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Position: Research Group Leader at the Interface of Machine Learning and Neuroscience
Institution: University College London
Department: Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit & Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: GCNU & SWC seek to recruit an outstanding scientist with an interdisciplinary background working at the interface of machine learning and neuroscience or related areas. We are looking for someone who will conduct creative and innovative research to deliver breakthroughs at the interface of the 2 fields that contribute to an algorithmic understanding of perception, action or learning. The successful applicant will have exciting research plans, and be keen to participate in collaborative and cooperative science. The Research Group Leader will receive generous core funding, including salary and stipend support for research staff and students. Extensive high-performance computational resources are available in-house, with funds available for expansion if needed. If desired, support for experimental work will also be available, including equipment and customised laboratory space, supported by state-of-the-art facilities such as prototyping and fabrication, imaging, virology and histology platforms
Requirements: Applicants can come from all independent career stages They need to have a PhD in neuroscience, machine learning or a related field and postdoctoral research experience at the time of application. They will be expected to have a detailed knowledge and understanding of the literature in their research fields, be proficient in its application and have a ready ability to acquire and absorb new information, methods and techniques The ability to build strong collaborative working relationships and an understanding of the mission and research environment of GCNU and SWC is essential
   
Text: Research Group Leader at the Interface of Machine Learning and Neuroscience, - Ref:1835545 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit & Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour Location of position London Grades 8-9 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) Competitive and negotiable according to relevant knowledge, experience and achievement Duties and Responsibilities GCNU & SWC seek to recruit an outstanding scientist with an interdisciplinary background working at the interface of machine learning and neuroscience or related areas. We are looking for someone who will conduct creative and innovative research to deliver breakthroughs at the interface of the 2 fields that contribute to an algorithmic understanding of perception, action or learning. The successful applicant will have exciting research plans, and be keen to participate in collaborative and cooperative science. The Research Group Leader will receive generous core funding, including salary and stipend support for research staff and students. Extensive high-performance computational resources are available in-house, with funds available for expansion if needed. If desired, support for experimental work will also be available, including equipment and customised laboratory space, supported by state-of-the-art facilities such as prototyping and fabrication, imaging, virology and histology platforms. Teaching is limited to research-level postgraduate courses, with the opportunity to design components of the taught programme. Salaries will be competitive and offered as appropriate to experience and achievement The role will be funded for six years in the first instance. Key Requirements Applicants can come from all independent career stages They need to have a PhD in neuroscience, machine learning or a related field and postdoctoral research experience at the time of application. They will be expected to have a detailed knowledge and understanding of the literature in their research fields, be proficient in its application and have a ready ability to acquire and absorb new information, methods and techniques The ability to build strong collaborative working relationships and an understanding of the mission and research environment of GCNU and SWC is essential. Further Details More detailed information can be found in the Information for Candidates (PDF) at the bottom of this page. To apply please click on the "Apply Now" button below. Please complete the short online application form and upload your CV and a statement of your personal research interests, accomplishments and plans . This is an open-ended advertisement but all applications received before 30 November 2019 will be reviewed together. If the position remains unfilled following this review, further rounds of application will be considered. For a confidential discussion regarding the role, please contact Maneesh Sahani, Director GCNU ( maneesh@gatsby.ucl.ac.uk ) or Tom Mrsic-Flogel ( t.mrsic-flogel@ucl.ac.uk ), Director SWC Any other queries relating to the vacancy or how to apply should be directed to Mike Sainsbury ( m.sainsbury@ucl.ac.uk ) 444 (0)20 3108 8102. UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 30 Jun 2020 Latest time for the submission of applications 23.59 Interview date TBC This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Research Group Leader - GCNU&SWC - Job Description Apply Now
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