[Comp-neuro] Swartz postdoc in theoretical neuroscience at Harvard

Blum, Kenneth I. kenneth_blum at harvard.edu
Tue Feb 18 22:09:38 CET 2020

The Swartz Program at Harvard University seeks applicants for a postdoctoral fellow in theoretical and computational neuroscience.

Based on a grant from the Swartz Foundation<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.theswartzfoundation.org_&d=DwMFaQ&c=WO-RGvefibhHBZq3fL85hQ&r=jdClnKgnMliNo8CB8uMY9F3TM9CuWja5zrX0tGrFow0&m=3Gir1fjtGnHc3T14458RkPGJWYnpZAoH3csluX9FU3w&s=hBnzj4RAowrq2dPGzGdMKxg1dZpQ3HCCGqJPF1dTPlM&e=>, a Swartz postdoctoral fellowship is available at Harvard University with a start date in 2020. Postdocs join a vibrant group of experimental and theoretical neuroscientists at Harvard's Center for Brain Science.
The Center for Brain Science includes junior and senior faculty doing research on a wide variety of topics, including neural mechanisms of rodent learning, decision-making, and sex-specific and social behaviors; reinforcement learning in rodents and humans; human motor control; behavioral and fMRI studies of human cognition; circuit mechanisms of learning and behavior in worms, larval flies, and larval zebrafish; circuit mechanisms of individual differences in flies and humans; rodent and fly olfaction; inhibitory circuit development; retinal circuits; and large-scale reconstruction of detailed brain circuitry.
Interested applicants should immediately send a CV, statement of research interests, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to Haim Sompolinsky (haim at fiz.huji.ac.il<mailto:haim at fiz.huji.ac.il>), Kenneth Blum (kenneth_blum at harvard.edu<mailto:kenneth_blum at harvard.edu>), Sam Gershman (gershman at fas.harvard.edu<mailto:gershman at fas.harvard.edu>), or Cengiz Pehlevan (cpehlevan at seas.harvard.edu<mailto:cpehlevan at seas.harvard.edu>). Applications should have “Swartz Fellowship” in the subject line.

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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