Postdoctoral Associate - Stringer Lab
| Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)|
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|November 17, 2023|
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We are seeking postdoctoral associates to investigate how large populations of neurons perform complex computations. We collect and analyze recordings of 50,000+ neurons, developing machine learning tools to extract computational principles from these large-scale datasets. We welcome applications from various fields, with a preference for experimental neuroscientists and computational neuroscientists. See more information about the lab .
About the role:
The lab is looking for postdoctoral associates to perform experiments and work on data analysis of neural activity, some current projects in the lab include:
About the lab:
Our lab is part of the Computation & Theory department and the Mechanistic Cognitive Neuroscience departments at Janelia. The neuroscience department here is a collaborative group of scientists working towards understanding the neural underpinnings of complex behaviors in naturalist settings. For more information about our neuroscience department, please visit . For information about Janelia, please visit .
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What you'll do:
What you bring:
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Remaining in a normal seated or standing position for extended periods of time; reaching and grasping by extending hand(s) or arm(s); dexterity to manipulate objects with fingers, for example using a keyboard; communication skills using the spoken word; ability to see and hear within normal parameters; ability to move about workspace. The position requires mobility, including the ability to move materials weighing up to several pounds (such as a laptop computer or tablet).
Persons with disabilities may be able to perform the essential duties of this position with reasonable accommodation. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be evaluated on an individual basis.
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An Associate 00 is compensated at a rate of $74,200.00 annually at HHMI's Janelia Research Campus.
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