Research Associate- University of Glasgow, Scotland

Vacancy Reference Number
Closing Date
17 Oct 2019
£35,845 - £40,322 per annum
Gilmorehill Campus / Main Building University of Glasgow
This post is full time with funding up to 3 years in the first instance

Job Purpose

To make a leading contribution to the ViAjeRo project (, which aims to radically improve passenger journeys by facilitating the use of immersive virtual and augmented reality.

The project is a collaboration between the School of Psychology and the School of Computing Science. The team currently includes Prof Frank Pollick from the School of Psychology as well as Prof Stephen Brewster, Dr. Julie Williamson and Dr. Mark McGill from the School of Computing Science. There will be an additional PhD student and postdoc joining the team.

This particular post will be guided by findings from psychology and neuroscience to develop principles that can be used to mitigate motion sickness while consuming VR and AR in moving vehicles. It will be directly supervised by Prof Pollick in Psychology and will work closely with colleagues in Computing Science.

We expect that a successful candidate will have knowledge within any or all of the domains of virtual reality, visual perception, vestibular perception, multisensory perception, augmented reality, motion sickness or neurostimulation (e.g. tDCS, TMS).

The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project as opportunities allow.

For more information and to apply, please click here. 

Contact Details

For any queries please contact Professor Frank Pollick