Sunday, June 1, 2014

[Comp-neuro] PhD Scholarship in Machine Learning for Neuroscience

PHD SCHOLARSHIP IN MACHINE LEARNING FOR NEUROSCIENCE

The Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science (DISI) at the University of Trento and its research partner Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK), invites applications for 1 open PhD position covered by scholarship in the area of Machine Learning for Neuroscience.

The deadline for applications is June 16, 2014, before 16:00, CET.

The PhD research program aims at carrying out research activity on machine learning methodologies for neuroscientific data analysis. The main goal is the design and the deployment of machine learning algorithms for neuroimaging-based neuroscience investigations. The research focuses on three specific tasks: brain decoding, brain mapping and brain connectivity. The challenge is to design effective computational methods for multivariate pattern analysis.

The PhD research program will take place at NILab, the Neuroinformatics Laboratory raised as a joint initiative of the Bruno Kessler Foundation and the Center for Mind/Brain Sciences (CIMeC) of the University of Trento.

The University of Trento ranks 1st among the Italian Universities in the rankings of Times Higher Education and CIMeC ranks 1st for quality of research in the ranking of the Italian National for the Evaluation of Universities and Research (ANVUR). CIMeC has 6 ERC starting grants and 1 advanced grant. Trento ranks 1st in the annual survey on quality of life in Italian cities conducted by daily Il Sole 24 Ore.

Details on the PhD School and a link to the online application are provided below. For further information, please contact info.nilab@fbk.eu.

Links
- PhD School: http://ict.unitn.it/
- DISI: http://disi.unitn.it
- FBK: http://www.fbk.eu
- NILab: http://nilab.fbk.eu
- CIMeC: http://www.cimec.unitn.it



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