[Comp-neuro] PhD Positions: "Sensory Computation in Neural Systems"

Vanessa Casagrande vanessa.casagrande at bccn-berlin.de
Thu Jan 27 15:08:57 CET 2011


*Apologies for cross-postings*

Call for applications: Doctoral Program "Sensory Computation in Neural
Systems"

The Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience (BCCN) Berlin and the
TU Berlin invite applications for *4 fellowships* of the Research Training
Group "Sensory Computation in Neural Systems" (GRK 1589/1).

Doctoral candidates will develop computational methods for the study of
sensory computation, focusing on time and dynamics, and apply these in
experiments by combining techniques and concepts from computational
neuroscience, cognitive science, machine learning, and system
neurobiology.

The training group offers a structured supervision complemented by
teaching a training program. Each student will be supervised by two
investigators with complementary expertise and will be associated with the
Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin
(http://www.bccn-berlin.de/) a leading research center dedicated to the
theoretical study of neural processing.

Candidates are expected to hold a Masters degree (or equivalent) in a
relevant subject (e.g., neuroscience, cognitive science, computer science,
physics, etc.) and have the required advanced mathematical background.

Application deadline is March 15, 2011.
Successful candidates will be invited for lab visits and an interview,
expected to take place in June 2011. Courses will start in
October/November 2011.

The fellowships of approximately 1500 €/month (with additional children
allowances if applicable) will be granted for up to three years.

For further information concerning the program and the application
procedure, see
http://www.bccn-berlin.de/Graduate+Programs/Doctoral+Program/ or e-mail
graduateprograms at bccn-berlin.de .


With best regards,

Vanessa Casagrande

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Dr. Vanessa Casagrande
Teaching Coordinator

Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience
Humboldt University
Philippstr. 13 House 6
10115 Berlin
Germany
Phone +49 (0)30 2093 6773
Fax +49 (0)30 2093 6771
http://www.computational-neuroscience-berlin.de

GRK 1589/1
Sensory Computation in Neural Systems
Technische Universitaet Berlin
Sekretariat FR 2-1
Franklinstr. 28/29
10587 Berlin
Phone +49 (0)30 314 72006
Fax +49 (0)30 314 73121



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