1 Research Fellowship(S) Under Special Regime (Bi-Re) For Msc Student

Universities and Institutes of Portugal


October 12, 2021


  • Organisation/Company: FCiências.ID
  • Research Field: Biological sciences › Other
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 21/10/2021 00:00 - Europe/London
  • Location: Portugal › Lisboa
  • Reference Number: ACCURATE4CEAUL
  • 1 Research Fellowship(s) under Special Regime (BI-RE) is(are) open at the FCiências.ID – Associação para a Investigação e Desenvolvimento de Ciências, for the project/R&D institution ACCURATE4CEAUL, financed by University of St Andrews, under the following conditions:

    1. Scientific Area: Statistics/Ecological Statistics

    2. Requirements for admission: Degree in biology with minor in statistics or vice versa, advanced experience in R environment, mastery of tidiverse, ggplot and shinny apps, demonstration of ability to work in a team. Experience demonstrated with publications in the field of statistical ecology.

    3. Additional optional skills and qualifications: Previous work with animal borne tags and passive acoustic density estimation

    4. Contracting requirements: Presentation of the academic qualifications and/or diplomas. Enrolment in a master degree or a non-degree course

    5. Work plan: Analyze marine mammal tag data to estimate sound production rates and identify factors influencing these production rates. Data from different species of marine mammals will be used, starting with sperm whales. The data will be provided by the University of St Andrews under a contract established between CEAUL and the University of St Andrews to carry out this task

    6. Legislation framework: Research Fellowship Holder Statute, in accordance with Law 40/2004, of 18 August, in its current version and the FCT Regulation for Research Studentships and Fellowships, in its current version (Reg. 950/2019 published in DR on 16th December: https: // dre.pt/application/file/a/127230968, or at the FCT website: https: // www. fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/regulamento.phtml.pt), and FCiências.ID Fellowship Regulation, as approved on 12th May 2020 (available at Regulamento de Bolsas de Investigação Científica da FCiências.ID).

    7. Place of work: The work will be developed at the CEAUL - Centro de Estatística e Aplicações da Universidade de Lisboa at Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon, Campo Grande, Lisbon, Portugal under the scientific supervision of Professor Lisete Sousa.

    8. Fellowship duration: This position is initially opened for 6 months and will begin on November 2021. The fellowship contract may be potentially renewed for 6 months, in accordance with the provisions of Regulation of Research Fellowships from the Foundation for Science and Technology, I.P and FCiências.ID Fellowship Regulation.

    9. Monthly allowance: The fellowship amounts to € 1100, according to table values of the FCiências.ID Fellowship Regulation.. The fellowship holder will have a personal accident insurance and can ensure the right to social security through adherence to the voluntary social insurance scheme, if not covered by any other social protection scheme, pursuant to Código dos Regimes Contributivos do Sistema Previdencial de Segurança Social.

    The fellowship will be paid monthly by bank transfer

    10. Evaluation and selection process: Candidates will be assessed by the quality of their CV 100% and an interview might be required if a candidate's CV is in any way ambiguous to clarify how some aspects in it should be evaluated in the context of the working plan.

    11. Selection Committee: Lisete Sousa, Soraia Pereira, Tiago Marques e Marília Antunes (suplente)

    12. Publication/notification of results: All the candidates will be notified by e-mail, sent by the call holder, with the selection meeting minutes enclosed.

    13. Deadlines: This call for applications is open from 12/10/2021 to 20/10/2021 .

    14. Application: Applications should be sent via e-mail to Lisete Maria Ribeiro de Sousa lmsousa@fc.ul.pt, by attaching the following documents:

    a. Curriculum vitae - CV may be provided in PDF or through the CIÊNCIAVITAE system;

    b. Certificate of completion of previous degree;

    c. PDFs of published scientific articles

    15. Time limits for the appeal procedure: In case of negative decision, the candidates have 10 business days, after the date of announcement of the results of the candidates evaluation, to pronounce their disagreement in accordance with the Código do Procedimento Administrativo. Appeals against the final decision may be submitted to the Administration Board of FCiências.ID (fciencias.id@fciencias-id.pt) within 15 business days after the notification date

    Note 1: The documents that prove the entitlement of the academic qualifications and diplomas, or the proof of registration in the academic degree or diploma requested on the call, can be dismissed during the application period and replaced by a declaration on their honour from the applicant. Their delivery is mandatory for the fellowship contractualization.

    NOTE 2: Please note that - higher education degrees and diplomas awarded by foreign higher education institutions need to be recognized by a Portuguese higher education institution, pursuant to the Decree-Law nr. 66/2018 (August 16) and the Ministerial Order nr. 33/2019 (January 25). The presentation of the recognition certificate is mandatory for contract signature. More information can be obtained at: https: // www. dges.gov.pt/en/pagina/degree-and- diploma-recognition.

    Additional comments

    Contract and final activities template available at: Regulamento de Bolsas de Investigação Científica da FCiências.ID

    Web site for additional job details

    https: // ciencias.ulisboa.pt/servicosCake/servicoLogos/Concursos/verAnexo/7274

    https: // ciencias.ulisboa.pt/servicosCake/servicoLogos/Concursos/verAnexo/7275

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: FCiências.ID
  • Department: Bolsas - Bolsas
  • Organisation Type: Other
  • Website: https: // www. fciencias-id.pt
  • E-Mail: bolsas@fciencias-id.pt
  • Country: Portugal
  • City: Lisboa
  • State/Province: Lisboa
  • Postal Code: 1749-016
  • Street: Campus da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Edificio c1, Piso 3