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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Post Doctoral Fellow in Atlanta, Georgia

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Helps design and conducts research experiments on developing control and machine learning algorithms for closed-loop brain stimulation, while receiving advanced training to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent in neural engineering, neuroscience, electrical engineering or related fields. Experience with design and implementation of machine learning, reinforcement learning and control algorithms, experimental skills in electrophysiology, excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially in a multidisciplinary research environment.

Additional Details: The Emory University Department of Biomedical Informatics, in the School of Medicine, is recruiting for a post doctorate in the area of neuromodulation, computational neuro-engineering, machine learning, and signal processing applied to conduct high quality research with a particular focus on developing advanced neurostimulation control systems. Working in a multi-disciplinary team of computer scientists, engineers and neuroscientists, this represents an opportunity to advance an academic career with strong mentorship and collaboration across schools and units.

Strong motivation for research at the interface of artificial intelligence and neuroscience and a strong sense of responsibility to complete research in a timely manner are required. The position will be for one year in the first instance but with a strong likelihood of continuing for several years if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Candidates for post doctorate positions are expected to work proactively, participate in research discussions, publish scholarly research papers, and disseminate research results.

Strong programming skills in Matlab and/or Python are essential; Experience with developing and implementing machine learning and signal processing algorithms in the setting of electrophysiological experiments is a strong plus.

Interested applicants should submit current CV via the online application form and send a copy with a statement of their career aspirations and interests to b.mahmoudi [at]

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Job Number 55528

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: BMI: Admin

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable