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Individual Call to Scientific Employment Stimulus: Open Call for Candidates

CENSE is open to receive candidates for the 3rd Edition of the Individual Call to Scientific Employment Stimulus.

CENSE promotes interdisciplinary research in environmental sciences and engineering, focusing on the interaction between human and ecological systems, to promote sustainable development. The Centre is the research branch of a wider organization including researchers, students and staff from the NOVA School of Science and Technology, plus a number of affiliated organizations.

Interested candidates should prepare the following documents, in English, for applying to have CENSE as their host institution:

  • Summary of work plan (in English, max 5000 characters);

  • Contract category to which the candidate wishes to apply and scientific area;

  • Description of the host conditions (how CENSE will support your research) (max 800 characters);

  • Description of the integration of the research plan into CENSE's strategy (max 800 characters);

  • Detailed curriculum vitae;

  • Motivation letter.

The documents should be sent until 12th February 2020 to inescosme@fct.unl.pt

If you have any queries about CENSE, send your questions by email to the same address. Selected candidates will be notified by CENSE of our acceptance as host institution.

ABOUT THE CALL:

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:

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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. The FCT 'Guide for Writing and Submitting Applications' to the Individual Stimulus 3rd Edition will be available soon.

Detailed information can be found at:
https://www.fct.pt/apoios/contratacaodoutorados/empregocientifico/ceec_ind_3.phtml.pt

All information about the Programme Stimulus of Scientific Employment - 3rd Edition can be consulted on the page of the Foundation for Science and Technology.

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