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    Post-doctoral Researcher Positions in Simulation Neuroscience (BBP)

    A number of post-doctoral researcher positions are immediately available in the domain ofSimulation Neuroscience in the Blue Brain Project ( at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland.

    We are looking for exceptional candidates to join a diverse and highly motivated multi-disciplinary team working at the interface of neuroscience, physics and computer science. Do you have a PhD in neuroscience, computational neuroscience, computer science, physics or related field, and experience in scientific computing with python or the NEURON simulation environment? Are you a constructive team player with excellent writing and communication skills who thrives in collaborative environments? Then we would like to hear from you!

    Several research topics across the scales of neuroscience (subcellular molecular processes, ion channels, synapses, neurons, and circuits) in systems such as mammalian neocortex, thalamus, and hippocampus are available based on the expertise and interests of the candidate.

    Selected candidates will join a prestigious project that is pioneering simulation neuroscience research, composed of a diverse, dynamic, interdisciplinary, and international team. We offer a state-of-the-art working environment based at the Biotech Campus in Geneva ( within walking distance to beautiful Lake Geneva, and with access to cutting edge simulation, informatics and computing facilities, and great coffee!

    Start date :
    To be discussed
    Term of employment :
    Fixed-term (CDD)
    Work rate :
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  • Starts On: Feb. 9, 2019, 8:56 p.m.