Organisation/Company: Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão
Research Field: History › Economic history
Researcher Profile: Leading Researcher (R4)
Application Deadline: 12/11/2021 00:00 - Europe/London
Location: Portugal › Lisbon
Type Of Contract: Permanent
Job Status: Full-time
Hours Per Week: 35
ISEG – Lisbon School of Economics and Management, Universidade de Lisboa
It is hereby announced by ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics and Management,
Universidade de Lisboa (hereinafter designated as ‘the School'), that for a
period of 30 working days counting from the day after the publication of this
Notice in the Diário da República Official Gazette, an international
documented recruitment contest is opened for a public service employment
contract for the position of a Full Professor, in the subject area of History.
The contest is opened under the terms of Articles 37 to 51, 61, and 62-A of
the University Academic Career Status, which was published in Decree-Law
205/2009, on the 31st of August, and altered by Law No. 8/2010, of the 13th of
May (known in its abbreviated form as ‘ECDU'), and further applicable
legislation, especially the General Regulations for Recruitment Contests for
Full, Associate, and Assistant Professors of Universidade de Lisboa, which was
approved by a Rector's Decree No. 2307/2015 of the 16th of February, 2015,
which was published in the Diário da República Official Gazette, 2nd Series,
No. 45, of the 5th of March, (known in its abbreviated form as ‘the
The joint-decree No. 373/2000, of the 31st of March, of the Minister for the
Reform of the State and of the Public Administration and the Minister for
Equality, determines the obligation of public recruitment contests to adhere
to the following condition:
“In compliance with Article 9, section h) of the Constitution, the Public
Administration, in its role as an employer, actively promotes a policy of
equal opportunities between men and women for employment and career
development, scrupulously avoiding all, and any form of discrimination”.
Accordingly, the terms “candidate”, “recruited”, “professor” and similar are
not used in this Notice to refer to the gender of people.
Likewise, no candidate can be privileged, benefitted, prejudiced, or deprived
of any right or exempt from any duty on the grounds, especially, of
descendancy, age, sexual orientation, civil status, family situation, economic
situation, education, origin or social status, genetic heritage, reduced
working capacity, disability, chronic illness, nationality, ethnic origin or
race, territory of origin, language, religion, political or ideological
beliefs, and trade union membership.
In accordance with Articles 37 to 51 of the ECDU and other applicable
legislation, and under Article 8 of the Regulations, the following terms
I — Authorisation decree
This contest was initiated by Decree 04th August 2021 of the Rector of
Universidade de Lisboa, which was made after the confirmation of the existence
of a sufficient budget provision and that the respective position of the
recruitment contest is vacant and that it is contemplated in the organisation
chart of the School, where it is described by its job title, which implies the
carrying out of teaching and research functions consistent with the position
of a Full Professor of the Department of Social Sciences.
II — Work location
The campus of ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics and Management, Rua do
Quelhas, No. 6, 1200-781 Lisboa, Portugal.
III — Admission requirements for the contest and reasons for the exclusion of
III.1 – Under the terms of Article 40 of the ECDU, only candidates who have a
PhD which was earned more than five years before the deadline for the
submission of candidatures, as well as an aggregation, can be admitted for
III.1.1) Those who obtained their degree at a non-Portuguese university must
have recognition that their degree is equally recognised as a PhD, in
accordance with the terms of Decree-Law No. 66/2018, of the 16th of August.
III.1.2) The recognition of the PhD degree referred to in the previous sub-
section must be obtained by the stipulated deadline for the signing of the
contract, if the short-listed candidate obtained their PhD degree abroad.
III.2 – Only those who have the ability to teach in the English language can
be admitted to this contest. If a candidate does not master the Portuguese
language, he/she must assume the need of studying it, in order to better
integrate all the activities of ISEG and the University of Lisbon. These
conditions are set out in the candidature form mentioned in Article IX of this
III.3 – Candidates will be automatically excluded from this contest should
they fail to submit the necessary documents listed in Article IX of this
Notice by the deadline and in the format and at the place stipulated in
Article VIII, which are subject to the analysis and decision of the Dean of
the School prior to the selection panel's evaluation, based on merit alone.
