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Región de Valparaíso, Chile
Date Posted
19 May 2017

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PhD Program
Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria


Logo AC3E_corto.png
Región de Valparaíso, Chile
19 May 2017

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Position Description

The Advanced Center for Electrical and Electronic Engineering (AC3E) was created on 2014 to group individual research efforts into multi- and inter-disciplinary teams and re-focus research towards industry related problems to spark innovation. The center is hosted by Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria, in Valparaiso, Chile, one of the top engineering universities of Chile (listed among the top 300 universities according to Times Higher Education Ranking 2014-2015).

The mission of AC3E is to contribute to the advancement of knowledge, technological development and competitiveness in technology-based economies by achieving excellence in research, forming advanced human resources, and fostering innovation and technology transfer in areas of societal and industrial impact through the field of electrical and electronics engineering. Additional information about the center can be found at and the university can be found at

We are looking to hire highly qualified individuals as postdoctoral researcher with extensive experience in the following research line and subtopics (but not limited to):

Research Line

1. Biomedical Systems
• Bioinstrumentation and rehabilitation engineering
• Bioelectrical, biochemical, biophysical, mechanical wearable sensors
• Brain-machine-body interfaces
• Ingestible and implantable sensors and systems
• Predictive / anticipatory monitoring
• Computational physiology, 3D physiological modeling, computational neuroscience
• Sleep monitoring, fatigue estimation, speech, hearing, and vision research

• Principal Investigator
o Ph.D. Matias Zañartu

• Associate Researchers
o Ph.D. Maria Jose Escobar
o Ph.D. Alejandro Weinstein
o Dr. Cristian Acevedo
o Dr. Patricio Orio

How to Apply

Required Documents 1. Curriculum Vitae 2. List of academic productivity (publications, books, patents) 3. Cover letter stating your interests and why you want to become part of AC3E. 4. Documentation accrediting the possession of a PhD or Doctoral degree. 5. Letter of reference or a list of 3 referees that might be contacted *All documents should be provided in English and as one PDF file. General Information • The duration of the Postdoctoral fellow will be up to 3 years. • Applicants are expected to live and work in Chile • The salary is competitive • Applications and inquiries should be sent to the following email: • The subject of the email must be: POSTDOCTORAL POSITION “Biomedical”– AC3E • Deadline to submit applications is July 12th, 2015 • Results will be informed on July 27th, 2015 • Postdoctoral activities should begin as soon as possible after notification of acceptance

Position Category: Engineering. Position Type: PhD Program. Salary: €20'000 - €30'000.

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