[Comp-neuro] Faculty position + postdoc position in neuroinformatics/computational neuroscience at Radboud university

P.Tiesinga at science.ru.nl P.Tiesinga at science.ru.nl
Thu Feb 26 16:18:24 CET 2009

Dear Colleagues

There is a faculty position available in the area of
neuroinformatics/computational neuroscience at the Radboud University
(Nijmegen, The Netherlands). This permanent appointment is either at the
assistant or associate professor level depending on qualifications. The ad
is appended below this email, and a more detailed description can also be
found as a pdf file at

There is also a postdoc position available in the same area.

Nijmegen has an excellent neuroscience program full of opportunities for
collaboration, information can be found at http://www.ru.nl/neuroscience/

It is also highly rated as a place to live see

Please contact me if you are interested, or if you would like more
information or if you know of  other suitable candidates for these
positions. I will be attending the COSYNE workshops next week and would be
happy to talk about either of these positions.

Best regards,
Paul Tiesinga

919 962 7199 (phone), 919 962 0480 (fax)
tiesinga at physics.unc.edu or P.Tiesinga at science.ru.nl

------------------Text of the ad------------------------------

The Faculty of Science, Mathematics and Computer Science of the Radboud
Universiteit Nijmegen in The Netherlands is responsible for research and
teaching in the sciences. One of its research institutes is the Donders
Centre for Neuroscience, which includes research groups from the Faculty
of Science and of the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre. In the
Donders Centre for Neuroscience, there is a vacancy for a

Assistant/Associate professor in NeuroInformatics/Computational

NeuroInformatics/Computational Neuroscience is a broad field of research
which includes the theoretical and computational study of information
processing between neurons and groups of neurons, of the emergent
properties of interacting groups of neurons, and modelling neuronal
processing underlying cognitive functions, such as action and perception.
NeuroInformatics/Computational Neuroscience is an interdisciplinary effort
that takes place within the overlap of biology, physics, mathematics,
computer science and medicine.

The successful candidate should be able to collaborate with other
researchers in the departments of physics and mathematics.

The successful candidate is an excellent researcher with a large
international network. He/she should have an excellent track record with
publications in high-impact international journals and should also be
successful in attracting external funding for the research projects.

He/she is expected to participate in teaching to physicists and
mathematicians in the field of NeuroInformatics/Computational Neuroscience
at the BSc and MSc level and should therefore be an excellent teacher.

Since the Radboud University Nijmegen aims to promote the number of female
scientists, we highly appreciate applications by female candidates.

Conditions of employment. The maximum monthly salary, based on full-time
employment is € 5.920,- euro gross (dependent on previous experience),
excluding secondary benefits. The duration of the contract is for an
indefinite period.

Please send a letter of application including curriculum vitae, a list of
publications, the names of three references and reference (vacancy) number
62.03.09 to:

Faculty of Sciences, P&O, attn. Mrs. M. Coppus, PO Box 9010, 6500 GL
Nijmegen, The Netherlands. E-mail: M.Coppus at science.ru.nl

Further information about the position can be obtained from the head of
the Dept. of Computational Neuroscience/NeuroInformatics, prof. dr. P.
(Paul) Tiesinga P.Tiesinga at science.ru.nl

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