30/04/2021
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

MSCA-PF: Joint application at the University of Granada. Department of Physical Education & Sports

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  • OFFER DEADLINE
    28/08/2021 11:30 - 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 María Heredia- Jiménez from the Department of Physical Education & Sports 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 MSCA-PF Project will be hosted at the Human Behaviour & Motion Analysis Lab (HubemaLab) in Ceuta- University of Granada. The lab has a constructed area of 400 square meters and equipped with a full Motion Capture system (12 IR cameras and 3 color-video cameras) synchronized with 4 triaxial force plate, 16 channels of sEMG and IMUs sensors. The lab has two eye tracking systems (glasses synch with Mocap System and screen-based eye tracker), 12 channels of EEG system, a wearable metabolic system, and others electrophysiology sensors (Hearth rate, Electrodemal activity, muscle oxygen) and Psycho-social equipment (Vienna Test system).

The website of the lab is: www.hubemalab.com

Project description:

The research group are focus on the human locomotion and gait analysis. We analyze the kinematics, kinetics, electromyography, metabolic cost and eye tracking signals during walking in non-pathological and pathological subjects. We have some projects about changes in gait and posture during load carriage (backpack and wheel trolley) in elementary school children and the interaction of the load in the performance and injuries in combatant. Other research projects are focuses on gait impairment in elderly.

Research Area:

  • Life Sciences (LIFE)

For a correct evaluation of your candidature, please send the documents below to Professor José María Heredia- Jiménez (herediaj@ugr.es):

  • CV
  • Letter of recommendation (optional)

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