[Comp-neuro] Doctoral position in computational neuroscience, Ruhr Uni. Bochum
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.
Arbeitsgruppe Computational Neuroscience
Institut für Neuroinformatik
Ruhr-Universität Bochum, NB 3/26
Tel: +49 (0)234 32 27316
Email: samarasinghe at ini.rub.de
Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8-11
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