Postdoctoral Fellowship in Applied Statistics
Basque Center for Applied Mathematics

Job Offer


Semiparametric and nonparametric regression,
sparse/regularised regression, spatial and spatiotemporal statistics, computational statistics, functional
data analysis
PI in charge: María Xosé Rodríguez Álvarez
Salary and conditions: The gross annual salary of the Postdoctoral
Fellowship will be 28,000 – 32,000€.
It will then be on your own responsibility to make your
yearly income declaration at the Bizkaia Treasury
There is a moving allowance for those researchers that
come from a research institution outside the Basque
Country from EUR 1,000 to EUR 2,000 gross.
Free access to the Public Health System in Spain is
provided to all employees.
No Positions offered: #1

Contract and offer: 1-year contract (with possible extension)
Deadline: 20th August 2019, 14:00 CET (UTC+1)
Extended to 13th September 2019, 14:00 CET (UTC+1)
How to apply: Applications must be submitted on-line at:

Scientific Profile Requested
Requirements: • Promising young researchers.
• Applicants must have their PhD completed before the
starting date. PhD degree preferable in Statistics,
Biostatistics or related fields.
Skills and track-record: • Good interpersonal skills.
• A proven track record in quality research, as
evidenced by research publications in top scientific
journals and conferences.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and as
part of a collaborative research team.
• Ability to present and publish research outcomes in
spoken (talks) and written (papers) form.IC2019_Summer BCAM
International Call
• Ability to effectively communicate and present
research ideas to researchers and stakeholders with
different backgrounds.
• Fluency in spoken and written English.
Scientific Profile: The preferred candidate will have:
• Strong background in (frequentist or Bayesian)
statistical modelling and inference.
• Demonstrated knowledge in semiparametric and
nonparametric regression techniques as well as
sparse regression.
• Good programming skills in R, Python and/or
• Research experience in applied Statistics in
interdisciplinary applications (e.g.: Medicine, Biology
or Agriculture).
• Interest and disposition to participate in knowledge
transfer projects with research entities.
Application and Selection Process
Formal Requirements: The selected candidate must have applied before the
application deadline online at the webpage
The candidates that do not fulfil the mandatory
requirements will not be evaluated with respect to their
scientific profile.
Application: Required documents:

§ CV
§ Letter of interest
§ 2 recommendation letters
§ Statement of past and proposed future research
(2-3 pages)

Based on the provided application documents of each
candidate, the evaluation committee will evaluate

the adaption of the previous training and
career to the profile offered, the recommendation letters,
the main results achieved (papers, proceedings, etc.), the
statement of past and proposed future research and
other merits; taking in account the alignment of these
items to the topic offered.

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