Postdoctoral researcher at the Biomedical Signal Processing and Interpretation (BIOSPIN) Research Group

Introduction to the vacant position:

The Biomedical Signal Processing and Interpretation Group (BIOSPIN) of the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC), located at Campus Diagonal-Besòs of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya·Barcelona Tech (UPC), is looking for a Postdoctoral Researcher on the development of algorithms for wearables and contactless sensors. The contract will be within the framework of the “Advanced Unintrusive Remote health Assessment” (AURA) project, funded by the Agencia Estatal de Investigación in the call of “proyectos de colaboración público-privada” (PI: prof. Raimon Jané).

Main tasks and responsibilities:

Design and development of algorithms for radiofrequency-based IoMT contactless, wearables and classical sensors.
Comparison of different contactless sensors and wearables for respiratory and cardiac signals.
Applications for personalized health tracking in general population and patients with stroke.
Design and development of algorithms for multimodal biomedical signals
Proposal of multimodal physiological biomarkers
Proof-of-concept of smart contactless health systems
Requirements for candidates:

Degree on any field of Engineering and PhD on Biomedical Engineering.
Expertise in protocols for comparison of different sensors and wearables in respiratory and cardiac signals.
Expertise in laboratories for signal acquisition of respiratory and cardiac signals.
Knowledge on data analysis and biomedical signal processing.
Experience in collaboration with hospitals in projects for clinical applications
Experience in Postdoctoral positions
Competencies and skills: Communication, Teamwork and collaboration, Commitment, Proactivity, Integrity, Critical and Analytical thinking.
High level of English

We Offer:

Number of available positions: 1
Starting date: 01/03/2024
Working conditions:
Full time Postdoc contract for 32 months (until 31/10/2026).
Measures to reconcile work and family life (parental leave, flexible schedule working hours, 23 working days of paid holidays, 9 leave days for personal matters, among others).
IBEC ensures equality of access to professional development opportunities irrespective of employment status, length at IBEC or other factors. The IBEC’s yearly training catalogue offers a wide range of training in technical and transferable skills including mobility grants and a Mentoring programme for postdoctoral researchers.
Stimulating, interdisciplinary research and high-quality international scientific environment.
Induction programme to facilitate incorporation at IBEC and additional support is provided for foreigners to obtain Visa-working permit and to install in Barcelona.