III.4 – Candidates will also be excluded, even if they are successfully short-
listed for the position in the final unitary list of the ranking of the
candidates, if they fail to meet the deadline, or submit inadequate, false, or
invalid documents to prove that they are legally apt to enter into a legally
binding permanent employment contract with a State entity, in this case, the
School, in accordance with Article VI of the Regulations.
IV — Requirements for admission based on merit alone
The following are all the obligatory requirements for admission for the
contest, based on merit alone:
a) To have a PhD in the field of knowledge and/or speciality of Economic and
Business History or a similar subject area, which was earned more than five
b) To be aggregated in the field of knowledge and/or speciality in Economic
and Business History or a similar subject area;
c) To possess a scientific and teaching curriculum in the subject area for
which the recruitment contest has been opened, which is compatible with the
category in question, including, namely: (i) to have published or accepted
for publication at least eight papers in academic journals, which, at the time
of their publication, were indexed in the Web of Science or Scopus / Simago
databases; up to one fourth of these publications may be formed by chapter in
books published by well-known international publishers, and at least three of
these papers should be classified in the upper two quartiles of the journals
of the scientific area of the contest, in terms of impact factor: (ii) to
have a minimum of two papers published in the afore said academic journals or
in lists such as those of ABS and ISEG Research (ex-FIISEG).
The selection panel deliberates on the admission, or non-admission of the
candidates on the basis of merit alone, by justified nominal voting, where
abstentions are prohibited.
A candidate who is favourably approved by more than half of the voting members
of the selection panel is considered approved on the basis of merit alone.
V — Criteria for evaluation and ranking by relative merit, respective
weighting, and final classification
V.1 – The objective of this contest is to evaluate the capacity and
performance of the candidates in the various attributes which constitute the
role to be performed under the terms of Article 4 of the ECDU, should they be
selected. Under the terms of Article 4 of the ECDU, in general, university
professors are obliged to carry out the following:
a) Carry out activities of scientific research, cultural creation, or
b) Teach the designated subjects and carry out supervision of students;
c) Participate in public outreach activities, scientific dissemination, and
the social and economic valorisation of knowledge;
d) Participate in the management of the respective university faculties;
e) Carry out other responsibilities which are assigned by the competent
university body, which are included in the job description of a university
V.2 – The method of selection to be used is that of curriculum evaluation.
Curriculum evaluation takes into consideration the general duties assigned to
university professors accorded to Article 4 of the ECDU and the terms of
Article 5, section 4 of the Regulations, and focuses on the following
c) Public outreach;
d) University management;
e) Scientific-pedagogical project.
The activities indicated in sub-sections c) and d) above must be considered
within the context of Article 50, section 6, sub-section c) of the ECDU,
relative to other activities that have been developed by the candidates which
are relevant to the mission of higher education institutions.
V.3 – The curriculum evaluation of the various candidates in each of these
activities must take into account the subject area of the contest.
V.4 – The criteria to be considered for the curriculum evaluation of
candidates in each of the activities defined in Article V, section 2 and the
weighting to be attributed for the final classification are the following,
taking into account that mentioned in Article VI below:
a) Teaching (30%):
i) Teaching activities: this criterion takes into account the course units
that the candidate has taught and coordinated, the pedagogical performance,
and the teaching at the level of Bachelors, Masters, and PhD study cycles. The
evaluation of this criterion should take into account the number and diversity
of the course units and also the evaluation of the candidate's pedagogical
performance. Whenever possible, a table with the results of pedagogical
evaluation surveys should be presented, with reference to the nature of the
system and the meaning of the evaluation values.
ii) Coordination and participation in pedagogical projects: this criterion
evaluates the proven capacity to promote trending pedagogical initiatives
designed to improve teaching and learning processes; the presentation of well-
founded and coherent proposals for the creation of new course units or the
profound reformulation of existing ones; the coordination and participation in
the reorganisation of existing degree or study programmes; the adoption of
remote teaching technologies and greater digitalisation of processes; and
participation in pedagogical management bodies. In evaluating these criteria,
consideration is given to the number, nature and diversity of the activities
as well as the level of responsibility and involvement of the candidate.
iii) Development of pedagogical material: in evaluating this criterion,
consideration is given to the number, diversity, and originality of the
pedagogical material developed.
iv) The follow-up and supervision of students: in evaluating this criterion,
consideration is given to the supervision of PhD, Masters, and Bachelors
students, taking into account the number and quality of the resulting
publications, in particular of the successfully completed PhD theses in the
subject area for which the contest has been opened.
