[Comp-neuro] Job posts for working with SpiNNaker on the Human Brain Project

Francesco Galluppi francesco.galluppi at gmail.com
Thu Sep 5 18:36:49 CEST 2013


We have some posts working with SpiNNaker on the Human Brain Project coming
up in Manchester. Details below...

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We are pleased to announce that we have up to four Research posts with the
SpiNNaker group.

In summary, we are seeking specialists in the following areas:

(*) Analysis of neurally-inspired machine architectures and chips.

(*) Designing, implementing and characterising support for models required
by computational neuroscientists.

(*)  Designing, implementing and characterising support for The Neural
Engineering Framework.

(*) Analysis of large-scale networks by which regions of these simple
neurons can interact during processing.

(*) Designing and implementing the symbol level operations that allow these
entities to be combined during reasoning and learning operations.

The skill sets we are seeking will lie in the following areas, depending on
the role applied for:

(*) Extensive experience of ASIC processor design. It is essential that
candidates for this role have extensive experience with VHDL and/or Verilog.

(*) Extensive experience of Neural Simulation. It is essential that
candidates for this role have experience with one or more of the following
technologies: SpiNNaker, PyNN, NENGO or the Neural Engineering Framework.

(*) Software Development. It is essential that candidates for this role
have extensive C, Python and ARM assembler programming experience.
The salary will be in the range: £24,766 - £45,941 per annum according to
relevant experience.

On behalf of Steve Furber and Dave Lester

ps Please feel free to forward to those who might be interested.

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