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Postdoc in Computational Analysis and Modeling at University College London

A postdoctoral position in computational analysis and modeling is available at University College London, UK.

Job description

The position forms part of a project whose aim is to understand the great diversity of cell types present in cortex and their roles in cortical circuits and in the resulting computations.

The successful candidate will develop computational methods to process large amounts of data arising from experiments combining in vivo two-photon calcium imaging, RNA sequencing and targeted optogenetic stimulation.

The data basically consists of images, videos and high dimensional gene expression vectors.

Required qualifications

  • PhD in a discipline relevant to the project
  • Background in computational neuroscience, theoretical physics, computer science, mathematics, or engineering
  • Experience in digital image processing, machine learning and neural network modelling is highly recommended

How to apply

Go to this page, click “Current employment opportunities at UCL” and enter reference number 1503434. You may also contact Prof Kenneth Harris for informal inquiries.

The closing date for the application is November 8, 2015.

About the employer

University College London was founded in 1826. It is the top rated university in the UK for research strength.

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