Description

Immertec is an award-winning, fast-growing startup founded in 2017, building an innovative real-time surgical training platform in Virtual Reality. Immertec is looking for individuals who are passionate about creating new technologies and can work well in a highly collaborative team.  We are a growing company with a fast-paced environment.

We are looking for an experienced researcher who is proficient in designing, conducting, and managing research projects.  Experience with writing and/or managing grants from large funding agencies is highly preferred.  Ability to develop and coordinate timelines, perform program management, collect data, and lead research assistants are necessary.  You will be joining a small but fast-growing team that is dedicated to producing high-quality research.  Our goal is to establish the efficacy of our product and to contribute to the scientific literature on an emerging technology.

Education

PhD preferred, or Master’s with grant experience

  • Human Factors
  • Human-computer Interaction
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Cognitive
  • Quantitative
  • Social
  • Developmental
  • Applied Psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Industrial/Organizational (I/O)
  • Engineering
  • Education
  • Neuropsychology
  • Or Similar Field

Requirements

  • Proficient in research methodology
  • Knowledge of human subjects ethics and experience writing Institutional Review Board (IRB) research protocols
  • Ability to lead and manage data collection in a variety of settings with diverse populations
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • High aptitude for new technology
  • Ability to work well with a diverse team of software/hardware engineers, computer programmers, designers, and medical professionals
  • Experience starting and completing projects with a high degree of autonomy
  • Strong organizational skills including maintaining deadlines
  • Excellent problem-solving ability and self-starter mentality

Preferred

  • Research project management (budgeting, timelines, etc.)
  • Grant writing experience (please specify types of grant/agency)
  • Peer-reviewed journal publications
  • Scientific/academic presentations

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience with user testing, usability analysis, and knowledge of design principles
  • Programming experience and/or ability to communicate needs to computer scientists and hardware engineers
  • Knowledge of statistical program(s)
  • Experience in medical or clinical research
  • Experience with virtual reality, augmented reality, or mixed reality technology
  • UI/UX wireframing or prototyping experience

Location

At Immertec offices in Tampa, Florida in the up-and-coming Tampa Heights district (near Armature works). Occasional travel may be expected.

Benefits

  • Commitment to diversity and inclusiveness
  • Work with cutting edge immersive AR & VR technologies
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Vacation
  • Occasional Telework
  • Competitive compensation
  • Benefits

*Please provide a research CV and/or project portfolio. *

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