[Comp-neuro] Positions for two Phd-students for research on large-scale brain models and learning in Graz

Legenstein Robert legi at igi.tugraz.at
Fri Aug 7 11:34:37 CEST 2009


In the research group of Wolfgang Maass and Robert Legenstein at the 
Graz University of Technology in Austria
(http://www.igi.tugraz.at/maass/)
there are openings for

                      two PhD students

for research on large-scale brain models, synaptic plasticity, and 
learning and self-organization in networks of spiking neurons. A keen 
interest in understanding brain function as well as knowledge in machine 
learning, and programming skills are expected.

These two PhD Students will be funded by the Marie Curie Initial 
Training Network Facets-ITN http://facets.kip.uni-heidelberg.de/ITN/. 
They will receive a strongly interdisciplinary training including 
extended stays in several partner laboratories from the project.

Applicants for these positions in Graz should apply at
http://facets.kip.uni-heidelberg.de/ITN/
,marking TUG as the preferred partner.
The application deadline is 20 August 2009.

For further questions, please correspond with Robert Legenstein: 
robert.legenstein at igi.tugraz.at

(The rules of the Marie Curie Network demand that applicants for the 
positions in Austria must be of non-Austrian nationality and have spent 
less than 12 months during the last 3 years in Austria.)

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Dr. Robert Legenstein
Institut für Grundlagen der Informationsverarbeitung
Technische Universität Graz
Inffeldgasse 16b/I, 8010 Graz, Austria

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