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NeuroAI Scholars Position at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Published Oct 20, 2020

CSHL is seeking outstanding candidates to join an innovative new program at the intersection of neuroscience and artificial intelligence (AI). Our goal is to help jumpstart a new “NeuroAI” field, applying insights from neuroscience to catalyze the development of next-generation artificial neural network systems. To forge this new area of research, CSHL has identified a critical need for a cohort of researchers trained in both neuroscience and AI. To meet this need, CSHL is introducing the NeuroAI Scholars Program, which will train AI experts in modern neuroscience by embedding them CSHL’s neuroscience labs.

The NeuroAI Scholars position is an independent research position designed for exceptional AI researchers. We encourage applicants who have recently received a Ph.D. as well as those who have spent time in academia or industry after graduation. Under mentorship from CSHL’s Neuroscience faculty, NeuroAI Scholars are expected to establish their own research programs while leveraging collaborations with AI communities. NeuroAI Scholars are provided with a salary commensurate with their experience. Appointments are generally awarded for a period of two years.


The NeuroAI program will build on CSHL’s programs in neuroscience and AI, and its existing strengths in neural circuits, rodent cognition, perception, social behavior, neural development, neurogenetics, theoretical and computational neuroscience, synaptic function, and brain disorders. Applications from women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged. CSHL is dedicated to building and maintaining a diverse work environment.


To apply, please submit a cover letter that includes an explanation of your interest in neuroscience, CV and a one-page description of research accomplishments to: cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/17342 . Position ID: 02748-R . Please request two references to email their letter of recommendation to neuroaischolars@cshl.edu . We will be evaluating applications on a quarterly basis starting on November 1st 2020. Multiple positions are available. Inquiries regarding the search should be directed to: neuroaischolars@cshl.edu .


Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned research and educational institution with programs in neuroscience, artificial intelligence, quantitative biology, bioinformatics, cancer and plant biology. Located on the North Shore of Long Island 30 miles from New York City, the Laboratory has a rich and successful research environment, as well as an innovative graduate school. CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

For more information: www.cshl.edu

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