Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit


Study and Work

The Gatsby Unit offers doctoral and postdoctoral training through unique programmes, and an outstanding research environment for permanent academic staff.


4-Year PhD Programme

The Unit offers unique training at the interface of Theoretical Neuroscience and Machine Learning, including a first year of taught modules. Our innovative programme is highly competitive, with approximately five students being accepted each year. For more details visit our PhD Programme page.

Joint Gatsby-SWC Postdoctoral Fellowship

We have created a position for early career researchers who wish to gain research independence. The fellowship aims to bridge theoretical and computational neuroscience with experimental neuroscience, bringing the Gatsby and SWC communities closer. Click here for more details. 

Postdoctoral Training Fellowships

The Unit offers opportunities for postdoctoral fellows to conduct cutting-edge research in Theoretical Neuroscience and Machine Learning. Postdoctoral positions are typically held for a maximum of three years. For opportunities see our vacancies page.