28/04/2021
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

MSCA-PF: Joint application at the University of Granada. Department of Department of International and Spanish Economics

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  • OFFER DEADLINE
    26/08/2021 13:30 - Europe/Brussels
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    HE / MSCA
  • LOCATION
    Spain, Granada
  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    International Research Projects Office
  • DEPARTMENT
    Promotion and Advisory Unit
  • LABORATORY
    NA

Professor José Luis Sáez Lozano from the Department of International and Spanish Economics at the University of Granada, welcomes postdoctoral candidates interested in applying for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships (MSCA-PF) in 2021 at this University. Please note that applicants must comply with the Mobility Rule (more information about the 2020 call: http://sl.ugr.es/0aNV, the 2021 call is not yet open).

Brief description of the institution:

The University of Granada (UGR), founded in 1531, is one of the largest and most important universities in Spain. With over 60.000 undergraduate and postgraduate students and 6.000 staff. UGR offers a total of 89 degrees, 110 master’s degrees and 28 doctoral programmes through its 123 departments and 27 centers. Consequently, the UGR offers one of the most extensive and diverse ranges of higher education programmes in Spain.

The UGR has 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. UGR is also a leading institution in research, located in the top 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 - Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) (http://sl.ugr.es/0bsW). The UGR is amongst the 201-300 first universities of the world, between 2nd-5th position of Spanish universities and number 1 in the Andalusian Region in the Shanghai Top 500 ranking. Specialties at UGR that stand out are Library & Information Science (position 32) and Food Science & Technology (position 36). Moreover, the UGR is also situated amongst the first 100 universities in Mining & Mineral Engineering between (76th-100th position), in Mathematics (between 76th-100th position) and in Hospitality & Tourism Management (between 76th-100th position). The edition of the ARWU places the UGR in 201-300th 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.

Additionally, the UGR has 8 researchers at the top of the Highly Cited Researchers (HCR) list in Computer Sciences & Engineering (position 101-150). It is also well recognized for its web presence (http://sl.ugr.es/0a6i), being positioned at 43th 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 67 projects, with total funding of 18.029 million euros, and for H2020, 118 projects with total funding around 29.115 million euros.

Brief description of the Centre/Research Group:

The research group GIADE (Ref. SEJ-478) is a group of researchers from the University of Granada, who work in various areas of management and economic research (http://sej478.ugr.es/datos_inicio/).

It is a consolidated research group and has a large human capital, with high standards of quality research.

In GIADE there are 37 researchers of recognized prestige, who work in quite different themes of investigation and cover most of the areas in the investigation in management and economy.

Project description:

My main line of research is economic analysis, but I have also investigated the economic environment of the business, from the strategic approach (relevant line of research GIADE).

Within the economic analysis I am specialized in the research of the political cycle of the business, the economic vote, the popularity function,...

I have also worked in public economics, especially fiscal decentralization. Related to this, my latest research belongs to the field of applied microeconometrics: happy economy. I have applied the multilevel analysis to investigate whether fiscal decentralization influences happiness.

Research Area:

  • Economic Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities (ECO-SOC)

  • Information Science and Engineering (ENG)

For a correct evaluation of your candidature, please send the documents below to Professor José Luis Sáez Lozano (josaez@ugr.es):

  • CV
  • Letter of recommendation (optional)

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