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CDN Roundup

May 2023


CDN Community Call

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Michael Beyeler
Background: Michael earned his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and a Masters in Biomedical Engineering from ETH Zurich, Switzerland. He earned a PhD in Computer Science from UC Irvine. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the labs of Ione Fine (Psychology, Institute for Neuroengineering) and Ariel Rokem (eScience Institute) at the University of Washington, where he developed computational models of bionic vision.
Current Role: Michael is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Computer Science and Psychological & Brain Sciences at UC Santa Barbara, where he directs the Bionic Vision Lab, an interdisciplinary research group interested in the computational modeling of human, animal, computer, and prosthetic vision to elucidate the science behind bionic technologies that may one day restore useful vision to people living with incurable blindness. He is also the Associate Director of the UCSB Center for Virtual Environments and Behavior (ReCVEB) and recipient of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award as well as the prestigious DP2 New Innovator Award.
Michael’s research focuses on the development of novel methods and algorithms to interface sight recovery technologies such as retinal implants with the human visual system, with the ultimate goal of restoring useful vision to the blind. Read more about Michael’s research here.
Outside of work: Michael enjoys spending time with his family, particularly playing with his young son outdoors.
Connect with Michael: Learn more about Michael and how to get in touch by checking out his profile in the CDN Member Directory which includes links to his website and social media profiles. 
Discover more members of the CDN by searching the CDN Member Directory. Add yourself to the directory by filling out this form.


  • 5 key takeaways from our neuroscience career panel. (ADSA)
  • How I use ChatGPT responsibly in my teaching. (Nature)
  • Leaving academia for industry? Here's how to handle salary negotiations. (Nature)
  • Teaching students how to work with and understand the limits of data. (UA)
  • Skills-First: Reimagining the labor market and breaking down barriers 2023. (LinkedIn)
  • What to know about applying for a job offering below your pay range. (CNBC)
  • The 25 highest-paying internships of 2023. (Glassdoor)
  • How Tristan Guillevin became a data visualization freelancer. (PolicyViz podcast; 39.5 min.)
  • How to get hired in a tough job market - tips for the class of 2023. (CNBC)
  • Interviewing for USA Earth Sciences faculty positions. (Earth Science Women's Network; 72.5 min. video)
  • Keeping your confidence up during a lengthy job search. (HBR)
  • The NIH is hosting an informational webinar on its New Innovator Award on June 29 at 2 PM - 3:30 PM EDT. The award supports exceptionally creative early-career investigators who propose innovative, high-impact projects in biomedical, behavioral, or social science. (NIH)
  • Software engineering practices in academia: Promoting the 3Rs - readability, resilience, and reuse. (HDSR)
  • Grants and scholarships for underrepresented students in tech. (Last Mile Education Fund)
  • The 10 fastest-growing jobs over the next 5 years, according to an analysis by the World Economic Fund. (CNBC)
  • The 10 most in-demand job skills right now, according to the World Economic Forum. (CNBC)
  • How to optimize your career preparation. (Inside Higher Ed)
  • A practical guide to time tracking for early-career researchers. (Nature)
  • Cities with the most satisfied workers. (Glassdoor)
  • What I learned in my first year as a director of data science. (Towards Data Science)
  • The Universität Hamburg is seeking a research associate for the project Cluster of Excellence Advanced Imaging of Matter. Apply by May 18.
  • Several postdoctoral opportunities in genomic epidemiology or molecular epidemiology are available at the International Agency for Research on Cancer at the WHO. Apply by May 19.
  • AI & Equality is inviting folks to submit think pieces and articles for their first AI & Equality Community Publication. Deadline is May 20.
  • The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking an associate research programmer or research programmer. Apply by May 22.
  • The Global Fishing Watch is seeking a junior data scientist to join the Research and Innovation team. Apply by May 22.
  • The University of Southern California is seeking a postdoctoral scholar in quantitative marine ecology. Apply by May 26.
  • UVA is seeking a 1-year and 3-year assistant professor in the Department of Statistics. Apply by May 27.
  • Experiments, a project supported by Schmidt Futures, is issuing seed grants up to $10,000 for new, low-cost tools for science. Apply by May 31 (but highly encouraged to ASAP).
  • The SPARC Data and Resource Center (DRC), with funding from the NIH, will host a cloud-based 3-day codeathon on Aug. 5-7, 2023. Pitch your ideas to make Neuromodulation data more FAIR and expand the use of NIH SPARC tools and resources by June 8.
  • The Section on Functional Imaging Methods, a research group within the National Institute of Mental Health is seeking a scientific programmer. Apply by June 9.
  • The Gertrude Sergievsky Center at Columbia University Medical Center is seeking a postdoctoral research scientist with formal training in bioinformatics, statistical genetics, data science, or genetic epidemiology. Apply by July 16.
  • The US Census Bureau is seeking survey statisticians and supervisory survey statisticians.
  • Postdoc and research intern vacancies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  • UMass Lowell is seeing a postdoctoral research associate with training in social determinants of health to join their data science research team at the UMass BioNLP group.
  • Data & Society is seeking a researcher with expertise in assessing the performance and impacts of algorithmic systems and a senior researcher/project director to oversee the strategy and coordination of their AI research agenda.
  • BDO is hiring ADA & Emerging Methods interns for summer 2024.
  • RTI is seeking an application systems analyst to assist the development and management of informatics efforts for clinical epidemiological research studies.
  • Pinterest is hiring a remote data scientist.
  • The National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH) is looking to expand its pool of peer reviewers with mental health researchers who can bring diverse perspectives to the peer review process.
  • The eScience Institute at the University of Washington is hiring 2 full-time, social science researchers with strengths in data-intensive methods to join their team as a Data Scientist.
  • The Stanford Center for Research on Foundation Models is seeking a research engineer with research experience in AI/ML.
  • Gallup is seeking a data analyst and senior python developer for their office in Omaha.
  • MassMutual is seeking a data software engineer for its office in Boston.
  • Woods Hole Oceanography Institute is seeking a research assistant to join the Geology and Geophysics Department.

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