Vision Research


Volunteer, UROP, Academic Credit


A research assistant position is available in the Active Perception Laboratory in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Boston University. Research in the lab focuses on understanding the interplay between eye movements and vision using a combination of behavioral, computational, and evoked potentials (EEG) techniques.

Responsibilities will include primarily programming eyetracking and virtual reality experiments. Additional activities include analyzing behavioral data.

Quantitative skills and computer programming skills ( C++ and Matlab) are required. Flexible schedule and minimum 8 hours per week availability.

This position is ideal for someone interested in obtaining experience in vision and neuroscience research, and in improving quantitative and computational skills, with the goal of applying to graduate school.

For inquiries, please send a CV to and

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