Postdoctoral Position in Mathematics

Location
Spain
Posted
Aug 01, 2018
Closes
Oct 01, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
The Barcelona Graduate School of Mathematics opens a call for a “Banco de Santander – María de Maetzu” postdoctoral position, to work in any of its seven research strategic areas (Algebra, Geometry and Topology, Analysis, Probability and PDEs, Dynamical Systems, Discrete mathematics, Logic and Computer Science, Mathematical Modelling, Statistics and Modelling in Life Sciences, Number Theory).

Two-year position (full-time; 37.5 hour working week).

Expected starting date is 1st January 2019.

Gross salary: 26,250 €/year

Research funds: Up to 2,000 €/year.

Medical insurance: Medical coverage for fellow and family through Spanish public health system.

Following an eligibility check carried out by the BGSMath, the scientific evaluation will be done by the Agencia Española de Investigación (AEI) together with BGSMath. Each application will be evaluated by one expert proposed by the BGSMath and another proposed by the AEI.

 

Proposals will be evaluated and scored according to the following criteria:

Candidate’s curricular merits 0-50.

0 – 25. The relevance and contribution of the candidate will be positively taken into account in articles published in scientific journals, books or chapters from scientific and technical books, papers presented at conferences, patents granted or licensed, and, in general, any other input on which to assess the different aspects of research, including technology transfer.

Internationalization 0–20.  Direct participation in actions related to international programs and projects will be positively taken into account, especially related to doctoral and postdoctoral international mobility programs, as well as publications, participation or funding of projects and contracts in international collaboration.

Other curricular merits 0–5.Among other items, awards, mentions and distinctions will be positively taken into account, scientific dissemination activities and any other contributions which would allow the assessment of the merits in research not included in the preceding paragraphs.

Impact of the project on the R&D activity of the María de Maeztu unit: 0-50

Contribution to the achievement of the objectives of the María de Maeztu Strategic Research Program (SRP) will be assessed. The main objectives of the program are: Excellence in research in the aforementioned areas, Doctoral and postdoctoral training, Internationalisation, Knowledge transfer, and Outreach and dissemination. The SRP Gender Plan aims to recruit 30% female postdoctoral fellows.

After the evaluation, BGSMath will provide Banco Santander with a prioritised list of candidates. Banco Santander is the ultimate responsible in the final selection of candidates. Successful applicants will receive an email offering the position.

CRM and BGSMath will provide the successful candidate with the facilities, material and training resources necessary for the proper development of his/her work, and will grant them the rights and benefits enjoyed by their other postdoctoral fellows.

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