[ln] Job: research positions 2005-4, Tarragona, Spain

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at LIPN.UNIV-PARIS13.FR
Fri Feb 4 16:45:33 UTC 2005

Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2005 05:52:23 +0100
From: "Carlos Martin-Vide" <carlos.martin at urv.net>
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Apologies for multiple posting!
Please, pass the information to whom may be interested. Thanks.

A few positions may be available starting in the Fall-Winter 2005 in
the Research Group on Mathematical Linguistics at Rovira i Virgili
University (Tarragona, Spain).

The web site of the group (the host institute) is:

http://www.grlmc.com or


The eligible topics are the group's current or future research

- Formal language theory and its applications.
- Bioinformatics.
- Biomolecular computing and nanotechnology.
- Language and speech technologies.
- Formal theories of language acquisition.
- Computational neuroscience.

Other related fields might still be eligible provided there exist
strong enough candidates for them.


- Between 12 and 36 months long.
- The positions are intended for top-level appointments, i.e. to
  attract world-class researchers.
- Very experienced researchers are sought with outstanding past
  achievements in teaching and research.
- Teaching at PhD level, research and student supervising are all
- The research subject should be of a leading edge and/or
  multidisciplinary nature.


- There is no restriction on nationality or age, with the following
  two exceptions: (i) Spaniards are ineligible unless they have
  resided for at least 4 of the last 5 years outside the European
  Union. (ii) Non-Spaniards having resided in Spain for at least 4 of
  the last 5 years are ineligible.

- Candidates must be working at present outside the European 25 Member
  States, Associated Candidate States (Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey) or
  Associated States (Iceland, Israel, Liechtenstein, Norway,
  Switzerland), and can not have resided for more than 1 year of the
  last 3 years in Spain.

- Although there is no particular preference, European citizens
  working outside Europe at present are encouraged to apply.


- The financial size of a position (all included: salary, travel and
  mobility expenses, research management and overheads, equipment)
  will be in the interval 260,000-700,000 euros. The relations between
  the holder and the host institute will be governed by a specific

- The holder will be hired under a work contract.


It will consist of 2 stages:

- a pre-selection based on CV and carried out by the host institute,
- a full proposal, to be evaluated by the funding agency.


Expressions of interest are welcome until February 7, 2005. They
should contain the researcher's CV and mention "2005-4" in the subject
box. The outcome of the preselection will be reported immediately
after. For the preselected candidates, the deadline for the submission
of the full proposal will be February 16, 2005. Directions, advice and
support will be given to them by the host institute.


Carlos Martin-Vide
carlos.martin at urv.net

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