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Academic director position at IMéRA

Poste de directeur scientifique de l'IMéRA

Institut méditerranéen de recherches avancées (Aix-Marseille Université)

Institut méditerranéen de recherches avancées (Aix-Marseille Université)

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Published on Friday, November 29, 2013Friday, November 29, 2013 by Julie Abbou

Summary

The post of Scientific Director of the Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Research, IMéRA Foundation (Aix-Marseille University), will be vacant as of 1st March 2014. A member of the French Network of Institutes for Advanced Study (RFIEA), IMéRA offers 5- to 10-month residency schemes to researchers and artists to help them develop cross-discipline-oriented research projects in connection with Aix-Marseille University (AMU) teams and laboratories. The Scientific Director assists the President and the General Director of the Foundation for a two-year, renewable mandate. His/her mission statement is to work in agreement with the General Director to devise and implement the scientific activity programme.

Announcement

Call for applications

The post of Scientific Director of IMéRA (the Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Research) is currently vacant. IMéRA is an Aix-Marseille University foundation, a member of the French Network of Institutes for Advanced Study (RFIEA) and part of the Eurias network and the European network of University-Based Research Institutes. IMéRA offers residency (for periods of 5 or 10 months) to researchers and artists, as well as shorter residencies for a number of multidisciplinary groups working on joint projects. Fellows carry out their personal research project in collaboration with teams and laboratories within Aix-Marseille University. IMéRA aims to contribute to the emergence and development of world-class multi-, inter- and cross-disciplinary research approaches and to make young researchers familiar with such approaches on the territory of Aix-Marseille University.

The Scientific Director assists the President and the General Director of the Foundation for a two-year, renewable mandate. His/her responsibilities are to work in agreement with the General Director in order to devise and implement the programme of scientific activities. (S)he contributes to prospective planning, primarily as regards the development of the Institute’s international work, particularly on a Mediterranean level, and of its multidisciplinary programs. The Scientific Director of the Foundation is a member of the Board of Management and the Scientific Leadership Committee at the Institute.

Conditions

The successful applicant will be awarded an Excellence Research Chair of A*MIDEX Foundation allowing him/her to carry out and develop a personal research project with a multidisciplinary dimension, in an appropriate scientific context.

As well as the salary, specific financial measures will also be provided so as to cover expenses relating to temporary staff, running costs and any light equipment.

Term of office: 2 years, renewable

Starting date: between March 1st and June 1st 2014

Requirements

This post is open to all categories of professionals qualified to teach at University, and to all nationalities.

Fluent English is required.

Selection process

Applicants must present an ambitious project. Selection criteria will include the following:

  • wide-ranging vision of multi- and cross-disciplinary methods in social and human sciences, science and the arts, and of their current relevance at international level;
  • ability to develop innovative interfaces in cross-disciplinary studies and in the Mediterranean world;
  • research interests aspiring to excellence;
  • international scientific status;
  • proven experience in directing research bodies or programs.

Application guidelines

Applications should be addressed, by mail or email, to the President of the Foundation and should include

  • a CV
  • a list of academic publications
  • and an outline of a project presenting the candidate’s research and detailing his/her vision of cross-disciplinary research.

The deadline for applications is

January 6th 2014

and they should be addressed to:

Monsieur le Président de la Fondation Universitaire IMéRA

2 Place Le Verrier

13004 Marseille

France.

For further information, please visit www.imera.fr

Contact: nicolas.morales@univ-amu.fr

Places

  • 2 place Le Verrier
    Marseille, France (13)

Date(s)

  • Monday, January 06, 2014Monday, January 06, 2014

Keywords

  • interdisciplinarité, institut, appel, directeur, chaire

Contact(s)

  • nicolas morales
    courriel : nicolas [dot] morales [at] casadevelazquez [dot] org

Information source

  • Pascale Hurtado
    courriel : pascale [dot] hurtado [at] univ-amu [dot] fr

To cite this announcement

« Academic director position at IMéRA », Scholarship, prize and job offer, Calenda, Published on Friday, November 29, 2013Friday, November 29, 2013, https://calenda.org/265766

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