Physics Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Position ID:MIT-Physics Department-POSTDOCCS [#6492]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Researcher, Cognitive Systems
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics
Appl Deadline:2015/12/01 finished (posted 2015/10/09, finished 2016/03/25, listed until 2016/12/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The MIT Physics Department invites applications for a postdoctoral research position to work with Professor Max Tegmark on the physics of cognitive systems, in close collaboration with Tomaso Poggio, Edward Boyden and others associated with the Center for Brains, Minds & Machines ( Research interests at the interface of theoretical physics, computational neuroscience and artificial intelligence are a strong plus. Candidates interested in exploring ways to test theories with the state-of-the-art data we are measuring here are particularly welcome.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a brief description of research interests and goals and should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be uploaded to this site by December 1, 2015. A Ph.D. in physics or physics-related discipline, such as AI or computational neuroscience, is required by the start of employment. Any inquiries should be sent to

MIT is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

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