Join Us

We are looking for curious and talented individuals who share our passion for bionic vision. If you are interested in joining us, check out our Lab Manual to familiarize yourself with our lab culture, policies, and expectations.

Please know that we get a lot of emails from prospective PhD students. If you decide to contact Michael before applying to the program, you can make your application stand out by demonstrating that you have spent some time on our website, seen this message, and thought hard about why bionic vision is a good fit for your skills and interest.

PhD Students

We are hiring! The next opportunity to join our lab is Fall 2022 (applications are due in December 2021).

We are looking to fill an NIH-funded PhD position in computational neuroscience. The project involves developing computational and data-driven models of the mouse visual cortex in collaboration with Spencer Smith (UCSB), Michael Goard (UCSB), and Cris Niell (U Oregon). Best to apply through DYNS. Contact Michael for more info.

For all other positions, please first apply to one of the following Graduate programs:

You will then be able to indicate your wish to work with Michael in the “Major and Degree Objective” tab under “Faculty Interests”.

All Other Positions

We are completely full at the moment.

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