[Comp-neuro] Postdoc at Edinburgh - Visual navigation in ants

Barbara Webb bwebb at inf.ed.ac.uk
Thu Nov 9 15:24:08 CET 2017

A research associate position is available in the Insect Robotics group 
in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh to work on 
developing experimental and modelling tools as part of the BBSRC funded 
project “Visual navigation in ants: from visual ecology to brain”, in 
collaboration with the University of Sussex.

Excellent skills in programming are essential and candidates with 
experience in developing experimental tools such as visual tracking and 
trackballs, in carrying out advanced analysis of experimental data, in 
image processing and analysis, will be preferred. Ideally, candidates 
would also be familiar with invertebrate brain and behaviour research, 
and/or have expertise in modelling of sensory and neural systems.

The post is full time and fixed term for 36 months. The post is available 
from 1st January 2018.

Salary: £32,548 - £38,833 per annum

Informal enquiries can be addressed to: Professor Barbara Webb 
(b.webb at ed.ac.uk), Principal Investigator of the project.

Further details and the application form can be found at the 
University of Edinburgh website:


Closing Date: Wednesday 6th December 2017 at 5pm (GMT).
The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in
Scotland, with registration number SC005336.

More information about the Comp-neuro mailing list