Postdoc researcher at SPECS Research Group


Application Deadline: 27/09/2019
Ref: PD-PV

The Synthetic, Perceptive, Emotive and Cognitive Systems (SPECS) group at the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) is looking for a Postdoctoral Researcher to contribute to a research program to advance the neural and behavioral mechanisms underlying brain changes taking place after stroke, such as language (aphasia) and cognitive decline

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Main tasks and responsibilities / The successful candidate will develop research involving:

 

  • The understanding of brain mechanism underlying aphasia after stroke
  • Clinical testing and modeling of novel neurorehabilitation solutions after stroke
  • Applications of neurotechnology to test embodiment and consciousness

 

Requirements for candidates:

 

  • Degree and Master on any field on Neuroscience, Computational Neuroscience, Neurorehabilitation
  • Multidisciplinary qualifications (Neuroscience, Imaging, Modeling, Statistics etc.) and knowledge on Neurorehabilitation, Virtual Reality, Game Engine (specifically gamification for health will be a plus).
  • Competencies and skills: Modeling, Programming, Data analysis, Communication, Teamwork, Commitment, Proactivity, Collegiality, Integrity, Critical and Analytical thinking.
  • High level of English

 

We Offer:

 

  • Number of available positions: 1
  • Starting date: October 1st 2019
  • Working conditions:
  • Full time 3-year contract. Very competitive salary.
  • Measures to reconcile work and family life (maternity and paternity leave, flexible schedule working hours, teleworking, 23 working days of paid holidays, 9 leave days for personal matters, among others).
  • Professional development opportunities: IBEC has a Training catalogue in technical and transferable skills and organises seminars and PhD discussions. Mobility grants are offered. Mentoring programme for Postdoctoral researchers.
  • Induction programme to facilitate incorporation at IBEC and additional support is provided for foreigners to obtain Visa-working permit and to install in Barcelona.

 

How to apply:

 

Interested applicants should send their CV, cover letter and the contact of two referees to: jobs@ibecbarcelona.eu before 27/09/2019

 

 

Principles of the selection process:

 

IBEC is committed to the principles of the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers of the European Commission and the Open, Transparent and Merit based Recruitment principles. Thus, there are no restrictions of citizenship or gender and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

 

Who we are?

 

The Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia, IBEC is an interdisciplinary research center focused on Bioengineering and Nanomedicine based in Barcelona. IBEC is one of the top research institutions named as a Severo Ochoa Research Centre by Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (in charge of research and innovation policy in Spain), which recognizes excellence at the highest international level in terms of research, training, human resources, outreach and technology transfer.

 

IBEC’s mission is to develop international high-quality interdisciplinary research that, while creating knowledge, contributes to making a better quality of life, improving health and creating wealth. A close link with key universities, reference hospitals and corporations, are assets that facilitate achieving the mission.

 

IBEC was established in 2005 by the Generalitat de Catalunya (Autonomous Government of Catalonia), the University of Barcelona (UB) and the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC).

 

IBEC is located within the Barcelona Science Park and is managing 3.800 square meters facilities, 21 research groups and a team of researchers and support services of 300 people from 30 different countries.  www.ibecbarcelona.eu