02 Jan

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Jobs Vacancy in Massey University Albany

Position
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Company
Massey University
Location
Albany AUK
Opening
02 Jan, 2018 30+ days ago

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow Jobs Vacancy in Massey University Albany Jobs Details:

The Institute of Natural & Mathematical Sciences seek to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Fellow for the research group of Professor Carlo Laing.

In this appointment you will be expected to contribute to the group’s research activities in the modelling of networks of neurons. You will have a strong background in applied mathematics, specifically nonlinear dynamical systems, and experience in numerical computation. Some knowledge of neuroscience, or a willingness to learn, is advantageous.

This position is for 3 years, requires a PhD qualification, and is based at the Auckland campus. For any further information, please contact Professor Carlo Laing via email: c.r.laing@massey.ac.nz

Job description Purpose statement The Research Fellow will contribute to the research activities of the Institute of Natural & Mathematical Sciences.

Responsible to The Head of Institute via Professor Carlo Laing.

Key accountabilities

  • Develop an active research programme and contribute to the ongoing research activities in mathematical modelling of neuronal networks.
  • Publish papers and other scholarly works in academic journals, books and other appropriate media.
  • Present research and participate at national and international academic conferences.
    TEACHING / SUPERVISION:
  • Support the Institutes teaching activities, and assist in the supervision of students at graduate and post-graduate level.
    UNIVERSITY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Ensure the observance of University policy and codes of practice in all teaching, research, community service, and administrative practices.
  • Contribute to the development of the Institute working environment of teamwork and cooperation.
    Any other duties as requested by the Head of Institute


  • Person specification Qualifications PhD in applied mathematics or similar field.

    Experience Experience in carrying out independent research ideally in the field of nonlinear dynamical systems/computational neuroscience.
    Experience of working as a member of a research team
    Scientific publications in a relevant research field

    Personal attributes and behaviours Ability to perform independent research
    Ability to work as part of a team
    Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written formats
    Initiative and enthusiasm
    A commitment to quality improvement, up-skilling and personal development
    A commitment to collegiality within and beyond the Institute

    Additional Pre-employment Checks N/A


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