Postdoctoral Fellow PositionA postdoctoral fellow position is available at Brandeis University Department of Mathematics (https://www.brandeis.edu/mathematics/) to work with Dr. Yangyang Wang on dynamical systems and computational neuroscience. The position is for up to 3 years, contingent on yearly reappointment based on satisfactory progress, with a competitive salary and benefits package. First consideration will be given to applications received by 2023/12/31. However, application review will continue until the position is filled.
Research topics include (but are not limited to) multiple timescale and network dynamics in biology with a focus on modeling of neural networks and investigating impact of neuromodulators on their properties. Modeling projects will involve close collaborations with experimentalists and analysis of neural recordings.
The postdoctoral fellow will be able to participate in the vibrant academic life at Brandeis and in the Boston area, obtain mentoring experience, and has a potential for teaching opportunities if they are interested. The successful applicant will join Department of Mathematics at Brandeis University and have strong ties to Neuroscience Program (https://www.brandeis.edu/neuroscience/index.html). The start date is negotiable.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in mathematics or a closely related field, including computational neuroscience, physics or engineering, prior to the start of appointment. Competitive candidates should have a strong background in dynamical systems and computational neuroscience, and be familiar with computational programming. Applicants with experience in data-driven modeling are especially encouraged to apply.
Applications should be submitted through MathJobs.org, and should consist of: (1) a cover letter that briefly comments on fit for the position; (2) CV; (3) research statement; (4) at least two letters of recommendation.
If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Yangyang Wang (email@example.com)
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