December 7, 2016

Researcher recruitment Ramón y Cajal Grants 2016 – Call for Applications

The Spanish Ministry of Economy has announced a new edition of the Ramón y Cajal Grants, aimed at promoting the recruitment of national and foreign researchers in R&D centres of the Spanish system for Science, Technology and Research. This goal is achieved by either the allocation of funding to research recruitment or the allocation of funding to the creation of new permanent jobs. Curricular merits and the ability of the…

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December 7, 2016

Juan de la Cierva Grants 2016 for young doctors – Call for Applications

Young doctors may apply for a Juan de la Cierva Grant announced by Spanish Ministry of Economy in order to promote recruitment in R&D centres. Specifically, the Juan de la Cierva grant for training (Juan de la Cierva-formación) are aimed at candidates that have been awarded their PhD between 2015 and 2016, while the Juan de la Cierva grant for incorporation (Juan de la Cierva-incorporación) are aimed at doctors were…

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December 2, 2016

UB hosts a seminar on methodology for doctoral research with Idea Puzzle software

The professor of Management at Católica Porto Business School Morais will give a seminar on methodology for doctoral research on December 15 at 11:00 in the Ramón i Cajal room of the Historic Building of the University of Barcelona. The workshop will focus on the Idea Puzzle software, an online research design software based on Philosophy of Science that integrates theory, method, data, rhetoric, and authorship, anticipating the major questions…

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December 1, 2016

UB’s Gianmarco Daniele awarded a Juan de la Cierva fellowship

The postdoctoral researcher at the UB’s Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB) Gianmarco Daniele has been awarded a Juan de la Cierva fellowship from the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness. This funding is designed to encourage the recruitment of recent PhD graduates in Spanish R&D centres other than those where they pursued their predoctoral studies. Daniele holds a Master’s degree from the Universiteit Antwerpen and a PhD from the Vrije Universiteit…

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November 30, 2016

Registration for the seminar ‘supporting the professional development of researchers’ is now open

The Agency for Management of University and Research Grants (AGAUR) organises the seminar ‘Supporting the professional development of researchers’ which will take place on December 15th, 2016, from 9:15 to 13:00, at the Secretariat for Universities and Research. This seminar aims to discuss the implementation of an effective policy in relation to the career development of researchers, learn from the experiences and needs of higher education in Catalonia and demonstrate…

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November 29, 2016

Open positions in the field of Business Economics and Finance at the UIB – Call for Applications

The Department of Business Economics at the Universitat de les Illes Balears (UIB) in Spain invites applications for Assistant or Associate Professor positions in the field of Business Economics or Finance. Successful candidates will begin in September 2017. The position involves both research and teaching activities. Candidates applying for the Business Economics position should have a background in any area of Economics or Management, while candidates applying for the Finance…

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November 24, 2016

University of Barcelona named best public university for graduate employability in Spain

The University of Barcelona has been ranked first for graduate employability among public universities in Spain, according to the 2017 edition of the QS Graduate Employability Rankings. The institution has been ranked second of all public and private higher education centres in Spain after the University of Navarra. Worldwide, the University of Barcelona is ranked in the 61-70 range. It stands out in university-company collaboration and employability rate of all…

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November 23, 2016

International Workshop on the Economics of Parking to be held at the UB on November 28th

The Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Barcelona will host the International Workshop on the Economics of Parking on November 28th, 2016, which will focus on the recent developments in the economics of parking. The conference will bring together academics, policymakers and practitioners from the public and private sectors to discuss those issues. Registration is free, but places are limited. This workshop will feature a keynote speech…

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November 22, 2016

ICREA Academia – Call for Applications

The Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) has announced the 2016 edition of the “Academia” programme, aimed at university professors who are expanding their research activity in Catalan public universities. The grant is for five years and is intended to promote the awardees’ research, basically by relieving them from teaching duties. The 15 successful candidates will receive 16,000 euros and further 24,000 euros will be awarded to their…

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November 17, 2016

Research fellowships for economists at the Bank of Italy – Call for Applications

The Directorate General of Economics Statistics and Research at the Bank of Italy is offering four 12-months research fellowships in Economics aimed at young PhDs with experience in applied economic research and its policy implications. Successful candidates will be asked to develop a research project of their own. When the project is concluded, fellows may be invited to take part in a competition for a permanent position at the Bank….

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