The Centre de Recerca Matemàtica (CRM) is currently seeking a Junior Group Leader in the research area of mathematical modelling of climate change impact on public health. We look for a junior scientist to start an independent research line at world-class standards.
Possible topics of interests include applications of complex systems techniques, advanced statistics, and data science, among others to better understanding of how climate and environmental human-induced changes are affecting public health, going beyond standard techniques in epidemiology. Additional interest in contributing to the development to applications is most welcome.
Candidates will be evaluated based on their scientific quality, the creativity and feasibility of the proposed research line, the potential impact of their research, the added value to the 2022-2025 CRM research programme, and their ability to carry out efficient leadership and management. The evaluation will be carried out by an ad hoc selection committee with external members, and the support from the scientific advisory board of the Centre.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES
The researcher will be employed in compliance with Spanish legislation under a full-time contract for 3 years funded by the Unit of Excellence Maria de Maeztu Award (execution period 01.01.22-31.12.25). Employees receive the benefit of the Spanish Social Security system covering sickness, maternity/paternity leaves and injuries at work.
Applications should be submitted through CRM evaluations and selection online platform.
Applications must include an online form with the contact data for the candidate and the following documents, submitted as a single pdf file:
The evaluation will comprise two stages: Stage 1: Evaluation of applications by senior external experts; Stage 2: Face-to-face seminar at the CRM followed by an interview with the selection committee chaired by the Director. The selection committee will be gender-diverse and will comprise both Faculty and external members.
Informal inquiries are welcome and should be addressed to the Director and/or Executive Director through the address rrhhMdM2020@crm.cat
Deadline for applications: 30th May 2022