[Elsnet-list] research positions

Carlos Martin-Vide carlos.martin at urv.net
Fri Dec 31 13:03:40 CET 2004


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Please, pass the information to whom may be interested. Thanks.
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A few research positions for experienced scholars may be available starting in the academic year 2005-2006 in the Research Group on Mathematical Linguistics at Rovira i Virgili University (Tarragona, Spain).

The web site of the group is:

http://www.grlmc.com or http://pizarro.fll.urv.es/continguts/linguistica/proyecto/grlmc.htm

ELIGIBLE TOPICS

The eligible topics are the group's current or future research directions:

- Formal language theory and its applications.
- Bioinformatics.
- Biomolecular computing and nanotechnology.
- Language and speech technologies.
- Formal theories of language acquisition.
- Computational neuroscience.

Other related fields might still be eligible provided there exist strong enough candidates for them.

JOB PROFILE

- The positions are intended to develop a research project in collaboration with the host institute for 12-24 months.
- They will be filled in under the form of a work contract.
- There is no restriction on the candidate's age.
- Only experienced (top-class) researchers have a real chance to succeed.

ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS

- PhD holder.
- Not national of any of the 25 European Union member states.
- Not national of any of the European Union candidate states (Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania, Turkey).
- Researchers from all other countries are eligible provided they have not spent more than 4 years during the previous 5 years in any of the above-mentioned European countries.

ECONOMIC CONDITIONS

- The size of the projects will approximately vary between euros 70,000 and 180,000, including the researcher's salary, travel support, and health insurance.
- The particular conditions for each contract will be the matter of an agreement by the researcher and the host institute within the format suggested by the funding agency.
- In the case of researchers from emerging and transition economies and developing countries, the scheme may include additional provision to assist them to return to their country of origin, with typically half the duration of the first phase.

EVALUATION PROCEDURE

It will consist of 3 successive stages:

- a pre-selection based on CV and carried out by the host institute,
- a short proposal, to be evaluated by the funding agency,
- a full proposal, to be evaluated by the funding agency.

SCHEDULE

Expressions of interest are welcome until January 9, 2005. They should include the researcher's full CV. The outcome of the preselection will be reported immediately after. For the successful candidates, the deadline for the submission of the short proposal will be January 19, 2005. Directions, advice and support will be given to them by the host institute.

CONTACT

Carlos Martin-Vide
carlos.martin at urv.net
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