Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

UJA Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions - Individual Fellowships Hosting Offer 2019 (SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES)

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    14/06/2019 12:00 - Europe/Brussels
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
    Spain, Jaén
    Universidad de Jaén
    HUM-755 French Culture Fund of the province of Jaén

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. ENCARNACIÓN MEDINA ARJONA (emedina@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/2HKuALp)

“Fondo cultural de la provincial de Jaén”, University of Jaén (HUM-755). The research team “Fondo cultural francés de la provincial de Jaén” (HUM 755) (https://viajarconomar.com/hum755-universidad-de-jaen/) is an R & D + i group that depends on the “Andalusian Plan for Research, Development and Innovation” of the General Secretariat of Universities, Research and Technology of the Andalusian Government, located at the University of Jaén. One of its main interests is the advancement of knowledge in the field of Social Sciences and Humanities, in particular, French language and culture, and Mediterranean culture, with the ultimate goal of benefiting society and enriching training of future researchers.


Project description

Research program: cultural landscapes of the Mediterranean. The project «Mediterranean cities; urban landscapes of the transcultural identity» propose: a) To describe and analyze the urban landscape of Mediterranean cities in French-language written literature (20th and 21st centuries) throughout an interdisciplinary methodology (from literary theory, architecture, urbanism, landscape studies, art history, inter-relationship between arts –painting, sculpture, film, theatre, etc.); b) To assess and establish the level of reflection on the transcultural identity showed in the representation of the urban landscape of the Mediterranean cities in the corpora selected. This analysis will demand the interrelation of different areas such as history of ideas and its flow, philosophy, people movement and migration sociological challenges and gender studies.


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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