Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

UJA Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions - Individual Fellowships Hosting Offer 2019 (LIFE SCIENCES)

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    14/06/2019 12:00 - Europe/Brussels
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
    Spain, Jaén
    Universidad de Jaén
    CTS-464 Nursing and Innovation in Healthcare

Description of Hosting Institution (UJA – Spain)

Jaén University (UJA) was created in 1993 and is in the Top 50 of the world’s best young universities according to THE (Times Higher Education). This ranking analyzes aspects such as teaching, research work, the university’s international outreach, or integration into industry. Besides, the UJA has received the distinction of Campus of International Excellence in the fields of Agrifood (CEIA3) and Climate Change (CamBio), plus it also leads the Andalusian CEI project on historical heritage PatrimoniUN10.

Jaén University has five faculties (Social and Legal Sciences; Humanities and Education Sciences; Health Sciences; Experimental Sciences and Social Work) and two higher polytechnic schools for engineering (Linares and Jaén). In turn, these centers are organized into 35 departmentsIt also has three Postgraduate educational centers (Doctorate School, Advanced Study Center in Modern Languages and Postgraduate Study Center).

In regards to its research, there are five specialized centers at Jaén University. Besides, the full picture of the over 100 UJA groups covers the following research fields of expertise (https://www.ujaen.es/servicios/ofipi/uja-ri-expertise): Agrifood (AGR); Biology (BIO); Health (CTS); Social Sciences, Business, Law (SEJ); Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (FQM); Humanities (HUM); Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences (RNM); Information and Communications Technology (TIC); and Engineering Production Technology (TEP).

As far the UJA hosting offer is concerned, Prof. PEDRO LUIS PANCORBO HIDALGO (pancorbo@ujaen.es) would be willing to host post-doctoral researchers that are eventually funded through the H2020 MSCA-IF 2019 call for applications to be part of the following research team:


UJA hosting research group (https://bit.ly/2Yxg0Nw)

The research group 'Nursing and innovation in healthcare' was funded in 2001 and belongs to the Andalusian Research, Development and Innovation Plan (PAIDI) (code CTS-464). Currently 11 senior researchers; 4 collaborating researchers and 11 Ph Students form the group. Researchers belong to the Department of Nursing in the University of Jaen, the Hospital of Jaén; and the Healthcare Agency Alto Guadalquivir; with some collaborators from other Spanish institutions.

The goals of this group are: to promote the research in care and the advancement in Nursing; to promote the innovation in clinical practice nursing; to collaborate with healthcare institutions in conducting research projects and to participate in graduate education focused on health research.


Project description

Our research activity is currently structured into four main lines of work in the field of healthcare:

  • Use of research and evidence in the clinical practice in nursing and healthcare.
  • Pressure ulcers and chronic wounds. Epidemiology and clinical evidence.
  • Family and informal care and caregivers. Positive and negative consequences in caring for an elderly relative.
  • Environmental sustainability and nursing education. Currently working in the Project: NurSus TOOLKIT: A Teaching and Learning Resource for Sustainability in Nursing.

Other research topics in which our group is working are:

  • Use of new technologies and social networks in health.
  • Health in elderly.
  • Community health.


Application procedure

CV, Motivation letter and Summary of project proposal (250 words) by 14th June 2019 to ofipi@ujaen.es. Further information regarding the application requirements can be found at https://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions/actions/individual-fellowships_en & https://ec.europa.eu/info/funding-tenders/opportunities/portal/screen/opportunities/topic-details/msca-if-2019.


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