[Neuroinfo] Postdoctoral positions in reconstruction, analyzing and modeling dendritic morphology and growth

Erik De Schutter erik at oist.jp
Thu Sep 15 09:28:35 CEST 2016

Postdoctoral researcher and staff scientist positions are available in the Computational Neuroscience Unit <https://groups.oist.jp/cnu> of Prof. Erik De Schutter at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University <http://www.oist.jp/>, Japan.

The project studies morphology and growth of neuronal dendrites in the olivocerebellar system from the perspective of neuron populations and considers the relations between neighboring dendrites explicitly (Context-aware modeling of neuronal morphologies <http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fnana.2014.00092/abstract>). 

One position for a postdoc with a neuroscience background to reconstruct neurons using semi-automated methods and analyze the morphologies obtained. Projects include reconstruction of single neurons based on STED microscopy and of populations of neurons using confocal imaging. Experience in neural reconstruction is essential, additional experience in microscopy and/or electrophysiology is a plus. 

One position for a postdoc with a computational neuroscience or computer science background to model of neural morphology and develop necessary software. Experience in modeling neurons with dendrites or in modeling growth in general required.

Successful candidates will collaborate with scientists at OIST and abroad in addition to the daily interaction with other researchers and students in the lab who are working on cerebellar modeling projects, analyzing cerebellar recordings or developing software.

We offer attractive financial and working conditions in an English language graduate university that emphasizes interdisciplinary research, located on the beautiful subtropical island of Okinawa. Send curriculum vitae, a summary of research interests and experience, and the names of three referees to Prof. Erik De Schutter at erik at oist.jp <mailto:erik at oist.jp>

Prof. Erik De Schutter
Computational Neuroscience Unit
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
1919-1 Tancha, Onna-Son
Okinawa 904-0495

phone: +81-98-966-8727
fax: +81-98-966-8718
erik at oist.jp <mailto:erik at oist.jp>
http://groups.oist.jp/cnu <http://groups.oist.jp/cnu>
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