[Comp-neuro] Doctoral position in computational neuroscience, Ruhr Uni. Bochum

Vinita Samarasinghe malini.vinita.samarasinghe at ini.ruhr-uni-bochum.de
Wed Feb 27 08:53:30 CET 2019

Prof. Sen Cheng, Institute for Neural Computation at the Ruhr University 
Bochum in Germany, invites applicants for the position of *Doctoral 
Fellow in Computational Neuroscience*.

The work will focus on studying the interaction between neocortex and 
hippocampus using spiking neural network models. The position is part of 
the project"Theory of the interplay between sensory cortices and 
hippocampus in memory formation and retrieval", which is funded by the 
German Research Foundation as part of the collaborative research center 
SFB 874. The position is funded from*01.07.2019 - 30.06.2022* (TV-L E13 

Candidates should have an excellent university degree in neuroscience, 
physics, mathematics, engineering or a related field and be eligible to 
enroll in a relevant PhD program at the Ruhr University. Competence in 
mathematical modeling and excellent programming skillsare mandatory. 
Familiarity with computational neuroscience or computational cognitive 
modeling would be a further asset.

The Ruhr University Bochum is home to a vibrant research community in 
neuroscienceand cognitive science. The Institute for Neural Computation 
is an independent research unit and combines different areas of 
expertise ranging from experimental and theoretical neuroscienceto 
machine learning androbotics. For further information see www.rub.de/cns 

To apply please send a statement of your motivation and research 
interests, academic transcripts, and a complete CV to 
samarasinghe at ini.rub.de <mailto:samarasinghe at ini.rub.de> in a single PDF 
file. Please, also request from at least two academic referees that they 
send letters of reference directly to the same email address. The 
*deadline for applications is 31.03.2019*.

The Ruhr University Bochum is committed to equal opportunity. We 
strongly encourage applications from qualified women and persons with 


Vinita Samarasinghe M.Sc., M.A.

Science Manager
Arbeitsgruppe Computational Neuroscience
Institut für Neuroinformatik
Ruhr-Universität Bochum, NB 3/26
Universitätstr. 150
D-44801 Bochum

Tel: +49 (0)234 32 27316
Email: samarasinghe at ini.rub.de

Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8-11

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