[Elsnet-list] research positions 2006-3

carlos.martin at urv.cat carlos.martin at urv.cat
Sun Apr 9 12:34:11 CEST 2006


Apologies for multiple posting!

Please, pass the information to whom may be interested. Thanks.

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2 research positions may be available in the Research Group on Mathematical Linguistics at Rovira i Virgili University (Tarragona, Spain) under a scheme funded by the Regional Government of Catalonia.

The web site of the host institute is:

http://www.grlmc.com

ELIGIBLE TOPICS (in decreasing order of priority)

Language and automata 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 are strong enough candidates for them.

JOB PROFILE

Position A:

- It is intended for a very experienced scientist with a clear leadership willing to develop an academic career in the framework of the host institute for an unlimited time, starting in 2006-2007.
- It will be filled in under the form of a permanent work contract, subject to periodical scientific assessment.
- Doctoral teaching and supervising are expected, as well as a strong involvement in the institute’s activities.
- Only candidates with an outstanding publication record will be considered.
- The PhD degree must have been awarded earlier than May 2002.

Position B:

- It is intended for a young scientist with a high potential and leadership willing to develop an academic career in the framework of the host institute for 5 years, starting in 2006-2007.
- It will be filled in under the form of a work contract.
- After the first 5 years, it is possible that the position will become permanent after appropriate scientific assessment.
- Doctoral teaching and supervising are expected, as well as a strong involvement in the institute’s activities.
- Only candidates with a high publication record will be considered.
- Candidates must be not older than 35.
- The PhD degree must have been awarded earlier than May 2004.

ECONOMIC CONDITIONS

Position A:

- Annual salary amounting 40,000-43,000 euros approximately in the first year, after taxes.
- If scientific evaluations give a positive result, an increase in the salary is expected periodically.
- Full Social Security rights, including health assistance for the researcher and her/his family.

Position B:

- Annual salary amounting 32,000-35,000 euros approximately in the first year, after taxes.
- Full Social Security rights, including health assistance for the researcher and her/his family.

EVALUATION PROCEDURE

It will consist of 2 steps:

- a pre-selection based on CV and carried out by the host institute,
- an electronic application by the shortlisted candidates, essentially involving CV and letters of reference, to be assessed by the funding agency.

SCHEDULE

Expressions of interest are welcome until April 17, 2006. They should simply contain the candidate's CV and mention "2006-3-A or B" in the subject line. The outcome of the pre-selection will be reported immediately after.

Pre-selected candidates will be supported in the application process by the host institute. The deadline for completing the whole process is:

- April 28 for position A.
- May 5 for position B.

The final results will be publicized not earlier than July 2006.

CONTACT

Carlos Martin-Vide
carlos.martin at urv.net



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