[visionlist] PhD/Postdoc Positions in AI/Brain Research at the University of Birmingham

Jian Liu jiankliu at gmail.com
Sat Oct 21 08:26:00 -04 2023

*PhD/Postdoc Positions at the Interface of Neuroscience and Machine

The lab of Dr Jian Liu invites applications for several PhD/Postdoc
positions at the interface of computational neuroscience and machine
learning, at the School of Computer Science University of Birmingham.

Research projects will involve theoretical analysis, computational
modeling, and data analysis, with worldwide collaborations of neuroscience
experimentalists, clinicians, and robotic engineers. We are working on a
wide range of topics, from fundamental neuroscience questions, AR/VR in
cognition, and brain diseases from molecules to systems, to robotic
applications. For representative examples and publications, please visit:

Candidates with a quantitative background are welcome. We are looking for
highly motivated candidates with a spirit of intellectual adventure. The
positions will come with competitive work conditions. Generous traveling
budgets are available.

Please send the following information to the contract point at

   - Detailed CV with publications;
   - Letter on motivation and interests;
   - Other relevant materials of interest;

The School of Computer Science at the University of Birmingham is one of
the leading UK institutions for research and teaching in computer science.
Our research is ranked 3rd across all UK universities according to the
latest UK-wide Research Excellence Framework. Education is ranked 7th in
the UK for computer science, according to 2023 tables. While pursuing
excellence in research and education, we also aim to optimize our positive
impact on society—examples include collaborations with industry partners
and charities, commercialisation activities and an extensive wider
participation programme.

The University of Birmingham is committed to providing equal opportunities for
all and offers a range of family friendly policies. We are committed to
being an inclusive workplace that values all staff, and we are happy to
consider job share applications and requests for flexible working
arrangements from our employees. If female candidates are selected, the
maternity leave will be fully guaranteed and the children care
responsibilities will be satisfied (e.g. working in part time). We will
also actively promote gender equality in education and
employment opportunities through workshops, seminars, webinars, and
university open days.
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