(CERRADO) PhD and postdoctoral positions at BCAM

BCAM, the Basque Center for Applied Mathematics whose mission is to develop high quality interdisciplinary research in the frontiers of Applied Mathematics, has opened the following the positions…

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Mathematical Neuroscience

Nro Positions PI Position Offered Basis & Rules Application Form Deadline
1 S. Rodrigues Postdoctoral Fellowship at the interface between Algebraic Topology and Neuronal systems PDF website 05/DEC/17
All applications must be submitted on-line. Please, do not hesitate to contact BCAM if you need further information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

PhD Fellowships INPhINT 2018 "LaCaixa" 

11 PhD project thesis at BCAM

La Caixa foundation has published the call for 57 PhD fellowships in the framework of the "INPhINIT" program. The deadline is February 1st, 2018.  INPhINIT targets the most motivated PhD candidates by addressing the research areas in which Spain excels: Bio and Health Sciences, Technology, Physics, Engineering and Mathematics.  INPhINIT recruits per call 57 Early-Stage Researchers of any nationality, who enjoy a 3-year employment contract.

BCAM – Basque Center for Applied Mathematics, is a "Severo Ochoa" Centre and Host Institution in INPhINIT call. BCAM mission is to develop high quality interdisciplinary research in the frontiers of Applied Mathematics. The profiles offered are:

Research area PI PhD project thesis How to apply and further information Application Form
Applied Analysis A.Zarnescu Mathematical Design of Complex Materials PDF website
Applied Statistics D.J. Lee Sparse array regression and variable selection in high-dimensional problems PDF website
Applied Statistics M.X.  Rodríguez Statistical modelling of high-throughput phenotypic data in plant breeding PDF website
Mathematical Neuroscience S. Rodrigues Controlling Neurons in Real-Time PDF website
Mathematical Neuroscience S. Rodrigues Modelling and Unravelling Complex Neuron Communication PDF website
Machine Learning J.A. Lozano Rare event prediction with machine learning methods PDF website
Heuristic Optimization J.A. Lozano Estimation of Distribution Algorithms for Combinatorial Optimization Problems with Constraints PDF website
Machine Learning J.A. Lozano Data mining of stream time series PDF website
Computational Mathematics D. Pardo Multi-scale Refined Isogeometric Analysis (rIGA) for the Efficient Simulation of Elasto-acoustic Properties of Porous Rocks PDF website
Computational Mathematics M. Barton Efficient Flank Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machining  with Generally-Curved Milling Tools PDF website
Statistical Physics G. Pagnini Wildfire Propagation Modelling PDF website
The conditions are the following:
  • 3-years contract 
  • Incorporation date: October 2018. January 2019 under extraordinary circumstances. 
  • 104.400 euros (34.800 euros per year) including salary, employee social security contribution, income taxes and all compulsory employers' contributions, this is equivalent to a gross salary approx 26.000 euro - 28.000 euro per year.
  • 10.692 euros (3.564 euros per year) for research costs such as conferences and workshops attendance, short-stays, consumables and intellectual property costs, among others. 
  • PhD Award of 7.500 euros will be granted to researchers that submit their thesis within 6 months after the end of the fellowship. 
  • Complementary training programme: 
  • Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurship workshops by Oxford University Innovation. 
  • Professional and Career Development sessions by Vitae. 
  • High-quality academic and industrial secondments. 
  • Participation in outreach and social events of la Caixa Foundation
 Eligibility requirements:
  • At the time of recruitment (start date of the contract with the Research Centre), candidates must be in the first four years (full-time equivalent research experience) of their research careers and not yet have been awarded a doctoral degree. 
  • At the time of recruitment, candidates must comply with one of the following options: 
  • To have completed the studies that lead to an official Spanish (or from another country of the European Higher Education Area) university degree awarding 300 ECTS credits, of which at least 60 ECTS credits must correspond to master level. 
  • To have completed a degree in a non-Spanish university not adapted to the European Higher Education Area that gives access to doctoral studies. The verification of an equivalent level of studies to the ones mentioned above will be made by the university when the admission procedure starts. 
  • Mobility Rule: Candidates must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the recruitment date. Short stays such as holidays will not be taken into account. 
  • Demonstrable level of English (B2 or higher). 
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