08/06/2020
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

DIGITAL ECONOMY and EUROPE’S NEW CHALLENGES - MSCA-IF 2020 Call for Exp of Interest

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  • OFFER DEADLINE
    05/07/2020 16:30 - Europe/Brussels
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
  • LOCATION
    Spain, Tarragona
  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV)
  • DEPARTMENT
    International Research Proposal Support Unit
  • LABORATORY
    Pre-award

Professor Antonio Osório established at the Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Department of Economics (South Barcelona, Spain), is interested in receiving Expressions of Interest of potential candidates for the Marie Sklodowska – Curie Individual Fellowship (MSCA – IF) 2020 call. Selected candidates will receive dedicated support from us and our group to write a successful proposal.

 

I am looking for postdoc(s) candidates with interest in researching on industrial organization, competition and taxation issues related with the digital economy and Europe’s new challenges like for example online platforms, artificial intelligence, big data, automation, industry 4.0, the Europe’s new reindustrialization, etc.

For more information regarding the research objectives of this call please email at: antonio.osoriodacosta@urv.cat

 

The successful candidate will develop its research in the Department of Economics (DE) and the Research Center on Economics and Sustainability (ECO-SOS). The department and the research center have a team of more than 40 academics and researchers working in areas like environmental and climate economics, health economics, regional and urban economics, education and labor market business and innovation, energy and natural resources, industrial organization, economic policy, game theory and environmental conflicts, and transport and tourism.

 

URV as Hosting Institution located at Scientific Campus of Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Tarragona, Spain), has all the technical and scientific facilities for carry out this project.

Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV) is well positioned both nationally and internationally due to the Excellence of its research and the commitment and internationally recognised staff. URV is made up of 12 Faculties and Schools, with 24 Departments, which welcome annually 11.400 undergraduate, 1.500 master and 1.200 PhD students (20% of them full time employees). In 2019, it was named World’s 78th Best Young University aged less than 50 years and 401-500 Best University in the World (by Times Higher Education World University Rankings), and 501-600 by Academic Ranking of world Universities. Being the within the top 10% universities in number and impact of its publications is a clear measure of the quality of the research we can offer to the future MSCA-IF fellows.

Testament to the quality of its research is the fact that URV is host for around 100 MSCA fellows, in different programmes (COFUND, ITN, IF), displaying a strong bond to the principles of the MSCA programme.

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

At the deadline for the submission of the proposals (09/09/2020), researchers:

  • Shall be in possession of a doctoral degree or 4 years of full-time equivalent experience;
  • Must not have resided or carried out their main activities in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the above mentioned deadline.
  • Must be fluent in English (both written and spoken).

 

SELECTION PROCESS

Researchers willing to apply should check that they fulfil the eligibility criteria and then send an expression of interest, consisting of:

  • A Curriculum Vitae
  • A summary presentation of their research proposal / A motivation letter

Expressions of interest must be submitted to uspir@urv.cat (Title of the e-mail “URV- MSCA - IF – Digital Economy”).

Proposals will be pre-selected on the basis of internal evaluation. Candidates will be informed of the results of the pre-selection a week after the deadline.

WEB of the research group: https://www.urv.cat/creip/

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