Kungliga Tekniska högskolan, Skolan för teknikvetenskap

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Job description

Lead research projects about the effect of optical errors on quality of vision in the central and peripheral visual field, which includes: Update an adaptive optics system; Program psychophysical routines; Recruit subjects; Perform measurements and analysis of the relationship between image quality and vision; Supervise project students and PhD students; Summarize and present research results.


The applicant should have a Master degree in optometry or similar, followed by a PhD in visual optics. Experience as a clinical optometrist and research in a similar field after the PhD are also of merit.

The applicant should have previous experience of the following: Measurement of the ocular aberrations in subjects with normal as well as reduced vision; Analysis of retinal image quality in the central and peripheral field of view; Construction of adaptive optics systems; Vision evaluation; Eye health examination; Programming of psychophysical routines.

Great emphasis will be placed on personal competence and suitability.

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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Part-time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 30%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number S-2019-0875
  • Linda Lundström, +46 8 55 37 82 12, linda.lundstrom@biox.kth.se
Published 10.May.2019
Last application date 20.May.2019 11:59 PM CET

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