Deadline for application: Feb 20th 2019
The research group Modeling, Identification and Control Engineering (MICELab) is seeking a researcher (PhD holder or equivalent) to work on diabetes research in one of the leading groups in the development of the artificial pancreas worldwide.
Candidates will join a multidisciplinary and multi-center team developing projects conducted by the Universitat de Girona and the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia in collaboration with three leading research hospitals: Hospital Clínic i Universitari de Barcelona, Hospital Clínico Universitario de Valencia and Hospital Francesc de Borja de Gandía.
Research will be conducted on artificial pancreas and related technologies, such as continuous glucose monitoring and automatic patient monitoring using artificial intelligence techniques.
No. of positions available: 1
R3: Established Researcher (researchers who have developed a level of independence)
Required Education Level
- Degree: PhD or equivalent
- Degree Field:
- Computer science
a) PhD holding date*:
Between Jan 1st 2011 and Dec 31st 2016
b) Have, at the time of joining the recipient organisation, a minimum of 2 years’ postdoctoral experience outside of Spain. This postdoctoral experience may, irrespective of the type of link, have occurred in different institutions, provided that the total postdoctoral stay/visit is of at least two years.
c) They must not have resided or worked in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years prior to date of submission of the application. In the case of refugee researchers, the mobility rule shall be applied from the date of obtaining official recognition as a refugee under the 1951 Refugee Convention.
(* special conditions under certain situations)
Candidates should have experience in design and simulation of control systems and should demonstrate proficiency in modelling and simulation applications, preferably utilising Matlab/Simulink, and/or experience in machine learning techniques. The successful candidate must be enthusiastic and greatly interested in fundamental research. In addition to this, excellent communication skills are important for this position and a good command of the English language is required.
PROJECT TERM AND CONDITIONS
Terms and conditions of the grants for incorporating postdoctoral research staff into the Catalan science and technology system within the Beatriu de Pinós (BP) programme:
The Beatriu de Pinós 2018 Program is co-funded by the European Union through the COFUND program (contract number 801370) of the Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions under the framework program Horizon 2020 to hire researchers by excellence programs that foster of transnational mobility.
Grant duration: 3 years
More info: http://agaur.gencat.cat/en/beques-i-ajuts/convocatories-per-temes/Ajuts-per-a-la-incorporacio-de-personal-investigador-postdoctoral-al-sistema-catala-de-ciencia-i-tecnologia-dins-del-programa-Beatriu-de-Pinos-BP-2018
Enrolment will start in Fall 2019.
INFORMATION AND APPLICATION
You may contact Prof. Josep Vehí (email@example.com)
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 PhD 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