Job openings

    • 15 Dec 2020
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    • 31 Mar 2021
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    15 open positions for Early Stage Researchers within The Marie Sklodowska-Curie European Training Network-EvoGamesPlus (Evolutionary games and population dynamics: from theory to applications).

    The Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Training Network – EvoGamesPlus (Evolutionary games and population dynamics: from theory to applications) invites applications for 15 early-stage researcher (ESR) / PhD positions, available with a starting date in the period July 2021 - September 2021. The appointments will be on a full-time, fixed term employment contract basis for a duration of 36 months.  

    List of available ESR positions (+ host institutions & supervisors):

    ESR 1: The evolution of cooperation in structured populations involving multiplayer interactions (City, University of London, Department of Mathematics, United Kingdom). Supervisors: Prof. Mark Broom ( and Dr. Andrea Baronchelli

    ESR2: Eco-evolutionary dynamics of complex multiplayer and multiple games (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Department of Evolutionary Theory, Germany). Supervisors: Dr. Chatainya S. Gokhale ( and Prof. Arne Traulsen

    ESR3: The evolution of cooperation in structured populations involving multi-level selection (Centre for Ecological Research, Institute of Evolution, Hungary). Supervisors: Dr. Ádám Kun ( and Dr. József Garay

    ESR4: Criticality and self-organization of evolutionary game (Delft University of Technology, Delft Institute of Applied Mathematics, The Netherlands). Supervisors: Dr. Johan Dubbeldam ( and Dr. Wim van Horssen

    ESR5: Critical Transitions in Evolutionary Games (University College Cork, School of Mathematical Sciences, Ireland). Supervisors: Prof. Sebastian Wieczorek ( and Dr. Kieran Mulchrone

    ESR6: The evolution of cooperation in populations involving multi-player games and time delays (University of Warsaw, Institute of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Poland). Supervisors: Prof. Jacek Miękisz ( and Prof. Marek Bodnar

    ESR7: Information theoretic aspects of modularity, self-similarity, and stability in multiplayer games on adaptive networks (Medical University of Vienna, Section for Science of Complex Systems, Austria). Supervisors: Dr. Rudolf Hanel ( and Dr. Peter Klimek

    ESR8: Theory of Stackelberg evolutionary games for cancer treatment. (Maastricht University, Department of Data Science & Knowledge Engineering, Dynamic Game Theory, The Netherlands). Supervisors: Dr. Kateřina Staňková (  and Dr. Rachel Cavill

    ESR9: Impact of different resistance mechanisms on the outcomes of cancer treatment game (Queen Mary University of London, School of Mathematical Sciences, United Kingdom). Supervisors: Dr. Weini Huang ( and Dr. Dudley Stark

    ESR10: Evolutionary therapy in ovarian cancer (Queen Mary University of London, Barts Cancer Institute, United Kingdom). Supervisors: Dr. Benjamin Werner ( and Prof. Trevor Graham

    ESR11: Data-driven support to understanding of complex dynamical physical phenomena, such as epidemics (University of Torino, Department of Computer Science, Italy). Supervisors: Prof. Maria Luisa Sapino ( and Prof. Matteo Sereno

    ESR12: Models of evolution in network-structured populations (University of Liverpool, Department of Mathematical Sciences, United Kingdom). Supervisors: Dr. Kieran Sharkey ( and Dr. Kate Baker

    ESR13: Waning of immunity due to pathogen evolution (University of Szeged, Bolyai Institute, Hungary). Supervisors: Dr. Gergely Röst ( and Dr. Tibor Krisztin

    ESR14: Models of eco-evolutionary dynamics of population interaction networks (University of South Bohemia, Department of Mathematics, Czech Republic). Supervisors: Prof. Vlastimil Krivan ( and Dr. Luděk Berec

    ESR15: Node embedding for epidemic spreading processes on temporal networks (ISI Foundation, Department of Digital Epidemiology, Italy). Supervisors: Dr. Daniela Paolotti (, Dr. Michele Tizzoni and Prof. Ciro Cattuto

    For more details and how to apply visit the EvoGamesPlus webpage


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    • 10 Feb 2021
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    • 24 Mar 2021
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    The Basque Centre for Applied Mathematics (BCAM), together with Ikerbasque, invites applications for one Group Leader position in Mathematical Modelling applied to Health. This Group Leader call offers a permanent research position for a Group Leader willing to develop a long-term scientific career in the Basque Country. This call is open to both:

    • young group leaders
    • senior experienced group leaders.
    The evaluation committee will consider the strongest candidates with excellent leadership capabilities and an outstanding research record. The selected candidate is expected to perform independent research and coordinate the activities the center is performing in mathematical modelling applied to health in collaboration with Basque health institutions with the support of the Basque Government under a specific project. This is an ambitious project with research focused on applied mathematics, addressing fundamental questions in public health epidemiology (including surveillance), health system management and personalised medicine. The project covers research areas from Data Science and Artificial Intelligence to Mathematical Biology or Epidemiology and Biofluid Dynamics (of infectious diseases, including but not limited to COVID-19).

