:47 GMT 2007


Applications are invited for a full-time Programmer position in the 
Vision and Action lab of Professor David Knill, Department of Brain 
and Cognitive Sciences and Center for Visual Sciences, University of 
Rochester.

Dr. Knill's laboratory focuses on human experimental work using 
virtual reality displays, motion tracking and eye tracking to 
understand how the brain uses visual information to perceive the 
world and to guide motor behaviors. Current topics include depth 
perception, 3D cue integration, perceptual learning, visual control 
of reaching and grasping and visuomotor decision-making. Duties will 
primarily include programming experiments using 3D graphics and 
real-time tracking systems, assisting in the design of experiments 
and the analysis of experimental data and managing the hardware and 
software systems in the lab. This is  an excellent position for 
someone seeking additional research  experience to prepare for 
graduate school. The successful candidate will join a large and 
thriving community of cognitive science and vision researchers at the 
University of Rochester.

Qualifications: BA/BS in cognitive science, neuroscience, computer 
science, math, or related fields with programming experience in C++. 
Experience with OpenGL graphics programming is desirable but not 
necessary.

Starting salary is competitive and will be based on experience. The 
position comes with health and other employee benefits. Expected 
start date is any time after June 1, 2007 (the sooner the better). To 
apply, send a brief  letter of interest, vita/resume, summary of 
research experience, and  names of 2-3 references to David Knill at 
knill at cvs.rochester.edu. Feel free to email with any questions. 
Interviews will be conducted  over the phone.

For more information, see the lab website at 
http://www.cvs.rochester.edu/knill_lab/index.htm

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Michele Schultz                         email: michele at cvs.rochester.edu
Center for Visual Science                phone: 585 275 8659
University of Rochester                    fax: 585 271 3043
Meliora Hall 274
Rochester NY 14627-0270
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