05/03/2019
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

Marie Curie IF applicant for a Post-Doc position in Toxicology and Risk Assessment

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Universitat Rovira i Virgili-TecnATox
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciences
    Computer science
    Environmental science
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    03/06/2019 17:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Tarragona
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    03/05/2020
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    1 IF-APPLICANT
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    0

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: marta.schuhmacher@urv.cat) 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).

Benefits

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.)

 

Eligibility criteria

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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Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Biological sciences: PhD or equivalent
    Computer science: PhD or equivalent
    Environmental science: PhD or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

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.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Spain
Tarragona

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EURAXESS offer ID: 385348

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