[visionlist] Assistant Professor – Visual Perception/Clinical Psychophysics/Optics – UC Berkeley School of Optometry

Maria Alegria malegria at berkeley.edu
Thu May 4 14:51:57 -04 2023

Assistant Professor – Visual Perception/Clinical Psychophysics/Optics –

Open date: May 1, 2023

Final date: Friday, Aug 11, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


The Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry and Vision Science at the
University of California, Berkeley seeks diverse applicants for a
tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank in vision

Our goal is to recruit an outstanding colleague with strong interests in
any area that pertains to basic and clinical vision science, including but
not limited to bioinformatic approaches, computational modeling, visual
optics, psychophysics, visual neuroscience, ocular disease and/or
diagnostics, and the application of data science to the visual system.

UC Berkeley recognizes the intrinsic relationship between diversity and
excellence in all our endeavors. The school embraces open and equitable
access to opportunities for learning and development as our obligation and
goal. The school has a strong commitment to maintaining a diverse and
inclusive faculty. We seek candidates who demonstrate a commitment to
advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging through their
research, teaching, and service.

The Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry and Vision Science has several
clinical facilities that serve a large diverse patient population, a
clinical research center, and many laboratories in the Vision Science
graduate program conducting research in optics, ocular biology,
translational and clinical research, molecular and cell biology,
perception, neuroscience, cognitive psychology, and computational vision.
The successful candidate will also have opportunities to be considered for
membership in other programs across the UC Berkeley campus, including the
Berkeley Institute for Data Science, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute,
Redwood Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, the Center for Emerging and
Neglected Diseases, and the Berkeley Center for the Science of
Psychedelics. Current faculty also enjoy collaborations and/or joint
appointments with the Departments of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering,
Computer Science, Molecular and Cell Biology, Psychology, Chemistry,
multiple divisions within the School of Public Health, and the Department
of Ophthalmology at UCSF.

Anticipated start: January 1, 2024 or July 1, 2024

Department: https://optometry.berkeley.edu/
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must have a PhD, OD, MD (or equivalent international degree) at
the time of application.
Preferred qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with both research and clinical
training. The successful applicant will demonstrate potential for
exceptional clinical and basic research achievements as well as excellence
in teaching in both the professional (Doctor of Optometry) and graduate
(PhD program in Vision Science) curricula. Applicants should have the
potential to establish strong collaborations at the local, national, and
global level.
Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03759

Help contact: malegria at berkeley.edu
Berkeley, California

Apply nowto Assistant Professor – Visual Perception/Clinical
Psychophysics/Optics – School of Optometry


*Maria Alegria*
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Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry and Vision Science
University of California, Berkeley
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