Call for temporary associated research personnel for the development OF SPECIFIC PROJECTS OF SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL RESEARCH.
Wednesday, 08 March 2017 16:46

Call for temporary associated research personnel for the development OF SPECIFIC PROJECTS OF SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL RESEARCH.

 

The COIE is requested to make a public call for the selection of temporary research personnel for the development of a PhD thesis, in agreement with the following:

BASIS

FIRST.- AIM OF THE CALL

The overall aim of this call is to select temporary research personnel to develop a PhD thesis related to the research project “Synthetic generation of spatial distributions of vegetation for hydrological applications (BIA2016-78397-P (AEI/FEDER. UE)”. The Principal Investigator is Manuel del Jesus, from the Environmental Hydraulics Institute of Universidad de Cantabria. The project is funded by budget line number 56.B486.64416 of the R+D+i National Plan Call.

SECOND.- JOB PROFILE

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION:

To develop research tasks allowing the creation of new theories, and the extension and modification of existing ones through the development of a Doctoral Thesis, under the supervision of the Thesis Advisor.

SPECIFIC TASKS:

  • To develop, under the supervision of the Thesis Advisor, his/her doctoral work, permitting the analysis of the spatial organization of vegetation in river basins, both by theoretical models and machine learning techniques, and the statistical analysis of climatic variables for the explanation of vegetation patterns.
  • To collaborate in Research Projects related to the specific topic of the Doctoral Thesis.

THIRD.- EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Engineering or Physical Sciences Master Degree

FOURTH.- APPLICATION PROCEDURE REQUIREMENTS

The following documents are required for your application:

  1. Applicants must have Spanish/European Union nationality. Applicants can also present their application with a different nationality from the one mentioned above providing the appropriate residence permit.

  2. Applicants must prove the qualification required in this call. Documents issued abroad must be legalized in accordance with current regulations (Circular No. 134 of the Management of the University of Cantabria of May 3, 2010, "Instructions on the recruitment of personnel to research projects, with foreign titles").

  3. Candidates must meet the eligibility requirements by Universidad de Cantabria for the Ph.D. program admissions, specifically the requirements specified by the Coastal Engineering, Hydrobiology and Management of Aquatic Systems - "IH2O" doctoral program.

FIFTH.- APPLICATIONS

Candidates must submit their application to the headquarters of the COIE (Student House, Tower B - 1st Floor), until 12:00 hours (Spanish time) on April 7, 2017, with the following documentation:

  1. Academic and professional curriculum, please provide a copy of the documents in order to support your merits.

  2. Photocopy of National Identity Document or Passport.

  3. Photocopy of the required Degree or proof of having paid the expedition fees.

SIXTH.- DURATION

The duration of the contract is 12 months, with full-time dedication, which may be extended depending on the continuity of the work, and the existence of financial support.

SEVENTH.- ASSESSMENT OF MERITS

After the deadline for submitting applications, the Admission Committee will proceed to the assessment of the merits according to the documentation provided. Requiring an interview with all or some candidates is possible.

For more information about evaluation criteria the attached pdf can be checked.

For more information about the offer, visit COIE´s Site

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