ORGANISATION/COMPANYUniversitat Rovira i Virgili-TecnATox
RESEARCH FIELDBiological sciencesComputer scienceEnvironmental science
RESEARCHER PROFILERecognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE03/06/2019 17:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONSpain › Tarragona
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK40
OFFER STARTING DATE03/05/2020
EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMMEH2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
REFERENCE NUMBER1 IF-APPLICANT
MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER0
The Center of Environmental, Food and Toxicological Technology (TecnATox) is an interdisciplinary research group located in Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV) at Tarragona (Spain). TecnATox (www.tecnatox.cat) is a research centre with an increasing international projection devoted to the assessment of the impact of pollution on the environment and human health. It is a pioneer in the development of new and innovative tools for environmental monitoring, analysis, risk assessment and management. TecnATox was one of the first research groups in Spain and Europe assessing risks to human health arising from exposure to environmental chemicals.
TecnATox is looking for excellent researchers interested in developing their Research project in our Group under the The Marie Skłodowska-Curie action (MSCA). It provides attractive and competitive funds for researchers to develop their research careers in excellent organisations. The URV will help the candidates to complete their highly competitive proposals.
The candidate should have research interests and background relating to Next generation of Exposome Science, with a special emphasis on “ Environmental end exposure modelling”, “human biomonitoring”, “in vivo”, “in vitro” and “in silico: PBPK/PD” models, -omics technologies, high dimensional bioinformatics and understanding of fundamental science and its direct application to environmental health challenges.
Deadline to submit the Expression of Interest at the URV: 03/June/2019, 17:00h (Brussels time).
Candidates, please, send Dr. Marta Schuhmacher (email: firstname.lastname@example.org) a letter of interest with:
- An abstract of the project idea (max 200 words)
- A complete scientific CV
Deadline to submit the proposal at the EC: 11/Sept/2019, 17:00h (Brussels time).
The URV is a comprehensive university that enthusiastically aims at enhancing its researchers career to advance in research, to foster innovation, and to promote and communicate research to the public.
The URV is well positioned internationally in R&D and has obtained good results in quantity and quality of its publications. The URV is a very active young university ranked 76 in the “150 under 50” classification of the Thames Higher Education and also well positioned in other world-class rankings (ARWU, CWTS Leiden).
The number of doctoral theses nearly tripled in the last five years and more than a third were produced by foreign students. Knowledge transfer is reinforced with the increase of the number of patent applications and spin-off creation.
The URV is also in leading positions in public and private funds attraction for its R&D projects, at national and international level, coordinating EU projects, managing EUA and Japanese projects or taking part in several international public private partnerships.
The University cutting-edge R&D facilities contribute significantly to the career progress of our researchers. The applicant will find at the URV an excellent research environment to develop their projects and to boost their careers. The university follows the European Charter for Researchers and a Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers, which has been certified by the European Commission.
The candidate will have the opportunity to develop necessary skills and international experience for a successful career, either in the public or the private sector. The candidate will improve complementary skills such as project management, student supervision, communication, entrepreneurship, data protection and open access, business administration, gender and ethics in research, grant writing, interview skills and other competencies that she will need in the workplace (e.g. ability to negotiate, creativity, analytical thinking, conflict resolution, etc.)
In order to apply to the Marie Curie fellowship, the only restrictions are: 1) to have a PhD or 4 years research experience, and 2) to comply with the MSCA mobility rule (The ER must not have resided or carried out the main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of the host organization for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the deadline).
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REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELBiological sciences: PhD or equivalentComputer science: PhD or equivalentEnvironmental science: PhD or equivalent
REQUIRED LANGUAGESENGLISH: Excellent
Candidates should demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills, together with evidence of successful teamwork and a collegial approach. A proven record of in publishing in peer-reviewed journals is advantageous.
EURAXESS offer ID: 385348
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