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Post Doc Computational

Requisition Details

Requisition Information

Requisition Title Post Doc Computational
Requisition Number 01909-R

Opening Information

Job Status Full Time
Position Category Post Doctoral
Education Required Graduate Degree
Experience Required Less than 1 year
Position Description

Computational Postdoc

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 Requirements

- PhD in physics, mathematics, neuroscience, computer science, engineering or related quantitative discipline
- Expertise in scientific programming, e.g., C/C++, Python, Matlab
- Track record of publications in scientific journals
- Effective communication skills, both written and oral
- Dedication and passion for solving hard scientific problems

Interested candidates are required to apply online at at https://www.cshl.edu\careers

Position Number 01909-R

The candidates should also e-mail their application to Tatiana Engel (engel@cshl.edu) 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.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Website: https://www.cshl.edu

Requisition Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please list in chronological order any graduate or professional schools attended, your degree(s) (eg. PhD, MD, DVM), date the degree was or is expected to be awarded. (Please refrain from referring to other documents)

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Please list any previous postdoctoral or residency training experience (if applicable). Please refrain from referring to other documents.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please provide the title of your doctoral thesis and the name of your thesis advisor(s). Please refrain from referring to other documents.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please indicate the fields that you are interested in seeking training in at CSHL (check all that apply):
    • Cancer
    • Neuroscience
    • Plant Biology
    • Quantitative Biology
    • Bioinformatics and Genomics
    • Other
    • No Answer
  5. * If you are authorized to work for all employers in the US on a full time basis, will you now or in the future require sponsorship for an employment-authorized visa status?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. If you are offered employment by CSHL, you must complete and sign the I-9 form required by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service no later than your first day of employment and provide documentation to verify your identity and eligibility to work in the U.S. within three (3) business days of your date of hire.
    • I have read and understood the above statement

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents