Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

Call for expressions of interest for the submission of Marie Sklodowska-Curie proposals - Energy and Society

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    02/06/2018 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
    Spain, Barcelona
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Prof. Albert Presas i Puig, established at the Department of Humanities of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona) offers two positions for candidates interested in submitting a proposal for the Marie Curie Individual Fellowships.

Prof. A. Presas i Puig is working on the understanding of science and technology as social factors that are in turn shaped by historical, cultural and social forces. He is also the PI of the international project "History of Nuclear Energy and Society". His research interests focus on science, culture and power; science in the European periphery; Science and Francoism, the history of nuclear energy and Social Sciences, Humanities and energy.

Prof. Presas i Puig is interested in sponsoring 2 post-doctoral students working in a interdisciplinary approach to energy in Humanities and Social Sciences (anthropology, science and technology studies, economics, environmental history), and on the topic Energy and Society.

Researchers willing to apply should check that they fulfil the eligibility criteria and then send an expression of interest, consisting of:

  • A Curriculum Vitae (5 pages max);
  • A summary presentation of their research proposal (ca. 5 pages);
  • A motivation letter (1 page)
  • The contact information of two referees

Expressions of interest must be submitted no later than the 31st May 2018 to josep.niubo (a) upf.edu . The title of the email must be "MSCA application – Dr. Presas – your name and surname"

Proposals will be pre-selected on the basis of internal evaluation. Candidates will be informed of the results of the pre-selection 10 days after the deadline. The deadline for the submission of proposals to the Commission has been set for the 12th of September 2018.

Eligibility criteria according to the call:

At the deadline for the submission of proposals researchers:

  • shall be in possession of a doctoral degree or 4 years of full-time equivalent experience;
  • must not have resided or carried out their main activities in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the above mentioned deadline.