[Comp-neuro] postdoctoral position available
G. Bard Ermentrout
bard at math.pitt.edu
Wed Sep 10 16:01:46 CEST 2008
Announcing a postdoc position at University of Pittsburgh
Postdoctoral position available immediately for computational
neuroscience. Topics of interest include but are not restricted to
modeling spontaneous activity, waves, and synchronous oscillations in
neuronal models and phase reseting curves in noisy and complex milieus.
Applicants should have a good knowledge of basic concepts in nonlinear
dynamics and a strong interest in applying this to neurobiological
problems. Knowledge of neurosceince is useful but not necessary. The
ability to write simulation code (either in MatLab, XPP, or C/C++) is also
This position is NSF funded for two years, and a competitive salary
is available for qualified candidates.
Pittsburgh is a medium-sized city with a relatively low cost of living and
many of the amenities and cultural opportunities of a larger city.
The Neuroscience community in Pittsburgh is large and very
diverse with more than 100 faculty members affiliated with the Center for
Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh ( CNUP ). Successful
candidates would also have the opportunity to join the Center for the
Neural Basis of Cognition ( CNBC ) which is a joint University of
Pittsburgh/CMU center that involves 70 Faculty from the two Universities.
Interested candidates should send (preferably via e-mail) their c.v. and
the names and addresses of three references to Professor Bard Ermentrout,
Department of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA 15260
e-mail: bard+ at pitt.edu
For more information contact:
Dr. Bard Ermentrout
bard+ at pitt.edu
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