Scientific Employment Stimulus

The call for Scientific Employment Stimulus (3rd Edition), from the Foundation for Science and Technology, is open until February 26th. Candidates wishing to have the Communication and Society Research Centre as a host institution must send their respective proposals to the email cecs@ics.uminho.pt, until February 17th.

The Individual Call is aimed at PhD holders of any nationality or stateless with a background in any scientific area who wish to develop their scientific research or technological development activity in Portugal.

Applicants should indicate the host institution where they will develop their research plan. The selected doctorates are directly hired by the identified host institution, through FCT funding.

The following reference levels are considered:

Junior Researcher: PhD holders for 5 or less years, with limited experience in post-doctoral research or without a scientific curriculum after their PhDs in the scientific area to which they are applying.

Assistant Researcher: PhD holders for over 5 years, with a relevant curriculum in the scientific area to which they are applying, but with limited scientific independence.

Principal Researcher: PhD holders for over 5 years, with a relevant curriculum in the scientific area to which they are applying, demonstrating scientific independence over the past 3 years.

Coordinating Researcher: PhD holders for over 5 years, holding the title of habilitado ou agregado in Portugal, with a curriculum of elevated merit in the scientific area to which they are applying, showing scientific independence and with evidence of leadership in the scientific area to which they are applying.

The call is open from 30 January 2020 until 5 p.m. (Lisbon time) on 26 February 2020.

Applications are submitted electronically, in English, through the electronic platform to be made available in due course.

For further information about the Individual Support Call, please contact: info.ec@fct.pt

[Posted: 20-01-2020]