ORGANISATION/COMPANYUniversitat Pompeu Fabra - ETIC
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE20/08/2020 23:00 - Europe/Athens
LOCATIONSpain › barcelona
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK37,5
OFFER STARTING DATE01/09/2020
REFERENCE NUMBERref. 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 of cognition and intelligence by using neural networks, data analysis and multielectrode neural data. The main research topic of our lab is decision-making, from a multidisciplinary angle.
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/tcn) forms part of a larger network of neuroscience labs in Barcelona.
Financial support is provided by HHMI, ICREA and the Spanish Ministry: The Howard Hughes Medical Institute project (ref. 55008742) and the Spanish Ministry 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:
- DEADLINE: until the position is filled
- STARTING DATE: any time between September 2020 and January 2021
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELOther: Master Degree or equivalent
EURAXESS offer ID: 483058
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