OFFER DEADLINE01/07/2020 11:00 - Europe/Brussels
EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMMEH2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
ORGANISATION/COMPANYInternational Research Projects Office
DEPARTMENTPromotion and Advisory Unit
Professor Alberto García Porras, from the Department of Medieval History and Historiographic Sciences and Techniques 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
The Department of Medieval History and Historiographical Sciences and Techniques is one of the most important centers of study in the country on economic and social aspects of the Hispanic medieval period, especially on al-Andalus. One of the most innovative aspects of this workplace is the consolidated practice in the combined study from textual and archaeological documentation on these aspects to obtain a holistic view of the problems raised in the study of this period.
The supervisor heads a Research Group (“Producción, Intercambio y Materialidad” – “Production, Exchange and Materiality” HUM-1035, recognized by the regional government of Andalusia) with a long history in the study of different aspects of this period such as the study of economic structures, trade in al-Andalus and the Mediterranean Area and its spatial implementation, Material Culture in the rural and urban areas of al-Andalus, Social history.
The research projects developed in recent years and currently in progress are oriented to the study of the landscape and medieval rural settlement and its modifications, the city of Granada and the Alhambra, the fortified border structures and in the rural area, and the Material Culture analysis.
Social Sciences and Humanities (SOC)
For a correct evaluation of your candidature, please send the documents below to Professor Alberto García Porras (firstname.lastname@example.org):
- Letter of recommendation (optional)
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