Post Doc Computational at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

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Location: Cold Spring Harbor, New York

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Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Requisition Information

Requisition Title
Post Doc Computational

Position Category
Post Doctoral

Requisition Number

Opening Information

Job Status
Full Time

Education Required
Graduate Degree

Experience Required
1 - 3 Years

Position Description
Computational Post Doc Opportunity - Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory - Long Island, New York
The Engel lab in the Department of Neuroscience at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory invites applications from highly motivated candidates for a postdoctoral position working on the cutting-edge research in computational neuroscience. We are looking for theoretical/computational scientists to work at the exciting interface of systems neuroscience, machine learning, and statistical physics, in close collaboration with experimentalists. The postdoctoral scientist is expected to exhibit resourcefulness and independence, developing computational models of large-scale neural activity recordings with the goal to elucidate neural circuit mechanisms underlying cognitive functions.

Position RequirementsEducation: PhD in physics, mathematics, neuroscience, computer science, engineering or related quantitative discipline
Experience: Experience with deep learning methods is a plus . Experience with database software is a plus. Track record of publications in scientific journals
Skills: Expertise in scientific programming, e.g., Python, Matlab, C/C++, CUDA . Expertise in statistics, data analyses, and/or machine learning.
Effective communication skills, both written and oral
Other: Dedication and passion for solving hard scientific problems
Interested candidates should apply online at:
Position Number: 02015-R
The candidates should also e-mail their application to Tatiana Engel ( as a single pdf file with subject: Postdoc Application. The application file should include: (1) CV with the publication list, (2) a brief description of research interests, (3) contact information for three references.
CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.


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