Position will remain open to applications until the position is filled. Priority consideration will be given to candidates who apply by 10/19/18.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/10/18 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.
Organized Research Units (ORUs) exist at UCSD to promote multidisciplinary Research and are intended to provide a supportive infrastructure for interdisciplinary research complementary to the academic goals of departments of instruction and research. The functions of an ORU are to facilitate research and research collaborations; disseminate research results through research conferences, meetings and other activities; strengthen graduate and undergraduate education by providing students with research training opportunities and access to facilities; seek extramural research funds; and carry out university and public service programs related to the ORU's research expertise.
The Institute for Neural Computation, an Organized Research Unit, is a community of researchers that investigate the neural and temporal bases of learning, human/robot social interactions, brain computer interfaces, and brain disorders.
INC has several major research and training projects within its structure:
1) The Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience is a center of INC that is developing software and hardware for a new type of mobile brain imaging using EEG primarily with army and navy funding.
2) The Temporal Dynamics of Learning Center, established in INC with a $33M grant from the National Science Foundation, pursues a new science of learning centered around the critical role of timing in the brain's learning functions, and applies this understanding to improve educational practice including helping children in classrooms and all of us to "learn to learn".
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