The third annual call  of Post-doctoral contract within the International
Programme for Attracting Talent (Picata) offers 10 post-doctoral positions
(two years contract) to work in a joint program between Universidad
Politecnica de Madrid and Universidad Complutense de Madrid. In the context of
this call, the Ontology Engineering Group at UPM  is looking for well
motivated Post-docs, who would like to carry out research on Linked data for
managing multilingual cultural heritage resources. These individuals will be
able to work in a group with a multicultural background, large experience in
research, active participation in international R&D projects and with a good
publication and innovative software development record.
These positions are open to researchers holding a PhD, independently of their
nationality. The process for applying to these 2-year positions requires them
to contact a research group before submitting the proposal and making a
proposal for a 2-year research project. These applications are evaluated
according to the research profile of the candidate, to the quality of the
research proposal and to the quality of the research group in which they are
willing to carry out their research. The minimum salary will be 33.250€,
starting in January 2013.
Requirements for candidates are:
1. Have obtained a doctorate degree during the eight years preceding the date
of publication of the notice.
2. Accredit the contribution of prior scientific activity: have at least six
accepted publications of the JCR, except in scientific technological areas in
which the minimum is four and have participated in at least one project in a
competitive research university, company or industry.
3. Be less than 40 years at the time of publication of the notice. 4. Comply
at least one of the following requirements:
a. Doctors who meet the conditions for Marie Curie Mobility Program of the
existing Framework Programme of the European Commission, ie Researchers must
not have made a major activity research in Spain for more than 12 months in
the last three years.
b. Doctors who don ́t have spanish nationality and have developed a PhD
c. Doctors of any nationality who have completed their research in a different
country of their own nationality for at least 24 months. Candidates Heritage
cluster that period shall be 12 months.
Official deadlines for both calls are October 5th (15:00 CET). If you are
interested, please contact [log in to unmask] before September 15th, 2012. Please
note that Spanish is not required, and English material is available for those
interested in applying .
Regards, Asuncion Gomez-Perez
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