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-271 Multidisciplinary Approach to English

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. JESÚS LÓPEZ-PELAEZ CASELLAS (jlopez@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/2HHVROQ)

Our research group (http://www10.ujaen.es/investigacion/grupos/hum-271) covers: literatures in English, English linguistics, Teaching English as a Foreign Language & Applied Linguistics, and Translation Studies.

The group annually publishes, since 1995, an academic, refereed and blind-reviewed journal: The Grove. Working Papers on English Studies (http://revistaselectronicas.ujaen.es/index.php/grove).

Our group also runs a translation service (Gabinete de Traducciónhttps://www10.ujaen.es/conocenos/departamentos/filing/gabinete-traduccion), through which we offer legal/certified translations and also specialized ones: literary, technical, etc.

We warmly welcome both PhD candidates and established scholars interested in the areas mentioned (or others falling within the field of English studies) to join us in our work.


Project description

We are currently developing the following lines of research (some of them have been supported, in the past, by National and/or Regional Research Projects, and others will be carried out in the future):

  • Early modern studies:
  • Thomas More and Spain. (National Research Project)
  • Anglo-Spanish relations (The Spanish Match, comparative drama).
  • Prose writing (travel narratives, pamphlet literature).
  • English drama (Shakespeare, Lyly, Heywood, Dekker, Rowley…).
  • Translation (Shakespeare’s sonnets and Lover’s Complaint, Elizabethan and Stuart drama).
  • Critical and textual editions.

The group can offer state-of-the-art facilities and wide access to various bibliographical resources and databases.


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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