HR Excellence in Research HRS4R
The HRS4R strategy is a tool launched by the European Commission to support universities, research institutions and organizations that fund research in the application of The European Charter for Researchers and The Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers, which aim to contribute to the development of a European labor market attractive for researchers.
The Charter and the Code of conduct are recommendations made by the Commission to Member States, which are invited to apply them voluntarily:
- The European Charter for Researchers is a set of general principles and requirements defining the roles, responsibilities and rights of researchers, entrepreneurs and funders.
- The Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers, which does not differ much from the standard rules on hiring, stresses the importance of open and transparent procurement procedures, and also of diverse and experienced selection teams.
HR Excellence in Research
This quality seal is awarded by the European Commission to identify universities and institutions that generate and support the existence of a stimulating and encouraging research environment.
Until now, 410 organisations, 72 of them Spanish have received the HR Excellence in Research award.
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) welcomes and supports the Recommendations of the European Commission containing the “European Charter for Researchers” and the “Code of Conduct for Recruitment of Researchers”, hereby commits, according with its internal policies, to further develop its internal human resources strategy, adhering to the recommendations and the principles set out in the Charter and Code and to guarantee transparency, accessibility, equity, and the pursuit of excellence in the recruitment of researchers.
Survey of UPM researchers
In order to obtain the HR Excellence in Research awrd, the UPM research staff must carry out an internal analysis through a survey according to the 40 principles of "The European Charter for Researchers " and " The Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers ".
You have received an email with the instructions and the links to access the survey from the Academic Observatory of the Vice-Rectorate of Quality and Efficiency of the UPM. The Survey takes approximately 60 minutes to complete, therefore we include in attach the survey texts in Spanish and in English in case you want to read it previously.