[Comp-neuro] Postdoctoral Fellow in Natural Vision, Autonomous Robots, and Augmented Reality

Yang, Zhiyong ZHYANG at gru.edu
Tue Apr 23 14:24:51 CEST 2013

Dear Sir,

  Please post the following job ad to the list.


 Zhiyong Yang


Postdoctoral Fellow in Natural Vision, Autonomous Robots, and Augmented Reality

Brain and Behavior Discovery Institute

Georgia Regents University

Augusta, GA, USA

The laboratory of Zhiyong Yang at the Brain and Behavior Discovery Institute of Georgia

Regents University has an opening for a postdoctoral fellow. The research projects

include developing computational models of natural vision and visual neurons,

implementing the models in autonomous robots, and applying them to create augmented


The ideal candidate will have strong background in computer vision, pattern recognition,

machine learning, and visual neuroscience. He/she will also have strong programming

skills and be available to perform statistical modeling of very large datasets of natural

visual scenes, objects, activities, and events. Experience in large-scale GPU-based

computing and/or probabilistic programming is a plus.

The Brain and Behavior Discovery Institute is an exciting new center for systems

neuroscience, with plans for rapid expansion in the immediate future. Georgia Regents

University has strong research programs in other neuro-scientific disciplines, including

molecular, cellular and developmental neuroscience, and a variety of related clinical

disciplines. Opportunities for research collaborations also exist at the adjacent VA


To apply, please send (i) curriculum vitae and (ii) a cover letter describing research

accomplishments and interests, and have two to three letters of recommendation sent to

Zhiyong Yang at the address below, preferably as email attachments.

Georgia Regents University is an AA/EEO/Equal Access/ADA Employer.

Contact Information:

Zhiyong Yang, Ph.D.

Brain and Behavior Discovery Institute

Georgia Regents University

1120 15th Street, CL-3036

Augusta, GA 30912-2697

Phone: (706) 721-4506

Fax: (706) 721-3829

Email: zhyang at gru.edu<mailto:zhyang at gru.edu>


Augusta State University and Georgia Health Sciences University have consolidated to become Georgia Regents University. Effective January 9, 2013, my email address has changed to ZHYANG at gru.edu. Please update your address book to reflect this change.
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