Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

UJA Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions - Individual Fellowships Hosting Offer 2020 (INFORMATION SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING)

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    16/06/2020 00:00 - Europe/Athens
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
    Spain, Jaén
    Universidad de Jaén
    Electronic and Automatic Engineering

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 departments. It 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 several specialized centers at Jaén University (https://www.ujaen.es/servicios/ofipi/uja-ri-expertise). Besides, the full picture of the over 100 UJA groups covers the following research fields of 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. JORGE AGUILERA TEJERO (aguilera@ujaen.es) would be willing to host post-doctoral researchers that are eventually funded through the MSCA-IF 2020 call for applications to be part of the following research team: https://www.ujaen.es/servicios/ofipi/uja-ri-expertise/tep-101-research-development-solar-energy (http://www.ujaen.es/investiga/solar/)


Project description

The Photovoltaic Solar Energy Research Group was founded in 1989 and it is integrated by Associate, Assistant and Full Professors from different knowledge areas (Electronic and Electrical Engineering). Its R&D activities are focused on the photovoltaic (PV) technology and it has gained through the years the necessary skills and expertise to accomplish large-scale projects. Some remarkable achievements have been made in the following fields of knowledge:

  • Photovoltaic Grid-Connected Systems (solutions for architectural integration of PV, self-consumption and energy balance with the grid, analysis of profitability and rates of penetration, microgrids, hybrid systems, safety measures addressed to protect people, etc.)
  • PV modules characterization (concentrating, thin-film, bifacial, etc.)
  • PV system (Test and measurement procedures, quality control procedures, outdoors electrical modelling, electronic applications, distance monitoring)
  • PV in developing countries (rural electrification)
  • PV Knowledge transfer (international training courses)

As a consequence of these years of experience, the members of the Group are trained to state a methodology for the planning and development of Photovoltaic solar energy in some precise areas in which technical problems, managing legal and economic constraints and tackling cultural barriers are challenging issues.


Application procedure

CV, Motivation letter and Summary of project proposal (250 words) should be sent by the offer deadline to ofipi@ujaen.es. Further information regarding the application requirements can be found at https://ec.europa.eu/info/funding-tenders/opportunities/portal/screen/opportunities/topic-details/msca-if-2020 & https://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions/actions/individual-fellowships_en. Please, take into account that interested candidates should comply with the MSCA-IF programme mobility rule before applying: https://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/data/ref/h2020/wp/2018-2020/main/h2020-wp1820-msca_en.pdf.



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