OFFER DEADLINE01/07/2020 13:30 - Europe/Brussels
EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMMEH2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
ORGANISATION/COMPANYInternational Research Projects Office
DEPARTMENTPromotion and Advisory Unit
Professor Rocío Montoro, from the Department of English and German Philologies 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
I am a member of the Research Group HUM270. The group's interests focus on the study of various aspects of the English Language and Literature including Pragmatics, Translation and Stylistics. My own area of expertise is the Stylistics of English. This should be understood amply to include both literary and non-literary stylistics, that is, I focus both on the stylistics of literature as well as on other discourses. I am particularly interested in the language of popular fiction on which I have published a monograph as well as various articles and book chapters.
I welcome PhD proposals/post-doctoral research proposals within the general field of stylistics. However, I would be most interested in supervising post-doctorate students who work within the area of corpus stylistics. Having interests in popular fiction would be a further advantage though it is not a prerequisite.
Social Sciences and Humanities (SOC)
For a correct evaluation of your candidature, please send the documents below to Professor Rocío Montoro (firstname.lastname@example.org):
- Letter of recommendation (optional)
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