[visionlist] Human-Motion Perception Researcher at Apple

Egor Ananyev eananyev at apple.com
Sun Sep 24 22:27:39 -04 2023

Hello Vision Scientists!

Our team at Apple has an opening for a Motion Perception Researcher. Join us in working at the intersection of vision & motion science and groundbreaking technology! Please apply through the portal following this link:


Egor Ananyev
 Vision Scientist

Human-Motion Perception Researcher


At Apple, we strive to achieve surprise and delight for every one of our millions of customers around the world.  

Our team is seeking a researcher who is passionate about researching human self-motion perception, and helping the team to design and analyze human-centered user studies to inform hardware and software engineering decisions.    

Candidates will have a solid research background and have made contributions to science through a combination of experimental and computational approaches.  

Candidates will also have successfully designed unique experiments, built quantitative descriptive models using behavioral and physiological data, and possess a knack for pulling out novel insights.  We are looking for a teammate with excellent interpersonal skills, and who has a dedication to conducting impactful research in a fast-paced environment.


Solid understanding of human visual and vestibular motion perception
3+ years experience designing and running user studies in the motion perception domain
Solid understanding of design of experiments and statistics (GLM, ANOVA, regression analysis)
3+ years applying statistical and signal processing methods to multimodal time series, fluent in applying convergent methods across self-report, behavioral (e.g. eye tracking) and physiological data
Fluent in data analyzing tools (e.g. Matlab, Python)
Experience with visualizing data to stakeholders
Creativity and curiosity for solving highly complex problems
Excellent communication and collaboration skills


We work on complex human self-motion perception problems. We are conducting state-of-the art research and aim to convert research findings into analytical models in order to derive engineering specs. The ideal candidate will possess the self-motivation, curiosity, and initiative to achieve those goals. Analogously, the candidate is a lifelong learner who passionately seeks to improve themselves and the quality of their work.

You will work together with similar minds in a unique team where your skills and expertise can be used to influence future user experiences and hardware that will be used by millions.


MS in Neuroscience, Engineering, Data Science, Computer Science or equivalent field, with 3 years industry experience, or a PhD degree or equivalent industry experience.


At Apple, base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within a range. This provides the opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role. The base pay range for this role is between $138,900 and $208,300, and your base pay will depend on your skills, qualifications, experience, and location.

Apple employees also have the opportunity to become an Apple shareholder through participation in Apple’s discretionary employee stock programs. Apple employees are eligible for discretionary restricted stock unit awards, and can purchase Apple stock at a discount if voluntarily participating in Apple’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also receive benefits including: Comprehensive medical and dental coverage, retirement benefits, a range of discounted products and free services, and for formal education related to advancing your career at Apple, reimbursement for certain educational expenses — including tuition. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary bonuses or commission payments as well as relocation. Learn more about Apple Benefits.

Note: Apple benefit, compensation and employee stock programs are subject to eligibility requirements and other terms of the applicable plan or program.
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