The Maimonides Institute for Biomedical Research of Cordoba (IMIBIC) has adhered to the strategy of 'Excellence in Human Resources Research' of the European Commission (HRS4R) which was initiated by the European Commission and describes the rights and responsibilities of researchers and their employers and contributes to the creation of a transparent, attractive and open labour marker for researchers, allowing them to develop their scientific work in a favourable, stimulating environment.
This strategy is based on The European Charter of Researchers and The Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers:
In 2015, IMIBIC signed a letter of commitment to the Charter & Code with the aim to implement, whereas possible, their policies and practices.
Throughout 2016 and 2017, taking as a framework the European HRS4R strategy, several activities have been carried out to analyze the degree of compliance with each of the 40 principles set forth by the C&C, in order to detect any deficiencies and areas for improvement and to be included in the IMIBIC Human Resources Action Plan for their implementation during the coming years.
The HRS4R strategy consists of five steps :