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-834 Linguistic Analysis - Theory and Applications

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. FRANCISCO FERNÁNDEZ GARCÍA (fcofer@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/2OjRGKo)

The research group “Linguistic Analysis: Theory and Applications” (HUM-834) (https://altya.webnode.es) belongs to the Department of Spanish Philology, University of Jaén. It comprises six professors (Carmen Conti, Elena Felíu, Francisco Fernández, Francisco P. Pla, Mercedes Roldán and Ventura Salazar) and four postgraduate students (Laura de la Casa, Carmen Chica, Inmaculada Díaz and Concepción Ramos). Our research lines relate to the following general subjects: theoretical and descriptive aspects of linguistic analysis, with special attention to grammatical and discoursive phenomena; linguistic analysis and its applications; linguistic analysis from a historiographical perspective. Our group organizes a research seminar since 2007, entitled “Linguistic Seminar Analysis”, which takes place monthly from October to June.


Project description

Some of the research areas in which the group can incorporate a postdoctoral fellow are the following:

  • Discourse analysis.
  • Language documentation.
  • Language teaching.
  • Linguistic description.
  • Linguistic historiography.
  • Linguistic theory.
  • Pragmatics.
  • Sociolinguistics.
  • Spanish as a foreign/second language.
  • Spanish morphology.
  • Spanish syntax.
  • History of Spanish Language.
  • Syntactic typology.


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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