2015PMF-PIPF- Perfil de la plaça


Code of the Position: 2015PMF-PIPF-57
Mode:Trainee predoctoral researcher
Academic qualifications required to be an elegible candidate:In general, be in possession of an official undergraduate degree, or equivalent, and of a master degree, and have passed a minimum of 300 ECTS credits during the course of their official university studies, of which at least 60 must be master`s degree credits.
Area of knowledge:Molecular Biochemistry and Biology
Research lineNot defined
Number of positions1
Doctoral ProgramNutrition and Metabolism
Contractual relationship:Contract
Duration:12 months
Full/Part time:Full time
Gross annual salary:13671.84 €
Working hours:37.5 hours a week
Date when the candidate is expected to start at the new position:01 October 2015
Documentation required: 
  1. Photocopy of identity card, resident`s card or passport currently in force
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Photocopy of the certificate of the official academic qualification or proof of payment of the fees for the issuance of the certificate that allows the holder to access the doctoral studies. Students who are registered on an official university master`s course that allows them to access the doctoral programme during the 2015/2016 academic year must present a photocopy of their master`s course registration form.
  4. Photocopy of academic transcript of the undergraduate degree.
  5. Photocopy of academic transcript of the master`s degree.
  6. Document for calculating the average grade of the academic transcript of the student’s degree, in cases where the student has applied for one of the URV – Fundació Catalunya La Pedrera places offered in the areas of the CEICS subcampus (Nutrition and Health / Heritage and Culture: Poblet).
  7. Supporting from to candidate of the Research Group, in cases where the student has applied for one of the URV – Fundació Catalunya La Pedrera places offered in the areas of the CEICS sub-campus (Nutrition and Health / Heritage and Culture: Poblet).
  8. Motivation letter (Optional)
  9. Reference letter (Optional)
  10. Accreditation of linguistic knowledge of English (Optional)
Place where documentation is to be presented:

Presentation of applications:

Applications must be presented in one of the following ways:

  • Via the URV`s Online Registry

The URV`s Online Registry is an application administered by the URV`s General Registry which enables users to electronically register requests, application forms and documents through the URV`s online office on the internet. To use the application you must have a valid certificate issued by the URV. For more information on these certificates, go directly to the URV`s Online Office at https://seuelectronica.urv.cat/certificats.html

The Online Registry allows users to present requests, applications forms and documents 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

You can find the Instructions for the Online Registration of Documents at https://seuelectronica.urv.cat/registre_telematic.html

The system allows users to present generic template documents to which they can add supporting documentation.

Once a user has presented a generic template document, the Online Registry will automatically issue a receipt confirming reception. This receipt will specify the registry entry number given to the form and the time and date on which it was presented.

You can directly access the URV`s Online Registry at: https://registre.urv.cat:8090/eresTramitsURV/avisosLegalsPrevis.jsf

  • In person at one of the URV`s registries

Applications must be presented to the auxiliary registry at the Central Services, building N5 of the URV at the address Carrer Marcel·lí Domingo, 2-4-6, postcode 43007, Tarragona, between 11.00 and 13.00, Monday to Friday.

They may also be presented at any other auxiliary registry or at the General Registry of the URV. The locations and opening hours of the auxiliary registries and General Registry of the URV can be found at https://seuelectronica.urv.cat/registre.html.

  • In person at other official locations

According to article 38 of Law 30/1992, 26 November, regarding the legal system governing the public administrations and common administrative procedure, documentation can also be submitted to:

  • The registries of any administrative body that belongs to the General Administration of the Spanish State or to any administrative body of the autonomous communities of Spain.
  • Any office of the Spanish Postal Service, in the manner established by the regulations. If applications are sent by certified post, they must be presented at the corresponding office of the Spanish Postal Service in accordance with article 31 of Royal Decree 1829/1999, of 3 December, in an open envelope so that the application, letter or communication addressed to the URV can be dated and stamped before it is certified. If the application is not dated and stamped by the corresponding office of the Spanish Postal Service, the date on which the application arrives at the registry of the URV will be regarded as the date on which it has been submitted.
  • The diplomatic representations or the consular offices of the Spanish state abroad.

If you submit the documentation by one of the aforementioned means, you must communicate this within the application period by means of telex, telegram, fax or email to the Human Resources Department of the URV at the address Carrer Marcel·lí Domingo, 2-4-6, postcode 43007, Tarragona, fax 977297032 and email marti.franques@urv.cat.

For further information see the conditions of the competition

Deadline for submitting applications:15 June 2015
More information: 
  1. Regarding the formalization of applications: Research Management Service. Tel: 977 55 95 22
  2. Regarding the profile of the posts offered: Research Management Service. Tel: 977 55 95 22
  3. http://www.urv.cat/recerca_innovacio/programes/urv/programa_marti_franques/en_index.html