    Candidates are required to be able to develop not only methodological research but also multidisciplinary applications in collaboration with research centers, health institutions, hospitals. The candidate should be capable of promoting international collaborations, attracting competitive funding and establishing his/her own research groups.
    Candidates should provide:
    • CV
    • Letter of interest, including your research interest.
    • 2 recommendation letters (additional references may be requested during the evaluation)
    • Statement of past experience (2-3 pages). Please, highlight your main results.

    Only researchers with a strong record of research will be considered. Women candidates are especially welcome. Applicants should be fluent in English. Knowledge of Spanish and/or Basque will be considered useful but is not compulsory. 

    For more information, please contact  

    All applicants are invited to submit their application on-line at: 

    We encourage immediate applications as the selection process will be ongoing.
    • 14 Feb 2021
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    • 15 Mar 2021
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    Four-year PhD Fellowship at the Delft University of Technology (modelling and analysis of ecological systems)

    Topic: Analysis and Control of Complex Ecological Systems to Support  Intercropping Design in Arable Farming Candidates for this challenging project should have an MSc degree and background in e.g., systems and control, applied mathematics, mathematical biology, or related field. The candidate should demonstrate a strong theoretical background in terms of mathematical and systems-and-control knowledge, and expertise in networked dynamical systems and ordinary/partial differential equations. Experience with mathematical modelling of biological/ecological systems and with computational biology is a strong plus. A successful candidate should have good programming skills and the ability to conduct interdisciplinary research, work autonomously and act as a team player. In addition, excellent written and oral communication skills in English are important for this position (Dutch not required).

    Deadline: 15 March 2021

    Interested candidates are welcome to contact Prof. Giulia Giordano,

    • 14 Feb 2021
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    • 30 Apr 2021
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    Postdoctoral position at INSERM (French National Institute of Health and Medical Research), Paris, France

    Closing date: April 30th, 2021

    RA or Postdoc on modeling COVID-19 for applied public health: focus on epidemiological data

    We have several positions open, along the following directions on modeling for applied public health:

    1. screening (you’ll need experience with networks and mathematical modeling)
    2. space (you’ll need experience with metapopulation modeling and inference)
    3. epidemiological data (you’ll need experience with field data and statistical models)
    4. mobility (you'll need experience with different types of mobility data, and statistical models)

    Overall, you want to have experience with mathematical and/or statistical modeling for infectious disease epidemics. And of course, experience in programming, numerical simulations, networks. You also love working with empirical data.
    Please let us know in your cover letter what experience you'll bring to the lab. Positions are for 1 year, renewable. Starting date as soon as possible.

    Project (1) is in collaboration with Alain Barrat (CNRS, Marseille). There is also a twin open position at Alain Barrat's lab in Marseille. Projects (2) and (4) are in collaboration with Stefania Rubrichi (Orange). Project (3) is in collaboration with local authorities in France.

    All our work on COVID-19 is listed here:
    We have been active since January 2020 to provide regular reports on the ongoing situation and to respond to specific needs/questions of public health agencies and health authorities, with whom we work in close collaboration. These projects continue this activity. Our scientific production on COVID-19 can be found in our publications page:

    Our group is here: - vibrant, hard-working, enthusiastic.

    To apply send a CV and a letter of motivation to epicx.lab @ specifying in the subject "APPLICATION JOB #X", with X corresponding to the numbered research direction above.

    • 24 Feb 2021
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    • 15 Mar 2021
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    I have funding for a PhD student to join my research group in the Department of Mathematics at City, University of London. The student will pursue projects aligned with my research themes as part of the international Arizona Cancer Evolution Center (ACE;, which unites cancer evolution experts in London, the US, Switzerland and elsewhere. These research themes include dynamics of somatic evolution, forecasting tumour evolution, evolutionarily-informed cancer therapy (including adaptive therapy), and the evolution of cancer risk, as described at

    I’m looking for a student who has (or will soon have) a good honours degree in mathematics, physics, computational biology or another scientific discipline that has equipped them with strong analytical skills, and who is enthusiastic about applying those skills to answering important biological and clinical questions. Demonstrated mathematical modelling capability, relevant biological knowledge, and programming experience (e.g. in C, Python, R or Matlab) are highly desirable.

    Funding includes a three-year stipend (to cover living expenses), a computer, and support for travelling to conferences. The full tuition fee will be funded for UK students and for EU students who either have or can attain settled status in the UK. International applicants are encouraged to apply and should mention whether they have means to cover the difference between the international and UK/EU tuition fees.

