11 PhD project thesis at the Basque Center for Applied Mathematics

La Caixa foundation has published the call for 57 PhD fellowships in the framework of the "INPhINIT" program. The deadline is_ February 1st, 2018. INPhINIT targets the most motivated PhD candidates by addressing the research areas in which Spain excels: Bio and Health Sciences, Technology, Physics, Engineering and Mathematics. INPhINIT recruits per call 57 Early-Stage Researchers of any nationality, who enjoy a 3-year employment contract.

BCAM – Basque Center for Applied Mathematics http://www.bcamath.org , is a "Severo Ochoa" Centre and Host Institution in INPhINIT call. BCAM mission is to develop high quality interdisciplinary research in the frontiers of Applied Mathematics.

Our profiles offered are:

Mathematical Design of Complex Materials: http://www.bcamath.org/documentos_public/archivos/ofertas/AA_LaCaixa_201...

Sparse array regression and variable selection in high-dimensional problems: http://www.bcamath.org/documentos_public/archivos/ofertas/AS_1_LEE__LaCa...

Statistical modelling of high-throughput phenotypic data in plant breeding: http://www.bcamath.org/documentos_public/archivos/ofertas/AS_2_COTE_LaCa...

Controlling Neurons in Real-Time: http://www.bcamath.org/documentos_public/archivos/ofertas/MCEN_1_LaCaixa...

Modelling and Unravelling Complex Neuron Communication: http://www.bcamath.org/documentos_public/archivos/ofertas/MCEN_2_LaCaixa...

Rare event prediction with machine learning methods: http://www.bcamath.org/documentos_public/archivos/ofertas/ML_1_La_Caixa_...

Estimation of Distribution Algorithms for Combinatorial Optimization Problems with Constraints: http://www.bcamath.org/documentos_public/archivos/ofertas/ML_2_La_Caixa_...

Data mining of stream time series: http://www.bcamath.org/documentos_public/archivos/ofertas/ML_3_La_Caixa_...

Multi-scale Refined Isogeometric Analysis (rIGA) for the Efficient Simulation of Elasto-acoustic Properties of Porous Rocks: http://www.bcamath.org/documentos_public/archivos/ofertas/SIWP_1_Pardo_L...

Efficient Flank Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machining with Generally-Curved Milling Tools: http://www.bcamath.org/documentos_public/archivos/ofertas/SIWP_2_Barton_...

Wildfire Propagation Modelling: http://www.bcamath.org/documentos_public/archivos/ofertas/SP_LaCaixa_201...

_The conditions are the following:_

* 3-years contract
* Incorporation date: October 2018. January 2019 under extraordinary
circumstances.
* 104.400 euros (34.800 euros per year) including salary, employee
social security contribution, income taxes and all compulsory
employers’ contributions, this is equivalent to a gross salary
approx 26.000 euro - 28.000 euro per year.
* 10.692 euros (3.564 euros per year) for research costs such as
conferences and workshops attendance, short-stays, consumables and
intellectual property costs, among others.
* PhD Award of 7.500 euros will be granted to researchers that submit
their thesis within 6 months after the end of the fellowship.
* Complementary training programme:
o Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurship workshops by Oxford
University Innovation.
o Professional and Career Development sessions by Vitae.
* High-quality academic and industrial secondments.
* Participation in outreach and social events of la Caixa Foundation

_Eligibility requirements:_

* At the time of recruitment (start date of the contract with the
Research Centre), candidates must be in the first four years
(full-time equivalent research experience) of their research careers
and not yet have been awarded a doctoral degree.
* At the time of recruitment, candidates must _comply with one of the
following options_:
o To have completed the studies that lead to an official Spanish
(or from another country of the European Higher Education Area)
university degree awarding 300 ECTS credits, of which at least
60 ECTS credits must correspond to master level.
o To have completed a degree in a non-Spanish university not
adapted to the European Higher Education Area that gives access
to doctoral studies. The verification of an equivalent level of
studies to the ones mentioned above will be made by the
university when the admission procedure starts.
* _Mobility Rule: _Candidates must not have resided or carried out
their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Spain for more than 12
months in the 3 years immediately prior to the recruitment date.
Short stays such as holidays will not be taken into account.
* Demonstrable level of _English_ (B2 or higher).

Please do not hesitate to contact us for any additional information recruitment@bcamath.org .