Natural Vision Laboratory

Principal Investigator: Johannes Burge

Lab Location

Richards Building, 4th Floor

Office Location

Goddard 426

3710 Hamilton Walk

Psychology Department

University of Pennsylvania

(215) 573-6528

Mailing Address

433 S. University Ave

Goddard 426

3710 Hamilton Walk

Psychology Department

Philadelphia, PA 19104-6228

Post-doctoral Position Available Now!

The applicant should have an interest in visual processing of natural images, motion & depth perception, and underlying neurophysiology.

The applicant should also have a background in psychophysics, computational modeling, optics, and/or image processing.

Other desirable skills:

Strong math skills (Probability theory, Fourier analysis, 3D geometry)

Strong programming skills (Matlab, C/C++, PsychToolbox, OpenGL, GPU programming)

Desire to tinker with high-end display equipment

Familiarity with statistical learning and numerical optimization

Joining the Laboratory:

We are always interested in hearing from candidates with an interest in vision and perception research. Backgrounds in visual psychophysics, computational modeling, statistics, probability theory, and display technology are desired. A willingness to think and work hard are required.

Post-doctoral researchers:

Prospective post-doctoral researchers should email Professor Burge a curriculum vitae, a research statement, electronic copies of two papers (published or in preparation), and the names, emails, and phone numbers of three people qualified to recommend you and your work.

Graduate students:

Prospective graduate students should email Prof. Burge a curriculum vitae, and a research statement. Prospective students must apply through an appropriate PhD program (Psychology, Neuroscience Graduate Group, Engineering).

Undergraduate students:

Prospective undergraduate student researchers should email Prof. Burge a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a transcript, previous research experience (if any), a list skills potentially useful to the lab, and a description of goals after receiving your degree. Applicants should expect to spend 1-3 years in the lab and to publish the results of their work.