[Elsnet-list] postdoctoral positions 2006-4

carlos.martin at urv.cat carlos.martin at urv.cat
Sun Sep 3 13:25:44 CEST 2006

Apologies for multiple posting!

Please, forward the announcement to whoever may be interested in it.



2 postdoctoral 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:


ELIGIBLE TOPICS (in decreasing order of priority)

-	Language and automata theory and its applications.
-	Biomolecular computing and nanotechnology.
-	Language and speech technologies.
-	Bioinformatics.
-	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.


-	The positions are intended for junior scientists with a high potential and leadership willing to develop an academic career in the framework of the host institute for 2 years, starting in 2007.
-	They will be filled in under the form of a work contract.
-	Besides research, some doctoral teaching and supervising are expected too, as well as a strong involvement in the institute’s activities.
-	The candidate’s PhD degree must have been awarded not earlier than 2001.
-	Only candidates with a substantial publication record will be considered.


-	Annual salary amounting 23,900 euros before taxes.
-	Full Social Security rights, including health assistance.


It will consist of 2 steps:

-	a pre-selection based on CV and carried out by the host institute,
-	the application by the host institute on behalf of the pre-selected candidates.


Expressions of interest are welcome until September 15, 2006. They should contain the candidate's CV as an attachment and mention "2006-4" in the subject line. The outcome of the pre-selection will be reported immediately after.

Pre-selected candidates should be ready to collaborate with the host institute in completing the application process by October 5, 2006.

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


Carlos Martin-Vide
carlos.martin at urv.cat

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