The Department of Physiology & Biophysics at the University of Washington announces a search for a full-time faculty member at the assistant professor (tenure track) level with a 12-month service period. This position will be in the UW Center for Computational Neuroscience. We seek an individual to specialize in computational or theoretical neuroscience. The successful applicant will play a key role in the growth of the Center, which serves as the theoretical and computational core of campus programs in neurobiology and neural engineering, will have many opportunities for collaboration within UW's extensive neuroscience community, and will interface with UW's active data sciences environment. For more information, please see http://compneuro.washington.edu and https://depts.washington.edu/pbiopage/.
In addition, we are committed to creating a departmental climate that embraces and benefits from the diversity of all individuals. Candidates should include a statement about how they will contribute to this environment (detailed instructions on our website).
Review of applications will begin on January 4, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2021.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in mathematics, physics, computer science, neuroscience or a related field.
Application packages, including a curriculum vitae, a description of research accomplishments and plans, three letters of reference, diversity statement, and up to two papers or manuscripts as PDFs must be submitted electronically through Interfolio.
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