[visionlist] Graduate student position in pediatric vision

Krista Kelly krista.kelly at uwaterloo.ca
Fri Jan 12 15:06:50 -04 2024

Dr. Krista Kelly is seeking applicants for a full-time graduate student position in the Vision and Neurodevelopment (VAN) Lab at the University of Waterloo (UW) in Waterloo, Ontario. The full-time student will join the Vision Science Graduate Studies at the School of Optometry and Vision Science at UW. To learn more about the Vision Science Graduate program, please visit: https://uwaterloo.ca/optometry-vision-science/vision-science-graduate-studies

The successful student will join a dynamic group researching the functional consequences of pediatric eye conditions such as amblyopia (‘lazy eye’) on children. The lab uses psychophysics, eye tracking (EyeLink 1000 Plus, Tobii Glasses 2), and body tracking (GAITRite mobile walkway, Qualisys motion capture system) techniques to investigate eye movements, reading, and motor functioning in children and adults with amblyopia and strabismus. For more information on the research conducted in the VAN lab, please visit: https://uwaterloo.ca/vision-and-neurodevelopment-laboratory/

Students must have a Bachelor’s degree in psychology, biology, cognitive science, computer science, neuroscience, or a related field and an interest in vision science and development. Preferred (but not required) qualifications include previous experience in a research lab and proficiency in computer programming (e.g., Matlab, PsychoPy, Python, R). To receive more information about the position, please contact Dr. Krista Kelly at krista.kelly at uwaterloo.ca<mailto:krista.kelly at uwaterloo.ca>. To start the application, please see https://uwaterloo.ca/optometry-vision-science/vision-science-graduate-studies/how-apply. Application deadline for Fall 2024 is February 1 2024.


Krista Kelly, PhD
Assistant Professor

School of Optometry and Vision Science
University of Waterloo

200 Columbia Street West
Waterloo, ON

+1-519-888-4567 x41330

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