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  • Science4Refugees web-app

    01 JAN 2000

    Science4Refugees goes mobile with its new web app !
    A new & easy way to access Euraxess !

    http://ec.europa.eu/research/science4refugees/index.cfm

  • H2020 SME Innovation Associate

    01 JAN 2000

    The European Commission is launching a call for proposals to provide early-stage support to European SME and Start-Ups in recruiting up to 90 post-doctoral research associates to explore innovative business ideas.

    Timeline
    Description
    Overcome barriers for EU SMEs and Start-ups to the recruitment of highly qualified specialists (PhD holder or equivalent) that cannot be recruited on the national job market (being absent or not affordable), but whose knowledge would be crucial to open up opportunities for innovation and significant growth for the enterprise.

    Nr of positions available: up to 90
    Research Fields: All
    Career Stage: Experienced researcher (PhD holders or equivalent)
    Research Profiles: Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Comment/web site for additional job details: https://ec.europa.eu/easme/en/h2020-sme-innovation-associate

  • Open, Transparent and Merit-based Recruitment of Researchers (OTM-R)

    01 JAN 2000

    What is it about?
    The ‘OTM-R Package’ is a set of practical and useful tools for implementing Open, Transparent and Merit-based recruitment practices in Research Performing Organisations.
    It includes:
    •    The rationale: Why is OTM-R essential?
    •    The principles and guideline: What a good OTM-R system should look like?
    •    A checklist for institutions as a self-assessment tool: How do the current practices rate?
    •    The toolkit: A step by step guide to improve the OTM-R practices
    •    Examples of good practice

    Why is it needed?
    OTM-R ensures that the best person for the job is recruited, guarantees equal opportunities and access for all, facilitates developing an international portfolio (cooperation, competition, mobility) and makes research careers more attractive.

    What is in it for me?
    OTM-R brings benefits to researchers, institutions and the wider research system. More specifically, OTM-R makes research careers more attractive, ensures equal
    opportunities for all candidates and facilitates mobility. Overall, it may contribute to an increase in the cost-effectiveness of investments in research!

    Discover more at the EURAXESS Policy Library/Research Careers section!

  • Vitae Connections: Leadership in researcher development

    01 JAN 2000

    Vitae is inviting bookings for the next event in the series of Vitae Connections: Leadership in researcher development, which will take place on the 28 April in Glasgow, Scotland and is part of Vitae’s ongoing series of Leadership events and activities.

    Leadership has been identified as a core area of the professional development of researcher developers by, among others, the Career Framework for Researcher Developers (CFRD) which includes elements relating to thought leadership and innovation in developing researchers.

    This one-day professional development event aims to develop the leadership capabilities of staff supporting researchers, both in the UK and internationally. The morning sessions will focus on the professional development of leadership capabilities and the afternoon sessions will concentrate on the application of leadership capabilities within the researcher development context.

    Outcomes of attending this event:

    •           Understand the opportunities for leadership within researcher development roles
    •           Identify your own leadership competencies and aspirations
    •           Put your leadership competencies into practice
    •           Invest in your own professional development
    •           Network and collaborate with colleagues
    •           Design relevant and well-informed training and development opportunities to help your researchers achieve their leadership goals
    •           Apply Vitae leadership resources to your institutional context
    •           Vitae CPD certification is available for this event and would provide appropriate evidence against the Careers Framework for Researcher Developers (CFRD), for example, in ‘Leadership and Engagement’ and ‘Underpinning Knowledge’.


    Book NOW HERE
    Vitae membership discount available