23/09/2021

Postdoctoral Fellowship in COVID-19 prognosis - Bilbao, Bizkaia, Spain


Job Offer

Topics:

Machine Learning for COVID-19 prognosis

The postdoctoral researcher will work on the research project “Early prognosis of COVID-19 infections via machine learning” funded by AXA Research Fund.

PI in charge:

Santiago Mazuelas

Salary and conditions:

The gross annual salary of the Fellowship will be 28.000 - 32.000€.

It will then be on your own responsibility to make your yearly income declaration at the Bizkaia Treasury Agency.

There is a moving allowance for those researchers that come from a research institution outside the Basque Country up to EUR 2,000 gross.

Free access to the Public Health System in Spain is provided to all employees.

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Contract and offer:

1-year contract (with possible extension up to 2 years)

Deadline:

20th October 2021, 14:00 CET (UTC+1)

How to apply:

Applications must be submitted on-line at: http://www.bcamath.org/en/research/job

Scientific Profile Requested

Requirements:

  • Promising young researchers.

  • Applicants must have their PhD Degree preferable in Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics or related fields.

Skills and track-record:

 

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative research team.

  • Ability to present and publish research outcomes in spoken (talks) and written (papers) form.

  • Ability to effectively communicate and present research ideas to researchers and stakeholders with different backgrounds.

  • Flexibility to work on different topics and participate in multiple activities carried out by the research team

Scientific Profile:

The preferred candidate will have:

  • Demonstrated knowledge in Machine Learning techniques and Mathematics

  • Good programming skills in Python or Matlab

Application and Selection Process

Formal Requirements:

The selected candidate must have applied before the application deadline online at the webpage http://www.bcamath.org/en/research/job

The candidates that do not fulfil the mandatory requirements will not be evaluated with respect to their scientific profile.

Application:

Required documents:

  • CV

  • Letter of interest

  • 2 recommendation letters

  • Statement of past and proposed future research (2-3 pages)

Evaluation:

Based on the provided application documents of each candidate, the evaluation committee will evaluate qualitatively: the adaption of the previous training and career to the profile offered, the recommendation letters, the main results achieved (papers, proceedings, etc.), the letter of interest, and other merits; taking in account the alignment of these items to the topic offered.

Incorporation:

November 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter

The BCAM postdoctoral contract will start when the selected candidate has finished the PhD, i.e. after dissertation defence.

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