[Comp-neuro] Postdoctoral opportunity

Timothy O'Leary tso24 at cam.ac.uk
Fri Aug 25 20:03:49 CEST 2017

Post-doctoral position in theoretical neuroscience, University of Cambridge


We are seeking a highly creative and motivated Postdoctoral Research Assistant/Associate in Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience to join the research group of Dr Timothy O’Leary in the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge (http://www.olearylab.org/). The successful applicant will undertake exciting collaborative research projects in systems neuroscience, with the opportunity to work closely with experimental laboratories in Harvard Medical School, HHMI Janelia and the Weizmann Institute of Science. The post will therefore involve significant travel. A range of projects is available, covering themes of neural representations of behaviour, neuromodulation and regulatory control in the nervous system.

The successful applicant will have, or be near to obtaining, a PhD in theoretical neuroscience, applied mathematics, control engineering, physics, or theoretical biology, and will have extensive research experience demonstrated by a strong publication record. A solid grounding in neuroscience is important.

The position is initially for three years with possibility of extension, with a 6 month probation period. The appointment commences December 1, 2017but start date is flexible within reason. We offer a competitive salary in line with experience and we especially encourage applications from minorities and underrepresented groups.

Full application details are available here: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/14796/

Closing date:

Employment start date:

Contract length:
   3 years

   University of Cambridge

*Timothy O'Leary*
Department of Engineering,
University of Cambridge,
United Kingdom


Email tso24 at cam.ac.uk
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