The School of Engineering invites applications for a faculty position at the level of a tenure track Assistant Professor in Bio/Medical Instrumentation.
One PhD and one postdoctoral positions are available under the supervision of Timothée Proix in the Auditory Language Group led by Prof. Anne-Lise Giraud at the University of Geneva. The project aims at developing a large-scale model of speech production using intracranial EEG data, and lies at the interface between data analysis, dynamical systems modeling, and machine learning.
The candidate will contribute to acquisition and analysis of intracranial EEG data and speech recordings.
The candidate will develop theoretical tools using dynamical systems theory to model neural activity during speech production.
Applicants should have solid bases in maths/physics/bioengineering, prior experience in electrophysiological recordings and data analysis, as well as programming and machine learning skills.
Applicants should hold a master degree in maths/physics/informatics/engineering. Previous experience in dynamical systems modeling, neuroscience, and programming will be valued.
The research will be performed at Campus Biotech. The positions are funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, and salaries are in compliance with their guidelines.
The ideal start is early 2021, with some flexibility. Applications will be considered until the positions are filled. To apply, send a motivation letter, CV, and contact information for 2-3 references, as well as any other relevant documents to timothee.proix (at) unige.ch.
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