ORGANISATION/COMPANYUniversitat Pompeu Fabra - ETIC
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE30/06/2019 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONSpain › Barcelona
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK37,5
OFFER STARTING DATE01/09/2019
REFERENCE NUMBER55008742 and BFU2017-85936-P
1 fully funded PhD position is available in the group of Theoretical and Cognitive Neuroscience of Ruben Moreno-Bote in the Center for Brain and Cognition at the University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain.
We are looking for excellent candidates with Physics, Mathematics or Machine Learning background interested in developing theory for the brain and mind. Knowledge of Computational Neuroscience or Neuroscience would be ideal, but it is not necessary.
The candidate will develop state of the art theory and models to understand neuronal dynamics and coding and will have access to multielectrode recording neural data. She/he could also be involved in the design of monkey and human behavioral experiments and the development of models of visual perception, decision making and working memory. The candidate will benefit from the stimulating environment of Barcelona area in Theoretical and Systems Neuroscience and will have the opportunity of enjoying a lively city. Our lab(https://www.upf.edu/web/ruben-moreno-bote) forms part of a larger network of neuroscience labs in Barcelona.
Financial support is provided by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (ref. 55008742) and the project entitled “DIssecting the factors of the neuronal CODE that affect sensory information and behavior” (ref. BFU2017-85936-P) financed by the State Research Agency (AEI) and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
APPLICATION: A full CV in pdf format and an extract of grades for degree and master studies should be sent to the following address: email@example.com
DEADLINE: until the position is filled
STARTING DATE: september 2019
REQUIRED LANGUAGESENGLISH: Excellent
EURAXESS offer ID: 391502
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