Call for Position: DTIC-PLCT-2024-11 Research Support position: 5-month engineer position in development of a virtual platform for device implantation in left atrial appendages

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 26 Feb 2024

12 Feb 2024
Job Information
Organisation/Company

Universitat Pompeu Fabra - ETIC
Department

Tecnologies de la Informació i les Comunicacions
Research Field

Engineering
Researcher Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)
Country

Spain
Application Deadline

26 Feb 2024 - 23:59 (Europe/Madrid)
Type of Contract

Temporary
Job Status

Part-time
Hours Per Week

30
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Interreg
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

No

Offer Description

Project description: 

A research assistant position is available at the BCN MedTech Research Unit (https://www.upf.edu/web/bcn-medtech/ ), Department of Information & Communication Technologies (DTIC) of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), Barcelona, Spain, as part of a recently granted national project, GENERALITAAT (PID2022-143239OB-I00). Ideally, the candidate should start the position during the 1st trimester of 2024.

The approximate expected start date is March 15, 2024, the job is in Barcelona.

Tasks to be performed:

The main goal of this position is to development of VIDAA to add advanced functionalities such as realistic device deployment, connection of the web-based interface to cloud-based processing of the data, or visualisation of fluid simulation results, among others. Moreover, the candidate will be responsible for processing cases from the clinical collaborators that are helping to design VIDAA, e.g., physicians and researchers from Hospital Clínic de Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain), Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau (Barcelona, Spain), Hospital Puerta del Mar (Cádiz, Spain), and Righospitalet (Copenhagen, Denmark), among others.

Dedication and working hours: Part time (30h/week)

Planned remuneration approx: 23.980,90 € gross per year

Financing fund: Proyecto PRESP05423 - PID2022-143239OB-I00/AEI/10.13039/501100011033/FED - Camara, Oscar, “Generación de datos sintéticos, conocimiento y recomendaciones clínicas con inteligencia artificial para la mejora de las terapias de la orejuela izquierda”, financiado por MCIN/AEI /10.13039/501100011033/ y por FEDER Una manera de hacer Europa.

How to apply: Enter https://www.upf.edu/web/etic/management and check the call with information, application form and document submission.


Requirements
Research Field
Engineering
Education Level
Undergraduate

Specific Requirements
  • We are looking for a highly motivated engineer with an undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, Physics, or related disciplines, willing to develop web-based platforms and virtual reality interfaces in biomedical engineering applications. 
  • Excellence in programming skills is a must. 
  • Candidates must have excellent teamwork and communication skills and be enthusiastic about collaborating with a diverse range of partners. 
  • We expect them to be fluent in English, as it will be the language used to interrelate with the different partners. 
  • Interest in clinical translation is essential since meetings with clinicians will regularly take place. 

We will value: 

  • Knowledge in Python is desired; being familiar with Docker, mongoDB and git would also be very positive.
  • Knowledge in back-end framework would be a plus, as well as experience in computer graphics, image processing and data science.

Additional Information
Eligibility criteria

Selection criteria: The selection of the candidates will be made through evaluation of the curriculum and, where appropriate, with the carrying out a test and/or interview. Valuation will be as follows:

  • Academic Training (0-40 points).
  • Other professional training and experience, adequacy to the proposed profile (0-40 points).
    • Knowledge in Python is desired; being familiar with Docker, mongoDB and git too. 
    • Knowledge in back-end framework would be a plus, as well as experience in computer graphics, image processing and data science. 
  • Other merits (0-20 points).

The minimum score to pass the selection process is 80 points. The candidate with the highest score in the selection process will be offered the job.


Additional comments

For more information about the call, how to apply, the list of those admitted and excluded, as well as the hiring proposal, check the website: https://www.upf.edu/web/etic/management


Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - ETIC
Country
Spain
City
Barcelona
Postal Code
08018
Street
Roc Boronat 138
Geofield


Where to apply
Website

https://www.upf.edu/web/etic/management

Contact
City

Barcelona
Website

https://www.upf.edu/web/etic/working_etic
Street

Roc Boronat 138
Postal Code

08018
E-Mail

[email protected]
[email protected]

STATUS: EXPIRED

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