Postdoctoral position in artificial intelligence and image analysis (Data science)

We are looking for a researcher with a PhD degree in neuroscience, biology, pharmacology, or related field, with a background in programming, and experience in image analysis to apply artificial intelligence tools. Research groups in our centre produce data (images) that frequently require human interface for their analysis. This postdoctoral position involves working in collaboration with other researchers to apply advanced analysis tools.

Within the new IKUR strategy framework, the successful candidate will collaborate with the different laboratories at ACHUCARRO and the other IKUR associates to unravel the capabilities of advanced tools like machine learning, deep learning, etc. and their application to neuroscience, with the final aim of contributing to understand the brain and neurological diseases.

We are committed to provide an exciting work environment, in a young and growing research institution, with access to complementary technologies and expertise. We offer an initial 3-years contract, with a gross annual salary of 28300 euros.

Summary Information

Application Deadline: December 10, 2021 (extended deadline)
Profile of candidates:
  • PhD in Neuroscience, Biology, Pharmacology, or any related field.
  • Experience with programming languages and tools.
  • Previous experience with AI tools for Machine Learning, Deep Learning will be an asset.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

The position will be open until covered. We would like the successful candidate to start working by January 2022.

How to Apply

The candidates should send a complete a motivation letter, an abridged CV and, if possible, two references to


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