[visionlist] Postdoctoral Position: Translational Vision Lab, Northeastern University, Boston MA

Peter Bex peterjbex at gmail.com
Tue Apr 2 09:09:20 -04 2019

We are seeking a highly motivated and creative postdoctoral research fellow
to investigate eye movement adaptations to visual impairment in people with
degenerative retinal disease such as macular degeneration or diabetic
retinopathy. This is an NIH-funded, collaborative project between Peter Bex
at Northeastern University and Nicole Ross at New England College of

The successful candidate will be based in Dr. Bex’s lab in the Department
of Psychology at Northeastern University and will also complete studies in
Dr. Ross’ nearby clinic at New England College of Optometry. They will
learn a range of behavioral, oculomotor and retinal imaging methodologies
for application in healthy and visually-impaired populations. Northeastern
University is located in the heart of Boston with a vibrant and
collaborative community of faculty, postdoctoral, graduate and
undergraduate researchers. Northeastern University has excellent facilities
including fMRI and electrophysiology.

Candidates should have a PhD in a behavioral science with experience in
human vision research, eye movement data, strong computational skills and
programming experience (MATLAB, Python). Clinical research expertise is not
a prerequisite for this post, however an interest in clinical vision
science is essential. The initial appointment will be for one year with the
possibility of extension up to five years. Salary will follow the NIH

For further information, please contact Peter Bex via email
p.bex at neu.edu. Peter and Nicole will also be at ARVO or VSS if you would
like to arrange a meeting.

To apply, please submit a copy of your CV, representative publications and
the names of two or more references to Peter Bex: p.bex at neu.edu
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