BCAM - Basque Center for Applied Mathematics

Research Technician in Biomathematics at the Mathematical and Theoretical Biology Group

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Topics: Mathematical and Theoretical Biology

PI in charge: Dr. Maíra Aguiar (MTB Research Line Leader – Ikerbasque Researcher) 

Salary and conditions: The gross annual salary of the Fellowship will be 18.000€ - 26.000€ 

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 up to EUR 1.000 gross.

Free access to the Public Health System in Spain is provided to all employees.   

Contract and offer:  year contract

Deadline: September 15th 2022 14:00 CET 

How to apply: Applications must be submitted on-line at: http://www.bcamath.org/en/research/job

Scientific Profile Requested


We seek promising young researchers. 

  • Applicants must have their Bachelor’s or Master degree preferable in computer science, mathematics or quantitative life sciences field.

Skills and track-record:    

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Fluent in English (verbal and written). 
  • WordPress Knowledge 
  • Programming in HTML 
  • Programming in LaTeX 
  • Programming in C, MatLab or R 
  • Ability to clearly present and publish research outcomes in spoken (talks) and written (papers) form. 
  • Flexibility to work on different topics and participate in multiple activities carried out by the research team

Scientific Profile:

The preferred candidate will have:

  • Strong background in statistics 
  • Information Technology Background 
  • Knowledge of bio-statistics and experience in advanced programming are essential.

Application and Selection Process

Formal Requirements: 

The selected candidate must have applied before the application deadline online at the webpage  http://www.bcamath.org/en/research/job   

The candidates that do not fulfil the mandatory requirements will not be evaluated with respect to their scientific profile. Additional documents could be requested during the evaluation process so as to check this fulfilment.   


Required documents:     

  • CV 
  • Cover letter (max 2 pages) 
  • 2 recommendation letter (not mandatory)

Evaluation: Based on the provided application documents of each candidate, the evaluation committee will evaluate qualitatively: how the candidate’s previous training and career fits with the offered profile, and how the recommendation letters and the candidate’s cover letter could guarantee a successful outcome of the project.

Incorporation: From November 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.

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Research Technician in Biomathematics at the Mathematical and Theoretical Biology Group
Alameda de Mazarredo 14 Bilbao, Spain
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BCAM is the research center on applied mathematics created with the support of the Basque Government and the University of the Basque Country.

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