Natural Vision Laboratory
Principal Investigator: Johannes Burge
Richards Building, 4th Floor
3710 Hamilton Walk
University of Pennsylvania
433 S. University Ave
3710 Hamilton Walk
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.
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.
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).
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.