Fbaup|2 (Two) Research Grants| Ref. Uidp/04057/2020 (# Of Pos: 2)

Universities and Institutes of Portugal


August 12, 2022


  • Organisation/Company: University of Porto
  • Research Field: Arts
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 12/08/2022 23:00 - Europe/London
  • Location: Portugal › Porto
  • Type Of Contract: Other
  • Job Status: Other
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • The Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto (FBAUP) hereby opens this Call for Applications for two research grants for 2(two) master's student, under the Program-Contract for Multiannual Funding of R&D Units 2020-2023 (Ref. UIDP/04057/2020), financed by national funds through the Foundation for Science and Technology/MCTES (FCT), underway at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto (FBAUP).

    1. Research field / Scientific area: Design

    2. Admission requirements: To apply for the research grant, applicants must comply with the following requirements, for which documentary evidence must be provided: a) Academic Qualifications: Design bachelor's degree; b) Enrollment in a Master's Degree at the University of Porto in the area of Design (requirement to be duly proven upon hiring); If the candidate holds a doctoral degree awarded by a foreign higher education institution, it must be recognized by a Portuguese higher education institution, in accordance with the provisions of article 25 of Decree-Law no. 66/2018 of 16 August, which approves the legal regime for the recognition of academic degrees and higher education diplomas awarded by foreign higher education institutions and Article 4 (2) (e) of Decree-Law no. 60/2018 of 3 August, and any formalities established therein be fulfilled up to the date of the contracting act.

    3. Preferred requirements, with documental evidence: a) Final Bachelor's degree graduation grade equal to or greater than 15 points; b) Academic or professional experience in the scientific field of design. c) Be part of or develop a research project within the scope of the course you are attending in the academic year 2021/2022 in line with the fundamental objectives of ID+, namely in the scope of Communication Design, Social Design, Design and Citizenship, Product Design, New Media, Visual Culture, Illustration, Photography and Cinema.

    4. Work Plan: The main task to be performed under the scholarship will be the development of a research project on an ID+ strategic theme, with a view to attributing a Master's degree in Design.

    5. Applicable Legislation and Regulations: Portuguese Law no. 40/2004, dated August 18 (Scientific Research Fellow Statute) in its current wording; Regulation 184/2021 of 3 March, as amended by Resolution No. 1301/2021, published in D.R., 2nd series, on 22 December 2021; FCT's Regulation for Research Studentships and Fellowships, approved by the Regulation no. 950/2019, dated November 29; Decree-Law no. 66/2018, of August 16th (Legal regime for recognition of academic degrees and diplomas of higher education awarded by foreign higher education institutions).

    6. Workplace: The work will take place at ID+ (Research Institute for Design Media and Culture, Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto) under the scientific orientation of the Master Degree investigation project mentor (ID+ Integrated Researcher).

    7. Duration: The scholarship will last for 12 months, on an exclusivity basis. The scholarship is scheduled to start in September 2022.

    8. Monthly maintenance allowance amount: The monthly maintenance allowance is € 875,98, according to FCT in Portugal (www. fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores). Payment will be made by FBAUP by bank transference. In addition, the grant holder will be covered by personal accident insurance.

    9. Evaluation methods: Curriculum evaluation (AC) and quality and relevance of the research proposal (PI). The final classification will be obtained, on a scale from 0 to 20 points, by the following formula: (0.4AC) + (0.6PI) The target factors of Curriculum Assessment (AC) are: a) Final bachelor degree graduation grade (55%) b) Attendance and/or completion of training actions in the scientific area of the research project (25%) c) Participation and/or development of extracurricular projects in the scientific area of the research project (20%) Regarding the Research Proposal (PI) it will be considered: a) Breadth of knowledge in the field of design (30%) b) Relevance of the research proposal, index of alignment with the objectives of the ID+ and potential for internal enhancement and/or additionality of the expected results (50%) c) Clarity in the elaboration of the objectives and capacity for articulated and synthesized writing of the research proposal (20%) Based on the final ranking list, a reserve list will be created, which will be used, until June 2022, for the eventual hiring of new scholarship holders within the scope of this project or in case of withdrawal of the candidate classified in first place. If none of the candidates demonstrates that they have the profile indicated to carry out the work plan, the jury reserves the right not to award the scholarship to the competition.

    10. Selection panel: President – Professor Susana Barreto, Assistant Professor at FBAUP; 1 st effective member – Professor Cláudia Lima, Assistant Professor at Universidade Lusófona do Porto; 2nd effective member – Professor Eliana Penedes, Invited Adjunct Professor at Politécnico de Leiria; 1 st alternate member – Professor Júlio Dolbeth, Assistant Professor at FBAUP; 2nd alternate member – Professor Rui Vitorino Santos, Assistant Professor at FBAUP;

    11. Disclosure of the results: Evaluation results will be communicated by email to the address provided by the candidates in the application form. In compliance with the provisions of the Article 121 of the Code of Administrative Procedure (“Código do Procedimento Administrativo”), after being notified, candidates have 10 working days to submit a formal rebuttal. The final decision must be taken within a maximum period of 60 working days after the conclusion of the preliminary hearing of interested parties or of the public consultation. Against the final decision, a complaint may be filed, within 15 working days, or, alternatively, an appeal may be filed within 30 working days, both counting from the respective notification. Candidates who choose to submit a complaint, must address their statement to the member of the Board of Directors of the FCT with delegated competence. Candidates who choose to present an appeal must address the same to the FCT Board of Directors.

    12. Submission of applications: The Call for Applications is open from July 25th to August 12th 2022 (until 23:59 local time). Applications must be submitted exclusively on the FBAUP website, at the following address: https: // sigarra.up.pt/fbaup/pt/cntcandgeral.concursoslist The following documents are mandatory, under penalty of exclusion from the Call: a) Curriculum Vitae and attached artistic and/or project portfolio, if the candidate has one; b) Research Proposal, which must contain the following elements, in a maximum of 1000 words: Title, Objectives, Methodology, Results and Bibliography c) Copy of the certificate(s) of required qualifications; d) Enrollment evidence in the 2022/23 on the Universidade do Porto Master Degree on Design area (requirement to be duly proven upon hiring). e) Preferred requirements evidence; f) Other documents considered to be relevant by the candidate for merit appreciation. Documents must be attached directly to the application message, without links to external platforms/drives. In order to guarantee the reading of all documents, the preferred recording format is the Portable Document Format (.pdf).The files must be named with the candidate's first and last name and must not exceed, as a whole, 5 MB. These can be compressed in .zip format.

    13. The University of Porto actively promotes a policy of non-discrimination and equal access so that no applicant may be privileged, benefited, damaged, or deprived of any right or exempted from any duty due to ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, family situation, economic situation, education, origin or social condition, genetic heritage, reduced work capacity, disability, chronic disease, nationality, ethnic origin or race, territory of origin, language, religion, political or ideological convictions, and trade union membership.

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: University of Porto
  • Department: Human Resources Department
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https: // sigarra.up.pt/spup/pt/unigeral.unidadeview?pvunidade=345
  • E-Mail: recrutamentorh@sp.up.pt
  • Country: Portugal
  • City: Porto
  • State/Province: Porto
  • Postal Code: 4099-002
  • Street: Praça Gomes Teixeira
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