[Comp-neuro] Postdoctoral Scholar Position in Computational Neuroscience (Data Analysis)

samarasinghe at ini.rub.de samarasinghe at ini.rub.de
Fri Apr 7 11:31:00 CEST 2017

Pending funding approval, Prof. Sen Cheng in the Institute for 
Neuroinformatics at Ruhr University Bochum, invites applications for a 
full time position of *Postdoctoral Scholar (TV-L E13) in Computational 

The position starts on 1st July 2017 and is funded for 3 years.

*Job description*

    Analyze the learning dynamics in neural and psychophysiological data
    as well as behavioral data that will be collected by other projects
    within the framework of a collaborative research group.

    Comparing the learning dynamics between individuals, species,
    learning phases and learning paradigms.

    Develop algorithms to analyze the learning dynamics.

    Coordinate research with other participating projects.

Further information can be found at 
The working language of the institute is English. There is no teaching 

*Your Profile:*
Candidates should have an excellent degree in neuroscience, physics, 
mathematics, engineering, or a related field. Competence in mathematical 
modeling, and excellent programming skills (e.g. Python, C/C++, Matlab) 
are mandatory. In addition,  relevant research experience in 
neuroscience or a related field is required. Experience in the study of 
learning dynamics and in working within a collaborative research group 
would be a further asset.

Please send your applications, including CV, transcripts and research 
statement electronically, as a single PDF file, to 
samarasinghe at ini.rub.de by 23.04.2017. In addition, at least two 
academic references may be sent independently to the above email 
address. Travel costs for interviews will not be reimbursed.
The Ruhr-University Bochum provides a dynamic research environment in 
neuroscience and cognitive science. The Institute for Neural Computation 
unifies various core competencies extending from experimental and 
theoretical neuroscience to machine learning and robotics.
The Ruhr University Bochum is committed to equal opportunity. We 
strongly encourage applications from qualified women and persons with 

Contact person: Vinita Samarasinghe

Vinita Samarasinghe M.Sc., M.A.

Science Manager

Arbeitsgruppe Computational Neuroscience
Institut für Neuroinformatik
Ruhr-Universität Bochum, NB 3/26
Universitätstr. 150
D-44780 Bochum

Tel: +49 (0)234 32 27316
Email: samarasinghe at ini.rub.de

Hours: Monday 9-12 & 14-16; Friday 9-12 & 14-16; Wednesday 12 - 16

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