[visionlist] Postdoctoral position – Perceptual distortions in Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality
lwilcox at yorku.ca
Sun Jan 20 11:51:40 -05 2019
Postdoctoral position – Perceptual distortions in Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality
York University, Toronto, Canada
A well-funded postdoctoral position is available in the Centre for Vision Research, York University, under the supervision of Laurie Wilcox and Robert Allison. This is a two-year position, with a start date of April 2019 (give or take a month). The application deadline is March 1st, 2019.
We are looking for a keen collaborator to join our interdisciplinary research team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on topics such as cue integration, visual, vestibular and auditory integration, and the perception of space and navigation in VR/AR.
Requirements. Ideally the successful candidate will have a strong background in both stereoscopic displays and human psychophysics. Candidates should have demonstrable experience in programming and 3D rendering software. Applications will only be considered from individuals who will have defended their PhD prior to April 1st, 2019.
Opportunities. The York Centre for Vision Research (CVR) is an international leader in human and machine vision research with exceptional researchers and facilities. For details see http://www.cvr.yorku.ca/ <http://www.cvr.yorku.ca/>. Work at the CVR is highly interdisciplinary and collaborative, rooted in a fundamental research programme that merges techniques in human psychophysics, visual neuroscience and computational theory.
The successful candidate will also be eligible to apply for a prestigious VISTA postdoctoral fellowship http://vista.info.yorku.ca/opportunities/training-scholarships/postdoctoral-awards/ <http://vista.info.yorku.ca/opportunities/training-scholarships/postdoctoral-awards/>. Which provides additional salary support along with a travel stipend and research allowance. The VISTA (Vision: Science to Applications) program is a collaborative program funded by the Canada First Research Excellence Fund. For more information see http://vista.info.yorku.ca/ <http://vista.info.yorku.ca/>. This program is designed to foster links between foundational research and its applications.
To apply. Please send a CV and the names and contact information for three referees (letters will be requested at a later stage) to Aishwarya Sudhama ash10 at my.yorku.ca <mailto:ash10 at my.yorku.ca>.
For more information please feel free to contact me directly.
:: Laurie M. Wilcox ::
Department of Psychology
t: 416.736.2100 x66494
e: lwilcox at yorku.ca
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