04/03/2019

CINBIO 32-33. Postdoc Researcher on Natural Language Processing and Agent Based Modelling in Health


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    CINBIO University of Vigo
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer scienceModelling tools
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    25/03/2019 12:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Ourense
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    02/05/2019
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    CINBIO-32-33

Profile: The Biomedical Research Center (CINBIO) offers two full-time interim postdoctoral positions to highly motivated and qualified researchers on “developing novel applications and tools in health domain using NLP and ABM techniques”, related to the area of Bioinformatics, in the SI-04 group (SING, Sistemas Informáticos de Nueva Generación), based in Ourense

 

Time frame: 3.5 months (starting on may 2019), for each position.

 

Mandatory Degrees:

  • Degree in Computer Science.
  • PhD degree, related to the use of natural language processing techniques or agent based modelling applied to Health domain.

Expected Skills:

  • Sound experience in the development of automated workflows using text mining approaches applied to the biomedical domain.
  • Sound experience in the design of specific pipelines to process and analyse social networks related to health.
  • High expertise in the stages of conception, implementation and evaluation of state-of-the-art approaches to carry out labelling and semantic annotation of texts.
  • Experience in developing web applications and visual artefacts especially conceived for large volumes of information.
  • High experience in deploying automatic classification and annotation models for biomedical bibliometrics.
  • Expertise in development and configuration of computational tools for physical modelling and simulation of cellular process at low level.
  • Long-term validated experience in Java programming, database management and data mining.
  • Experience in using agent-based modelling platforms, such as Repast or MASON
  • Language skills: English
  • Visibly high communication skills and ability to work in a research team.

 

Salary:  It is 2000 €/month, before taxes (gross salary + employee social costs). It is also covered end of contract compensation, and social security costs from employer side.

 

Evaluation Criteria:

  • Official Academic degrees: 40%
  • CV, proved experience related to the post: 60%.

Candidates have to send, together with the APPLICATION FORM, ANNEX II, these documents:

1.- Official Degrees. (Academic records). (name the file: cinbio32-33_YourName_ Degrees).

2.- Curriculum vitae (name the file: cinbio32-33_YourName_CV). This should include:

  • Experience in research projects, and outcomes (publications, patents, etc).
  • International stays: extension, Institution, and work performed.

3.- Cover letter, summarizing the applicant’s career and experience, and interest (one A4 page in pdf format, please name the file cinbio32-33_YourName_Letter).

 

Please, send these pdf documents to: cinbio@uvigo.es, indicating in email subject the reference: CINBIO 32-33. Postdoc Researcher on Natural Language Processing and Agent Based Modelling in Health

Application deadline:  25 MARCH 2019 (12:00 hours, local time).

 

Evaluation process:

The Evaluation Board may request a personal interview, and it will decide on selection and hiring.

Please, find more information about CINBIO, in our website:  www.cinbio.es; and follow the recruitment process here: http://cinbio.es/en/category/job-opportunities/

Benefits

Salary:  It is 2000 €/month, before taxes (gross salary + employee social costs). It is also covered end of contract compensation, and social security costs from employer side.

Eligibility criteria

Evaluation Criteria:

  • Official Academic degrees: 40%
  • CV, proved experience related to the post: 60%.

Candidates have to send, together with the APPLICATION FORM, ANNEX II, these documents:

1.- Official Degrees. (Academic records). (name the file: cinbio32-33_YourName_ Degrees).

2.- Curriculum vitae (name the file: cinbio32-33_YourName_CV). This should include:

  • Experience in research projects, and outcomes (publications, patents, etc).
  • International stays: extension, Institution, and work performed.

3.- Cover letter, summarizing the applicant’s career and experience, and interest (one A4 page in pdf format, please name the file cinbio32-33_YourName_Letter).

 

Please, send these pdf documents to: cinbio@uvigo.es, indicating in email subject the reference: CINBIO 32-33. Postdoc Researcher on Natural Language Processing and Agent Based Modelling in Health

Application deadline:  25 MARCH 2019 (12:00 hours, local time).

Selection process

Evaluation process:

The Evaluation Board will assess the candidates’ expertise, it may request a personal interview, and it will decide on selection and hiring.

Please, find more information about CINBIO, in our website:  www.cinbio.es; and follow the recruitment process here: http://cinbio.es/en/category/job-opportunities/

Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer science
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Computer science: PhD or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

Mandatory Degrees:

  • Degree in Computer Science.
  • PhD degree, related to the use of natural language processing techniques or agent based modelling applied to Health domain.

 

    Specific Requirements

    Expected Skills:

    • Sound experience in the development of automated workflows using text mining approaches applied to the biomedical domain.
    • Sound experience in the design of specific pipelines to process and analyse social networks related to health.
    • High expertise in the stages of conception, implementation and evaluation of state-of-the-art approaches to carry out labelling and semantic annotation of texts.
    • Experience in developing web applications and visual artefacts especially conceived for large volumes of information.
    • High experience in deploying automatic classification and annotation models for biomedical bibliometrics.
    • Expertise in development and configuration of computational tools for physical modelling and simulation of cellular process at low level.
    • Long-term validated experience in Java programming, database management and data mining.
    • Experience in using agent-based modelling platforms, such as Repast or MASON
    • Visibly high communication skills and ability to work in a research team.

    Map Information

    Job Work Location Personal Assistance locations
    Work location(s)
    2 position(s) available at
    Escuela Superior de Ingeniería Informática.
    Spain
    Ourense
    Ourense
    32004
    Edificio Politécnico. Campus Universitario As Lagoas s/n.

    EURAXESS offer ID: 385099