Human Vision Science Researcher - Contractor
Company: Magic Leap
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: August 6, 2022
The Quantified Experience (QX) team is seeking an early-stage
researcher with a PhD in human vision science. The position
involves investigating the perceptual consequences of technical
trade-offs in augmented reality and providing direction for
technical innovations. Candidates must have a good understanding of
human vision science, psychophysics and research methods for
measuring subjective visual experiences.
The QX team provides subject matter expertise on a variety of
topics related to human vision ranging from the physiology of the
visual system to visual perception. It informs leadership and other
teams on perceptual best practices and works closely with Systems,
Optical Engineering, Health Care, Human Factors, UX/UI and other
teams. We are looking for candidates who are creative, energetic
team players who excel in a fast-paced, hands-on environment. -
The position will be in Plantation, Florida.
- Conduct research in collaboration with other vision scientists
from hypothesis to delivery using scientific methods. -
- Collaborate with other Magic Leap teams to explore perceptual
factors, define engineering and design specifications, and make
recommendations for visual perception in augmented reality
- Identify perceptual challenges and opportunities for leveraging
the human visual system
- Code software for experiments, proctor studies, write software
to analyze data.
- Experience with psychophysical and other psychological research
- Critical thinking and analytic problem solving skills and
working knowledge of statistics for behavioral sciences.
- Ability to adapt quickly and get up-to-speed on new
- Profound knowledge of at least one of the following programming
languages: Matlab, C/C++, Python
- Experience with Unity, Unreal or OpenGL is a plus
- Experience with Matlab Psychtoolbox is a plus
- Experience with Eye Tracking or Foveation techniques is a
- Ability to summarize research findings in a meaningful way for
colleagues outside QX.
- PhD in human vision science or a related research
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