Postdoctoral Position for Research Project Iceberg at University of Alcalá, Spain
EC under IAPP Marie Curie Action – People Programme (Grant Agreement: 324356) is funding postdoctoral position at University of Alcalá. The research will be performed in the research project ICEBERG. The project is aimed at researching how to estimate costs of poor quality and effects of implementing or not software QA in projects pursuing a novel approach to support decisions of managers. The duration is of 18 months. Applications should be submitted electronically by September 16th, 2013.
Study Subject(s): The research will be performed in the research project ICEBERG. The project is aimed at researching how to estimate costs of poor quality and effects of implementing or not software QA in projects pursuing a novel approach to support decisions of managers.
Course Level: This position is open for pursuing postdoctoral research program at University of Alcalá.
Scholarship Provider: EC under IAPP Marie Curie Action – People Programme (Grant Agreement: 324356)
Scholarship can be taken at: Spain
Eligibility:-Successful candidates should have a PhD in computer science, performing research in software quality, decision support in software projects (with analysis of economic trade-off in costs or effort) or related areas, and have a clear interest in collaboration with industry.
-They should enjoy working in an internationally oriented and interdisciplinary research environment.
-Experience in research in software quality and metrics as well as good knowledge of databases and decision-support methods (including data mining and/or statistical methods) in software projects are a must.
-Candidates should show strong foundations of QA techniques and quality evaluation in projects and testing.
-Communicative skills, experience in research dissemination through high-impact publications (mainly in ISI SCIE-indexed journals), experience in EU funded research projects, knowledge and/or experience in European research and industry and the ability to work in a team are very important.
-Ability to write, read and speak fluently English is a must while advanced knowledge of Spanish and some knowledge of Italian will be considered additional merits.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: International students can apply for this position.
Scholarship Description: IAPP Marie Curie program settles the following conditions for candidates: He/she is fully graduated in Informatics or Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent degree and he/she must at the time of recruitment (i) be in possession of a doctoral degree in Computer Science or similar area, independently of the time taken to acquire it or (ii) have at least four years of full-time demonstrable equivalent research experience, including the period of research training, after obtaining the degree which formally allowed to embark on a doctorate in the country in which the degree was obtained or in the country of the host institution to which is recruited (irrespective of whether a doctorate was envisaged or not). At the time of selection, the researcher must not have resided or carried out his/her main activity in the country of the beneficiary home organization (University of Alcalá, Spain), for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to his/her selection under the project. Short stays such as holidays are not taken into account.
Number of award(s): One postdoctoral position is offered.
Duration of award(s): The duration of finding is of 18 months.
What does it cover? Full social security health coverage Salary The salary will be in accordance with IAPP Marie Curie program regulations for experienced researchers with Ph.D. totaling 58500 euros/year, leaving 39.780€ as annual gross salary (for salary and taxes and social security payments on behalf of employee): an average monthly net salary would be around 2400€/month.
Selection Criteria: Not Known
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: The mode of applying is electronically. Email Resume to luis.fernandezs-at-uah.es.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is September 16th, 2013. Recommended submission of CV and other documents before 13th September.
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