Job Listings : SoM Lab looking for Student VR Developer

Company : Stanford University
Post Date : 04/14/2017
Type : Part Time

The Department of Endocrinology & Diabetes is seeking a Stanford Student to work on an innovative clinical research study using VR. See the below for details.


Stanford School of Medicine
Endocrinology & Diabetes
[Part-Time] Virtual Reality Developer

The Department of Endocrinology & Diabetes is seeking a Stanford student who is interested in programming VR for an innovative clinical research study. The purpose of this study is to develop and pilot an intervention with VR that will optimize the uptake of diabetes technology devices and test whether this intervention addresses barriers to system use. In this paid position, you will learn about diabetes technologies and psychosocial interventions, and interact with clinical psychologists, physicians, and researchers. Duties include: Developing VR modules that provide exposure to wearing these systems, target setting realistic expectations, increase situational confidence across contexts, and improve decision making for users.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate is a highly-skilled software developer who has practical experience developing VR games/interfaces (i.e. comfortable developing with Unity, and ideally will know C++ and/or mobile development). We are seeking applicants with strong organizational skills and excellent follow-through who are able to work both independently and as a team member. Applicants should have an interest in developing health technologies to improve health outcomes; relevant background knowledge or experience is not required but is preferred.

Work hours are daytime or early evening Monday through Friday and will require hours both on-site at the School of Medicine and work-from-home.
Maximum weekly hours: Approx. 10 hours/week during the school year, with possible extension of 40 hours/week during the summer.

If you would like to apply for this position, please email your resume, statement of interest and availability to study coordinator, Bianca Agustin at bagustin@stanford.edu