• Postdoctoral researcher Sustainability, Economics and Ethics

You will have the opportunity to join a leading university, the SEE research group (Sustainability, Economics and Ethics) at the IQS School of Management, in a dynamic and professional environment. 

Research personnel with the title of doctor


Provide technical support to the project on modeling and simulation based on agents to deepen the socio-economic dynamics involved in aporophobia (phobia to the poor) in different European regions and their impact on society (inequality, poverty and the 'State of Social Welfare)

  • Design of experiments and analysis of simulation results
  • Contribution to research articles resulting from the topic

Profile requirements:

  • Education: PhD in Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Statistics, Operations Research, Mathematics or other Engineering studies, or a social area such as Anthropology, Sociology or Economics
  • Knowledge:

-Good programming skills
-Data processing and analysis

  • Languages: English
  • At the moment of contracting one must comply with the following requirements:

-Be between 16 and 30 years of age
-Being unemployed
-Be registered as a job-seeker on the Catalan Job Service (SOC)
o Not having carried out research activities at the Ramon Llull University (URL) in the previous six months.

We offer: 

  • full-time contract
  • expected duration: 24 months
  • planned incorporation: 01-12-2022


Submission of applications:

Interested people must apply via send the following documentation to: rrhh@iqs.url.edu with the subject INVESTIGO AppLightChem.

The candidates will need to attach the following information:
-Letter of interest in the specific program, detailing previous experiences.
-Full CV
-Reprints of two main publications by the applicant.
-(Optional) Two letters of recommendation from scientists with whom the researcher has collaborated.
IQS – URL might require proof of the obligatory requirements before formalising the contract, as well as the necessary aspects when they consider that there may be inaccuracies.

  • Deadline: applications can be sent until 15th of September 2022
  • Admission and selection process:

-The Human Resources Department of IQS – URL is the responsible body for all of the admission and selection process, in accordance with the rules and procedures applicable to the entity.
-Candidates that do not fulfill the requirements will be excluded from the process.
-The selection process will be carried out in a single phase of curricular evaluation in which the curricula will be valued according to the following weighting:

  • Expedient:  3.5 points
  • Knowledge: 3.5 points
  • Languages: 1.5 points
  • Experience: 1.5 points

This offer is within the Investigo Programme for hiring young job seekers in the realization of research and innovation initiatives, in the framework of the Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan in Catalonia, financed by the European Union through the European Next Generation Funds. Official code 100045ID15.

Ramon Llull University includes in its IV Gender Equality Plan the commitment to promote equality between people and includes measures to guarantee equal treatment and opportunities between genders and eliminate any type of discrimination. The areas affected by this Plan, in accordance with what is regulated by article 46 of LO3/2007, are access to employment, professional classification, promotion and training, remuneration, organization of working time, and the prevention of sexual and gender-based harassment.