26/03/2020
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

MSCA-IF: Joint application at the University of Granada. Department of Philosophy I.


  • OFFER DEADLINE
    01/07/2020 11:30 - Europe/Brussels
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
  • LOCATION
    Spain, Granada
  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    International Research Projects Office
  • DEPARTMENT
    Promotion and Advisory Unit
  • LABORATORY
    NA

Professor David Rodríguez-Arias Vailhen, from the Department of Philosophy I at the University of Granada, welcomes postdoctoral candidates interested in applying for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (MSCA-IF) in 2020 at this University. Please note that applicants must comply with the Mobility Rule (more information: http://sl.ugr.es/0aNV).

Brief description of the institution:

The University of Granada (UGR), founded in 1531, is one of the largest and most important universities in Spain. The UGR has been awarded with the "Human Resources Excellence in Research (HRS4R)", which reflects the UGR’s commitment to continuously improve its human resource policies in line with the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers. The UGR is also a leading institution in research, located in the top 5/10 of Spanish universities by a variety of ranking criteria, such as national R&D projects, fellowships awarded, publications, or international funding.

UGR is one of the few Spanish Universities listed in the Shanghai Top 500 ranking (http://sl.ugr.es/0aw0). The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) places the UGR in 268th position in the world and as the 4th highest ranked University in Spain, reaffirming its position as an institution at the forefront of national and international research. From the perspective of specialist areas in the ARWU rankings, the UGR is outstanding in Documentation (ranked in the 36th in the world) or Food science technology (ranked 37th in the world), Mathematics and Computer Science (ranked among the top 76-100 in the world).

The UGR has 4 researchers at the top of the Highly Cited Researchers (HCR) list in the Computer Science area. With regard to broader subject fields, the UGR is ranked in 45th position in the universities worldwide in the discipline of Engineering. It is also well recognized for its web presence (http://sl.ugr.es/0a6i) taking 36th place in the top 200 Universities in Europe. Internationally, we bet decidedly by our participation in the calls of the Framework Programme of the European Union. For the duration of the last two Framework Programmes, the UGR has obtained a total of 66 projects, with total funding of 18.02 million euros, and for H2020, 80 projects with total funding around 20.6 million euros.

Brief description of the Centre/Research Group

The FiloLab Unit of Excellence studies the current validity and scope of notions such as truth, values or rationality in the field of public debate. In light of this analysis, it intends to propose methodological strategies to improve the quality of public debate, and to examine the suitability of such proposals through the study of specific public debates of special importance. The Unit is structured around Philosophy, but has a marked transdisciplinary vocation. The study of public debate and controversies is based on the recognition of the field's interdisciplinarity, since this subject has been researched in various academic disciplines: epistemology, argumentation theory, law, applied ethics, linguistics, cognitive science, philosophy of the mind, philosophy of language, political theory, etc. As a research unit, FiloLab aspires to an interdisciplinary practice in which each of these disciplinary discourses incorporate the contributions of the others. The ultimate goal is the articulation of a coherent and systematic transdisciplinary framework, capable of generating a theoretical corpus integrating methods and discourses from diverse fields.

Project description

Clinical and Global bioethics. Empirical and analytical approaches.

Research Area

Social Sciences and Humanities (SOC) and Life Sciences (LIFE)

For a correct evaluation of your candidature, please send the documents below to Professor David Rodríguez-Arias Vailhen (dra@ugr.es):

  • CV
  • Letter of recommendation (optional)

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