Work with us in the Department of Industrial Organization Engineering
Post-doc in Societal Resilience
Tecnun, the Engineering School of the University of Navarra seeks to fill a two year full-time, post-doc position of Industrial management department, to January 2021. Depending on performance and mutual interests, the contract may be extended to a second year.
Candidate will work in the ENGAGE european research project funded by H2020 program within the topic DRS01: Human factors, and social, societal, and organisational aspects for disaster-resilient societies. The mission of the ENGAGE project is to provide novel knowledge and impacful solutions for exploiting Europe´s hidden and unused resource: its inherent resilience. In order to achieve that, the project will provide knowledge and solutions supporting the engagement of citizens, communities and authorities in a “whole-of-society” approach to capitalize on the knowledge, capabilities and social capital existing at all levels of society to improve resilience. ENGAGE will tap into these resources and bridge the gap between societies’ inherent resilience and the planned, formal approaches to preventing and managing disasters. Candidates should do rigorous research within the context of the project that would lead to publish excellent papers in highly indexed journals. Candidate will need to show leadership and rigor when developing the research project.
Skills and qualifications required
- Candidates will be expected to hold a relevant doctoral level research degree, and hold a distinguished academic record including internationally excellent research, demonstrating appropriate markers of academic recognition.
- Candidates will be expected to lead the project execution and perform proactively in the development of project outcomes and to show the capacity to publish excellent papers in highly indexed journals.
- Candidates will be expected to have a research background in crisis management, disaster management, resilience development, societal resilience, awareness, and basic knowledge on cyber resilience.
- Interest in the identity and mission of the University of Navarra.
How to apply
Applicants should submit a dossier that includes:
a cover letter that describes his or her research experience
a Curriculum Vitae
and the names of two referees
And email them to firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information or queries, please contact us at the same email address. For full consideration, please submit your dossier by 31 January 2021. Candidates will be initially interviewed by Zoom.
The University of Navarra is an international University committed to quality teaching and excellence in research. It occupies the 3rd position in the Europe Teaching Ranking 2019 by Times Higher Education and Elsevier. The University was founded on the basis of Catholic principles by St. Josemaría Escrivá and is a corporate work of Opus Dei. It provides suitable opportunities for the development of its professors and employees, carries out broad cultural outreach and social promotion through NGOs and charities, and encourages service learning programs. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.
The School of Engineering (Tecnun) has 1,200 students and it is placed in Donostia-San Sebastián, a beautiful city in the north of Spain, on the Basque coast. As an academic institution, we develop basic research in several fields of engineering, but we also carry out applied research in collaboration with Ceit, a non-profit research centre that was created by the University of Navarra in 1982.
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