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1. PhD researcher (Unfixed Term Employment Contract)

The PhD Researcher will carry out research activities in at least one of the five scientific areas of CENSE: a) ecological economics and environmental management; b) energy and climate; c) computation for sustainability; d) bioresources and clean technologies; e) sanitation, waste and resources recovery.

The main activities to be developed include:

  • preparation of proposals and development of research projects to be submitted in competitive tenders financed by national and international entities;

  • participation and coordination of research projects on topics aligned with CENSE's scientific strategy;

  • support to CENSE researchers and doctoral students, namely by supervising or collaborating on research work taking place in the different CENSE's research areas;

  • publication of scientific articles and dissemination materials on the work developed at CENSE;

  • participation and promotion of activities in the science-society interface conducted by CENSE;

  • preparation of proposals and development of projects to provide services to public and private entities, national and international;

  • participation in the R&D Unit bodies and give support to management and communication activities;

  • support for teaching activities within the framework provided by applicable legislation and regulations.

The PhD Researcher shall fully devote the whole of his/her professional activity to, on an exclusive basis.

More information here

Applications between 15th July to 31st August 2021


2. Doctoral Scholarship

Open a call for applications for grant of one individual Doctoral Scholarship at CENSE, FCT NOVA.

The PhD scholarship is open in the scientific area of Environment and Sustainability and will be funded by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT), thus are under the FCT Regulation for Studentships and Fellowships and the Research Fellowship Holder Statute.

We are looking for bold work plans on research topics at the frontier of knowledge to solve emerging environmental challenges. An higher risk associated with the PhD project will be assessed positively. An additional requirement of admissibility is that candidates must have at least one supervisor and one co-supervisor associated with different research areas of CENSE.

There is a possibility to have a mixed grant, where you can stay abroad in another institution for a maximum of 24 months, but your main residence must be in Portugal. The arrangement with the foreign institution must be done before sending the application.

Applications between 23rd August - 19th September 2021

Check the full details here (in PT) or via the Eracareers portal.

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