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[Employment] Postdoc and PhD student positions in Bio-inspired computation (Spiking neural networks and robotics) University of Queensland, Australia

Janet Wiles via biojobs%40net.bio.net (by janetw from itee.uq.edu.au)
Mon Jan 21 22:04:36 EST 2013

Postdoc and PhD student positions in Bio-inspired Computation,
University of Queensland, Brisbane Australia

The University of Queensland is seeking to recruit a postdoc and new PhD students for a project on bio-inspired computation. The aims of the project are to develop spiking neural networks for practical computation with the iRat robot.

Qualifications for the postdoc position: PhD in Computational Neuroscience, Robotics, Computer Science or related area.
PhD students should have 1st class honours in Computer Science or a related discipline and an interest in learning the following skills.

Essential Knowledge and Skills: Experience in simulation of spiking neural networks; excellent programming skills; practical and theoretical knowledge of bio-inspired computation; track record of publication of research findings in peer reviewed journals and conferences.  Desired: Expertise in cognitive robotics; excellent mathematics or machine learning; experience in computational neuroscience and theory of computation.

The postdoc position description and application details are online at http://uqjobs.uq.edu.au/jobDetails.asp?sJobIDs=494238
Informal enquiries about the positions can be made to Prof Janet Wiles (email: j.wiles from uq.edu.au).
PhD applicants can email a current CV.
Closing date: 10th February 2013

Professor Janet Wiles
School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
The University of Queensland

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