[visionlist] Postdoc job in New York in computational neuroscience - Fall 2020

Ruben Coen-Cagli ruben.coen-cagli at einsteinmed.org
Tue Apr 7 10:45:38 -04 2020

The Laboratory for Computational Neuroscience<https://sites.google.com/site/rubencoencagli> (Coen-Cagli lab) invites applications

for a postdoctoral position in the Department of Systems and Computational Biology

and Department of Neuroscience at Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) in

New York City.

Our lab studies how biological sensory systems interpret the surrounding environment.

We study probabilistic representations of natural images, to understand visual perception

and neural activity in visual-cortical populations. We combine theories of probabilistic

neural coding, computer vision and machine learning algorithms, psychophysics, and

neurophysiology through collaborations. The candidate is expected to perform research

related to these topics.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline, with an academic record of scientific

excellence and independent research, and a keen interest in interdisciplinary approaches to

biological and neural systems. Prior experience should include areas such as computational

neuroscience, machine learning, computer vision, or statistics. We are particularly interested

in applicants with a genuine interest in linking theoretical and computational work to

quantitative analysis of neurophysiology data, in the context of a NIH funded project<https://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=9801995&icde=47557275> on

natural image processing in the visual cortex. The project is a collaboration with the laboratory

of Adam Kohn<https://www.einstein.yu.edu/faculty/10522/adam-kohn/> at Einstein, and the fellow will have the opportunity for substantial interactions

with the Kohn lab.

Einstein offers a vibrant interdisciplinary environment, with a growing systems and

computational contingent. It is located in a quiet neighborhood of New York, only a short

subway ride from Manhattan. Information about working at the Einstein, including benefits

and housing for postdocs, can be found at: https://www.einstein.yu.edu/research/belfer-institute/

The position starts in fall 2020, and is funded for several years, with an initial one-year

appointment and expectation of extension given satisfactory performance. Salary is competitive

and will be commensurate with experience.

Candidates should send a single pdf file, consisting of a 1-page motivation letter, CV, and

publication list to ruben.coencagli at gmail.com. Furthermore, candidates should organize

two letters of reference, to be sent to the same e-mail address. The position is open until filled.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring
minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Ruben Coen Cagli, PhD
  Department of Systems and Computational Biology, and
  Dominick Purpura Department of Neuroscience
  Albert Einstein College of Medicine

  1300 Morris Park Ave. Price 353B

  Bronx, 10461. NY

  office: +1.718.678.1150
  web: https://sites.google.com/site/rubencoencagli/<https://nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fsites.google.com%2Fsite%2Frubencoencagli%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cruben.coen-cagli%40einsteinmed.org%7Ce4a8195b498b49e1a0a508d77f481673%7C9c01f0fd65e040c089a82dfd51e62025%7C0%7C0%7C637117819899336788&sdata=tOkOkw%2FRQo6udoGqlrQ0UaAZaPtv9Es1A07AMsqQE1c%3D&reserved=0>

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