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CODE: JS-2020-01

Neuroscience Data Scientist (PhD)

Starlab, a private R&D company based in Barcelona (Spain), is looking for an exceptional data scientist with a hands-on attitude to join our excellent neuroscience team. The successful candidate will work at the forefront of neuroscience research with a focus on real-world applications in close contact with our sister company Neuroelectrics, a world leader in wireless neurotechnology for monitoring and stimulation.


We believe we are driving a digital health revolution in how we measure and modulate the activity of our electrical brains, which will have a massive impact on health, wellness, human computer interaction and society.


Some domains we are working on:

  • Consciousness

  • Closed-loop electrical brain stimulation

  • Brain-to-brain communication

  • Biomarkers for neurodegenerative diseases and mental health

  • Affective computing with applications in business, culture, and User eXperience Assessment (UXA)

  • Personalized treatments


What we are looking for:


  • PhD in Neuroscience, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science

  • Extensive and in-depth knowledge of machine learning technology and methods (including deep learning approaches), ideally applied on neuroscience data

  • Experience in signal processing, ideally for electrophysiological signals

  • Experience in project management

  • Experience in statistical data analysis, ideally in a clinical context

  • Matlab & Python are our most common programming languages

  • Experience on brain stimulation technologies is a plus


With following soft skills:

  • Very hands-on approach and able to hit the ground running

  • A desire to see the results of your research have an impact in the real world (this means getting out of the lab)

  • Ability to handle projects with a “multi-scale” approach, able to maintain a high- level view while paying attention to detail

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Fluent in English (spoken and written)

  • Team player, our work culture is very important to us

  • Curiosity, things change and we need to adapt

  • Entrepreneurial spirit


Start date: Immediate




Date: 2020/01/01

Starlab's mission is to transform science into technologies with a profound positive impact on society. Our vision is to make science more useful, alive, vibrant, faster.

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Avda. Tibidabo 47 bis. 

08035 – Barcelona. Spain

Tel: +34 93 254 03 66



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