Neuroimaging Lead Scientist


Barcelona, Spain & Remote
Job Description

QMENTA was founded to empower the breakthroughs that will ultimately make brain diseases a thing of the past.  We deliver on our vision by serving as the indispensable hub for data, tools, and expertise that accelerates the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of CNS disease. How? We bring to market a powerful package of sophisticated technologies integrated into a single software solution that easily fuses big brain data with AI analytics.

As Neuroimaging Lead Scientist you will research and develop innovative and accurate algorithms and workflows for multiple therapeutic areas in the CNS, being fully connected with QMENTA’s software development, and data science teams. 

You will have an active role in building the future of QMENTA’s solutions, shaping the company’s R&D vision for CNS applications and you will work directly with the CTO, and other stakeholders, helping to shape this vision. As Lead Scientist you will also be responsible to execute such R&D strategy with a growing team of Research Scientists. You will work closely with the Team Lead supporting leadership aspects such as recruiting, coaching team members and performance reviews.

The role also includes exchange with the scientific Neuroimaging and Artificial Intelligence community by publications and conference presentations.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Contribute to algorithm libraries and enabling tools and components. Engage with the scientific community and clinical community in the translational medicine projects, understanding the scientific aspect and how they relate to the business problem, ensuring value creation by the business.
  • Ensure biomarker/tools proper development and release cycle
  • Lead technical execution of R&D projects
  • Balance project execution with technical debt
  • Support collaboration projects that involved the manipulation and analysis of data from radiology, and clinical data using data image processing algorithms and methodologies.
  • Support the development, training and coaching of data scientists and engineers to ensure the dissemination of latest scientific research and cutting-edge software prototypes to the wider team. 
  • Scientific and/or technical project management support of multinational, multi-disciplinary projects within QMENTA and with external partners.
Essential Requirements:
  • Ph.D. degree in computer sciences, mathematics, physics, bioinformatics or comparable degree, with a focus on machine learning and deep learning in neurology or neuroimaging related fields.
  • Multi-national, multi-disciplinary project experience.
  • Proven track record of major scientific publications and conference contributions in the field of machine learning for neuroimaging and/or data analysis.
  • 3+ years of experience working on image and/or data analysis software using Python/R and deep learning technologies.
  • Working experience with analysis of translational science data is beneficial
  • Scientific excellence and passion to work on innovative approaches to image and data analysis challenges in translational medicine.
  • Talent to conceptualize, create, communicate and implement novel scientific ideas aligned with the translational medicine strategy.
  • Is a delivery-driven individual who enjoys working in an informal, collegial and innovative workplace.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with Docker or other container technology
  • Experience with CI/CD
  • Familiar with DICOM and other medical imaging standards

At QMENTA, we strive on solving hard problems with creative solutions, and have fun during the process. In everything we do, we’re guided by our ABCDE’s core values:


  • Positiveness: We face challenges with a positive attitude.
  • Encourage: We work hard and share your enthusiasm.
  • Amplify: We amplify our capabilities and multiply results.


  • Brains before brawn: We are resourceful and innovative.
  • Proactive: We generate constructive change both personal and professional.
  • Pride: We take pride in our work and recognize it.


  • Ambition: We tackle important and meaningful problems.
  • Impact: We are making a difference in the world.
  • Excellence: We set the bar high.


  • Fast delivery: We are nimble and efficient.
  • Quality: We understand our clients and deliver the highest quality product.
  • Accountability: We are pragmatic and meet our commitments.


  • Privacy and Security: We design our systems to protect data following global industry standards.
  • Expertise: We have the knowledge and skills to solve your problems.
  • Trust: We are honest, ethical and our word is our bond.

Only CVs in English will be taken into consideration.

We are an exciting and rapidly growing business where everyone works hard towards a common goal of exceeding customer expectations. We are looking for the right candidate to join us on our journey.

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