Starlab 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