08/03/2018
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

MSCA-IF: Joint application at the University of Granada. Department of Contemporary History

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  • OFFER DEADLINE
    01/09/2018 13:30 - Europe/Brussels
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
  • LOCATION
    Spain, Granada
  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    International Research Projects Office
  • DEPARTMENT
    Promotion and Advisory Unit
  • LABORATORY
    NA

Professor Antonio Ortega Santos, from the Department of Contemporary History at the University of Granada, welcomes postdoctoral candidates interested in applying for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (MSCA-IF) in 2018 at this University. Please note that applicants must comply with the Mobility Rule (more information: http://sl.ugr.es/09Qg).

Brief description of the institution:

The University of Granada (UGR), founded in 1531, is one of the largest and most important universities in Spain. It serves more than 60000 students per year, including many foreign students, as UGR is the leader host institution in the Erasmus program. UGR, featuring 3650 professors and more than 2000 auxiliary personnel, offers a total of 75 degrees through its 112 departments and 28 centers.

UGR is also a leading institution in research, located in the top 5/10 of Spanish universities by a variety of ranking criteria, such as national R&D projects, fellowships awarded, publications, or international funding. UGR is one of the few Spanish Universities listed in the Shanghai Top 500 ranking (http://www.arwu.org/), and it is also well recognized for its web presence (http://www.4icu.org/top200/).

Internationally, we bet decidedly by our participation in the calls of H2020, both at partner and coordination. For the duration of the Seventh Framework Programme, the UGR has obtained a total of 66 projects, with total funding of 17.97 million euros, and for H2020, until 2015, more than 25 projects with total funding of more than 6 million euros. Our more than 3,000 researchers are grouped into 365 research groups covering all scientific fields and disciplines.

Brief description of the Centre/Research Group

Our research Gruop South Training Action Network of Decoloniality (HUM 952) is focused in some different field research inclina in the general topic Environmental History. Our main attention is about the environmental impact of capitalism in the contemporary age, attending to ecosystem management, common goods an environmental conflicts. From this perspective, attending to emergen new epistemes, just we are developing new decolonial studies, creating reflections from the Global South.  www.standugr.com

Project description

Our projects in this moment are focused in environmental perspective, apart a new attention to asian studies concreting in decolizing identities, with special and relevant attention to management of common goods and building up landscape in a bicultural perspective. This means attention to colonial impact of globalization inside a historical perspective from the last two centuries. This approach is creating network with other institutions (being promoter of SAB-INS International Research Network AUIP with UNAM, UABCS, UNiversidad Querétaro and Universidad Veracruzana -Mexico-, UNICAUCA -Colombia- and Suny Old Westbury New York). Environmental Studies is the main field of our job with an interdisciplinary perspective, involved in a historial approach and with attention to present-days problemas of environmental impact of economic activities. 

Research Area

  • Social Sciences and Humanities (SOC)
  • Environmental Sciences and Geology (ENV)

For a correct evaluation of your candidature, please send the documents below to Professor Antonio Ortega Santos (aortegas@ugr.es):

  • CV
  • Letter of recommendation (optional)