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Postdoctoral fellow (Collective Behaviour Lab)

  1. Date: 18.11.2019
  2. Location: Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown
  3. Employer: Champalimaud Foundation
  4. Job type: Full Time
  5. Position: Postdoctoral Positions
  6. Application start: 18.11.2019            

  7. About us

    The Collective Behaviour Lab is looking for a Postdoctoral fellow to work on a project aiming to study how animals decide in groups.

    The position involves:
    A) Quantitative Modelling
    B) Machine Learning Techniques
    C) Close collaboration with experimental colleagues

    More info about the lab’s research and team can be found at www.polaviejalab.org

    About you


    ~ PhD in Neuroscience, Mathematics, Engineering or other areas relevant to animal behavior;
    ~ Good capacity and value for teamwork and communication skills;
    ~ Ability to work independently
    ~ Fluency in English.
    ~ Experience with computer programming (e.g. C, Python, MatLab);

    Applications should be submitted to Gonzalo de Polavieja at: gonzalo.polavieja@neuro.fchamppalimaud.org

Latest Publications

  • Pardo-Vazquez JL, Castiñeiras-de Saa JR, Valente M, Damião I, Costa T, Vicente MI, Mendonça AG, Mainen ZF, Renart A (2019) The mechanistic foundation of Weber's law Nat. Neurosci. 22 (9)
  • Maia, A.; Oliveira, J.; Lajnef, M.; Mallet, L.; Tamouza, R.; Leboye, M.; Oliveira-Maia, A. J. (2019) Oxidative and nitrosative stress markers in obsessive-compulsive disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis Acta Psychiatr Scand
  • Brugada-Ramentol, Victoria; Clemens, Ivar; de Polavieja, Gonzalo G. (2019) Active control as evidence in favor of sense of ownership in the moving Virtual Hand Illusion
  • Rao-Ruiz, Priyanka; Couey, Jonathan J.; Marcelo, Ivo M.; Bouwkamp, Christian G.; Slump, Denise E.; Matos, Mariana R.; van der Loo, Rolinka J.; Martins, Gabriela J.; van den Hout, Mirjam; van IJcken, Wilfred F.; Costa, Rui M.; van den Oever, Michel C.; Kus (2019) Engram-specific transcriptome profiling of contextual memory consolidation Nat Commun
  • Huber, Elizabeth; Henriques, Rafael Neto; Owen, Julia P.; Rokem, Ariel; Yeatman, Jason D. (2019) Applying microstructural models to understand the role of white matter in cognitive development