FCT Individual Call to Scientific Employment Stimulus – 3rd Edition (2019)

The Centre for International Studies at Iscte – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa hereby informs that an individual call for contracts aimed at PhD holders in all scientific areas is open, in the context of the 2019 Scientific Employment Stimulus promoted by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT). All information related to the contest can be found on the FCT website.

In this competition, candidates must first identify the host institution where they will develop their research plan. The selected candidates are directly hired by the identified host institution, through FCT funding.

CEI – a multidisciplinary research centre, focusing on international developments  of the 21st century and on complex social, political, and economic challenges that transcend national and international barriers – invites all those interested in developing their post-doctoral research plan with CEI as the host institution to express their interest through the email cei@iscte-iul.pt, by sending us a cover letter, a research plan, and curriculum vitae until February 15, 2020. They must also indicate the category to which they are applying, taking into account FCT’s reference categories:

  • 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 or 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.

CEI’s decision to accept the candidates will be communicated until 5 working days after the reception of the proposal.

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

Contacts:

CEI – Iscte, room 2W06
Av. das Forças Armadas, 1649-026 Lisbon – Portugal
Tel: +351 210 464 029
Email: cei@iscte-iul.pt

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CEI IUL

CEI-IUL (Centre for International Studies) is a university-based multidisciplinary research center at ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL). CEI-IUL aims at promoting interdisciplinary research in Social Sciences, International Relations and Economy, focusing in its areas of geographic specialisation: Africa, Asia, Europe, and Transatlantic Relations.

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