[Comp-neuro] Two Faculty Positions -- Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience

Chris Eliasmith celiasmith at uwaterloo.ca
Fri Aug 15 16:56:28 CEST 2008


The recently established Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience
at the University of Waterloo (http://ctn.uwaterloo.ca)
is building its complement of faculty with two new tenure
track and tenured positions.  The centre has space in a
new building, excellent infrastructure, and financial
support from the University administration.  The University
of Waterloo is internationally recognized as a top institution
in mathematics, engineering, computer science and physics, with
a strong and growing presence in the health sciences.

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Two Faculty Positions in Neuroscience

The Department of Biology at University of Waterloo is seeking two 
positions in the area of Neuroscience at the Assistant or Associate 
Professor level.  Neuroscientists who work at the experimental and/or 
the theoretical level are welcome to apply.  One successful applicant 
will be invited to apply for a prestigous Tier II Canada Research Chair, 
if appropriate.  Both are expected to be part of, and interact with, the 
Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience at University of Waterloo 
(http://ctn.uwaterloo.ca/). Duties of the successful applicants will 
include research, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and 
graduate student supervision. Applicants must have a Ph.D., relevant 
postdoctoral experience and be prepared to establish active research 
programs.

Applicants should send their curriculum vitae, the names of three 
individuals willing to furnish letters of reference, and a brief outline 
of their future research direction to: Dr. William D. Taylor, Professor 
and Interim Chair, Department of Biology, University of Waterloo, 
Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1, CANADA.  This information may also be sent 
to the Biology Chair's Secretary: Ms. Gini Ivan-Roth at: 
givan at scimail.uwaterloo.ca

The closing date for applications is September 30, 2008. Anticipated 
starting date is on or after January 1, 2009.


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