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.


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


  • 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


  • 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


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


  • 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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