[Comp-neuro] Postdoctoral Training Fellowships @ Gatsby

Peter Dayan dayan at gatsby.ucl.ac.uk
Tue Oct 12 01:08:24 CEST 2010

Postdoctoral Training Fellowship - Theoretical Neuroscience
Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, UCL

The Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit invites applications for
postdoctoral training fellowships in theoretical neuroscience and
related areas.

The Unit is a centre for theoretical neuroscience and
machine learning. Present members have interests spanning the
interpretation of neural data, population coding, perceptual processing,
neural dynamics, neuromodulation, and learning. The Unit also has
significant interests across a range of areas in machine learning.

The Unit provides a unique environment in which a critical mass of
theoreticians interact closely with each other and with other
world-class research groups in related departments at UCL, including
Anatomy, Computer Science, the Ear Institute, Functional Imaging,
Physics, Physiology, Psychology, Neurology, Ophthalmology, and
Statistics, and the cross-faculty Centre for Computational Statistics
and Machine Learning.

The Unit's visitor and seminar programmes enable staff and students to
engage with leading researchers from across the world.

Candidates must have a strong analytical background and demonstrable
interest and expertise in theoretical neuroscience.
Main duties involve undertaking original high quality research produce
publications, conference papers and other research outputs in the area
of theoretical neuroscience and related fields.

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £34,466
- £38,441 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. The post is
  initially funded for 2 years.

Candidates must have a PhD in a relevant subject area by the agreed
start date of the position and possess an expert knowledge of the field
of theoretical neuroscience and associated research techniques and

For further details about the vacancy or to apply online see


The closing date is 29/10/2010. Interviews will be held around the 01/12/2010.

If you have any enquiries regarding the vacancy please contact
pel at gatsby.ucl.ac.uk; or the application process, please
contact asstadmin at gatsby.ucl.ac.uk 

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