Connecting European Neuroscience

Research Engineer - Data Scientist in Brussels/Belgium

23 October 2020

Research Engineer - Data Scientist in Brussels/Belgium

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The laboratory of Neurophysiology (, Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB, Brussels), ULB-Neuroscience Institute ( is recruiting a full time Research Engineer with a permanent position.

Our lab addresses scientific questions that explore a large scope of biological and neuroscience questions which challenge hardware and software producing data as imaging, neural data, behavioral features, genome sequencing... We particularly look into how do we define cell types? What information is encoded in neural populations? How neurons communicate with each other and how this is translated into specific behaviors?

The functions include

- Developing new systems to analyze ever-expanding datasets (data processing pipeline, programs, algorithms) using appropriate technologies on signal processing and data mining.

- Support for maintenance and implementation of new data acquisition systems and hardware. Computer support for the various activities of the lab.

Profile & Qualifications

- Master in Biology, Biomedical Sciences or equivalent, Master in Computer Science, Bio-informatics, Civil Engineering or Bio-Engineering.

- Experience in professional software engineering and development, and/or in image processing and analysis, statistical data analysis, signal filtering, machine learning are beneficial.

- Excellent communication skills.

We offer

- A stimulating position in a lab research environment open mind to new technologies.

- Freedom to develop systems on your favorite platform (Matlab, Python, C/C++..).

- Access to various hardware resources (high end microscopes, robotic equipment/ videotracking, computer capabilities, optical tools).

Applications should be submitted on as a PDF file that includes a motivation letter, the CV, and names and contact details of 3 references.

Job Information

Closing date:
Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
Laboratory of Neurophysiology, ULB-Institute of Neuroscience

Contact Information

Laboratory of Neurophysiology
Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
808 route de Lennik, CP601
1070 Brussels
+32/2/555.42.30 or 64.07

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