25/03/2019
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

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

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  • OFFER DEADLINE
    14/06/2019 12:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
  • LOCATION
    Spain, Jaén
  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Universidad de Jaén
  • DEPARTMENT
    FQM-322 High-Energy Sources in the Galaxy

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 LUQUE ESCAMILLA (peter@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/2YoZL5d)

The research group FQM-322 was founded in 2002 by Prof. Josep Martí and it is currently leaded by Prof. Pedro Luque-Escamilla since 2012. Their international members conform a research unit working mostly on Galactic high-energy astrophysics in a multi-wavelength context. Our results have deserved to be published in the best journals in the field, such as Science, Astrophysical Journal or Astronomy and Astrophysics.

During its existence, the group has been recipient of local, regional and national funding under different competitive calls. Starting in 2011, the group is actually involved in the international Consortium for the construction of the Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) with its main contribution being in the Physics and Large Size Telescope (LST) working groups.

Group webpage: http://aljayani.ujaen.es/faeg/index_eng.php.

 

Project description

Our research activity is currently structured into two main lines of work in observational astrophysics.

  • Multi-wavelength study of galactic collimated jets and outflows (e.g. microquasars, gamma-ray binaries, massive YSOs, …) and their connection with non-thermal phenomena across the whole electromagnetic spectrum.
  • Participation in the CTA, mainly contributing to prepare the future observation strategies and science with this new observatory. Our main interest is on galactic TeV emitters. The group staff also includes one engineer working on the design of the access tower for the LSTs in the central parts of the array.

 

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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