Pre-doctoral position

Updated: about 1 year ago
Deadline: 30 Sep 2019

We are looking for a graduate interested on doing the doctoral thesis in a project aiming to implement Machine Learning (ML) tools in psychiatry. The project will combine genetic, neuroimaging and psychological variables obtained from patients with severe psychiatric diseases and healthy controls.

The work will be supervised by a professor of Computer Engineering (D. Puig, URV) and a researcher with a high expertise on psychiatric genetics (E. Vilella, IISPV). The candidate will learn ML technology and acquire knowledge about the brain function both for health and disease conditions, in order to be able to plan the thesis objectives and to interpret the results.

•Candidate requirements *

- Graduate on sciences/engineering (health sciences, physics, engineering, etc.)

- Graduate mean score >2.7 out of 4 (Spanish system)

- Master mean score >8.5 out of 10 (Spanish system)

- Good English level

- Any nationality

•The selected candidate will prepare a project, with the support of both thesis supervisors, to apply for a pre-doctoral contract to the call Formació investigadors (FI) granted by the Generalitat de Catalunya, on September 2019.

•If you are interested and you ful fill the requirements (*) send an e-mail with your CV to both Prof. Domènec Puig and  Dr. Elisabet Vilella

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