Wednesday, March 5, 2014
[Comp-neuro] Postdoc- Computational Neuroscience - University of Arizona
Computational Neuroscience Postdoctoral Fellow position at the University of Arizona:
Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Position to utilize computational tools to study the neural mechanisms and processing that give rise to
a) memory acquisition and consolidation,
b) spatial navigation (grid & place cells), and
c) neural coding.
Prospective candidates should have
a) a strong background in research (e.g., publications),
b) a strong quantitative background with computational skills and experience including statistics or information theory, and
c) an aptitude and motivation for innovative research.
Positions are expected to start Fall 2014. Highly competitive salary and benefits are available and will be commensurate with experience. The candidate will work together with Jean-Marc Fellous and O. Ozan Koyluoglu, and will be affiliated with both the Department of Psychology and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. To apply, please email a CV including a list of publications, a letter of motivation, and the names of three referees to: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
The university: The University of Arizona (UA) is one of the largest universities in the US
with its 40,000 students. UA, having excellent Science, Engineering, and Medical programs,
is one of the top ranked research universities in the US. University-wide, a total of 26 academic programs rank in the top 20 of their U.S. peers in public and private universities according to U.S. News & World Report. Research expenditures of UA is more than $625 million, and UA is ranked #19 among all public universities in US by the National Science Foundation.
The city: UA is located in Tucson, Arizona - the real southwest and the Grand Canyon state! Tucson has mild winters and lots of sunshine. From hiking and biking to bird watching, no matter what you love to do in the great outdoors, Tucson is the place to do it. The city has been rated as one of the most affordable and cleanest cities in the US.