Emory College of Arts and Sciences is calling for applications for a one year research training Fellowship for top undergraduate students interested in Computational Neuroscience research. Students must be at least one year from graduation to be eligible to apply. Funded by the National Institutes of Health, Fellows will receive a stipend of $10,000 for the year, which includes SURE summer program support, and a conference travel allowance. Research will be conducted with Faculty at Emory University whose labs are modeling or analyzing neural data. Fellows will need to complete a training curriculum designed to enhance quantitative skills and learn about Computational Neuroscience. In particular, this includes a biweekly Journal Club or Methods Clinic session, and an annual weekend retreat.
Deadline to apply: 11 PM, Tuesday, February 21, 2017
1) Statement of interest
3) Name of a recommenders (ideally faculty who you have done research with, or otherwise know well). We will contact recommender for letter when needed.
3) Research plan (1 page of planned area of research, concrete project if known, and faculty mentor name(s). It is best to already be on board with your mentor(s).
3) Copy of an unofficial college transcript (3.5 GPA required)
4) Planned personalized schedule for Computational Neuroscience Curriculum. Note that the 1 year stipend period can either start in summer 2017, and include summer research this summer, or is expected to result in summer research in 2018.
The overall Curriculum must include Introduction to Neurobiology (NBB 301) and the accompanying Computer Lab (NBB 301L); and Introduction to Computational Neuroscience (Emory BIO450) OR Physics/Biology 212 Computational Modeling for Scientists and Engineers, and Introduction to Research Careers (within SURE summer program); and 1 year of research. Fellowship research is eligible for the Emory Honors Program and for class credit.For questions please contact Prof. Dieter Jaeger at firstname.lastname@example.org.