28/03/2019
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

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

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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
    SEJ-484 Gender, Dependency and Social Exclusion (GEDEX)

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. YOLANDA MARÍA DE LA FUENTE ROBLES (ymfuente@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/2YvmpJa)

http://www.redotriandalucia.es/ofertas/genero-dependencia-y-exclusion-social-gedex/

GEDEX is a pioneer and leading group in researching on universal accessibility and design for all, approached from an interdisciplinary perspective. In this sense, it develops tools aimed at advancing knowledge and the implementation of realities such as accessible tourism and smart city, among others. In addition, development cooperation projects have been carried out to promote accessibility to higher public education in Latin America.

The group also promotes attention to dependence and personal autonomy and addresses the risks of social exclusion as well. In this sense, digital training projects have been developed with collective at risk of social exclusion, as well as development cooperation projects focused on the protection of minors. In addition, the group is opening a new line of research: care and integration of refugees.

It is important to highlight the importance of gender in our research, enhancing the role of rural women, as well as carrying out advisory functions on equality plans to companies, amon others.

 

Project description

Current research includes topics such as: Development Cooperation; Gender; Elderly, Functional Diversity and Dependence; Social Exclusion and Vulnerability; Accessibility and Design for All.

 

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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