[Comp-neuro] Two Postdoctoral Positions in Computational Modeling of Primate Motor Control

Yaroslav Molkov yaroslav.molkov at gmail.com
Mon Jul 14 00:49:47 CEST 2014

Two postdoctoral/research associate positions in computational neuroscience
for the duration of up to three years are available in the externally
funded project focusing on multiscale computational modeling of motor
control mechanisms, involving  interactions between basal ganglia,
thalamus, cerebellum, cortex, and spinal cord in connection with realistic
simulation of pathological changes in motor control during Huntington’s
disease. This collaborative project is performed jointly by the groups of
Drs. Ilya Rybak (Dept. of Neurobiology and Anatomy, Drexel University,
Philadelphia, PA, USA) and Yaroslav Molkov (Dept. of Mathematical Science,
Indiana University – Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN, USA).

Applicants must have a PhD degree in Neuroscience, Applied Mathematics,
Physics, or a related discipline and have excellent C++ programming skills.
Previous experience in computational neuronal modeling is a plus.

Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Dr. Rybak (rybak at drexel.edu)
or Dr. Molkov (ymolkov at iupui.edu) by email. To apply, please send an email
along with (1) curriculum vitae; (2) a cover letter describing previous
research experience and interests; (3) the names and contact information of
three references.

Drs. Rybak and Molkov will be available to answer questions and discuss
this job opportunity
with potential candidates at the CNS’2014 meeting in Quebec City, Canada
(July 26-31).

Ilya A. Rybak, Ph.D.
Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy
Drexel University College of Medicine
2900 Queen Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19129, USA
Tel.: (215) 991-8596
FAX: (215) 843-9082
E-mail: rybak at drexel.edu

Yaroslav Molkov, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
Department of Mathematical Sciences
402 N. Blackford St, LD 270, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Office: LD 224U
Phone: (317) 274-6934
Fax: (317) 274-3460
Email: ymolkov at iupui.edu
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