[visionlist] Fully funded PhD position: Person perception in VR

Niko Troje troje at queensu.ca
Mon Jun 26 21:30:12 -04 2017


*Person perception in virtual reality*

The BiomotionLab at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, is seeking 
a new PhD student to fill a fully funded position to study perception of 
social encounters with individualized, realistically rendered avatars in 
immersive virtual environments. We aim to fill the position by September 
1, 2017. Students are encouraged to apply who completed an MSc in Vision 
Science, Neuroscience, Computer Science or Engineering. The main 
prerequisites are: An genuine interest in Social Neuroscience, ample 
experience with coding in Matlab and/or Python and at least some 
exposure to 3D computer graphics and possibly computer vision. 
Experience with Unity3D/C# would be a plus.

The candidate would become a member of the International Research 
Training Group “The Brain in Action” which provides interesting 
networking opportunities, a highly interdisciplinary research 
environment, and the expectation to spend time at a collaborating 
University in Germany: http://www.cap-net.ca/Brain%20in%20Action.html.

Please email your statement of interest, your CV, and any question you 
might have about this opportunity to troje at queensu.ca 
<mailto:troje at queensu.ca>, using the subject line “phd-1704”.




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