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Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus-Senftenberg
The Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Electrical Engi­neering and Information Technology of Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus-Senftenberg, invites applications for a

Professorship (W3)
Computational Neuroscience

commencing at the earliest opportunity.
The Institute of Medical Technology of the BTU is looking for an internationally recognized scientist with a track record of research activities, external funding, and publications in the field of Computational Neuroscience. Preferably, the candidate’s research profile should include one or more of the following areas: clinical neurosciences, behavioral physiology or sensory-motor control. Applicants are expected to have an outstanding expertise in mathematical modeling of the physiology and pathology of neural systems as well as in their experimental validation in humans. The successful candidate will contribute to the BTU research topic on "Cognitive and Dependable Cyber-physical Systems". Furthermore, established international cooperations and networks with clinical partners are expected and should be developed further.
Teaching responsibilities include the representation of the own area of expertise within the curriculum as well as active involvement in the development of the new interdisciplinary Bachelor and Master courses in Medical Informatics at the BTU. In addition to lectures in Computational Neuroscience, new courses on topics such as Cognitive Neuroscience or Neurophysiology should be designed.
The successful candidate is expected to identify common interests with other research groups within the BTU, such as Intelligent Systems, Graphic Systems, Computational Cognition and Medical Diagnostic Systems.
For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Erich Schneider: Phone: +49 (0) 3573 / 85-621 / e-mail: erich.schneider@b-tu.de
Other duties result from the requirements set by § 42 Brandenburgisches Hoch­schul­gesetz (Higher Education Act of the State of Brandenburg - BbgHG) in conjunction with § 3 BbgHG.
Please refer to §§ 41 paragraph 1 No 1 - 4a and 43 BbgHG for prerequisites and conditions of employment.
Experience in the acquisition and realization of third-party funded projects is expected. Fields of research should be relevant for DFG (German Research Foundation) funding. Lectures are primarily to be held in German, fluency in English is expected.
BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg strives to increase the proportion of women in teaching and research and specifically encourages qualified female scientists to apply.
Qualified applicants with disabilities will be given priority.
As a family-oriented university, BTU offers a Dual Career Service.
The application, including academic certificates, curriculum vitae, a list of publi­cati­ons and scientific papers, as well as proof of teaching experience, should be sent - preferably in digital form - within a period of 6 weeks of the publication date of this announcement to: fakultaet1@b-tu.de, Dekan der Fakultät MINT - Mathematik, Informatik, Physik, Elektro- und Informationstechnik, BTU Cottbus- Senftenberg, Postfach 101344, 03013 Cottbus


Published on academics.com on date 4 October 2016
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