University of Pittsburgh, Department of Neuroscience/Neural Dynamics and Computation group

Position ID:University of Pittsburgh-Department of Neuroscience/Neural Dynamics and Computation group-RA [#27238]
Position Title: Research Assistant
Position Type:Student programs
Position Location:Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, United States
Subject Areas: Neuroscience / all
Data Analysis / Data Analysis
Computational/Mathematics / all areas of Computational Sciences including Artificial Intelligence/Machine learning/Deep learning, Quantum Information, Protein folding and Theory of Materials
Appl Deadline:2024/09/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/02/26, listed until 2024/10/01)
Position Description:   URMs  

The neural dynamics and computation group of Dr. Chengcheng Huang at the University of Pittsburgh has a research assistant position available. The Huang group studies how task and stimulus contexts change neuronal responses and the implications on neural coding. The successful candidate will carry out a research project under the guidance of the PI. The candidate will learn to simulate and analyze neuronal network activity, conduct population analysis of neuronal data and/or train recurrent neural networks for decision making tasks. The candidate will have the opportunity to work with our experimental collaborators at the University of Pittsburgh and the Carnegie Mellon University.     

Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in a quantitative discipline and strong programming skills.  The application needs to be submitted at the University of Pittsburgh electronically through our TalentCenter portal.  

Application reviews will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.  

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A210 Langley Hall
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA, 15260