[Comp-neuro] Postdoctoral position at University of Manchester, Faculty of Life Sciences

Mark Humphries m.d.humphries at sheffield.ac.uk
Thu Sep 6 16:33:05 CEST 2012

A 4 year postdoctoral researcher position is available now in the lab
of Dr Mark Humphries in the Faculty of Life Science, University of

The researcher will join a newly established lab group that tackles
the challenging problems of how to make sense of the deluge of
circuit-wide neural activity data, from cortical cell assemblies to
invertebrate central pattern generators. They will develop
cutting-edge analysis and data-mining techniques for multi-neuron
recording and apply those techniques to analyse and interpret
experimental data from collaborators across Europe and the USA. [For
background on the methodology see: Humphries (2011) Spike-train
communities: finding groups of similar spike-trains. J Neurosci, 31,

The ideal candidate will hold a PhD in a related discipline (e.g.
mathematics, physics, engineering, computer science, or computational
neuroscience), have good programming skills and experience in either
neurophysiological data analysis or network theory.

For more details and to apply please visit:

Informal enquiries: m.d.humphries at sheffield.ac.uk

The closing date is September 28th 2012, 16:00 (UK time)

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