23 de diciembre de 2015

Post-Doctoral position "Juan de la Cierva"

Job Summary
We support 1 candidate to Juan de la Cierva Grant (web MINECO) to join our international team and carry out research on the History of Nuclear Energy and Society in Europe.

Job Description
The main objective of the research will be on nuclear energy as an integrative historical actor (science, technology, society, policy...).

The candidates will carry out research on the history of nuclear science in parallel to the three-year project funded by the European Commission and EURATOM “History of Nuclear Energy and Society (HoNESt)” (http://www.honest2020.eu/), which aims to conduct an interdisciplinary analysis on the historical experience of nuclear energy and the relationship between nuclear developments and European society over the last 60 years.
The successful applicant will be supervised by Dr. Albert Presas i Puig, HoNESt's Coordinator and member of the History of the Science Research Group, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

Nr of positions available
Main Research Field
History, History of Science, History of Technology, Sociology, Antropology, Economics
Career Stage
Early Stage Researcher  0-4 years (PhD)
Comment/web site for additional job details
Duration and salary:
- 2 years contract, 29.000 euros per year. The annual brutto salary per researcher will amount to 25.000 Euros (this includes cofinancing by the institution).
- Moreover, there will be a 6.000 Euros payment for costs directly connected with the execution of the research activities carried out by the hired researcher.

More information  at:
Fellows will have their offices at the main UPF campus, in the central eastern part of Barcelona. The campus offers libraries and IT services, language training and cultural/sports services. The Jaume I Building hosts the main library of the UPF, which includes a specialised section for Humanities and Economy (books, periodicals, electronic journals and databases). From their office, fellows will have remote access to the other UPF libraries, to inter-library lending, IT Services and to an extensive range of electronic resources including journals.

Full applications will contain
1. Cover letter that includes a description of current and recent research projects
2. Academic CV (please use MSCA template)
3. Project Draft
4. Contact details of two referees.

Marta Perelló, Research support Humanities UPF (marta.perello@upf.edu)

Deadline: 15/01/2016