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Message posted on 12/02/2018

Postdoc call for candidates to join the CareNet research group in the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

Dear colleagues,

We’d like to share this call for candidates to the Beatriu de Pinós
Programme Grants
(BP 2018). The purpose of the Beatriu de Pinós programme
is to award up to 60 grants for the incorporation of postdoctoral research
staff into the Catalan science and technology system, within the Beatriu de
Pinós programme (BP 2018)

For a full description (including rules and the application form) follow
this link

The deadline for submissions is 28th of February 2018.

Our research group, CareNet, is seeking candidates who are interested in
joining our research work at the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3)
in the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. The goal of CareNet is to
understand the impact of technologies, particularly ICT, on the social and
cultural reconfiguration of care and preparedness in the network society.
This interest is built upon our interdisciplinary background in Science and
Technology Studies (STS), Disability Studies, Digital Sociology and Social

Our main current research lines are:

- Technological and social innovations for later life and independent
- The reconfiguration of care in the context of crisis: concerned and
self-help groups, technoscientific activism, mutual support and
of care.
- Urban infrastructures of care: Socio-spatial relations of labour, care
and the body.
- Disability, gender and sexuality.
- Social Studies of Emergencies, Crisis and Disasters.
- Sensing technologies, public awareness and participation.

For more details about the research group and these lines, have a look at

If you are interested in submitting a research proposal to this grant and
join our group, please send a motivation letter, a CV including list of
publications, and a statement on current and future research interests by
email to Israel Rodríguez ( and Daniel López Gómez ( by 19th of February 2018.

Please circulate this call to anyone who might be interested. Thanks!

All the best,

Israel Rodríguez Giralt
IN3 - Internet Interdisciplinary Institute
CareNet Research Group

Senior Researcher (+34) 934 505 495 / CUIDAR

@birrabel / @ProyectoCuidar
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Av. Carl Friedrich Gauss, 5
08860 Castelldefels (Barcelona)
facebook / @IN3_UOC
/ linkedin

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