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