    Interested candidates should email me a cover letter (one page), CV, transcripts, and the names of two references. The position will remain available until filled, with an initial application deadline of 15th March 2021. The latest preferred starting date is July 2021. Prospective students should feel free to email me questions.

    Dr. Robert Noble

Previous openings

14 Feb 2021 Postdoc Fellowship at the University of Trento
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8 Jan 2021 Teaching and research positions in Theoretical Biology and Bioinformatics at Utrecht University
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1 Nov 2020 Tenure-track position in Mathematical Biology. University of Victoria.
23 Oct 2020 PhD position: Funded PhD position on Context-specific factors that drive HIV transmission among men who have sex with men: Modelling the role of behaviours, social and legal factors. University of Bristol.
23 Oct 2020 Postdoc position: Senior Research Associate in Mathematical Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases. University of Bristol.
11 Oct 2020 Post-Doc in the field of computational systems biology at the Robert Koch Institute ( in Berlin/Germany.
7 Oct 2020 Predoctoral Contracts for Phd Students AEI 2020 at BCAM (Bilbao, Spain)
2 Oct 2020 PhD position in applied algebra in biology. Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen.
29 Sep 2020 Tenure-track positions. Faculty of Science and Technology. Umeå University, Sweden,
22 Sep 2020 PhD position in Theoretical Biology. Max Planck Institute For Evolutionary Biology, Plön, Germany.
16 Jun 2020 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biomathematics at the Mathematical and Theoretical Biology Group. BCAM. Bilbao.
16 Jun 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie project oportunities @BCAM (Bilbao, Spain) in Applied Mathematics, computational Mathematics and Data Science.
6 Jun 2020 Postdoctoral Positions in Human-Environment Modelling at the University of Guelph and University of Waterloo, Canada
27 May 2020 PhD Program in "MODELING AND ENGINEERING RISK AND COMPLEXITY" in the Scuola Superiore Meridionale di Napoli.
15 May 2020 Postdoc in Mathematical Biology at the University of Oxford
15 May 2020 Research fellow. University of St Andrews
27 Mar 2020 PhD-Junior lecturer position in Mathematics. Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
10 Mar 2020 Post-doc: Mathematical biology. University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, Czech Republic.
27 Feb 2020 PhD position at the Wilhelmina Children's Hospital in Utrecht.
17 Feb 2020 PhD position in Applied Mathematics within the joint graduate programme of Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia and Politecnico di Torino, Italy.
12 Feb 2020 10 PhD positions and fellowships at the International Max Planck Research School for Evolutionary Biology
7 Feb 2020 PhD project in Systems Biology. Hector Fellow Academy (Germany)
20 Jan 2020 Research assistant in mathematical/computational biology in the Schumacher group at the Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Edinburgh.
8 Jan 2020 Three Fully Funded PhD positions in Quantitative Developmental Biologyand Mathematical Modeling at Leiden University, The Netherlands
19 Dec 2019 PhD position at the University of Bath
11 Dec 2019 PhD position at Bielefeld University
19 Nov 2019 PhD opportunities in computational/mathematical biology in Edinburgh
15 Nov 2019 2-year Postdoc/research assistant position in Zoonotic Disease Epidemiology at the University of Bristol, UK.
15 Nov 2019 PhD in Infectious Diseases and Complex Systems. University of Exeter
5 Nov 2019 PhD studenship in mathematical biology at the University of Bath, UK.
30 Oct 2019 PhD position in Mathematical Biology at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology.
30 Oct 2019 PhD Position: Mathematical models of cooperation among heterogeneous individuals at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology
30 Oct 2019 Post Doc Position: Modeling reciprocity in changing environments at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology
28 Oct 2019 PhD Student position at the Centre de Recerca Matemàtica, within the Computational Neuroscience research group
28 Oct 2019 Research Fellow/Associate in Computational Biology. University of Edinburgh - Centre for Regenerative Medicine
27 Oct 2019 2 yr postdoc positions at the University of Copenhagen
27 Oct 2019 Assistant Researcher in Zagorski group at Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland
22 Oct 2019 Position in Applied Mathematics (Dynamical Systems) at Norwegian University of Life Sciences:
17 Oct 2019 PhD studentships in Theoretical Evolution and Ecology at the University of Lausanne
3 Oct 2019 UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in Biomedical AI – funded places available for 2020 entry
17 Sep 2019 Faculty Position in Systems Biology, Virginia Tech
16 Sep 2019 Postdoctoral Fellowships Szeged
1 Jul 2019 1 Assistant Professor and 2 Junior Faculty Positions at Department of Mathematics, University of California, Riverside (USA)

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