Call For Research Fellowship | Interfacesegura (Pcif/Agt/0062/2018) (# Of Pos: 2)

Universities and Institutes of Portugal


October 27, 2021


  • Organisation/Company: SerQ - Centro de Inovação e Competências da Floresta
  • Research Field: Agricultural sciences Engineering › Other Environmental science Other Sociology
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 27/10/2021 23:00 - Europe/London
  • Location: Portugal › Sertã
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • SerQ opens a call for one research fellowship, in the framework of the INTERFACESEGURA R&D project "INTERFACESEGURA – Segurança e Resiliência ao Fogo das Zonas de Interface Urbana-Florestal" (reference PCIF/AGT/0062/2018), co- financed by the FCT (Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia).

    The fellow will be responsible for the development of the following activities:

    • Carrying out advanced training research work based on social dynamics associated with forest management and fire risk;

    • Sensitivity analysis and data processing;

    • Planning, organizing, conducting and validating field work;

    • Production of reports and other technical documentation within the project.


    The amount of the fellowship is € 1104.64 (one thousand one hundred and four euros and sixty four cents) corresponding to the monthly compensation stipulated in the FCT table (https: // www., plus social security (Seguro Social Voluntário, first level contributions) and personal accidents insurance. The payment will be made by bank transfer. This amount will not be increased during the entire period of the fellowship duration.

    The granting of the scholarship does not generate or entitle a legal-labor relationship, it is exercised under an exclusive dedication regime.

    The grant holder is granted the status of SerQ grant holder, as provided for in the Research Grant Holder Statute and in the Research Grant Regulations of the FCT, I.P. (Regulation no. 950/2019, of 16 December) both in their current wording.

    Eligibility criteria

    Applications must be formalized by sending the following elements:

    i) Proof of enrollment in a PhD;

    ii) Motivation Letter;

    iii) Qualification certificate(s);

    iv) Curriculum Vitae (CV) which must include a complete list of the concluded courses/subjects/curricular units and their classifications and the final average;

    v) Other elements that the candidate considers relevant.

    Applicants with academic degrees obtained abroad will be required to present a Certificate of Recognition in accordance with applicable law.

    Applications should be sent by e-mail, to the address or with the reference "CALL FOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP - project INTERFACESEGURA (PCIF/AGT/0062/2018)"

    Selection process

    The applicable selection methods will be curricular evaluation (50%) and a selection interview (50%) considering:

    Curricular evaluation:

  • Quality of the Academic Curriculum - 20%
  • Demonstrated knowledge in related areas enrolled - 15%
  • The final grade of the MSc - 10%
  • Other relevant merits – 5%
  • Interview:

  • Analysis and critical Sense – 15%

  • Communication and verbal expression – 15%

  • Motivation – 20%

  • If none of the candidates has the appropriate profile (evaluation equal or below than14 points), the jury may propose not to award the fellowship.

    Composition of the Selection Board: Doctor Sofia Knapic (President); Doctor Ana Isabel Mantas (1st Effective Member); Doctor José Saporiti Machado (2nd Effective Member); Professor Alfredo Manuel Pereira Geraldes Dias (1st Substitute Member).

    Additional comments

    The results of the evaluation will be announced within 90 working days from the deadline for submission of applications, by notifying applicants via email. By disclosing the results, candidates should automatically consider themselves notified so that, if they so wish, they can give their opinion during a preliminary hearing within a maximum period of 10 working days. During the same period, the selected candidate(s) will have to declare, in writing, their acceptance of the scholarship. Unless a reasonable justification is presented, the lack of a declaration within the aforementioned period is equivalent to a waiver of the scholarship. In case of resignation or desistance of a selected candidate, the immediately best classified candidate will be notified.

    Web site for additional job details

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    Offer Requirements
  • Engineering: Master Degree or equivalent

    Sociology: Master Degree or equivalent

    Environmental science: Master Degree or equivalent

    Other: Master Degree or equivalent


    Students enrolled in a PhD program in Engineering, Environmental science, Sociology or in related areas. Preference being given to candidates with skills in forest management, environmental education and database processing (surveys and interviews).

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: SerQ - Centro de Inovação e Competências da Floresta
  • Organisation Type: Research Laboratory
  • Website: https: // www.
  • Country: Portugal
  • City: Sertã
  • State/Province: Sertã
  • Postal Code: 6100-711
  • Street: Rua J, Nº9, Zona Industrial da Sertã