PhD scholarships at the University of Girona, Spain

Deadline for application: Oct 14th 2019

The research group Modeling, Identification and Control Engineering (MICELab), led by Prof. Josep Vehí, is looking for candidates in one of the following profiles:

Profile 1

Applicants must have completed a master’s degree in engineering (Computer Science or similar) and have experience in the application of artificial intelligence methods and tools. Successful candidates will have a track record of hands-on the application of data mining and machine learning methods.

As part of our research team, some examples of core responsibilities will be:

  • Design machine learning models and data mining profiles of clinical data
  • Analysis of clinical data from diabetic patients
  • Development of an integrated solution for related clinical trials

Profile 2

Applicants must have completed a master’s degree in engineering (Computer Science / Electric or Electronic Engineering or similar) and have experience in Android programming and IoT device Integration. To be successful in this position, applicants must be proficient with Android, Java, and Android Studio.

As part of our research team, some examples of core responsibilities will be:

  • Design Android applications in the area of the artificial pancreas
  • Working with IoT paradigm for our connected diabetics management solutions
  • Real-time integration with external hardware and sensors
  • Development of an integrated Android solution for related clinical trials

Qualifications

The successful candidate must be enthusiast and greatly interested in research and in technology transfer. In addition to this, excellent communication skills are important for this position and a good command of the English language is required.

In order to be eligible, the researchers must:

  • Have completed the studies for admission to a doctoral programme between 1 January 2017 and the time of submission of the application;

* More requirements: http://agaur.gencat.cat/en/beques-i-ajuts/convocatories-per-temes/Ajuts-per-a-la-contractacio-de-personal-investigador-novell-FI-2020?moda=1

Submission term

From 01.10.2019 to 14.10.2019

Project term

Enrolment will start in early 2020. The Ph.D. student will be appointed for a period of one year, extensible up to three years. Enrolment and salary are according to the Spanish Universities regulations.

 

INFORMATION AND APPLICATION

You may contact Prof. Josep Vehí (josep.vehi @ udg.edu)

Interested applicants are invited to send their Curriculum Vitae, academic records, the names of two professional referees, a list of publications, a summary of their M.Sc. thesis and a cover letter stating their motivation, to

Prof. Josep Vehí

Institut d’Informatica i Aplicacions

Campus Montilivi. Edifici P4

Universitat de Girona

17071 Girona. SPAIN

josep.vehi @ udg.edu