[visionlist] Postdoctoral Fellow / Programmer in Vision Science, Schepens Eye Research Institute

Bowers, Alex Alex_Bowers at MEEI.HARVARD.EDU
Wed Jan 18 20:45:56 EST 2017

Full Time Postdoctoral Fellow / Programmer Position in Vision Science

Location:  Schepens Eye Research Institute/Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Boston, MA
Start date: February – April 2017

Schepens Eye Research Institute, Massachusetts Eye and Ear, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, has an opening for a full-time post-doctoral fellow / programmer to work with Dr. Alex Bowers and colleagues in the Mobility Enhancement and Vision Rehabilitation Center of Excellence. The position is initially available for one year with the possibility of extension.

The successful candidate will make major contributions to a project evaluating the effects of age and vision impairment on deployment of attention and gaze scanning behaviors in laboratory tasks and driving simulator tasks.

The ideal candidate will have a PhD, excellent programming skills and a background in eye movement research or visual psychophysics. Ideal candidates will also be highly motivated, good communicators with excellent interpersonal skills, and have a keen interest in working with people with vision impairments. Experience of using driving simulators, on-road driving research, or a background in a related field would be advantageous.

Applications should be submitted in PDF format and should include a CV, a letter of interest, the expected date of availability, and contact information for at least 2 referees. Please email applications to Alex Bowers (alex_bowers at meei.harvard.edu<mailto:alex_bowers at meei.harvard.edu>).  Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Please also submit an online application at:

The Institute is an affirmative action/equal opportunity and E-Verify employer.

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