[Comp-neuro] Position Available: Scientific Hardware/Software Engineer

Philip N. Sabes sabes at phy.ucsf.edu
Wed Nov 18 16:15:43 CET 2009


The Keck Center for Integrative Neurobiology and the Department 
of Physiology at UCSF are seeking an engineer or scientist to 
join a new multi-laboratory project to develop cross-species 
tools for the optical stimulation of neural circuits.  Primary 
responsibilities will be the development and testing of 
hardware/software systems for multichannel optical stimulation 
in-vivo, helping to design new technological solutions to 
overcome experimental hurdles, and working to disseminate 
technology between laboratories.

Applicants must meet the following requirements: bachelor’s 
degree in a relevant engineering or science discipline, with a 
PhD preferred; expertise in optical and/or electronic circuit 
design and hardware/software interfacing; strong programming 
skills; the communication skills to work effectively with lab 
members during design and implementation phases.  Applicants with 
the following will be preferred: experience working in scientific 
lab environment; experience working with optical circuits.

For more information please contact Dr. Philip Sabes, 
sabes at phy.ucsf.edu.  To apply, please send a CV with a cover 
letter describing relevant experience to Ned Molyneaux, 
molyneau at phy.ucsf.edu.

Philip N. Sabes
Associate Professor
Department of Physiology         | office:    HSE 816
513 Parnassus Ave., Room HSE-816 | phone:     (415) 476-0364
University of California         | fax:       (415) 502-4848
San Francisco, CA 94143-0444     | email:     sabes at phy.ucsf.edu

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