Post-doctoral Research Associate in Computational Neuroscience (Computational Modelling of Decision Making)

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Closing Date
24 Oct 2021
£28,773 - £32,361
Intelligent Systems Research Centre, School of Computing, Engineering and Intelligent Systems, Ulster University, UK
27 months (with possible extension)
Applications are invited for a US/NIH-Ireland funded Post-doctoral Research Associate post at the Intelligent Systems Research Centre in Ulster University, UK. The successful candidate will develop and apply advanced computational modelling techniques to understand brain and behavioural data across primate species, and to apply biologically based neural network modelling to elucidate the mechanisms underlying various forms of decision making. The duration of the post is 27 months, with possible extension. The personnel will work with Dr. KongFatt Wong-Lin at Ulster University, while collaborating closely with international collaborators in the USA and the Republic of Ireland, namely, Prof. Michael Shadlen at Columbia University (USA), Prof. Stephan Bickel at Northwell-Hofstra School of Medicine (USA), Prof. Redmond O'Connell at Trinity College Dublin (Ireland), and Prof. Simon Kelly at University College Dublin (Ireland). All applicants should hold a degree in in Computational Neuroscience, Computational Biology, Neuroscience, Computing, Engineering, Mathematics, Data Science, Physical Sciences, Biology, or a cognate area. Apply online: Job Ref: 008566.

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Contact Details

Dr. KongFatt Wong-Lin
Intelligent Systems Research Centre
School of Computing, Engineering and Intelligent Systems
Ulster University, UK