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Research Fellow in Neuroscience - Jointly appointed by the Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit and the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre

The Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit (GCNU) and the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre (SWC) have designed a unique fellowship opportunity for innovative and creative researchers working at the interface of theory and experimental neuroscience, and who are seeking to build independence. 

The selected candidate will have an innovative research proposal that bridges computational/theoretical and systems/circuit/experimental neuroscience along with experience of planning and delivering their own projects. A PhD in neuroscience or a related field coupled with a strong background in contemporary systems neuroscience methods and computational neuroscience theory are required. The ability to build strong collaborative working relationships and an understanding of the mission and research environment of GCNU and SWC is essential.

This post is full time with a salary of £35,965 - £43,470 per annum inclusive of London Allowance.

The post is funded for 3 years in the first instance, with the possibility of a further 2 years funding pending successful review of progress. 

For further information download the Information for Candidates (pdf).

The deadline for applications is 23:59 on Monday 06 January 2020.

To apply visit UCL's vacancy listings and search for the advert using reference number 1834542.  Click on "Apply Now" at the bottom of the advert to enter the online recruitment portal.

For a confidential discussion regarding the role, please contact Tom Mrsic-Flogel (t.mrsic-flogel@ucl.ac.uk) or Maneesh Sahani (maneesh@gatsby.ucl.ac.uk)

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or application process, please contact Mike Sainsbury (m.sainsbury@ucl.ac.uk)

 

Research Group Leader at the Interface of Machine Learning and Neuroscience

The Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit (GCNU) and the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre (SWC) are offering new opportunities for exceptional researchers to work at the interface of theoretical and experimental neuroscience. Group Leaders will conduct creative and innovative research, contributing to an algorithmic understanding of perception, action or learning.

Applications are welcome from all career stages with a PhD in neuroscience, machine learning or a related field and postdoctoral research experience at the time of application. You must have exciting and well developed research plans, and be keen to participate in collaborative and cooperative science across GCNU and SWC.

We offer generous core funding for six years (renewable), a competitive salary, stipends for research staff and students, and access to state-of-the-art research facilities including high-performance computing, prototyping, and fabrication, imaging, virology and histology platforms.

For further details and to apply visit UCL's vacancy listings and search for the advert using reference number 1835545.  Click on "Apply Now" at the bottom of the advert to enter the online recruitment portal.

For a confidential discussion regarding the role, please contact Tom Mrsic-Flogel (t.mrsic-flogel@ucl.ac.uk) or Maneesh Sahani (maneesh@gatsby.ucl.ac.uk)

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or application process, please contact Mike Sainsbury (m.sainsbury@ucl.ac.uk)