20/03/2019
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PhD Position in Computational Neuroscience

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra - ETIC
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Neurosciences
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    30/06/2019 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Barcelona
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37,5
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/09/2019
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    55008742 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: ruben.moreno@upf.edu

DEADLINE: until the position is filled

STARTING DATE: september 2019

Selection process

APPLICATION: A full CV in pdf format and an extract of grades for degree and master studies should be sent to the following address: ruben.moreno@upf.edu DEADLINE: until the position is filled

Additional comments

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

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Universitat Pompeu Fabra - ETIC
Spain
Barcelona
08018
Roc Boronat 138

EURAXESS offer ID: 391502

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