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Postdoc and PhD student positions in Bio-inspired computation, University of Queensland

Published: 24 January 2013

Postdoc and PhD student positions in Bio-inspired Computation (Spiking neural networks and robotics) University of Queensland, Brisbane Australia The University of Queensland is seeking to recruit a postdoc and new PhD students for a project on bio-inspired computation. The aims of the project are to develop spiking neural networks for practical computation with the iRat robot.

Qualifications for the postdoc position: PhD in Computational Neuroscience, Robotics, Computer Science or related area.

PhD students should have 1st class honours in Computer Science or a related discipline and an interest in learning the following skills.

Essential Knowledge and Skills: Experience in simulation of spiking neural networks; excellent programming skills; practical and theoretical knowledge of bio-inspired computation; track record of publication of research findings in peer reviewed journals and conferences. Desired: Expertise in cognitive robotics; excellent mathematics or machine learning; experience in computational neuroscience and theory of computation.


The postdoc position description and application details are online at

Informal enquiries about the positions can be made to Prof Janet Wiles


PhD applicants can email a current CV.

Closing date: 10th February 2013


Professor Janet Wiles

School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering The University of Queensland

Cricos Provider: 00025B



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