[Elsnet-list] sabbatical positions 2005-5

Carlos Martin-Vide carlos.martin at urv.net
Fri Feb 18 07:07:03 CET 2005


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Please, pass the information to whom may be interested. Thanks.
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A few sabbatical positions may be available in 2006-2007 in the Research Group on Mathematical Linguistics at Rovira i Virgili University (Tarragona, Spain).

The web site of the the host institute is:

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

ELIGIBLE TOPICS

The eligible topics are the institute'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

- Top-level appointments for experienced researchers being on leave from their home organization.
- The main duty of the job is research, with possible supervising and doctoral teaching too.
- 3-12 months long.
- To start in 2006 and to be developed in the period January 1st, 2006 - October 31st, 2007.

ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS

- The positions can be filled in only by scholars that occupy a full/associate professorship at their home organization.
- PhD degree got earlier than 2000.
- There is no restriction on nationality or age.

ECONOMIC CONDITIONS

- This will be a scholarship (not a work contract).
- Salary in the interval 1,500-3,000 euro/month (most probably, not less than 2,500 euros).
- Travel grant.
- Healt insurance coverage will be provided exceptionally to those scholars that don't have one from their home country.

EVALUATION PROCEDURE

It will consist of 2 stages:

- a pre-selection based on CV and carried out by the host institute,
- a full proposal (CV + research project + work plan), to be evaluated externally by the funding agency.

SCHEDULE

Expressions of interest are welcome until March 6, 2005. They should contain the researcher's CV and mention "2005-5" in the subject box. The outcome of the preselection will be reported immediately after. Preselected candidates will be given appropriate support in the application process by the host institute.

CONTACT

Carlos Martin-Vide
carlos.martin at urv.net
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