Connecting European Neuroscience

Ph.D. Student in Oslo/Norway

16 October 2020

Ph.D. Student in Oslo/Norway

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Four PhD positions in neuroscience/artificial intelligence research is offered as part of CompSci Doctoral Programme launched and managed by the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Oslo (UiO). It is partly funded by the EU Horizon 2020 under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action (MSCA) - Co-funding of Regional, National and International Programmes (COFUND): The four projects include: (1) Bioinspired Neural Networks for Navigation, (2) Large-scale recordings of neurons to reveal mechanisms of learning and memory, (3) Large-scale network simulations of mouse visual cortex, (4) Modelling systems levels changes in brain aging induced by genome instability. Projects require a combination of disciplinary skills and computational skills acquired through the program. We seek motivated and independent students from a wide range of disciplines with an interest in developing their skills computational science and using these skills to impact neuroscience and artificial intelligence research.

We offer: Excellent research environments with highly competent and motivated researchers; International collaboration and networking; Cross sectoral opportunities; Good working conditions; High standard facilities and offices; Access to research and transferable skills training; Access to special career development programmes, and research school; Salary NOK 479 600 – 523 200 per annum depending on qualifications; Attractive welfare benefits and a generous pension agreement, in addition to Oslo’s unique character of being both small and family friendly, but also urban and metropolitan with rich opportunities for culture and outdoor activities.

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3 years
University of Oslo

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Marianne Fyhn
Centre for Integrative Neuroplasticity,
Department of Biosciences,
University of Oslo,
P.Box 1066, NO-0316 Oslo

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