Five-year Ikerbasque post-doc fellowships at HiTZ research center
Applications are invited for five-year post-doc fellows at the newly created HiTZ research center(hitz.eus <http://hitz.eus>), a leading Language Technology center at the University of the Basque Country comprising research groups with more than 25 years of experience in NLP and speech processing. The director is an ACL fellow and has received the Spanish computer science research award. The successful candidate will work in our facilities in San Sebastian or Bilbao, both European cities well-known for their world-class quality of living.
The University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) (www.ehu.eus <http://www.ehu.eus>) is the leading teaching and research institution in the Basque Country, a prosperous region stretching along the Atlantic coast of northern Spain. The university is among the best 400 universities in the world according to the Shanghai ranking, and has been recognized as an International Excellence Campus by the Spanish Government.
The positions are offered by Ikerbasque- the Basque Foundation for Science, who has launched a new call offering 20 positions for postdoctoral researchers. These positions are financed by the Basque Government and the host institution where the researcher will develop his/her research: therefore an acceptance letter from the host institution is mandatory. An Ikerbasque committee will then select the awardees.
These *five year Fellowships* are directed to *promising young researchers*; they are intended to offer a track towards a PI role and independent research. The selected Fellows should be able to acquire the necessary skills for a research leader role. Ikerbasque is committed to offer a long-term career to the research community: Fellows in their 5th year can be assessed for a permanent position. Annual gross salary of 41,000€. The corresponding annual net income after taxes, social security and medical coverage would be approx. 30,000€. Initial moving allowance up to 4,000€ is provided for international moves. A start-up funding of 10,000€ is provided for the initial research costs.
The applicants must have their PhD completed between 01/01/2011 and 31/12/2019
Applications from women are especially welcomed. The eligibility period will be extended under special circumstances such as maternity.
More information: https://calls.ikerbasque.net/ <https://calls.ikerbasque.net/>
If you are interested in the position, please contact Eneko Agirre (e.agirre at ehu.eus) before February 13th for an initial approval by the host institution before applying to Ikerbasque. Final deadline March 14th 2022.
-- Eneko Agirre HiTZ zentroko zuzendaria (director) http://ixa2.si.ehu.eus/eneko
HiTZ Hizkuntza Teknologiako Zentroa Basque Center for Language Technology (UPV/EHU) Lardizabal pasealekua 1 20018 Donostia Tfnoa: +34 943015019 http://hitz.ehu.eus
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