Campus Vida opens three postdoctoral positions

The Campus Vida Research Centers Network of the University of Santiago de Compostela is seeking three postdoctoral researchers for a period of two years.

The Network of Singular Research Centers in the areas of Medicine (CiMUS), Chemistry (CiQUS) and Information Technology (CiTIUS) hosts about 500 researchers, including 5 ERC Grants and 16 large European collaborative projects, and they are endowed with a self-demanding model of organization and operation, clearly differentiated from the classic university structures.

The International Campus Vida – Postdoctoral Programme is partially funded by the Spanish Government. Download the Call in the following link: International Postdoctoral Programme. This call offers 3 postdoctoral positions in the following areas:

RESEARCH AREA OPENINGS

Molecular Medicine and Chronic Diseases, CiMUS: Neuroscience, Oncology, Cardiovascular, Endocrinology and obesity, Experimental therapies, Nanomedicine, Genomics and Biostatistics/ Bioinformatics. See here the eligible research lines.

Biological Chemistry and Molecular Materials, CiQUS: Biological chemistry and New materials, including Nanobiomaterials, Synthetic methodology, Structural chemistry, Computational chemistry. See here the eligible research lines.

Information Technology, CiTIUS: High performance computing and cloud computing, e-Health, Data engineering, Ambient intelligence and multimodal interfaces, Business and web intelligence, Personal robots, Artificial vision. See here the eligible research lines.

RESUME AND BASIC REQUIREMENTS

The contract is for a period of 2 years and a gross salary of 30.000 €/year. It includes medical care coverage and work accident insurance through the Spanish Health Care System, providing access to the Spanish public health care system also for his/her family, pension and unemployment benefits. Travel allowance of 1.100€/year.

The candidate will join the selected research group (see Research Area Openings), under the supervision and mentoring of the corresponding group leader(s), to develop an individual project in a stimulating scientific environment, having access to state-of-the-art research facilities and a number of training and career development opportunities.

We seek outstanding and highly motivated candidates, with initiative, creativity and team-working ability, including working in interdisciplinary research groups.

Candidates must hold a PhD and at least one year of postdoctoral experience. Applicants must not have carried out their main activity in Spain for more than 12 months in the last 3 years (before starting the contract). Candidates who have performed the PhD thesis at the University of Santiago de Compostela are not eligible

APPLICATION AND DEADLINE

A detailed CV, including personal contact information, education, list of publications and any other relevant information (projects, awards…).

A motivation letter (max. 2 pages) outlining: (1) research background, work experience and (2) a brief research proposal. Please check the Call for more information.

Candidates must select one of the eligible research lines and they can contact the prospective group leaders for guidance (brief research proposal).

At least two reference letters.

Applications must be submitted by e-mail to  centros.singulares@usc.es indicating in the subject one of the following options: POSTDOC-CIMUS or POSTDOC-CIQUS or POSTDOC-CITIUS.

Closing date for applications: August 31th, 2016, at 23h59 CET (UCT + 02:00).

Contact information: centros.singulares@usc.es, +34 881 816 410

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