Postdoctoral Fellow in Neurobiology

Harvard University




Title Postdoctoral Fellow in Neurobiology
School Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department/Area Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Position Description
We are seeking a postdoctoral researcher with expertise in AI, deep learning and neuroscience. We expect the postdoc to be able to work independently and contribute intellectually to broader research themes and directions in the lab, but specifically to the development of our virtual rodent platform for simulating behavior in biomechanically realistic models.
The starting date for this one-year, term appointment is February 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter. The appointment may be extended for up to three years, contingent on demonstrated success and continued availability of funding.

Situated in the Harvard University, the Olveczky Lab investigates the neural basis of compex behaviors using rodents as our model organisms. We are part of Harvard’s Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and the Center for Brain Science.
Basic Qualifications
    • A Ph.D. degree in Neuroscience, Computer science or related areas;
    • Hands-on experience with, or a strong interest in scientific programming;
    • Fluency in English written and oral communication.


Additional Qualifications  
Special Instructions
Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please upload the following materials.

1. Cover letter summarizing your research experience and your interest in the position.

2. Curriculum vitae including full list of publications and awards (if applicable).

3. Up to three representative peer-reviewed publications or pre-prints, ideally including at least one first-authored output.

4. Names and contact information of three references. Please note that references are not required at the time of application; referees will be contacted after an initial screening.
Contact Information
Professor Bence Olveczky
Contact Email
Equal Opportunity Employer
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.
Minimum Number of References Required 3
Maximum Number of References Allowed 5

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Publication
  2. Publication 2
  3. Publication 3