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11600-SP

Biology and Technology of Reproduction at the Universidad de Murcia

Spain
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Grant Activity

Please note that, although the online information about the courses on the host institution website is only in Spanish, most faculty in the School of Veterinary Medicine speak English, and the Lecturer will only be expected to teach in English.

Detailed information about his/her tasks will be provided to candidates in a timely manner and in English after being selected.

Teaching:

Teach at the postgraduate level within the M.S. program in “Biology and Technology of Reproduction in Mammals” and the Ph.D. program in “Biology and Technology of Reproductive Health.” The visiting scholar will teach courses according to his/her experience, with a maximum of 20 students in each course.

Teaching includes theory and practical lessons. He/she is expected to:

1. Teach any of the following subjects of the M.S. program (focusing on topics of his/her expertise and choice): Morphology and function of the male reproductive system; morphology and function of the female reproductive system; gamete-oviduct interactions prior to fertilization; fertilization; embryo development and pregnancy; sperm function analysis; in vitro maturation; fertilization and embryo culture; assisted reproduction in humans; cryopreservation of gametes and embryos; ethical and legal aspects of the beginning of life and of assisted reproduction techniques in humans; epigenetics in reproductive biology; transgenesis; gene therapy; cloning and stem cells; reproductive biotechnologies and recovery of endangered species; cell and molecular biology; techniques applied to the biology of reproduction; ultrasound applications in reproductive biology; and epidemiology of reproductive health.

2. Assist students with seminars, journal clubs, roundtables, etc., on topics related to reproductive biology.

3. Participate in research projects in the field of reproduction.

Complete degree contents, both in English and Spanish, can be found at: 

M.S. in Biology and Technology of Reproduction in Mammals 

Ph.D. Program in Biology and Technology of Reproductive Health (in Spanish)

B) Research:

The Lecturer will be invited to present his/her research in seminars and to attend research seminars led by the School of Veterinary and Medicine professors. It is expected that the Lecturer will have opportunities for collaboration with School of Veterinary and Medicine research groups.

Grant Length
Three months
Grant Dates

Any period between September 2021 and April 2022.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
Biology
Medical Sciences
Veterinary Medicine
Areas of Interest

While this award is open to any project in the disciplines listed above, there is interest in scholars who are in these particular specialty areas.

Specializations

  • Animal Science
  • Biology
  • Physiology
  • Veterinary Medicine
Special Features

The Universidad de Murcia (UM) sponsors this award and, in addition to financial benefits, offers advice to find housing and, if necessary, a school for dependent children. A contact will be available to help the professor adapt to the university. The scholar will enjoy all the benefits and rights of a regular faculty member of the UM, including access to all digital resources.

Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Activity
Teaching/Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Academics, except early career
Number of Grants
Up To 1
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Officer
Phone: 
212-984-5326

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