[Comp-neuro] Funded Postdoctoral Position in Image Analysis

Vitaly Klyachko klyachko at salk.edu
Thu Jan 30 20:32:21 CET 2014


FUNDED POSTDOCTORAL POSITION with emphasis on advanced image analysis
techniques, single particle tracking and/or modeling is available for a
highly motivated candidate at Washington University School of Medicine.

Our lab is dedicated to studying the mechanisms of synaptic transmission
at individual synapses and the role of synaptic plasticity in information
processing. Several current projects have translational emphasis on
dysfunction in information processing in neurological disorders such as
autism and mental retardation. The lab utilizes cutting-edge imaging and
electrophysiological tools in combination with image analysis and
computational techniques to approach these questions.

More information can be found on the lab website:  www.klyachkolab.wustl.edu

Successful candidates will be in charge of the computational aspects of
these projects and will be able to combine them with experimental
approaches if desired. Qualified applicants are expected to hold a
doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in physics, engineering or life sciences, have
extensive experience in image/data analysis techniques and
computational/statistical methods. In depth knowledge of Matlab is
essential.

Trainee will work in a highly interactive multidisciplinary research
environment at Washington University, which has been consistently ranked
among the top five Medical Schools in the country. Highly competitive
salary and benefits are available and will commensurate with experience.
Interested applicants should provide their CV and names of two or three
references via email to:

Vitaly Klyachko, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Department of Cell Biology and Physiology
Washington University School of Medicine
E-mail: klyachko at wustl.edu



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