Department of Statistics and Department of Electrical Engineering

1494 9339
Position ID:Stanford-SNI-STATNEURO [#9339]
Position Title: Faculty Position in Statistical Neuroscience
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Stanford, California 94305, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Electrical Engineering / biomedical, sustainability and others
Physics / Physics
Computer Science / All areas
Neurobiology / Neurobiology
Neuroscience / Neuroscience (more...)
Appl Deadline:2017/12/22 finished (posted 2017/08/01, finished 2018/05/25, listed until 2017/12/22)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Electrical Engineering, the Department of Statistics and the Stanford Neurosciences Institute at Stanford University invite applications for a tenure-track appointment at any level in statistical and computational neuroscience. Applicants are expected to have a doctoral degree in neuroscience, statistics, electrical engineering, physics, computer science, mathematics, or related disciplines. The home department of the chosen candidate is expected to be Electrical Engineering or Statistics, although other departments may be considered depending on the candidate’s area of research and teaching plan.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute creatively and in depth to statistical, computational or theoretical approaches to advance the field of neuroscience both through research and teaching. We are open to candidates working in a range of areas including theoretical or applied statistics, applied mathematics, algorithms, optimization, machine learning, data analysis, modeling, information theory, signal processing, and networks. Ideal candidates will demonstrate strong communication and leadership skills, and will be able to actively contribute to our rapidly growing institute and their home department.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, a statement of research and teaching interests, graduate transcripts, not more than one preprint/reprint, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted. All materials should be submitted online at Applications are guaranteed consideration if submitted by November 1, 2017.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
(650) 497-8019
318 Campus Drive
Suite S170
Stanford, CA 94305

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