UC3M. 2018 Postdoctoral research fellowships

Location: UC3M-BS Institute of Big Data for Finance, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain

Starting: from 1 September 2018

Salary: 32,000 €/ year.

Deadline for application: 15th May 2018.

Information about the Institute can be found in the web page:



Applications are invited for two-year postdoctoral research positions at the Institute UC3M-BS Big Data for Finance, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain. After the first year a performance evaluation will be carried out to confirm the continuation of the contract for the second year. Strong analytical and modelling skills and good knowledge of computing languages, as R, Python or Spark, are required. Knowledge of Big Data tools will be also considered. We look for people able to work independently to solve complex, loosely described problems, while communicating openly with other team members.  The applicants must have a PhD in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering or Business or a related discipline by the 1st of September, 2018.

Duties include modelling, computing, drafting papers and working in applied research problems proposed to the Institute by public or private institutions. Some small amount of teaching may also be requested. The position will be in Madrid within an international, multidisciplinary team, with regular interaction with European and US team members. Some travel required.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply. The Universidad Carlos III de Madrid encourages applications from all qualified individuals and persons with disabilities. Applicants must have valid documentation to work in Spain before starting. Information about the Institute can be found in the web page:


Interested candidates should send by email a statement of interest including the objectives to be achieved in the position and the curriculum vitae (with picture included). Also, the candidate should ask two referees to send letters of reference by May 15th directly to:

Cristina Fdez-Oruña Fdez-Escalante
Administradora del Instituto Mixto de Big Data

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Despacho 18.2.D26    Teléfono 91 624 85 14


About nesus

Jesus Carretero is a Full Professor of Computer Architecture and Technology at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain), where he is responsible for that knowledge area since 2000. He is also Director of the Master in Administration and Management of Computer Systems, which he founded in 2004. He also serves and has served as a Technology Advisor and in applied projects with several companies such as RENFE, EADS, INDRA, SIEMENS or ISOLUX, developing research and innovation projects. He is a project reviewer for Spanish research ministry and also European Union. His research activity is centered on high-performance computing systems, distributed systems and real-time systems. He has participated and leaded several national and international research projects in these areas, founded by Madrid Regional Government, Spanish Education Ministry and the European union. He was teaching in Facultad de Informática of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain) since 1989 until 1997. In 1997 and 1998 he was a visiting scholar at the NorthWestern University of Chicago (Ill, USA), where he was researching with Prof. Alok Choudhary. He works currently at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, where he has been teaching since 2000. Carretero is a senior member of the IEEE Computer Society and member of the ACM.