[Comp-neuro] Job opening in Computational Neuroscience

David Willshaw willshaw at inf.ed.ac.uk
Sat Feb 4 12:07:35 CET 2006


            Job Opening in Computational Neuroscience

The School of Informatics invites applications for an appointment to a
Lectureship in Neuroinformatics, with a focus on computational
modelling of the nervous system at any level, including molecular,
cellular, systems or cognitive. This position is comparable to
assistant professor, but is a permanent appointment.

You will be based in the Institute for Adaptive and Neural Computation
(ANC) (www.anc.ed.ac.uk), which hosts the EPSRC/MRC Doctoral Training
Centre (DTC) in Neuroinformatics.  This interdisciplinary 4-year PhD
training programme attracts students in many fields of
neuroinformatics, including computational and cognitive neuroscience.

You should be able to demonstrate an outstanding research record and
commitment to excellence in teaching. You will be expected to engage
with the highly-motivated PhD students in the DTC
(http://www.anc.inf.ed.ac.uk/neuroinformatics).

You will be expected to develop collaborative links and joint
activities both nationally and internationally. There is a lively
neuroscience community at Edinburgh; current related initiatives in
which ANC members are involved include the UK initiatives in Systems
Biology and in Cognitive Systems, the UK Network in Neuroinformatics
and the International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility, a
newly-established organisation serving the international
neuroinformatics community.

For more information and how to apply see www.jobs.ed.ac.uk (ref.
3005472).

Informal enquiries can be made by contacting Professor David Willshaw,
telephone +44 131 650 4404 or email willshaw at inf.ed.ac.uk.

The closing date for applications is Friday 24th February 2006.




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