The Yuste lab invites applications for a Staff Associate II beginning September 1, 2022. The Staff Associate II will perform research tasks related to the NSF grant NSF-ANR: REBIRTH: Understanding the Self-Assembly of the Nervous System of Hydra Vulgaris. The Staff Associate will perform the following tasks to advance the grant's research program:
Provide an analysis of neuroscience datasets generated by researchers – 25% Program code to give researchers analytic tools to understand their data – 25% Assist with scientific paper drafts and research reports to the funder – 25% Participate in conferences and other public venues to present the data and results – 25%
BA in area providing background in neurosciences, but Masters in area providing background in neuroscience preferred. Candidates also need the following experience and skills:
Previous work on Hydra neurobiology Programming experience with languages such as: Python, MATLAB, and C/C++ Fluency Computer programming experience in areas such as: Real-Time Embedded Programming Digital Signal Processing Image Analysis with OpenCV Engineering and mathematical background
Please upload a cover letter and CV to Columbia University's Academic Search and Recruiting system (ASR).
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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