2 PhD Position in Neuro-inspired Deep Learning // Toulouse, France

Profile : Candidates must have a strong background in computer vision and/or computational neuroscience and/or machine learning. Excellent python programming skills and Tensorflow/PyTorch experience are required. Exceptional candidates with a primary degree in Neuroscience and strong programming/quantitative abilities will also be considered.

The Lab : The positions will be based in Toulouse (France), with numerous opportunities to travel, in particular for visits to and close collaborations with the Serre lab at Brown University (USA). The successful candidates will become involved in a number of projects, depending on their particular interests, and will also have the opportunity to develop independent projects. They will be part of the AI Research Chairs held by Thomas Serre (“Reverse-engineering the brain”) and Rufin VanRullen (“Deep Learning with semantic, cognitive and biological constraints”). They will also benefit from a lively local community of Deep Learning researchers: the Toulouse Interdisciplinary Deep Learning “TIdDLe” group (https://tiddle-group.github.io).

Application : send a CV, a short (<1 page) explanation of research interests, and the name of 3 potential referees to thomas_serre@brown.eduand rufin.vanrullen@cnrs.fr

Positions will start in Fall 2019