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New Euraxess Research Profile

The Euraxess Portal now offers a new alternative on its Job site. Now you can look for research job vacancies by Research Profile, in addition to the other alternatives; Country, Career Stage, Research field, Marie Curie vacancies and the European Research Council.

The JRC offers temporary positions for Grantholders

Grantholder contracts are aimed at developing training, career development and mobility opportunities for researchers throughout their careers.

New statistics on R&D in Iceland

Rannis has issued Research and Development in Iceland 2011, which contains the latest statistics on research, development and innovation in Iceland.

PhD in Vision Science at the University of Iceland

The University of Iceland welcomes applications from outstanding
graduate students to pursue a PhD in Vision Science. The position will
support the collaborative interdisciplinary work between the
Department of Psychology and Department of Electrical and Computer
Engineering to study the visual perception of satellite images.

Ph.D. position in evolutionary biology

A three year position is available at the University of Iceland to study Icelandic subspecies of birds. Several bird species in Iceland have a subspecies status. The aim of the project is to evaluate their status and test whether it is supported by a long historical divergence from other related subspecies or if the divergence has possibly been driven by recent evolutionary forces; natural selection or genetic drift. The project will be based on analysis of DNA variation and morphological data.

Presentations from the Introduction Day May 27th

Last Friday, Rannís hosted a presentation targeted  at researchers in search of a job, grant or a fellowship. We introduced tha START fellowship as well as the Euraxess Portal and heard expericences from Sophie Froment, CCPs VP of Human Resources and Heidi Pardoe  a post doctoral fellow at the University of Iceland, supported by the Icelandic Research Fund.


Grants and Service for Scientists

The Icelandic Centre for Research (Rannís) will host an introduction of its services for scientists in Reykjavík City Hall on Friday the 27th of May between 13:00 and 15:00. The introduction both applies to new scientists taking their first steps, as well as experienced scientists.

Rannis looks for a Senior Adviser in the field of social sciences and humanities


Application deadline 22 May 2011

The Icelandic Centre for Research (Rannís) wants to recruit a full-time senior adviser in the field of social sciences and humanities. The employee will be responsible for the administration of some of Rannis' competitive funds and participate in relvant  international cooperation. This entails daily comunication with our clients, organisation of meetings and other tasks as needed.

For further information.

START Postdoctoral Programme

Cofunded by FP7 Marie Curie Actions - Deadline in 15 June 2011

The Icelandic Centre for Research (Rannis) announces the launch of the START Postdoctoral Fellowship programme. The programme is administered by Rannis through the Icelandic Research Fund (IRF), in partnership with the European Commission Framework 7 Programme (People) under "Marie Curie Actions". 

The START Programme targets career development of early post docs and promotes international mobility of researchers. The START Programme is open to researchers from all fields of research.

See further information.

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