Rubén Moreno-Bote’s lab. Foundation Sant Joan de Déu, Barcelona, Spain.

A position (PhD or Postdoc) is available in the group of Theoretical Neuroscience of Rubén Moreno-Bote in the Foundation Sant Joan de Déu, Barcelona, Spain.

Candidates are needed with Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science or similar backgrounds, ideally with knowledge of Neuroscience or Computational Neuroscience, and interested in theory and applications. Candidates with Psychology background, interested in mathematical modeling, will also be considered.

The candidate will develop state of the art mathematical techniques to understand neuronal dynamics and will have access to multielectrode recording neural data. He/she could be also involved in human behavior experiments and the development of models of visual perception. The candidate will benefit from the stimulating environment of Barcelona area in Theoretical and Systems Neuroscience and the opportunity of enjoying a lively city. Our lab forms part of a larger network of neuroscience labs in Barcelona (

The Foundation Sant Joan de Déu is a rapidly growing private research institution associated with the hospitals Sant Joan de Déu in Spain and the University of Barcelona. In the past recent years it has incorporated several new researchers in the area of Neuroscience and Cognitive Psychology, and the newly created Theoretical Neuroscience group will start activities on September 2011.

Financial support is provided by the Foundation Sant Joan de Déu, a Marie Curie IRG grant, and a Ramón y Cajal Award.

APPLICATION : A brief letter of motivation (only for postdoc applicants), a full CV in pdf format, and names and addresses of 2 referees should be sent to the following address:


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