[visionlist] position in visual neuroscience or computational neuroscience of vision at York University, Toronto

Richard Murray rfm at yorku.ca
Wed Aug 18 16:04:18 GMT 2010

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Visual Neuroscience or Computational Neuroscience of Vision 

The Faculty of Science and Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of Visual Neuroscience or Computational Neuroscience of Vision. Candidates for this tenure-track position should be ready to undertake a research program focusing on fundamental questions related to neurobiology of the visual system or theoretical and computational approaches to modeling and analyzing the visual system. 

The successful candidate will be expected to interact with a diverse team of neuroscientists (http://www.yorku.ca/neurosci/) including members of the Centre for Vision Research (cvr.yorku.ca). The home department of the successful applicant will be either the Department of Computer Science and Engineering or the Department of Biology. 

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Biology, Computer Science or related field, preferably with post-doctoral experience, and an outstanding research record, and will be expected to develop a strong, externally funded research program, contribute towards teaching related courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels and supervise graduate students. The successful candidate should show excellence or promise of excellence in teaching and in scholarly research and publication. The successful candidate must be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The start date is July 1, 2011. 

Further information about the Faculty of Science and Engineering, with departmental links for Biology and Computer Science and Engineering, can be found at http://www.science.yorku.ca/ 

All positions at York University are subject to budgetary approval.

York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York's website at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Applications must be received by November 30, 2010. Applicants should forward (in hard copy) a curriculum vitae, an outline of their research plans, single copies of three publications and arrange for three signed letters of reference to sent to: 

Chair, Visual Neuroscience/Computational Neuroscience of Vision Search Committee 
Faculty of Science and Engineering, Department of Biology 
Room 247 Farquharson Building, York University 
4700 Keele St. 
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M3J 1P3 
Fax: 416-736-5698

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