21/05/2019

Postdoc positions in Neural Coding & Brain Computing Unit


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer science
    NeurosciencesNeuropsychology
    TechnologyComputer technology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    15/12/2019 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
  • LOCATION
    Japan › Okinawa
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    See description

Neural Coding & Brain Computing Unit (headed by Tomoki Fukai) seeks a few motivated postdoctoral researchers. Research topics include but are not limited to:

1) Computing with spikes (this includes experimental data analysis)

2) Integrating single-cell (dendritic) computation into network-level computing

3) Network mechanisms of memory acquisition, consolidation and retrieval

4) Brain-inspired models of artificial intelligence

5) Analysis and modeling of the role of "Idling states" in brain information processing

Working Location:
1919‐1 Tancha, Onna‐son, Okinawa, Japan 904-0495

Starting Date:
Starting dates can be flexible. However, projects 4) and 5) are supported by KAKENHI, and earlier applications will receive priority.

Benefits

Compensation:
In accordance with the OIST Employee Compensation Regulations

Benefits:
- Relocation, housing and commuting allowances
- Annual paid leave and summer holidays
- Health insurance (Private School Mutual Aid http://www.shigakukyosai.jp/), Welfare pension insurance (kousei-nenkin), Worker's accident compensation insurance (roudousha-saigai-hoshou-hoken)

Term:
Full-time, fixed term appointment for 2 years with the possibility of renewal for up to total of 3 years.

Additional comments

[Declaration]
* OIST Graduate University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, students and staff. The University strongly encourages women and minority candidates to apply.

* Information provided by applicants or references will be kept confidential, documents will not be returned. All applicants will be notified regarding the status of their applications.

* Please view OIST policy for rules on external professional activities (https://groups.oist.jp/ja/acd/information-disclosure/)

* Further details about the University can be viewed on the OIST website (http://www.oist.jp/).

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Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University
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Okinawa

EURAXESS offer ID: 410827
Posting organisation offer ID: D119050333

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