The Institute for Neuroinformatics of the Faculty for Informatics is looking for a
The Institute for Neural Computation is a central research institute at Ruhr-University Bochum, see https://www.ini.rub.de/. It focuses on the dynamics and learning of perception and behaviour on a functional level but is otherwise very diverse, ranging from neurophysiology and psychophysics over computational neuroscience to machine learning and technical applications.
We are looking for an excellent and highly motivated PhD student to join the "Theory of Neural Systems" group led by Prof. Dr. Laurenz Wiskott. The PhD student will be working in scalable machine learning and will be co-supervised by Dr. Anand Subramoney. The appointment will be for three years starting as soon as possible. Salary is 75% of salary scale TV-L E13. A later increase of working hours is possible.
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The load of teaching will be calculated according to § 3 of Lehrverpflichtungsverordnung (state of North Rhine-Westphalia).
Opportunity to do a PhD (Dr).
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- CV with contact information for two references
- transcript of records for MSc and BSc
- a statement of purpose describing your research interests and why you think you are a good fit for this position