Application deadline: ASAP
The Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS) is seeking for a highly motivated PhD student with background in physics, mathematics or computational sciences (Artificial Intelligence) interested in applying her/his expertise to the improvement of people health. Having proven excellence in mathematics or physics is a requirement.
The student is going to work under the supervision of a clinical scientist with expertise in systems medicine (Pablo Villoslada) and a physicist expert in systems biology and dynamical systems (Jordi Garcia-Ojalvo). Both researchers have been working together in the last 10 years in the application of systems biology to the modeling of Multiple Sclerosis, including mentoring several PhD students and postdocs. Therefore, the applicant should work in a multidisciplinary team composed by physicians, physicists, computational scientists and bioinformaticians, requiring good team-work skills.
Leadership abilities will be highly valuated in order to drive the project to the optimal solutions and interacting with several teams from the different European projects we are participating. IDIBAPS provides significant freedom to develop the research projects and impulse creativity, which also implies significant responsibility for accomplishing the tasks and objectives of the project. Short-term research stays would in the collaborating research groups of the Sys4MS, CombiMS, MultipleMS projects are expected, as well as in other top research centers in Europe or USA in the field of systems biology and precision medicine. The team has also great expertise in translational research and innovation, having obtained several patents and created several start-ups, which would benefit the trainee.
More information on the job opening can be found here.