Postdoctoral Fellow

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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 Purpose 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

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.

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