b) Research (50%):
i) Scientific output: the quantity and quality of scientific output in the
subject area in which the contest has been opened. This criterion takes into
account papers published in scientific journals and in the proceedings of
national and international conferences, as well as books and book chapters,
where the candidate was the author, or co-author. In evaluating this
criterion, consideration is given to the number and type of publications and
recognition by the international scientific community, which is reflected by
the quality of the locations of the publications and the citing of references
from them by other authors. The publication of papers in the subject areas for
which the contest has been opened in leading scientific journals which are
indexed in the Web of Science or Scopus databases, or in lists such as those
of ABS and ISEG Research (ex-FIISEG), is particularly valorised. The
elements referred to in Article IX, section 3 and in Article IX, section 4 of
this Notice will also be taken into account.
ii) Coordination and participation in scientific projects: this criterion
takes into account the participation in and coordination of scientific
projects by the candidate. In evaluating this criterion, consideration is
given to the quantity, degree of insertion (both nationally and
internationally) of the projects, their competitive nature, and the type of
involvement of the researcher (as the coordinator, or as a participant).
iii) Recognition by the international scientific community: this criterion
takes into account the following: participation in national and international
examination panels, and participation in national and international panels for
the evaluation and scientific consulting of scholarships, projects,
researchers, or research units; awards by scientific societies; editorial
activities in scientific journals; participation in editorial boards of
scientific journals; participation as a member of the pool of reviewers for
papers submitted for scientific conferences; coordination and participation in
programme committees for scientific events; participation as a member of
scientific societies which are subject to a competitive admission process, and
other similar distinctions. In evaluating this criterion, consideration is
given to the number, the role carried out, and the diversity of the
c) Public outreach (5%):
i) Scientific diffusion publication: this criterion takes into account the
publishing of papers in national journals and conferences and other scientific
and technical publications, taking into account their professional and social
ii) The provision of services and consulting: this criterion takes into
account the participation in activities involving the public sector,
companies, and other civil society organisations, taking into consideration
the type of participation, size, diversity, technological intensity, and
innovation of this participation.
iii) Services to the scientific community and society as a whole: this
criterion takes into account the participation in and coordination of
initiatives for the dissemination of scientific and technological knowledge,
taking into consideration the nature and results achieved, in the media or
other means of communication (such as the Internet), the public sector,
companies, and other civil society organisations.
iv) Professional training: this criterion takes into account the
participation in and coordination of training for the public sector,
companies, and other civil society organisations, taking into consideration
its nature and the results achieved.
d) University management (5%):
i) Carrying out functions as a member of higher education institution bodies
and their organic units: this is a criterion which takes into account the
nature, responsibility, and diversity of the roles.
ii) Carrying out functions in research units and the coordination of degrees:
this criterion takes into account the role and the scope of the responsibility
of the candidate in carrying out management duties in departments and research
units, and the coordination of degrees, scientific areas, scientific sections
e) Scientific-pedagogical project (10%):
Presentation of an original scientific-pedagogical project which is related to
the subject area for which the contest has been opened and is appropriate for
ISEG's mission. This project must contain the candidate's objectives for the
forthcoming years, whilst specifying the scientific areas that he/she plans to
develop, as well as the potential for attracting competitive funding, and the
link to international scientific networks. This project should be written in
English with a maximum of 4,000 words, with its format and organisation being
left to the discretion of the candidate.
V.5. Each member of the selection panel evaluates the candidates regarding
their merit for each of the above-mentioned activities, grading and ranking
the candidates, taking into consideration the respective weighting of the
activities, taking also into account the considerations described in Article
V.6. Each member of the selection jury ranks the candidates on the grounds of
their merit, casting their vote based on their ranked list of the candidates.
The selection panel initially votes for first place, then for second place,
and so on, until the final ranking of all those candidates who have been
admitted to the contest and who have been previously approved based on merit
alone, in compliance with the terms stipulated in Article 20, section 5 of the
Regulations. For each vote, the decisions of the selection panel are taken by
an absolute majority of votes. On concluding the selection and ranking
criteria, the selection panel then draws up a unitary list of the ranking of
VI — Preferred criteria
After the approval for admission of the candidates on the grounds of merit
alone, the selection panel prepares a written document with the ranking of the
candidates based on their relative merit, taking into consideration the
selection and ranking criteria stipulated in Article V of this Notice.
