[Comp-neuro] on behalf of Boris Gutkin - postdoc position Moscow

Reinoud Maex reinoud.maex at ens.fr
Wed Mar 18 13:06:57 CET 2015

Please reply to boris.gutkin at gmail.com.

Theoretical Neuroscience Group

Postdoctoral research positions. Deadline: April 1, 2015

Theoretical Neuroscience — computational and mathematical approaches to understanding neural function and cognition. Research interests of the Theoretical Neuroscience Group at the Centre for Cognition and Decision Making are wide ranging, carried out in collaboration with the experimental labs at the research center and the faculty of applied mathematics.

Research themes include models of social decision-making, computational neuroeconomics, information processing in neurons and circuits as well as computational approaches to drug addiction and role of oscillations in cognition.  The group is linked with the Group for Neural Theory at the Ecole Normale Superior in Paris, where research internships and visiting positions can be made available. 

We are seeking highly qualified and motivated candidate with backgrounds in quantitative disciplines: applied mathematics, physics, computer science or engineering.  Programming skills and ability to carry put interdisciplinary projects are required. Ability to work with data is recommended.

Candidates will be trained in model building, analysis and will be offered advanced training in neuroscience and cognitive psychology. Candidates will be expected to develop independent research projects and collaborations under the direction of the group leading scientists. Publications in international peers reviewed venues are expected as tangible out outcomes of the research.  Group leader — Boris Gutkin.

General conditions for Post-Doctoral Research positions can be found here. Appointments will be normally made for one year.

Please apply via online application form and attach you CV and research statement. Two letters of recommendations should be sent directly to fellowship at hse.ru by April 1, 2015.

The HSE is a young, dynamic, fast-growing Russian research university providing unique research opportunities.

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