[Comp-neuro] 13 fully-funded PhD positions for "SmartNets"
f.zeldenrust at neurophysiology.nl
Mon Nov 9 11:32:36 CET 2020
The "SmartNets <http://www.smartnets-etn.eu>" consortium is looking for a
total 13 PhD students studying network computation.
The objective of SmartNets is to provide high-level training into the
functioning of biological networks to a new generation of early stage
researchers, to provide them with the skills necessary for thriving careers
in a burgeoning area that underpins innovative technological development
across a range of diverse disciplines. This goal will be achieved by a
unique combination of “hands-on” research training, non-academic placements
(industrial and non-profit organisations) and courses and workshops on both
scientific and complementary -so-called “soft”- skills facilitated by the
academic-non-academic composition of the consortium. SmartNets brings
together neuroscientists, behavioural and cognitive scientists, physicists,
computer scientists, and non-profit stakeholders in order to train the next
generation of data scientists that will: 1) develop a fundamental
understanding of the relationship between structure and function in
biological networks and 2) translate this knowledge into novel
technological solutions. The PhD students will develop a unique
interdisciplinary set of skills that will make them capable of analyzing
networks at many levels and for many systems.
There are positions across 5 countries and institutes (Fleur Zeldenrust,
Radboud University, the Netherlands; Tansu Celikel, Radboud University the
Netherlands; Julijana Gjorgjieva, Max Planck Gesellschaft, Germany; Iain
Couzin, Max Planck Gesellschaft, Germany; Yiota Poirazi, Foundation for
Research and Technology, Greece; Georges Debrégeas, Sorbonne Université,
France; Joni Dambre, Ghent University, Belgium).
For more information, please refer to
Department of Neurophysiology
Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour
Faculty of Science, Radboud University
Heyendaalseweg 135, postvak 33, kamer 02.204
6525 AJ Nijmegen, the Netherlands
tel +31 24 36 53195
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