[visionlist] Job posting: Vision Scientist position at Magic LeapPosted: July 11, 2017
Dear Vision Science community,
Magic Leap is looking for human vision scientists to join the team.
The Quantified Experience (QX) team is seeking a human vision scientist with extensive prior interdisciplinary scientific experience. The position involves responsibility for end-to-end studies with human participants, including experimental design, execution, data analysis, and reporting. Candidates must be able to creatively apply fundamental knowledge from human vision science.We inform leadership and other teams on perceptual best practices and work closely with other departments such Systems, Optical Engineering, Health Care, Human Factors and UX/UI teams. We are looking for candidates who are creative, energetic team players who excel in a fast-paced, hands-on environment.Responsibilities:
Conduct research into human visual perception to inform product decisions.
Collaborate with other Magic Leap teams to explore perceptual factors, define engineering and design specifications, and make recommendations to improve visual perception in mixed reality.
Take a research question from hypothesis to delivery using scientific methods. Communicate the results to stakeholders clearly and in a timely manner.
Extensive experience with psychophysical research methods
Profound knowledge of at least one of the following programming languages: Matlab, C/++, Python
Experience with data analysis methods and statistical packages such as R
Experience with modeling human visual perception processes
Experience with Unity or OpenGL is a plus
Experience with Matlab Psychtoolbox is a plus
Knowledge of machine learning techniques is a plus
Excellent communication skills
Interest in latest developments in vision research and curiosity around the future of computing and experience platforms
Education:Ph.D. and/or post-doctoral experience in human vision science and/or related field with first author journal publications in one or more of the following or related research areas: stereopsis, color vision, visual acuity, low-level visual processing, or multimodal information processing.
If you are interested in this position please reach out to our team and apply online via: https://www.magicleap.
Björn Vlaskamp, team lead (bvlaskamp[at]magicleap.com)
Gizem Kucukoglu, research scientist (grufo[at]magicleap.com)