The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

Postdoctoral Fellow

Hiring department Center Theor_comp Neur
Monthly salary $3,956+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 16-12-16-01-0712
Job Status Open
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Final candidate will need to provide official PhD degree verification documents from the granting institution.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


This temporary, training position will perform research in the principal investigators' programs regarding neural coding in the Center for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience.

Essential Functions

Perform original research and support laboratory activities at the Center for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience. Assist with extramural funding sources and maintain publishing record in high quality journals. Assist with teaching laboratory skills to undergraduate and graduate students.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Must have received PhD within the last three years. PhD in Computational Neuroscience, Physics, Mathematics or related fields. Two years of research experience. Proven ability to work as a member or leader of an integrated research team and to present research to peers.

Preferred Qualifications

Excellent computer and analytical skills, with an emphasis on dynamical systems theory, information theory, and machine learning. Professional demeanor and good interpersonal skills.

Working conditions

May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals

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