[Comp-neuro] Postdoctoral Research Position in Comp-Neuro of Spatial Memory, Sheffield, UK

Tony Prescott t.j.prescott at sheffield.ac.uk
Mon Mar 13 00:56:00 CET 2017


POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH POST IN COMPUTATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE

We are seeking a post-doctoral research associate in computational
neuroscience of episodic and spatial memory. This is a full-time post at
the University of Sheffield  Department of Psychology, the post will be
located in Sheffield Robotics <http://www.sheffieldrobotics.ac.uk/>.

The role will be to develop models of the mammalian hippocampal system as
networks of rate-coded or spiking model neurons and to test these within a
wider systems architecture controlling exploration and navigation in
simulated or physical mobile robots.

The post is supported by the European Union Flagship Human Brain Project
<https://www.humanbrainproject.eu/en_GB> and within the sub-field of
systems neuroscience and computational modelling. Though initially till the
end of March 2018, it is expected that the position will be extended beyond
that date.

Applicants should hold a PhD equivalent in a numerate discipline and have
experience of computational neuroscience modelling.

For further information and to apply go to http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/jobs
and enter the job code: UOS015616, deadline is the 11th of April.

Feel free to contact me directly for informal enquiries.

Regards,

Tony Prescott

p.s. apologies for cross-posting.

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Tony J Prescott
<http://www.shef.ac.uk/psychology/staff/academic/tony-prescott>, Professor
of Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Sheffield
Director of Sheffield Robotics <http://www.sheffieldrobotics.ac.uk/>;
Editor-in-Chief, Connection Science <http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/ccos20>
mail: t.j.prescott at sheffield.ac.uk, twitter: tonyjprescott
<https://twitter.com/tonyjprescott?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor>
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