Scientist I - Simulation & Analysis of Human Circuit Dynamics

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • In close collaboration with theoreticians and experimental colleagues, design, implement and conduct single-neuron and large-scale network simulations of human middle temporal gyrus.
  • Contribute to ongoing efforts in computational framework development (simulation and data analysis) as well as to scientific questions relevant to the system under investigation.
  • Contribute to adjacent projects related to human pathophysiology and neurotherapies.
  • Publish/present findings in peer-reviewed journals/scientific conferences.
  • Prepare written and oral reports on a regular basis.
  • Maintain clear and accurate communication with supervisor, team members and external collaborators.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • PhD degree in computational neuroscience, physics, applied mathematics, bioengineering or related field.
  • Strong background in scientific computing; experience in computational neuroscience is preferred, but other strong applicants will be considered (with background in computational physics, applied mathematics, biophysics, and related disciplines). Experience with parallel computing is a plus as well as familiarity with high-level programming languages such as Python.
  • Familiarity with in vitro and in vivo electrophysiological monitoring techniques and analysis.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to meet aggressive timelines and deliverables in a collaborative environment.
  •  Strong publication record.
  •  Experience in pursuing research projects in collaborative fashion.
  •  Proven independent thinking and flexibility.
  •   Strong written and verbal communication skills.
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