[Elsnet-list] research positions 2005-3

Carlos Martin-Vide carlos.martin at urv.net
Fri Jan 21 06:19:31 CET 2005


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

The web site of the group (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 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 an advanced training + research project in collaboration with the host institute during 12-24 months.
- They will be filled in under the form of either a work contract or a scholarship.
- There is no restriction on the candidate's age.
- Though there is no particular preference, candidates in the first decade of their research career are encouraged to apply.

ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS

- Having at least 4 years of postgraduate research experience or having got a PhD degree by October 16, 2005 at the latest.
- Being national of one of the 25 European Union member states or of one of the 4 European Union associated candidate states (Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania, Turkey) or of one of the 5 European Union associated states (Iceland, Israel, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland), who has not resided and carried out her/his main activity in Spain for more than 12 months in the last 3 years (reference date: February 16, 2005).
- Spaniards are ineligible unless they have resided and carried out their main activity in a third country for at least 4 of the last 5 years (reference date: February 16, 2005).

ECONOMIC CONDITIONS

- They include: a generous monthly salary depending on the researcher's experience, family situation, and sort of project (lab or non-lab), plus a travel and mobility grant, and a health insurance.
- Candidates from developing countries or emerging/transition economies will be eligible later for a reintegration grant in their home country for half the time they spent in Spain.

EVALUATION PROCEDURE

It will consist of 2 stages:

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

SCHEDULE

Expressions of interest are welcome until January 30, 2005. They should include the researcher's full CV and mention "2005-3" in the subject box. The outcome of the preselection will be reported immediately after. For the preselected candidates, the deadline for the submission of the proposal will be February 16, 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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