[visionlist] Research Associate at the University of Minnesota: Psychophysics of Reading in Normal and Low Vision

Liz Gates gates008 at umn.edu
Thu Sep 4 14:01:59 PDT 2008


Research Associate at the University of Minnesota: Psychophysics of 
Reading in Normal and Low Vision

A position is available at the Minnesota Laboratory for Low Vision 
Research (http://vision.psych.umn.edu/~gellab) to study vision and 
reading. Applicants must have a PhD with a specialization in vision 
research, and at least one year of relevant research experience, strong 
laboratory research skills, including computer skill. Highly desirable 
background includes research experience in low vision or other aspects 
of clinical vision. Other desirable experience includes background in at 
least one of psychophysics, fMRI, theoretical modeling of perception, or 
higher-level cognition.

The research is funded by an NIH grant to Gordon E. Legge (legge at umn.edu).

The salary is competitive and depends on qualifications and experience.  
The appointment is as a Research Associate, and is for 12 months at 100% 
time with possible continuation based on funding and performance. 
Completed applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received and 
continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit electronically their curriculum vitae, 
statement of research interests - 500 words max, and up to three 
reprints/preprints following the procedures given at 
employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=75266, requisition 
#157456. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of 
reference sent electronically to gates008 at umn.edu. (please note that 
only reference letters can be submitted by e-mail; applications must be 
submitted following the procedures given at the link identified above).

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.



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