[Comp-neuro] Post-doctoral positions available at Kyoto University

n-honda n-honda at sys.i.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Wed Jul 18 17:49:56 CEST 2012


Integrated Systems Biology Lab at Kyoto University
invites applications for research position in the field of
image analysis, or bioinformatics for neuroscience.

Applicants should have a strong background in one or more of these 
areas:

-Image processing
-Bioinformatics
-Statistical science
-Machine learning

We look forward to your applications and recommendations.
The full advertisement is available below.

Shin Ishii
Integrated Systems Biology Laboratory, Department of Systems Science,
Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

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We are conducting a new research project which aims to reveal the 
neural
control of the emotional system by constructing a computational model 
that
integrates transdisciplinary studies over molecular-cellular-circuit
level with our tenure track and post-doc researchers of various
backgrounds including systems biology, bioinformatics, computational
biology, mathematical engineering, and machine learning. Our laboratory
also has a strong collaboration with other laboratories in Advanced
Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR), RIKEN,
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) and NYU, Langone
Medical Center. The successful candidates will work on analysis for
microscopic images of neurons and neural circuits or bioinformatics for
neural proteomic data with our collaborators.

Candidates should have a strong background in one or more of these 
areas:
-Image processing: image super-resolution, segmentation, object 
identification
-Bioinformatics: omics analysis, proteomics analysis, pathway analysis
-Statistical learning: large-scale data-driven learning, data mining

= Requirements =
Applicants must:
- have a Ph.D. (or be near completion).
- have strong motivations and ambitions to take part in the research 
above.

= Employment conditions =
Position: Full-time Researcher / Full-time Research Engineer
The position is open after September 1st 2012 (negotiable)
Tenure: Single year based contract, renewable based on evaluation
Treatment: Based on individual performance
Work Location: Gokasho, Uji, Kyoto 611-0011, Japan

= Number of openings =
One

= Application materials =
Please submit the following five materials to the contact address 
below,
either in printed or electronic form:
1. CV
2. List of publications
3. Reprints of 1 to 3 major publications
4. Document (one or two pages in A4 or letter size) describing:
- Summary of your previous research
- Interests and proposal for research
5. Recommendation letters from two researchers
* Original documents you submit will not be returned.

= Deadline for application =
August 31 2012 (will remain open if positions are not filled)

= Contact =
Shin Ishii
Integrated Systems Biology Laboratory,
Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University
Gokasho, Uji, Kyoto 611-0011, Japan
Email: Shin Ishii <ishii at i.kyoto-u.ac.jp>
http://hawaii.sys.i.kyoto-u.ac.jp/home/index_html


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HONDA Naoki
Kyoto University
n-honda at sys.i.kyoto-u.ac.jp



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