OFFER DEADLINE16/06/2020 00:00 - Europe/Athens
EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMMEH2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
ORGANISATION/COMPANYUniversidad de Jaén
DEPARTMENTDidactics of Sciences
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. MARTA ROMERO ARIZA (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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 group: https://www.ujaen.es/servicios/ofipi/uja-ri-expertise/hum-167-jaen-didactics
With a wide experience in international collaboration with researchers across Europe, the research team EI_HUM08 integrates experts on Science and Mathematics Education with a background in teacher professional development and the development and evaluation of innovative resources and methodologies to improve science and mathematics learning.
The members of the research group have been actively engaged in different European projects such as:
- COMPASS: Common Problem Solving Strategies as Links Between Mathematics and Science.
- PRIMAS: Promoting Inquiry-based learning in Mathematics and Science Education Across Europe).
- Mascil: Mathematics and Science for Life.
- PARRISE: Promoting Attainment of Responsible Research and Innovation in Science Education.
- InclusMe: Intercultural Learning in Science and Mathematics Teacher Initial Education
- MaSDiV: Supporting Mathematics and Science Teachers in Addressing Diversity and Promoting Fundamental Values.
In line with current research activities within the group several projects may be offered in the line of testing:
- innovative resources and methodologies to improve science learning for all.
- approaches to empower girls to develop their full potential in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).
- education for sustainable development and environmental citizenship
- STEM initial teacher education and teacher professional development.
- Pilot Project GEM ‘Empower Girls to Embrace their Digital and Entrepreneurial Potential’.
Additionally, the person in charge of this offer, Dr. Marta Romero Ariza, is a member of the Management Committee of the COST action for Environmental Citizenship (EC), which involves an extensive interdisciplinary research network working on the conceptualization of education for EC.
CV, Motivation letter and Summary of project proposal (250 words) should be sent by the offer deadline to email@example.com. 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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