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Position: Research Fellow (Training Fellow in Theoretical Neuroscience)
Institution: University College London
Department: Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: We are now inviting applications for a post-doctoral training Fellowship. Under the guidance of a member of faculty the successful responsible will be responsible for an original research project which aligns with current research themes of the unit. For this role the research theme available involves how dynamical computation in neural systems underlies functions ranging from perceptual (Bayesian) inference to deliberation, action selection and execution
Requirements: You should have a strong quantitative background in theoretical neuroscience, machine learning, statistics, computer science, physics or engineering; a record of publication in highly respected journals and conferences and must hold a PhD in a relevant field by the agreed start date of the position
   
Text: Research Fellow (Training Fellow in Theoretical Neuroscience), - Ref:1885933 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £36,770 - £44,388 per annum Duties and Responsibilities Funded by the Gatsby Foundation the Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit is a world-leading centre for research in theoretical neuroscience and machine learning. Further details of our research are at https://www.ucl.ac.uk/gatsby/our-research We are now inviting applications for a post-doctoral training Fellowship. Under the guidance of a member of faculty the successful responsible will be responsible for an original research project which aligns with current research themes of the unit. For this role the research theme available involves how dynamical computation in neural systems underlies functions ranging from perceptual (Bayesian) inference to deliberation, action selection and execution. You will be responsible for the primary execution of the project (with opportunities for co-supervision of students), presentation of results at conferences and seminars, and publication in suitable media. We actively encourage collaboration in within and outside the Unit and support this by a generous annual travel allowance to support conference, workshop and research visits. This post is initially funded for 2 years with the possibility of a one-year extension at the end of the period. Key Requirements You should have a strong quantitative background in theoretical neuroscience, machine learning, statistics, computer science, physics or engineering; a record of publication in highly respected journals and conferences and must hold a PhD in a relevant field by the agreed start date of the position. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below. For academic enquiries please contact Prof. Maneesh Sahani (maneesh@gatsby.ucl.ac.uk). Please direct any other enquiries to Mike Sainsbury (m.sainsbury@ucl.ac.uk). UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 16 Aug 2022 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality. 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 Fellow GCNU - jd Apply Now
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