[Comp-neuro] PhD position: neuronal self-organization in the retina

Roman Bauer Roman.Bauer at newcastle.ac.uk
Sat Apr 16 14:31:34 CEST 2016

Dear all,

applications are invited for a fully-funded three-year PhD student position at the Institute of Neuroscience at Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne (UK). The successful candidate will work under the supervision of Dr Roman Bauer and Dr Evelyne Sernagor, and do computational modeling as well as wet-lab work on neuronal development and self-organization in the retina. There is also the possibility for the student to be involved in a collaborative project with CERN openlab and Intel as a project partner.

Applicants should be highly motivated and should have a strong background in physics, computer science, neuroscience or a related disciplince. Good computational skills and experience in a major programing language such as C++ or Java are required.

The Institute of Neuroscience (IoN) is a well-established research institute integrating over 75 principal investigators, and was ranked in UK top 10 for overall quality of research. The university's Faculty of Medical Sciences, of which IoN is part of, is ranked in the top 50 worldwide for biomedical and health sciences in the Leiden Ranking.

UK/EU and International students are eligible to apply, but international students will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.

The deadline is May 13th, 2016.

More details on this job posting can be found here:


Best regards,

Roman Bauer

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