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Oferta de empleo: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Applied Statistics at BCAM
viernes, 08 de febrero de 2019

Job Offer

Topics: Semi-parametric and non-parametric regression, spatial and spatio-temporal modelling, random-effects models, Computational Statistics, Bayesian Statistics, Sparse regression, Functional Data Analysis, Survival Analysis.
PI in charge: Dae-Jin Lee
Salary and conditions: The gross annual salary of the Fellowship will be 28.000 - 32.000€. It will then be on your own responsibility to make your yearly income declaration at the Bizkaia Treasury Agency. There is a moving allowance for those researchers that come from a research institution outside the Basque Country from EUR 1.000 to EUR 2.000 gross. Free access to the Public Health System in Spain is
provided to all employees. No Positions offered: #1
Contract and offer: 2 years
Deadline: February 28th 2019, 15:00 CET (UTC+1)
How to apply: Applications must be submitted on-line at:

Scientific Profile Requested


  • Promising young researchers.
  • Applicants must have their PhD preferable in Statistics, Biostatistics or related fields.

Skills and track-record:

  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • A proven track record in quality research, as evidenced by research publications in top scientific journals and conferences.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative research team.
  • Ability to present and publish research outcomes in spoken (talks) and written (papers) form.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and present research ideas to researchers and stakeholders with different backgrounds.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English.

Scientific Profile:

The preferred candidate will have:

• Strong background in (frequentist or Bayesian) statistical modelling and inference.

• Demonstrated knowledge in semiparametric and nonparametric regression techniques.

• Good programming skills in R, Python and/or MATLAB.

• Research experience in applied Statistics in interdisciplinary applications (e.g.: Medicine, Biology or Agriculture).

• Interest and disposition to participate in knowledge transfer projects with research entities.

Application and Selection Process

Formal Requirements:

The selected candidate must have applied before the application deadline online at the webpage

The candidates that do not fulfil the mandatory requirements will not be evaluated with respect to their scientific profile.


Required documents:


  • CV
  • Letter of interest
  • 2 recommendation letters
  • Statement of past and proposed future research (2-3 pages)




Based on the provided application documents of each candidate, the evaluation committee will evaluate qualitatively: the adaption of the previous training and career to the profile offered, the recommendation letters, the main results achieved (papers, proceedings, etc.), the statement of past and proposed future research and other merits; taking in account the alignment of these items to the topic offered.

Incorporation: Spring 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.
The BCAM postdoctoral contract will start when the selected candidate has finished the PhD, i.e. after dissertation defence.