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University of Deusto

Research Staff - Postdoctoral Researcher in the MOUNTADAPT project: Artificial Intelligence applied to environmental health

Research Field: Other 
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Job Summary

DeustoTech – Deusto Institute of Technology is the technological research center of the University of Deusto, located on the Bilbao campus, whose mission is to promote research, training and knowledge transfer at the service of society and industry. Within the framework of the European project MOUNTADAPT, it seeks to strengthen its team with the incorporation of a postdoctoral researcher specialized in the application of artificial intelligence in the context of "environmental health".

Job Description

The successful candidate will work at the forefront of new algorithms and models working on factors affecting environmental health with special emphasis on climate change and its adverse effects. Therefore, he/she will contribute to the development of an effective ecosystem for the development and cultivation of talent by generating enriching knowledge and facilitating its transfer and social impact.


Actively participate in the area of environmental health with the use of the 4.0 paradigm and, in particular, artificial intelligence.
Collaborate with the teams of the MOUNTADAPT project partners working in a multidisciplinary way and with the purpose of boosting the particular area of "environmental health" in the eVIDA team.
Provide support to the research group during the preparation of proposals for new projects in the area of national and international scope aligned with the MOUNTADAPT thematic.
Mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students.
Publishing research results in scientific journals and national and international conferences.
Provide support to the research team in the drafting of technical, dissemination and administrative reports on the MOUNTADAPT project.

PI and/or Project Manager:

Begoña García-Zapirain

Funding Entity:

Horizon Europe, project MOUNTADAPT.

The University of Deusto supports the inclusion of people with disabilities. It therefore encourages this condition to be indicated in applications in the case of having a certificate of disability equal to or greater than 33%.


Full-time incorporation in the last quarter of 2024, with economic conditions commensurate with the experience and knowledge provided by the candidates. The University of Deusto promotes inclusion and encourages people with diversity to apply.

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FP7 / PEOPLE / Marie Curie Actions

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Marie Curie Actions
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Job Details

Type of Contract Temporary 
Researcher profile Established Researcher (R3)  
Status Full-time 
Hours Per Week 40  
Company/Institute University of Deusto 
Country SPAIN 
State/Province Biscay 
City Bilbao 

Organization/Institute Contact Data

Organization University of Deusto 
Organization/Institution Type Academic 
Faculty/Department/Research Lab DeustoTech 
Country SPAIN 
City Bilbao 
State/Province Bizkaia 
Postal Code E-48007 
Street Avda. de las Universidades 24 
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Application Details

Envisaged Job Starting Date 2024-10-01 
Application Deadline 2024-09-15 
How To Apply 

Additional Requirements


Specific Requirements

- PhD in fields related to Artificial Intelligence, Engineering or Mathematics of application in the field of both human and environmental health.
- Demonstrable experience in research projects.
- Advanced programming skills (Python, R, C++, etc.).
- Familiarity with European public funding programs for R&D projects.
- Proven experience providing support to obtain competitive funding for research, as well as a track record in technology transfer initiatives.
- Ability to work in multidisciplinary teams and flexibility to adapt to different strategies.
- Willingness to travel and collaborate with different entities and projects.
- High level of written and spoken English and French.

The following will be assessed:

- Previous experience in the field of Artificial Intelligence, specially applied to health related topics including environmental health.
- Indexed Scientific publications. Conferences CORE A, B. Good Google Scholar h-index.
- Stays in reference research centers.