[Comp-neuro] Computational Neuroscience Positions in Moreno-Bote Lab, Barcelona

Ruben Moreno Bote rmoreno at fsjd.org
Thu Jan 26 10:35:30 CET 2012


PhD and Postdoc Positions in
Computational Neuroscience, Moreno-Bote Lab
Foundation Sant Joan de Déu, Barcelona, Spain

1 full PhD and 1 competitive Postdoc Positions are available in the group of Theoretical Neuroscience of Rubén Moreno-Bote in the Foundation Sant Joan de Déu, Barcelona, Spain.

We are looking for excellent candidates with Physics, Mathematics or Machine Learning background, ideally with knowledge of Neuroscience or Computational Neuroscience, and interested in theory and applications. We will also consider candidates with Psychology background interested in mathematical modeling.

The candidate will develop state of the art mathematical techniques to understand neuronal dynamics and will have access to multielectrode recording neural data. He/she could also be involved in human behavior experiments and the development of models of visual perception.  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 forms part of a larger network of neuroscience labs in Barcelona (http://www.barcelonaneuroscience.com).

The Foundation Sant Joan de Déu is a rapidly growing private research institution associated with the hospital Sant Joan de Déu in Spain and the University of Barcelona.  In the past recent years it has incorporated several new researchers in the area of Neuroscience and Cognitive Psychology, including the recently created group of Theoretical Neuroscience.

Financial support is provided by the Foundation Sant Joan de Déu (http://www.fsjd.org), a Marie Curie IRG grant, and a Ramón y Cajal Award.

APPLICATION : A full CV in pdf format, and names and addresses of 2 referees should be sent to the following address:
rmoreno at fsjd.org
For the Postdoc position, in addition, a 2 page project in pdf format is required. Detailed guidance and translation for the application process to the Spanish postdoctoral grants will be offered.  Date of PhD and postdoctoral stays should be clearly stated in the CV.
Informal inquires are welcome.
Interviews can also be prearranged for this year Cosyne conference.
DEADLINE: until the position is filled.
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