[Comp-neuro] Senior Lecturer/ Reader in Computational Neuroscience
R.Bogacz at bristol.ac.uk
Fri May 27 12:17:26 CEST 2011
I would like to let you know that the University of Bristol has an open
Senior Lecturer / Reader position in Computational Neuroscience, and I
attach the details of the position below:
Salary: 46,696 - 52,556 GBP
Closing date for applications: 9:00am 27 Jun 2011
Based in the Merchant Venturers School of Engineering you will be an
outstanding individual to enhance our activity in Computational
Neuroscience. The appointment will be made at Senior Lecturer/ Reader
level (equivalent of Associate Professor).
You will have substantial academic experience, an international
reputation and a proven track record for research leadership. Applicants
who have a solid track record of collaboration with experimental
neuroscientists are particularly welcome, as we expect you to start new
collaborations with researchers from the vibrant and diverse Bristol
Recently, University of Bristol received a prestigious grant from the
Wellcome Trust for a Doctoral Training Centre in Neural Dynamics. It
provides 4-year studentships for 23 PhD students who will be
co-supervised by experimental neuroscientists and theoreticians.
Therefore, the post-holder will have great opportunities for developing
research programme through supervising PhD students.
Additionally, you will be an enthusiastic lecturer and contribute to
teaching postgraduate and undergraduate students in Computer Science.
The University of Bristol offers an excellent research environment for
Computational Neuroscience, as it gathers internationally acknowledged
leaders in key related areas both from an experimental and theoretical
perspective. Bristol has one of the largest concentrations of
neuroscientists in Europe and is a major centre for basic and clinical
neuroscience, brought together by Bristol Neuroscience
(http://www.bristol.ac.uk/neuroscience/). Bristol is also home to
internationally recognized experts in Computer Science, Mathematics and
Robotics. It has a strong history of interdisciplinary research, and
particular, using mathematics and computer models to tackle fundamental
questions in neuroscience, ranging from cellular through system and
cognitive to clinical.
Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Neill Campbell (email:
Neill.Campbell at bristol.ac.uk) as Head of Department or Professor Nishan
Canagarajah as Head of School (email: Nishan.Canagarajah at bristol.ac.uk).
Research enquiries should be made to Dr Rafal Bogacz (email:
R.Bogacz at bristol.ac.uk).
It is expected that interviews will be held during August 2011.
Full information about the position and application process is available at:
More information about the Comp-neuro