Position Summary: We need your help to map the brain!The Seung Lab is looking for bright, energetic, and rad people to join our neuroscience lab as image analysts. A background in the field is *not* needed: many in our lab have degrees in the arts and humanities. What is key is an interest in scientific innovation and an appreciation for gaming.The lab maintains an atmosphere that is relaxed, friendly, and permeated by a slightly dark sense of humor. The position includes flexible, student-friendly work hours, fair compensation, and the warm satisfaction of working FOR SCIENCE!Interested? Great! Register an account at our online game, EyeWire (eyewire.org), and try your hand at 100 cubes. If you think you've got what it takes, contact us by applying to this job posting directly. Include your resume, your EyeWire username, and tell us why you'd like to work here.Responsibilities- Reconstruct 3D models of neurons- Generate data to train our artificial intelligence- Beta test new lab softwareQualifications- Excellent visuospatial skills for 3D gameplay- Completed 100 cubes in EyeWire (eyewire.org) ? send us your username!- Good oral & written communication skillsThe Seung Lab is trying to tease apart the mysteries of neuroscience by leading the charge into connectomics. The team is using the latest techniques in artificial intelligence, computer vision, parallel computing, and crowdsourcing to map every neuron in the brain and all their connections. Read more at our website, seunglab.org.EyeWire is the Seung Lab affiliated, citizen science game in which players color neuro images to reconstruct 3D models of neurons and map the brain. Over 100,000 players from 130 countries have registered to help make neuroscience discoveries. You can read more about it and the Seung Lab at http://bit.ly/RecruitingHelpGamers and http://bit.ly/AllCircuitsAreBusy.
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