Job ID: 53788

PhD student-spatial representation and head direction coding in birds

Position: Ph.D. Student

Deadline: 1 August 2021

Employment Start Date: 1 October 2021

Contract Length: NA

City: Haifa

Country: Israel

Institution: The Technion -Israel Institute of Technology

Department: Neurobiology


The Neuroethological lab for the study of the senses and cognition in the Technion is seeking a PhD student to join a new research project on spatial cognition in birds.

We use the most advanced techniques for measuring the activity of ensembles of neurons in awake behaving (and flying) birds.

The research is interdisciplinary, combining ethology, evolution, data processing, electrophysiology and imaging.

Highly motivated, interested and qualified students are welcome to contact Prof. Yoram Gutfreund:

We will also consider applications for a post-doc.

More details about the lab can be found in: