Pre-doc position at Computational Intelligence Group within the Human Brain Project

Position Profile:
Master in Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformatics, Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics or related fields. Proficiency in English is required; also, in R, Python… Strong skills in machine learning and Bayesian networks are necessary.

Description of Work:
The successful candidate will work at Computational Intelligence Group ( at the School of Computer Science of the Technical University of Madrid in Madrid, Spain. He/she will undertake a multidisciplinary project to understand human brain transcriptome data (coming from the Allen gene expression brain atlas). The main objective is to create a probabilistic model of cell types according to molecularly similar cells (probabilistic model-based clustering). This project is part of the European Union's Horizon 2020 Flagship Human Brain Project (Specific Grant Agreement No. 785907).

Duration of contract:
15 months. From January 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020

(gross) Salary:
€18000 per annum (full time)

Application deadline:
December 15, 2018

Interested candidates should send their CV to Concha Bielza ( and Pedro Larrañaga (