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FACULTY POSITION IN COMPUTATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE AT COLD SPRING HARBOR LABORATORY

Employer
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Location
Cold Spring Harbor, New York
Salary
Based On Experience
Closing date
Jun 27, 2021
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Job Details

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) is seeking to fill a faculty position in the area of COMPUTATIONAL/THEORETICAL NEUROSCIENCE. Of particular interest to this search are candidates with expertise in computational and theoretical neuroscience, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. The successful candidate will have an outstanding record of research achievement and an innovative research program. They will join a highly interactive and collaborative neuroscience group working on neural circuits, neural development, neurogenetics, theoretical and computational neuroscience, artificial intelligence, synaptic function, brain disorders, rodent cognition, perception, and social behavior. Preference will be given to applicants at the Assistant Professor level, but outstanding candidates at all career stages will be considered.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned research and educational institution with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics, and quantitative biology. Located on the North Shore of Long Island 30 miles from New York City, the Laboratory has a rich and successful research environment rooted in interdisciplinary collaboration as well as an innovative graduate school that attracts talented students each year. CSHL is committed to fostering a diverse work environment that values best practices in mentorship, equity, and inclusion. Successful candidates will be expected to establish productive research programs while mentoring diverse groups of students and postdocs. Applications are strongly encouraged from groups historically underrepresented in science, including women and U.S. racial/ethnic minority populations.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, description of research accomplishments, statement of future research plans, and a statement of diversity & mentoring to: https://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/18057 Position ID 02902-R; letters of reference will be requested separately. The statement of diversity & mentoring should describe a candidate’s mentoring philosophy, contributions to equity and inclusion in science, and prior training (as applicable) in mentoring, academic management/leadership, and antidiscrimination/antiracism. We will begin considering applications on a rolling basis on July 1, 2021, and applications will be considered until the position is filled. Inquiries regarding the search should be directed to: CSHLfacultyjobs@cshl.edu

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, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

For more information: www.cshl.edu

Company

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned, private research and education institution with research programs in Cancer, Neuroscience, Plant Biology, Quantitative Biology, and Bioinformatics & Genomics. The research environment is highly collaborative, allowing CSHL scientists to work together across disciplines to solve biology’s most challenging problems. The ultimate goal is to apply this research on basic biological mechanisms to improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, neurological disorders and other diseases. Research at the Laboratory is enriched by collaborations with scientists at other universities, hospitals, and in the biotech and pharmaceutical sectors. Scientific interaction and exchange of new ideas within the institution's research community is enhanced by a robust Meeting and Courses program that attracts approximately 9,850 scientists from around the world each year to CSHL facilities on Long Island. A new meeting venue in China attracts an additional 2,650 participants. The innovative spirit, vision, and talent of the Laboratory’s scientists continue to place CSHL among the top 1% of life science institutions most cited in published research. The dynamic, collaborative environment at CSHL also fosters a superb educational experience for an outstanding group graduate students and postdoctoral researchers.
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Telephone
(516)367-6896
Location
One Bungtown Road
Human Resources
Cold Spring Harbor
NY
11724
US
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