[Comp-neuro] Vacancy as project assistant and lab manager

Walter Senn walter.senn at pyl.unibe.ch
Mon Feb 24 17:38:30 CET 2020


There is a position available as project assistant and joint lab manager (40-60%) at the Institute of Physiology, University of Bern, Switzerland.

Job description
You will coordinate the activities of the research groups Petrovici and Senn (roughly 10 people). The groups are working in the field of computational neuroscience and are developing learning algorithms for brain-inspired computing. Additionally, we are developing implementations of efficient computational paradigms in neuromorphic hardware. The groups are part of the Human Brain Project, and within this consortium need administrative and managerial support. You will support us in editing scientific publications and outreach material, organize meetings, ensure timely reporting on science and finances, and will help us in the communication on organizational and administrative issues with partners of the Human Brain Project.

We offer
insights into the Human Brain project, an exciting European Flagship for Research, mentoring and training, flexible working hours, a stimulating international research environment, salary according to the Swiss University standards, and a working place in the center of Bern, the beautiful capital of Switzerland and UNESCO World Heritage Centre.

Qualification
We are searching for highly motivated candidates with a degree in natural sciences, preferably neuroscience, (neuro)psychology, biomedical sciences, natural sciences, material science, mathematics or physics. A high level of written and spoken English is required. The ideal candidate will have managerial experience with an understanding of neuroscientific research.

Application
Please send your CV with an application letter and the name and contact of two references to Walter Senn (walter.senn at pyl.unibe.ch <mailto:walter.senn at pyl.unibe.ch>) and Mihai Petrovici (mihai.petrovici at pyl.unibe.ch <mailto:mihai.petrovici at pyl.unibe.ch>), with cc to Sabine Herzog (sabine.herzog at pyl.unibe.ch <mailto:sabine.herzog at pyl.unibe.ch>). The first evaluation round will begin on March 23rd, 2020. The position will remain open until filled.

With best regards
Mihai Petrovici and Walter Senn
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