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Gustavo Deco gustavo.deco at upf.edu
Fri Mar 7 14:21:52 CET 2008

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PhD position
Computational Neuroscience Group, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona spain

Applications are invited for a PhD position in the field of Theoretical 
Neuroscience. The successful applicant will join a thriving research 
environment to study human perception, action production and cognitive 
neuroscience. The appointed researcher will work as part of a training 
network that brings together leading researchers in industry and academia 
from across Europe (France, Germany, Greece, The Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, 
UK). This offers exciting opportunities for advanced training, collaboration 
with international centres of excellence, travel, interdisciplinary exchange 
and industrial secondments. More information about the network can be found 
here: www.optimaldecisions.org

The successful candidate will be based in the Computational Neuroscience 
Group, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona.

Candidates should hold (or expect) a good undergraduate degree  or Masters 
degree in a relevant discipline (e.g.  Neuroscience, Bioengineering, Computer 
Science, Mathematics or Physics). Candidates should be numerate and 
comfortable learning computer programming. Above all, candidates should be 
enthusiastic to learn new techniques and to contribute to new experiments.

Salaries will be paid at rates set by the European Commission. Applications 
are welcome from overseas students as well as EU nationals. Positions start 
on 1st October 2008. 

Informal enquiries and requests for further details should be addressed to 
Gustavo Deco: gustavo.deco at upf.edu

To apply you will need to send the following by 31st March 2008:
(1) A copy of your CV
(2) A sample of some recent written work (1000 words or so)
(3) A couple of paragraphs outlining:
Your research interests
What you are looking for in a PhD position
Why you would like to study in Barcelona and be part of the CODDE network
Your longer term career goals
(4) A completed equal opportunities questionnaire (attached)

In line with current EC policy, we particularly encourage applicants from 
women. All applicants will be accorded equal opportunities irrespective of 
ethnicity or gender.

Prof. Dr. Gustavo Deco
Computational Neuroscience
Departament of Technology
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Passeig de Circumval·lació, 8
E-08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 93 542 2977 (voice)
+34 93 542 2451 (fax)
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