[Comp-neuro] Postdoctoral opening in computational neuroscience/mathematical biology

Leonid Rubchinsky leo at math.iupui.edu
Thu Apr 8 18:22:45 CEST 2010


Postdoctoral opening in computational neuroscience/mathematical biology

The Department of Mathematical Sciences and the Center for Mathematical Biosciences at Indiana University-Purdue University
Indianapolis (IUPUI) invite applications for a postdoctoral position in the area of mathematical biology and computational
neuroscience.  The position is with a collaborative group of scholars from the Department of Mathematical Sciences at IUPUI and the
Department of Neurosurgery of the Indiana University School of Medicine. The current research project is aimed at understanding the
properties, origin and function of basal ganglia rhythmic activity, oscillations and synchronization at health and in Parkinson's
disease. The postdoctoral fellow will perform data analysis and dynamical systems modeling and will have the opportunity to
contribute to other aspects of the project. The position offers excellent interdisciplinary training possibilities in mathematical
biology and computational neuroscience.

Qualifications: Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in mathematics, physics, neuroscience, biomedical engineering, computer
science or other related field. Applicants should have strong quantitative skills in data analysis and modeling and a strong
interest in neuroscience applications. Experience in applied dynamical systems/nonlinear time-series analysis/neuroscience is a
plus.

How to apply: Send your CV with a list of publications, research statement, and arrange two-three recommendation letters to be sent
to Dr. Leonid Rubchinsky via e-mail: leo at math.iupui.edu. Address all your inquiries to the same e-mail. Alternatively send your
application by regular mail to: Dr. Leonid Rubchinsky, Department of Mathematical Sciences, IUPUI, 402 N. Blackford Street, LD 270,
Indianapolis, IN 46202. Screening of applications will continue until position is filled.

About IUPUI and Indianapolis:  Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis is an outstanding research university - a 21st
century model for urban higher education, and the focal point of the Indiana Life Sciences Initiative. It offers more than 185
academic programs, educates more than 30 000 students, and attracts more external research funding than any other university campus
in Indiana. The Department of Mathematical Sciences, the Center for Mathematical Biosciences and the Indiana University School of
Medicine on the IUPUI campus provide an excellent environment for collaborative research in mathematical biosciences. IUPUI is
located just west of downtown Indianapolis, with easy access to city and state centers of government, business and the arts.
Amenities including restaurants, sports venues, parks, galleries, and museums, and a zoo are within walking distance of the campus.
The city's cost of living index is significantly below the nation's average.

IUPUI is an EEO/AA Employer, M/F/D

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Leonid Rubchinsky, PhD
Assistant Professor

Department of Mathematical Sciences, Indiana University - Purdue University, Indianapolis
Stark Neurosciences Research Institute, Indiana University School of Medicine
402 N. Blackford St
Indianapolis, IN 46202-3216

leo at math.iupui.edu
http://www.math.iupui.edu/~leo
317-274-9745
317-274-3460 (fax)
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