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Evaluation criteria

The evaluation of the candidates will be done by independent Evaluation Committees, formed by experts external to the URV, in order to avoid any conflict of interests and ensure a fair and equitable evaluation process.

The experts will evaluate the applications according to the following criteria:

1.Academic profile: Weight 40%

The following aspects will be considered when assigning an overall score for this criterion:

  • Do the courses taken during the Bachelor and/or Master* studies make the candidate a better match for the project?
  • How would you evaluate the quality of the courses received during the Bachelor and/or Master* training?
  • How would you evaluate the candidate's academic grades from Bachelor and/or Master* studies?

(*if applicable)

2.Other merits (including research and previous professional experience): Weight 30%

The following aspects will be considered when assigning an overall score for this criterion:

  • How would you evaluate, apart from the academic record, the candidate's previous research/professional experience? Has the candidate been involved in any research/professional activities that would make him/her a better match for the project?
  • Has the candidate demonstrated interdisciplinary experience?
  • Has the candidate performed internships, either in the non-academic or in the academic world?
  • Did the candidates publish their research results in journals, book chapters, conference proceedings, etc.?
3.Reference letters: Weight 10%

The following aspects will be considered when assigning an overall score for this criterion:

  • Based on the information provided by the referees has the candidate demonstrated the ability to adapt to new environments, the potential to acquire new skills effectively, a creative and an innovative mindset?
  • Are the reference letters written specifically for this position?
4.Motivation letter, detailing the reasons why the candidate believes s/he is a good fit for the position: Weight 20%

The following aspects will be considered when assigning an overall score for this criterion:

  • Did the candidate demonstrate how their academic and professional background and their previous acquired skills, relate to the requirements of the research project?
  • Is the motivation letter written specifically for this position?

The scoring will be given on a scale from 1 to 5, with 0.1 increments, and the minimum threshold is 3.
 

EU Flag This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 713679 and No. 945413