[Comp-neuro] PhD-Student or Postdoc position in Computational
Neuroscience at the ITB in Berlin
l.wiskott at biologie.hu-berlin.de
Wed May 17 15:21:24 CEST 2006
Please forward this job advertisement to students who might be interested.
Thanks, Laurenz Wiskott.
Open Position for a PhD-Student or Postdoc in
Computational Neuroscience at the
Institute for Theoretical Biology, Berlin
Institute for Theoretical Biology
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
D-10115 Berlin, Germany
The Institute for Theoretical Biology is a young and dynamic lab with
three full professors, four junior research groups, and about 60
students and researchers doing interdisciplinary and innovative research
in different areas of theoretical biology.
The position is available in the junior research group led by
Dr. Laurenz Wiskott and is funded by the BMBF through the Bernstein
Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin.
The goal of this project is to build a model of the visual system based
on the ideas of slow feature analysis with particual emphasis on
questions of attentional control. The project is part of a collaboration
with the experimental group of Dr. Stephan Brandt at the Charité Medical
School in Berlin.
There will be some duties as a teaching assistant, e.g. for the basic
The position will be available September 2006. A different starting date
might be negotiable. The appointment will be for 1+2 years.
Candidates should have an education in physics, mathematics, computer
science, electrical engineering or any related field. Required are
strong mathematical and programming skills as well as the ability to
communicate and work well in a team. Candidates who have not worked in
the field of computational neuroscience yet are also encouraged to
Salary will be BAT IIa-O (part time for a PhD student) and will depend
on age and family status. BAT is the regular salary scale for public
employees in Germany.
Informal inquiries can be addressed to Dr. Laurenz Wiskott
<l.wiskott at biologie.hu-berlin.de>.
Complete applications should be sent to Dr. Laurenz Wiskott at the
address given above. Please send only copies and not original documents,
since the applications will not be sent back. You can also send
applications via email, but please make sure they are complete and in a
Handicapped applicants with corresponding qualifications will be
considered preferentially. To increase the proportion of female
scientists, applications of qualified females are especially welcome.
None. Application will be accepted until the position is filled, as
will be indicated on the web-page of this job advertisement; see below.
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