Employment Opportunities


Positions Available for Work on Educational Game

The Laboratory of Developmental Neuroscience in the Department of Psychology  (http://sites.psu.edu/scherflab/) is seeking applicants for several new full time staff positions to work on an educational game supported as part of the COIL Research Initiation Grant Program. The game is deigned to teach individuals with autism social skills. The game involves immersive & interactive environments for our detective-themed game and is programmed in Unity 3D. The team currently has a working prototype and funding from NIH to turn the prototype into a fully-realized intervention and to test the efficacy of the game. This is a phased R61/R33 award for up to 5 years of development and testing.

Available Positions

  1. Game Programmer to work on the ongoing game development in Unity (Job no. 65410).  https://psu.jobs/job/65410
  2. Artist / Multimedia Specialist to create 3D objects and other artwork for the game, to help polish the look & feel of the game (Job no. 65413).  https://psu.jobs/job/65413
  3. Research Project Coordinator to help with recruiting and testing autistic participants in the clinical trial of the game (Job no. 65416). https://psu.jobs/job/65416