The Center for Mathematical Modeling (CMM) of the University of Chile invites applications for one postdoctoral position in Mathematical Epidemiology or related subjects. CMM is one of the leading mathematical research institutions in Latin America, developing both theoretical and applied lines of research. For more information on the center see: https://www.cmm.uchile.cl
Ideal candidates should show outstanding potential and have interests aligned with the Digital Health line of research at CMM. In particular, candidates active in or willing to work on the following topics are encouraged to apply:
- Mathematical modeling applied to health management
- Biostatistical analysis of different health problems
- Development of predictive models using machine learning and related techniques
Additionally, it is important that the candidate has knowledge of programming languages such as Python.
The position is available for individuals who expect to obtain a PhD by the date of the appointment or are within the first five years after obtaining their PhD (with exceptions for maternity leave and other special circumstances). Spanish language skills are not required.
The duration of the position is one year, renewable for up to one additional year. The starting date is flexible, but preferably no later than June 2024. The position is in a research capacity and does not carry teaching responsibilities (although teaching opportunities may be available) and is held at the CMM’s base at the University of Chile located in Santiago. The gross monthly salary is $2,000,000 CLP. Basic support for research activity is provided, including travel expenses. In addition, candidates can apply to government funding programs for further support.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae (including a list of publications) and a research statement, using the online form below.
Applicants should also arrange for at least two letters of recommendation to be sent directly to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Postdoctoral Position 2024 at CMM-Digital Health – Letter of recommendation”. Applications need to be submitted by December 24, 2023.
Inquiries about the position can be sent to email@example.com with the subject “Inquiry about Postdoctoral Position 2024 at CMM-Digital Health”.
CMM is committed to foster diversity at all levels. Applications from women and other STEM minority candidates are strongly encouraged. The center has a gender and diversity committee educating and training its members, promotes diversity in all its teams, and is dedicated to improving the work-life balance of its members, including access to parental leave.
Posted on Nov 15, 2023 in Job Opportunities