Empieza tu doctorado en Austria utilizando inteligencia artificial para acelerar descubrimientos en biomedicina ~ Bioblogia.net

13 de noviembre de 2020

Empieza tu doctorado en Austria utilizando inteligencia artificial para acelerar descubrimientos en biomedicina

A pre-doctoral research position at the Institute for ArtificialIntelligence and Decision Support at the Medical University of Vienna,
Austria is available immediately.


The past years were marked by outstanding progress in artificial
intelligence (AI) across many application areas. This brings up an
exciting question: Can AI be used to fundamentally change how
biomedical research is conducted and drastically speed up the
generation of novel insights and therapies? To answer this question,
we have started a transdisciplinary research project building a formal
model of AI capabilities, biomedical research processes, datasets and
actors. By combining quantitative analysis with expert judgement, we
strive to identify roadblocks and risks, and to improve the interplay
of AI and human intellect in making important new discoveries.


We seek candidates who are interested in connecting different
scientific disciplines and who are enthusiastic about translating
basic research into action. A track-record of peer-reviewed
publications is a plus. Independence, creativity and a proactive
stance towards solving problems and developing new ideas are welcome.
Candidates should have master’s degree in a relevant discipline, or
should receive their degree soon. We expect the ideal candidate to
have a background in a topically relevant area such as: biomedical
informatics / bioinformatics, AI/machine learning,
biology/medicine/pharmacology with additional machine learning skills,
cognitive science. We are also open to excellent applicants with other

Speaking German is not required, but fluency in English is a must.


The minimum full-time gross salary is 2.929,00 € (paid 14 times per
year). The position is initially limited until end of 2021 but may be
extended. Reduced working hours (i.e. less than full-time) can be
negotiated. You will work with a growing, multidisciplinary and
international team at the Institute for Artificial Intelligence and
Decision Support at the Medical University of Vienna, as well as
research collaborators across the globe. The city of Vienna has the
highest quality of life in the world according to Mercer's 2019
Quality of Living Index and offers a vibrant cultural scene and
excellent social security.

COVID-19 note: We are committed to providing a safe working
environment through work-from-home arrangements and on-site measures.


Please submit a single PDF document briefly describing your motivation
for applying, a curriculum vitae, list of publications and contact
details of at least one referee. Please send your application or
questions as an e-mail with the title “Job application” to:
Assoc.Prof. Dr. Matthias Samwald, matthias.samwald [@]


We accept applications until the position is filled, but no later than
February 1, 2021. The position can be filled immediately, and
interested applicants are advised to contact us as soon as possible.
Note that we are also offering a post-doctoral position for this


Samwald Research Group @ Institute for Artificial Intelligence and
Decision Support, Vienna: https://samwald.info/ AI Strategies
project: https://ai-strategies.org/ Medical University of Vienna:

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