[visionlist] Junior Specialist position at UC Santa Barbara: Psychophysics & retinal implants

Michael Beyeler mbeyeler at ucsb.edu
Tue May 4 14:38:07 -04 2021

We are inviting applications for a full-time Junior Specialist position in
the Bionic Vision Lab (http://bionicvisionlab.org) at UC Santa Barbara with
an anticipated start date of July 1, 2021. This will be a one-year
position. The salary is based on UCSB’s salary scales.

Primary research duty is the collection of behavioral data by interacting
with blind individuals implanted with the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis
System. Under the direction of the PI, this also includes recruiting
patients for experiments, preparing stimulus presentation scripts, computer
programming and configuring test computers for behavioral testing, writing
and editing code to process, analyze, and visualize experimental data, and
assisting the research team in processing and analyzing data from these

Basic Qualifications:
- An undergraduate degree in psychology, cognitive science, neuroscience,
biomedical sciences, or a related field is required on the anticipated
start date of July 1st, 2021.

Experience with any of the following is highly desirable:
- Visual psychophysics (particularly with elderly and/or clinical
- Programming (particularly Matlab and/or Python)
- Statistical analysis software (e.g., R)
- The ability to work independently, efficiently, and comfortably in a
multidisciplinary team environment; exceptional organization and
problem-solving skills; attention to detail; excellent written and verbal
communication; a strong work ethic.

More info and application instructions: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF01971

Applications received by May 17, 2021 will be given priority consideration,
but the position will remain open until filled.

I am looking forward to reading your application!

Michael Beyeler
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences
University of California, Santa Barbara
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