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Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience

Postdoctoral position (R2, R3) for an Intelligent Hyper-Loop Brain-Computer Interface to prevent Epileptic seizures (IKUR)

Research Field: Neurosciences 
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Job Summary

We are seeking to integrate a postdoc in the project “AI-HyperLoop-BCI: An Intelligent Hyper-Loop Brain-Computer Interface to Prevent Epileptic Seizures”. This project is a collaboration between the Laboratory of Neural Stem Cells and Neurogenesis, at ACHUCARRO and the Mathematical, Computational and Experimental Neuroscience Lab at BCAM (The Basque Center for Applied Mathematics). The project will be co-supervised by IKERBASQUE Professors Dr. Juan M Encinas and Dr. Serafim Rodrigues.

Job Description

The general goal is to apply HPC&AI to detect the self-generated patterns of neuronal activity that precede epileptic seizures and disrupt them with therapeutic purposes.


This contract is funded by the High-Performance Computing and Artificial Intelligence IKUR Strategy of the Basque Government and has a duration of 2 years. The gross annual salary will be 33.400 euros. Candidates that have not worked/lived in our territory for more than 5 years can opt to a special tax regime than can increase the net salary:

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Job Details

Type of Contract Temporary 
Researcher profile Recognised Researcher (R2), Established Researcher (R3)  
Status Full-time 
Hours Per Week 40  
Company/Institute Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience 
Country SPAIN 
State/Province Bizkaia 
City Bilbao 

Organization/Institute Contact Data

Organization Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience 
Organization/Institution Type Research Laboratory 
Faculty/Department/Research Lab  
Country SPAIN 
City Leioa 
State/Province Bizkaia 
Postal Code E-48940 
Street Science Park of the UPV/EHU, Sede Building 
Phone (+34) 946 018 135 
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Application Details

Envisaged Job Starting Date 2023-06-01 
Application Deadline 2023-03-30 
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Specific Requirements

We are seeking a postdoctoral researcher with expertise in computational analysis and modelling of recordings from multichannel electrode arrays and calcium imaging in vitro and in vivo. Hands-on expertise in experimental biology (stereotaxic surgery and electrode implantation) will be appreciated.