Job ID: 61541

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

Position: Post-doctoral Position

Deadline: 24 October 2021

Contract Length: 27 months

City: Derry~Londonderry

Country: United Kingdom

Institution: Intelligent Systems Research Centre

Department: School of Computing, Engineering and Intelligent Systems


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 Ph.D. degree in in Computational Neuroscience, Computational Biology, Neuroscience, Computing, Engineering, Mathematics, Data Science, Physical Sciences, Biology, or a cognate area.

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Closing date for receipt of completed applications: 24th October 2021.

Job Ref: 008566.
If you have questions regarding this post, please contact:
Dr. KongFatt Wong-Lin, email: .
Dr. KongFatt Wong-Lin
Intelligent Systems Research Centre
School of Computing, Engineering and Intelligent Systems
Ulster University, Northern Ireland