[Comp-neuro] Postdoc position in computational neuroscience

Geoffrey Goodhill g.goodhill at uq.edu.au
Fri Sep 26 12:11:45 CEST 2008

A postdoc position is now available in the lab of Geoff Goodhill
(http://cns.qbi.uq.edu.au) at the Queensland Brain Institute,
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

The position is funded by a 3-year HFSP grant entitled "Self-organized
wiring of the cerebral cortex through thalamocortical growth cones: an
integrated approach". Collaborators on the grant are Ole Paulsen
(Oxford, UK), Tomomi Shimogori (Riken BSI, Japan), and Guillermina
Lopez-Bendito (Alicante, Spain).

The position will involve theoretical modelling of thalamocortical
development, closely constrained by experimental data from all 4 labs.

Applicants should have a background in mathematical modelling, ideally
in a neuroscience context. To apply please send a CV, cover letter and
contact information for at least 2 referees to Geoff Goodhill
(g.goodhill at uq.edu.au).

The Queensland Brain Institute (http://qbi.uq.edu.au) is part of the
University of Queensland, one of the top 4 universities in
Australia. The QBI is based in a new AU$63 million state-of-the-art
facility and houses 24 Principal Investigators with research interests
ranging from the molecular to cognitive level. It is one of the
largest neuroscience institutes in the world dedicated to
understanding the mechanisms underlying brain function and is funded
by state, federal, university and philanthropic sources. Brisbane is a
cosmopolitan city of 2 million people providing a vibrant cultural
environment, a subtropical climate, and easy access to unspoilt
beaches, rainforests, and the Great Barrier Reef.

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