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Work type: Remote, Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part
Categories: Research, Scientific
This position will work on the computational neuroscience research project,
which consists in the modeling of sleep in a large-scale model of the
thalamocortical system. This task will require extensive analysis of unit data
acquired using Nueropixels probes, as well as the writing and submission of a
manuscript on the results of the project.
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
-Master's Degree in Neuroscience or related field required.
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
-At least three years of experience with state-of-the-art electrophysiological
(EEG) research methodology and image processing tools required.
-At least one year of experience in analysis of neuronal activity using spike
sorting programs is required.
-Programming expertise with regard to data analysis tools such as Python or
Matlab is required.
-Experience in computational neuroscience is required.
A Criminal Background Check is required.
-Excellent interpersonal skills.
-Excellent Communication skills.
-Ability to work autonomously.
-Excellent programming expertise with regard to data analysis tools such as
Python or Matlab.
-Extensive experience in computational neuroscience.
Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%
This position is remote and requires work be performed at an offsite, non-
campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
ANNUAL (12 months)
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Applications Open: Jul 21 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Aug 4 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time