Preferred parameters are teaching and research in economic history, business
history or financial history.
These criteria will only be used in the case of a tie for the individual
ranked list of each member of the selection panel jury presented for voting.
VII — Public hearings
VII.1 — The selection panel will deliberate at its first meeting whether there
is a need to convene public hearings for all those candidates approved for
admission on the grounds of merit alone. Such hearings are exclusively
designed to clarify the information contained in the documents presented by
the candidates, in accordance with the terms of Article 50, section 4, sub-
section b) of the ECDU.
VII.2 — If there is need for a public hearing, then this will take place
between the 320 th and the 50th consecutive day after the admission on merit
alone, with all candidates being given a minimum of 5 days' notice of the date
and location of the public hearing.
VII.3 — The public hearings referred to in the previous section may be
conducted via teleconference, in which case the selection panel must ensure
that these are carried out on equal terms for all candidates.
VII.4 — The selection panel can still require candidates to supply additional
documentation to support their submitted Curriculum Vitae, based on the terms
of Article 50, section 4, sub-section a) of the ECDU.
VIII — Submission of candidatures (deadline, location and format)
Candidatures should be delivered in digital form, on ISEG's website, following
this LINK: www. iseg.ulisboa.pt/aquila/unidade/DRH/publicacao-de-
Candidatures must be submitted by the 30th working day counting from the date
of the publication of this Notice in the 2nd Series of the Diário da República
IX — Instructions for candidatures
IX.1 – The candidature must be accompanied by the following documents:
a) A filled-in copy of the respective candidature form for the position
mentioned in this Notice, which is available on the website of ISEG - Lisbon
School of Economics and Management in this LINK:
b) A set of files with the following documents:
i) The Curriculum Vitae of the candidate in PDF, where the teaching,
research, public outreach, and university management activities which are
considered relevant for the contest are expressly organised in exactly the
same order as the activities and criteria described in this Notice.
ii) The scientific-pedagogical project referred to Article V, section 4 of
iii) A copy in PDF format of all the scientific papers published in national
and international journals which are cited in their Curriculum Vitae, and
other works that the candidate considers to be relevant for the selection
IX.2 – With regards papers published in scientific journals, the Curriculum
Vitae of the candidate must indicate the quartile of the scientific journals
in the reference databases in the year of publication, as well as the number
of citations attained. Whenever possible, a summary table should be submitted
of the candidate's H-index, the total number of papers, and also the total
number of citations registered in these databases and Google Scholar.
IX.3 – The Curriculum Vitae must highlight a maximum of ten outputs which the
candidate considers to be the most representative, especially with regards
their contribution to the development and evolution of the subject areas for
which the contest has been opened.
IX.4 – This selection must be accompanied by a brief justification describing
what the candidate considers to be their contribution and how this
contribution supports the mission of both ISEG and the Department of Social
X — Language
The supporting documents must be submitted in Portuguese or English, except in
the case of the scientific-pedagogical project related to Article V.4 of this
Notice, which must be presented in English.
XI — The constitution of the Selection Panel
In accordance with the terms of Articles 45 and 46 of the ECDU and Article 14
of the Regulations, the selection panel is comprised of the following:
Chair: The Rector of Universidade de Lisboa
Doutora Ana Bela Ferreira Macias Nunes, Professora Catedrática Aposentada,
Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão da Universidade de Lisboa;
Doctor Pablo Martín-Aceña Manrique, Catedrático de Universidad, Universidade
de Alcalá de Henares;
Dottore di Ricerca Gaetano Sabatini, Professore Ordinario, Universitá Degli
Studi di Roma 3;
Doutor Álvaro Francisco Rodrigues Garrido, Professor Catedrático, Faculdade de
Economia da Universidade de Coimbra;
Doutora Maria Eugénia de Almeida Mata, Professora Catedrática, Nova School of
Business and Economics da Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
20th sepetember 2021. — A Presidente, Prof.ª Doutora Clara Patrícia Costa
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
Other: PhD or equivalent
Organisation/Company: Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão
Organisation Type: Public Research Institution
Website: https: // www. iseg.ulisboa.pt
Postal Code: 1200-781
Street: Rua do Quelhas, 6