Postdoctoral Fellow/Associate in Sensorimotor Neuroscience

Western University, The Brain and Mind Institute Location: London Salary: CA$45,000£25,978.50 converted salary* per annum Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Contract / Temporary Placed on: 22nd July 2016 Closes: 15th September 2016 Job Ref: APCIHRPDF2016 Dr. Andrew Pruszynski ( www.pruszynskilab.com ) and Dr. Jörn Diedrichsen ( www.diedrichsenlab.org ) are looking to hire a postdoctoral fellow/associate in sensorimotor neuroscience. The incumbent will help develop and lead a project involving a mix of nonhuman primate neurophysiology and computational neuroscience, including largescale neural recordings in sensorimotor cortex during complex reaching and grasping actions and biologicallyrealistic neural networks (done in collaboration with Dr. Timothy Lillicrap, Google Deepmind). The incumbent must have a PhD in Neuroscience (or related area) and a strong track record with singlecell electrophysiology in primates as witnessed by excellent peerreviewed publications; a strong computational background, particularly experience with machine learning, is also desired.…


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