18.509 research positions, Rovira i Virgili University (3)

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2005 09:11:06 +0000

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 18, No. 509.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2005 09:01:47 +0000
         From: "Carlos Martin-Vide" <carlos.martin_at_urv.net>
         Subject: research positions 2005-3

Apologies for multiple posting!
Please, pass the information to whom may be interested. Thanks.

A few research positions may be available starting in the interval November
2005 - October 2006 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>http://www.grlmc.com or


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

- 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.


- The positions are intended to develop an advanced training + research
project in collaboration with the host institute during 12-24 months.
- They will be filled in under the form of either a work contract or a
- There is no restriction on the candidate's age.
- Though there is no particular preference, candidates in the first decade
of their research career are encouraged to apply.


- Having at least 4 years of postgraduate research experience or having got
a PhD degree by October 16, 2005 at the latest.
- Being national of one of the 25 European Union member states or of one of
the 4 European Union associated candidate states (Bulgaria, Croatia,
Romania, Turkey) or of one of the 5 European Union associated states
(Iceland, Israel, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland), who has not resided
and carried out her/his main activity in Spain for more than 12 months in
the last 3 years (reference date: February 16, 2005).
- Spaniards are ineligible unless they have resided and carried out their
main activity in a third country for at least 4 of the last 5 years
(reference date: February 16, 2005).


- They include: a generous monthly salary depending on the researcher's
experience, family situation, and sort of project (lab or non-lab), plus a
travel and mobility grant, and a health insurance.
- Candidates from developing countries or emerging/transition economies
will be eligible later for a reintegration grant in their home country for
half the time they spent in Spain.


It will consist of 2 stages:

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


Expressions of interest are welcome until January 30, 2005. They should
include the researcher's full CV and mention "2005-3" 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 proposal
will be February 16, 2005. Directions, advice and support will be given to
them by the host institute.


Carlos Martin-Vide
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