[Elsnet-list] sabbatical positions: 2005-10

Carlos Martin-Vide carlos.martin at urv.net
Sat Jun 4 22:56:01 CEST 2005


Apologies for multiple posting!
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 host institute is:
 
http://www.grlmc.com
 
ELIGIBLE TOPICS
 
The eligible topics are the institute's current or future research directions:
 
- Formal language theory and its applications.
- Biomolecular computing and nanotechnology.
- Bioinformatics.
- Language and speech technologies.
- Formal theories of language acquisition and evolutionary linguistics.
- 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.
- Scholarship (rather than a work contract).
- The main duty of the position 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.
- The scheme is extremely competitive.
 
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.
- Exceptional research career, with a very strong record of publications and other achievements.
- There is no restriction on nationality or age.
 
ECONOMIC CONDITIONS

- 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 steps:
 
- a pre-selection based on CV and carried out by the host institute,
- a full proposal (CV + research project + work plan), to be assessed externally by the funding
agency.
 
SCHEDULE
 
Expressions of interest are welcome until June 17, 2005. They should contain the researcher's CV
and mention "2005-10" 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. The deadline for completing the whole
process is June 30, 2005.
 
CONTACT
 
Carlos Martin-Vide
carlos.martin at urv.net


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