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Job no: 0044429
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville

Department of Optometry & Vision Sciences
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences

Salary: $69,148 - $93,830 p.a. plus 9.5% superannuation

This fixed-term postdoctoral research position is to conduct research as part of an ARC Linkage Project Grant (NHMRC Project Grant (LP150100815; New, Efficient Tests That Map Both Central and Peripheral Vision) together with chief investigators Prof Andrew Turpin and Prof Allison McKendrick, Swiss-based company Haag-Streit, and international partner Prof Paul Artes (Plymouth Uni, UK). This project will is testing new algorithms for measuring peripheral and central vision. Analysis of the test procedures is being conducted both by computer simulation and by clinical testing of a group of people with vision disorder.

This project is aiming to significantly advance our ability to diagnose and monitor eye disease and loss of vision. The successful applicant will be responsible for the testing the new algorithms in humans and with computer simulation, and will also contribute to our wider research group (which has core interests in developing enhanced diagnostic methods for visual loss using both vision testing and ophthalmic imaging).

The successful applicant will be based in the Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences reporting to Professor Allison McKendrick.

Close date: 3 Dec 2017

Position Description and Selection Criteria

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