[visionlist] Research Assistant in Vision Science at Harvard
Jaehyun_Jung at MEEI.HARVARD.EDU
Thu Jun 4 16:26:14 -04 2020
Research Assistant in Vision Science at Harvard
At the Schepens Eye Research Institute/Mass Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School, we have an immediate opening for a full-time research assistant to work with Drs. Eli Peli and Jae-Hyun Jung (https://pelilab.partners.org<https://pelilab.partners.org/>) in the Mobility Enhancement and Vision Rehabilitation Center of Excellence.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly-motivated research assistant candidate with a bachelor or master degree in vision science, psychology, engineering, or optometry. The position is part of object recognition studies with sensory substitution devices, field expansion studies, and virtual reality simulations supported by DoD and NIH.
Major responsibilities will be recruiting, scheduling, and training subjects to use the devices includes implementing experimental protocols. Good problem-solving skills and strong interpersonal skills are essential. Proficiency in graphic programs and office tools is necessary, and programming skills would be advantageous. Experience in vision rehabilitation, visual psychophysics, or statistics would be a plus.
Research assistants in the lab are frequently coauthor or even serve as lead authors on publication. We have a great record of our RAs ending in excellent professional or graduate programs.
The position is open now, initially available for 12 months with possible extension to additional years. Applications will be reviewed as received and considered until the position is filled. Please send the latest CV and cover letter to jaehyun_jung at meei.harvard.edu<mailto:jaehyun_jung at meei.harvard.edu>
Jae-Hyun Jung, PhD, FAAO
Instructor in Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School
Investigator at the Schepens Eye Research Institute,
Massachusetts Eye and Ear
20 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114
E-mail: jaehyun_jung at meei.harvard.edu<https://webmail.meei.harvard.edu/owa/redir.aspx?C=pqQVOuMaXEKMnTtauGyXBeumZgf3xc8I6ENjFxmN1eLoa8MlklVEPK8uyMwNghn_b3lVZ-QlZvc.&URL=mailto%3ajaehyun_jung%40meei.harvard.edu>
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