Assistant Professor: Physical Geography

Universities and Institutes of Portugal

Portugal

November 29, 2021

Description

  • Organisation/Company: Instituto de Geografia e Ordenamento do Território da Universidade de Lisboa
  • Research Field: Geography › Other
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 29/11/2021 16:00 - Europe/London
  • Location: Portugal › Lisboa
  • Type Of Contract: Permanent
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Reference Number: Edital n.º 1124/2021
  • We announce that the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning of the University of Lisbon (IGOT-ULisboa), during a thirty working day period, starting on the first working day following the publication of this Notice in the Diário da Republica, opens an international application call aiming to grant a public sector work contract for 1 (one) Assistant Professor in the subject area of Physical Geography and Spatial Planning at the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning of the University of Lisbon, in accordance with articles 37 to 51, 61 and 62-A of the Statute of the University Academic Career, republished by Decree-Law No. 205/2009 of August 31st (abbreviated to ECDU), and other applicable legislation, including the General Regulations of Calls for the recruitment of full, associate and assistant professors for the University of Lisbon, as approved by the Rector's Order of February 16th, 2015, published in Diário da Republica, 2nd series, No. 45 of March 5th (abbreviated as Regulation).

    The recruited person will sign an employment contract in public functions for an indefinite period, in the category for which the call was opened, with a five-year trial period. The call is especially aimed at young PhD's with high potential and research capacity who wish to enter the base of the university academic career.

    Benefits

    3.201,40 euros / month (gross salary) + food allowance (4,77 euros / working day)

    Eligibility criteria

    1) Academic degree entitlement requirements - Under the terms of article 41-A of the ECDU, only those who hold a PhD degree can be admitted to the call by the deadline for the submission of applications.

    1.1) Holders of academic degrees awarded by foreign higher education institutions must have a recognition of the doctoral degree under the terms of Decree-Law No. 66/2018, of 16 August.

    1.2) The recognition of the Doctor's degree referred to in the previous number must be obtained until the date of expiry of the period allowed for the conclusion of the contract, if the candidate ranked in an eligible place has obtained the PhD degree abroad.

    2) Proficiency in spoken and written Portuguese.

    2.1) Candidates of foreign nationality, except candidates from countries with Portuguese as an official language, must demonstrate mastery of the spoken and written Portuguese language, at the common reference level B2. This requirement must be officially recognised through a certificate or diploma of communicative competence in the Portuguese language under the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages of the Council of Europe.

    2.2) The candidate must hold the requirement referred to in 2.1) until the deadline for submission of applications for this call.

    3) The provisions of Chapter VI of the Regulation with regard to proof and compliance with the admission and exclusion requirements of candidates shall apply.

    Failure to submit any of the documents that must instruct the candidacy, within the time limit provided and under the terms indicated in Chapters VII, VIII and IX of this notice, determines from the outset the non-admission of the same, which should be subject of analysis and decision of the President IGOT-ULisboa prior to the Jury's deliberation on the absolute merit.

    Selection process

    1) Candidates' admission to Absolute Merit will depend on the cumulative fulfilment of the following requirements:

  • possession of the title of Doctor of Physical Geography, or another relevant to the subject area for which the call was opened;
  • presentation of at least two articles, or one article in which he/she is the 1st author, published in the last five years, in scientific journals indexed in the WOS or SCOPUS databases in the subject area in which the call is open;
  • possession of a comprehensive curriculum that the jury considers to have scientific merit, research capacity and value of the teaching activity already developed, relevant to the subject area for which the call was opened and appropriate to the category of Assistant Professor;
  • presentation of a Scientific-Pedagogical Project on the pedagogical and research activities that he/she intends to develop as Assistant Professor in the subject area of the call, taking into account the mission of IGOT-ULisboa.
  • 2. Candidates who are approved by an absolute majority of the voting members of the jury, in justified nominal voting, where abstentions are not allowed, are considered approved in Absolute Merit.

    Additional comments

    Applications must be submitted in person to the Human Resources Unit of the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning of the University of Lisbon during the following periods: from 10 am to 12 pm and from 2 pm to 4 pm or, alternatively, be sent by registered post mail and return receipt requested, to: Instituto de Geografia e Ordenamento do Território da Universidade de Lisboa, Edifício IGOT, Rua Branca Edmée Marques, 1600-276 Lisboa, until the 30th working day after the date of publication of this notice in the 2nd series of the Diário da República, with the text on the outside of the envelope: “Candidatura ao concurso para recrutamento de 1 Professor Auxiliar, para a área disciplinar de Geografia Física e Ordenamento do Território do IGOT, a que se refere o Edital n.º …”. Applications sent by email will not be accepted.

    The application must be mandatorily instructed, under penalty of exclusion, with the Application Form, submitted in paper form, fully completed, dated and signed, accompanied by the following documents: In digital format (preferably on a flash drive) and in a non-editable format (pdf):Curriculum vitae; publications/works; scientific-pedagogical

    On paper - 1 (one) copy of the same documents mentioned in points a), b), and c) of point VIII.1.1.

    Language - the documents that accompany the application must be submitted in Portuguese.

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    Offer Requirements
  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
  • Geography: PhD or equivalent

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
  • PORTUGUESE: Excellent

    Skills/Qualifications

    Academic degree entitlement requirements - Under the terms of article 41-A of the ECDU, only those who hold a PhD degree can be admitted to the call by the deadline for the submission of applications.

    Holders of academic degrees awarded by foreign higher education institutions must have a recognition of the doctoral degree under the terms of Decree-Law No. 66/2018, of 16 August.

    The recognition of the Doctor's degree referred to in the previous number must be obtained until the date of expiry of the period allowed for the conclusion of the contract, if the candidate ranked in an eligible place has obtained the PhD degree abroad.

    Proficiency in spoken and written Portuguese.

    Candidates of foreign nationality, except candidates from countries with Portuguese as an official language, must demonstrate mastery of the spoken and written Portuguese language, at the common reference level B2. This requirement must be officially recognised through a certificate or diploma of communicative competence in the Portuguese language under the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages of the Council of Europe.

    The candidate must hold the requirement referred to in 2.1) until the deadline for submission of applications for this call.

    Specific Requirements

    Candidates' admission to Absolute Merit will depend on the cumulative fulfilment of the following requirements:

  • possession of the title of Doctor of Physical Geography, or another relevant to the subject area for which the call was opened;
  • presentation of at least two articles, or one article in which he/she is the 1st author, published in the last five years, in scientific journals indexed in the WOS or SCOPUS databases in the subject area in which the call is open;
  • possession of a comprehensive curriculum that the jury considers to have scientific merit, research capacity and value of the teaching activity already developed, relevant to the subject area for which the call was opened and appropriate to the category of Assistant Professor;
  • presentation of a Scientific-Pedagogical Project on the pedagogical and research activities that he/she intends to develop as Assistant Professor in the subject area of the call, taking into account the mission of IGOT-ULisboa.
  • Candidates who are approved by an absolute majority of the voting members of the jury, in justified nominal voting, where abstentions are not allowed, are considered approved in Absolute Merit.

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Instituto de Geografia e Ordenamento do Território da Universidade de Lisboa
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https:// www. igot.ulisboa.pt/
  • Country: Portugal
  • City: Lisboa
  • State/Province: Lisboa
  • Postal Code: 1600-276
  • Street: Edifício IGOT - Rua Branca Edmée Marques - Cidade Universitária