[visionlist] Vision Post-doc at University of Minnesota

Stephen Engel engel at umn.edu
Wed Jul 15 14:34:18 -04 2020

A postdoctoral position is available in basic and clinical vision 
science, as part of a collaboration between the labs of Steve Engel 
(engellab.psych.umn.edu), Gordon Legge (gellab.psych.umn.edu 
<http://gellab.psych.umn.edu/>), and The Department of Ophthalmology and 
Vision Sciences.  The goal of the project is to develop and test novel 
assistive technology for people with age-related macular degeneration. 
Research aims to improve reading in people with visual field loss, and 
to understand general factors limiting reading performance. Requirements 
include skill in programming vision experiments; experience with eye 
tracking, virtual reality, and/or testing of reading would be 
beneficial. The initial appointment would be for 1 year, with renewal 
opportunities for several additional years. Start date is early fall of 
2020, negotiable. Salary is at NIH rates.

The position also provides opportunity to develop additional 
collaborations with the large and highly collaborative Vision Science 
community at The University of Minnesota, which includes The Center for 
Magnetic Resonance Imaging, as well as the unique interdisciplinary 
Center for Applied and Translational Sensory Sciences 
(http://catss.umn.edu <http://catss.umn.edu/>), which will host the 

For further information, contact Steve Engel, engel at umn.edu. To apply, 
visit: https://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/ext/335566
(reposting after thaw of University hiring freeze)

Stephen Engel
Department of Psychology
University of Minnesota
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