[Comp-neuro] Deadline Approaching: Theoretical/Statistical Neuroscience Faculty Openings at Columbia

Allison Ong yao2107 at columbia.edu
Wed Nov 15 22:21:23 CET 2017

Dear Colleague,

This is a friendly reminder that *Dec 1, 2017 *is the deadline for
Columbia's search for *two faculty positions in Theoretical and Statistical

We would appreciate it if you could forward the information below or the
flier attached to any interested candidates.

The link to apply is: academicjobs.columbia.edu/

Thanks and Best Wishes,

Larry Abbott and Liam Paninski

*Two Junior Faculty Position in Theoretical / Statistical Neuroscience*

The Department of Neuroscience, the Department of Statistics, and the
Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute at Columbia University
invite applications for two tenure-track positions at the Assistant or
Associate Professor level, to begin in 2018.

One position will focus on theoretical neuroscience with an appointment in
the Department of Neuroscience. The other position will focus on the
application of statistics to neuroscience with an appointment in the
Department of Statistics. Both positions will include appointments as well
as office and laboratory space in the Center for Theoretical Neuroscience
and the Grossman Center of the Statistics of Mind within the Mortimer B.
Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute housed in the Jerome L. Greene
Science Center at Columbia.

The Zuckerman Institute brings together scientists from diverse backgrounds
whose research focuses on brain function, wiring, and development. We are
seeking dynamic scientists interested in exploiting this multidisciplinary
environment by interacting with Zuckerman Institute faculty as well as with
others in the Columbia neuroscience, biological sciences, physical
sciences, statistics, and machine learning communities, including the Data
Science Institute.

Zuckerman Institute faculty will function as full members of their home
departments: tenure will be granted by the home department and faculty will
contribute to teaching in their home departments and the Zuckerman

Candidates will be expected to show expertise and an ability to lead a
research program in theoretical and/or statistical neuroscience. Applicants
are expected to have a strong record of scientific achievement and to
demonstrate the ability to engage in innovative research and teaching.
Applicants should hold a PhD in neuroscience, statistics, or a related

Applications should be submitted through this link:


The following documents should be uploaded with your application: cover
letter, CV, research plan, teaching statement, three letters of reference
or a listing of at least three references that can be contacted, and the
inclusion of one or two publications.

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

We will start to evaluate applications on December 1, 2017.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer
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