Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

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

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    01/07/2020 14:30 - Europe/Brussels
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
    Spain, Granada
    International Research Projects Office
    Promotion and Advisory Unit

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 2020 at this University. Please note that applicants must comply with the Mobility Rule (more information: http://sl.ugr.es/0aNV).

Brief description of the institution:

The University of Granada (UGR), founded in 1531, is one of the largest and most important universities in Spain. The UGR has been awarded with the "Human Resources Excellence in Research (HRS4R)", which reflects the UGR’s commitment to continuously improve its human resource policies in line with the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers. The 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://sl.ugr.es/0aw0). The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) places the UGR in 268th position in the world and as the 4th highest ranked University in Spain, reaffirming its position as an institution at the forefront of national and international research. From the perspective of specialist areas in the ARWU rankings, the UGR is outstanding in Documentation (ranked in the 36th in the world) or Food science technology (ranked 37th in the world), Mathematics and Computer Science (ranked among the top 76-100 in the world).

The UGR has 4 researchers at the top of the Highly Cited Researchers (HCR) list in the Computer Science area. With regard to broader subject fields, the UGR is ranked in 45th position in the universities worldwide in the discipline of Engineering. It is also well recognized for its web presence (http://sl.ugr.es/0a6i) taking 36th place in the top 200 Universities in Europe. Internationally, we bet decidedly by our participation in the calls of the Framework Programme of the European Union. For the duration of the last two Framework Programmes, the UGR has obtained a total of 66 projects, with total funding of 18.02 million euros, and for H2020, 80 projects with total funding around 20.6 million euros.

Brief description of the Centre/Research Group

Project description: 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 (UNAM, UABCS, UNiversidad Querétaro and Universidad Veracruzana -Mexico-, UNICAUCA -Colombia-). 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, attending to environmental conflicts and sustainability sciences.

Research Area

Social Sciences and Humanities (SOC), Environment and Geosciences (ENV) y Life Sciences (LIFE).

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)


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