[Comp-neuro] Job Posting: Postdoctoral Research Associate in Baseball, Biomedical Signal Processing and Machine Learning

Jason Sherwin niceboston at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 9 13:32:26 CET 2018

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Baseball, Biomedical Signal Processing and Machine Learning

Thor Industries, Inc. and US Army Research Laboratory

Thor Industries is pleased to announce this postdoctoral position in its Cooperative Agreement with the US Army Research Laboratory (ARL). The project started approximately 4 months ago and will run approximately for another 8 months or longer (pending extension).

Thor Industries is led by its Principal, Dr. Jason Sherwin. Thor Industries is partnered with the University of Tennessee Math Department on this Cooperative Agreement with the ARL. Thor Industries is tasked with examining neural and behavioral data collected from real-world baseball hitting experts and analyzing these data for relationships to real-world data (i.e., on-field statistics collected in-game). A familiarity with rapid decision-making, go/no-go paradigms and baseball metrics is a requirement.

The successful applicant is expected to relocate to Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, USA, or nearby to work at the Aberdeen Proving Ground with ARL personnel. A housing allowance will be given in addition to stated salary. A travel budget is also available to the successful applicant. Only U.S. Citizens will be considered due to security restrictions at the worksite.

The successful applicant will investigate and develop advanced signal processing and machine learning algorithms for prediction purposes. The ideal candidate will have received a PhD in Biomedical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or a closely related discipline, and is expected to have significant experience of biomedical signal processing and machine learning techniques. Applicants are also encouraged to have a strong publication record as first author, ideally including publications in 1st quartile journals in relevant areas.

Appointment will be made as Senior Research Scientist in Thor Industries.

Salary: Approximately $35,000 per annum
Duration: Fixed-Term until August 2019

For further information and inquiries, please contact Dr. Jason Sherwin
niceboston at gmail.com<mailto:lciti at essex.ac.uk>

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