AISB convention 2017

  In the run up to AISB2017 convention, I've asked Joanna Bryson, from the organising team, to answer few questions about the convention and what comes with it. Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie (https://twitter.com/mohmaj) Tu...


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Harold Cohen

Harold Cohen, tireless computer art pioneer dies at 87   Harold Cohen at the Tate (1983) Aaron image in background   Harold Cohen died at 87 in his studio on 27th April 2016 in Encintias California, USA.The first time I hear...


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Dancing with Pixies?...

At TEDx Tottenham, London Mark Bishop (the former chair of the Society) demonstrates that if the ongoing EU flagship science project - the 1.6 billion dollar "Human Brain Project” - ultimately succeeds in understanding all as...


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Computerised Minds. ...

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Connection Science

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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Scientist position in brain image analysis in Animal MRI, U of N Carolina


Contact: martin_styner@ieee.org

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Scientist position at the Neuro Image Analysis Laboratory, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the area of Biomedical Image Analysis focusing on MRI in primates, mice, rats and dogs.  The position entails image analysis research for the development and application of image analysis tools in regard to brain studies of primate and rodent using diffusion tensor imaging and structural MRI. Specifically the target projects include
*  Investigating brain connectivity in mouse models of schizophrenia, autism and Fragile-X
*  Investigating brain developmental changes in mouse and rat models of intra-uterine exposure to cocaine and alcohol
*  Investigating brain developmental changes in primate models of flu exposure

The Neuro Image Analysis Laboratory provides a unique interdisciplinary research environment incorporating collaborations with top-of-the-field researchers in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Radiology, Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Neurology, and Cell-Biology. The candidate will benefit from mentorship of a diverse research team and will be exposed to cutting-edge technology. We are looking for an applicant with a strong background in Medical Image Analysis (Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Applied Mathematics).  Knowledge of ITK and VTK libraries is a plus. The successful applicant will be able to conduct solid, independent research, with good interpersonal, and communication skills.

The position is open immediately and the salary compensation is competitive. For consideration, please submit your application preferably in one single PDF-document including cover letter, a full CV, and the names and email addresses of three references to martin_styner@ieee.org, with subject line "Open Animal MRI position: (your name)". For more information please email Martin Styner (martin_styner@ieee.org). UNC offers an outstanding environment for research and professional opportunities for growth and collaboration. UNC is an equal employment opportunity employer and smoke-free environment. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Additional information about our research is available on these web pages:
http://www.cs.unc.edu/~styner, http://www.ndrc.unc.edu/, http://www.conte.unc.edu/

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Martin Styner, PhD. Eng. ETH
Research Assistant Professor
Neuro Image Analysis Laboratory
Neurodevelopmental Disorders Research Center
Departments of Psychiatry  and Computer Science
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill