Organisation/Company: Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto
Research Field: Communication sciences
Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
Application Deadline: 17/08/2022 23:00 - Europe/London
Location: Portugal › Porto
Type Of Contract: Temporary
Job Status: Full-time
Hours Per Week: 40
Eu Research Framework Programme: ERASMUS+
Reference Number: 2021-1-AT01-KA220-SCH-000032737
One Research Grant – Master's Degree
Call open for applications for one research grant (Master's Degree),
enrolled in a doctoral program or courses that do not confer academic degree,
within the framework of project “Sustainability Education in All-Day Schools”,
with the reference 2021-1-AT01-KA220-SCH-000032737, financed by Erasmus+,
under the following conditions:
Scientific Area: Social Sciences and Communication Sciences
To have a Master's degree in Social Sciences (Education) or Digital
Technologies applied to Education;
To be enrolled in a doctoral program or courses that do not confer
Although the recipients must be enrolled in a cycle of studies leading to the
attribution of an academic degree or in a course not conferring an academic
degree, at the time of application it is not necessary for the candidate to
have made such an enrollment, and proof of enrollment must be presented until
the fellowship is contractualized. Candidates are only required to meet the
requirements to enroll in the training offer. If there are candidates already
enrolled (including attending a course), they compete on an equal footing
with those who are not enrolled.
Note: In the case of masters who are enrolled in courses that do not confer
academic degree, the research grant can only be awarded to those who do not
exceed, with the signing of the research grant contract in question, including
possible renewals, an accumulated period of two years in this type of grant,
consecutive or interpolated.
Preference requirements: Preference will also be given to candidates with:
Interest and experience in Education for Sustainable Development;
Work(s) published in a journal or minutes of an international conference
in which qualitative data collection and analysis techniques have been
Proven experience of implementing grounded theory or other qualitative
approach relevant to the educational field;
Proven experience in conducting interviews in a school/training context;
Proven experience using NVivo software;
Teaching experience or experience in interacting with teachers;
Good knowledge of oral and written English (proved).
Hiring Requirements: If the qualification has been granted by a foreign higher
education institution, it will have to be recognized by a Portuguese higher
education institution, pursuant to article 25 of Decree-Law No. 66/2018, of 16
August, which approves the regime legal recognition of academic degrees and
diplomas in Higher Education, arising from foreign higher education
institutions, and paragraph e) of paragraph 2 of article 4 of Decree-Law No.
60/2018, of August 3, all of which the formalities must be fulfilled there
until the contracting act.
Conduct semi-structured and non-structured interviews in school context;
Make observations in school context;
Carry out cross-analysis between the various case studies;
Write case study and cross-study reports;
Develop and adapt material for teacher training;
Participate in the promotion of teacher training actions;
Participate in the production and presentation of scientific publications.
Legislation and regulations: Law no. 40/2014, updated by Decree-Law no.
123/2019, of 28 August (Statute of Scientific Research Grant Holder);
Regulation no. 950/2019 of 16 December (Regulation of Research Grants of the
Foundation for Science and Technology); Regulation no. 184/2021, of 3 March
(Regulation of Research Grants of the University of Porto) and Decree-Law
no. 66/2018 of 16 August (Legal Regime of Recognition of academic degrees and
diplomas of Higher Education awarded by Foreign Higher Education
Work place: The functions will be developed in the Department of Chemistry
and Biochemistry of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto under
the scientific supervision of Professor Carla Morais.
Grant duration: Initial duration of 6 months, with beginning in September,
2022, eventually renewable up, but not exceeding the end date of the project.
Maintenance allowance amount: The grant stipend amounts to 1144,64€ according
to the table of values of the grants awarded directly by FCT, I.P. in the
Country (https: // www. fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores). The payment will be made
by bank transfer.
Voluntary Social Insurance: As long as the grant lasts 6 months or more, and
in compliance with the provisions of the current version of the Grant Holder
Statute, the grant holder will be entitled to have FCUP support the costs
resulting from the contributions that fall into the first of the tax brackets.
The grant holder will be responsible for contributions beyond the first tax
bracket, should the grant holder opt for a higher coverage.
Personal Accident Insurance: During the grant period, the grant holder will be
covered by a personal accident insurance policy.
Selection procedure: The selection will be based on the evaluation of the
candidates' scientific and academic career.
• The use of selection methods is phased, as follows:
a) Application, at first, to all admitted candidates, of the evaluation of
the scientific and curricular career;
b) Application of the second method, interview or public presentation or
demonstration session, to all or part of the candidates approved in the
previous method, as defined in the opening notice.
• Valuation of selection
1 — Each member of the jury assesses the scientific and curricular path of the
candidates on a scale from 0 to 100 points, with a rating up to 100, the
classification being obtained through the weighting defined in the criteria to
2 — The evaluation of the second selection method is expressed on a scale from
0 to 100 points, with a rating up to 100ths.
Academic Qualifications - valuation of the classifications obtained in the academic degrees that the candidates prove to be holders (20%)
Published works in journals or international conference proceedings in which the autor used qualitative data gathering and data analysis techniques (15%)
Proved experience in using the grounded theory or another qualitative approach (20%)
Proved experience in conducting interviews in school or training context (15%)
Proved experience in using the software NVivo (20%)
Proved good knowledge of English (10%)
If the jury deems it necessary, a selection interview may be held for the
(3) first three candidates selected in the first phase of the curriculum
evaluation method. In this case, the final classification of each candidate
will have as a final weighting 90% of the previous result combined with 10%
for the interview.
The interview aims to assess the veracity of the information provided by the
candidate and their communication skills, information analysis, critical sense
and interest and experience in interdisciplinarity and digital media applied
to education. The evaluation will be expressed in a scale of 0 to 20 values,
with valuation up to the hundredth. Minutes are drawn up of the meetings of
the Jury, which contain a summary of what took place in them, an indication of
the meaning of the votes cast by each of the members and the respective
reasons, which may be contained in separate documents annexed to the minutes,
being signed by all the members Jury members present.
The candidate who has a foreign academic degree or diploma whose final
classification is expressed on a different classification scale from the
Portuguese one or does not have a classification, for evaluation purposes,
must present a document proving the recognition of the foreign degree or
diploma and the conversion of the classification for the Portuguese
classification scale until the closing date of applications for the
If the documents attesting the degree submitted by the candidates do not
present the final classification of the degree required in this notice with
the respective grade converted to the Portuguese classification scale, the
jury will consider, for evaluation purposes, that the candidate has the
minimum classification (10 points) of a maximum of 20 points) required to
obtain a degree in Portugal.
Candidates whose application has been assessed with a final classification
less than 10 points are not eligible to sign the contract of the fellowship.
Presidente do Júri – Prof.ª Doutora Carla Morais (Investigador
Responsável na UO/Professora Auxiliar c/ Agregação da Faculdade de
Ciências da Universidade do Porto);
1.º vogal efetivo – Doutor Luciano Moreira (Investigador Júnior do
CETASP, Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto);
2.º vogal efetivo – Doutor José Luís Araújo (Investigador Júnior da
Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto e membro do Centro de
Investigação em Química da Universidade do Porto);
1.º vogal suplente – Prof. Doutor João C. Paiva (Professor Associado c/
Agregação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto);
2.º vogal suplente – Prof. Doutor Paulo Simeão (Professor Auxiliar da
Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto).
Advertisement of final decision: The final results of the evaluation will be
published through a list ordered by final classification, sent to candidates
by email. It is further informed that, pursuant to the provisions of articles
121 et seq. of the Code of Administrative Procedure, it has a legal period of
10 working days from the day immediately following the notification, to make a
decision, if it so wishes.
A complaint may be filed against this decision within 15 working days or,
alternatively, an appeal may be filed within 30 working days, addressed to the
Director of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto, pursuant to
article 191 et seq. of the Code of Administrative Procedure.
The host entity may use the final ranking list to replace the selected grantee
in case he/she gives up the position, up to one year.
Deadline for applications and form of presentation of the applications: The
deadline for submitting applications will be 10 days from the date of
publication of the Research Grant Announcement. Applications must be
formalized, through the web page of Infociências of this opening
(https: // info.fc.up.pt/fcup/pedidos/users/novo.php?fid=1291&formulario=379)
accompanied by the following documents:
Detailed Curriculum Vitae;
Certificate of academic qualifications;
Declaration of eligibility (in attached);
Up to three letters of recommendation, one is mandatory. The candidate should access to the link: https: // info.fc.up.pt/fcup/recursoshumanos/cartasrecomendacao/index.ph..., where he/she has to select the recruitment is applying, identify his/her name, email, identification number (citizen card or passport), and subsequently indicate the name(s) of the person(s), email address(es) of the persons that will write the recommendation letter. These persons will be notified by email, where a link will be sent to make the upload of the letter, by the end of the last day of application, 23:59 h - mainland Portugal time. The candidates will be notified when the letter has been submitted.
The documents indicated in points a) to d) must be submitted in a single
file in zip format on the tender page.
Supporting documents for the contract: At the time of signing the contract,
the grant holder must provide the following documents:
Photocopy of Passport and/or residency permit (if applicable);
Photocopy of Portuguese IBAN/NIB;
Foreign academic degree recognition (if applicable);
proof of enrolment in the Ph.D. in or proof of non-degree course;
Proof document or statement duly signed by the institution's highest body
that the course is provided for in the respective educational project and
that it is developed in association or cooperation with at least one R&D
unit (indicate which one(s) specifically); and Statutes of the
entities that develop the course together with the higher education
institution, in order to verify if they are considered R&D units, for the
purposes of the provisions of article 16 of Decree-Law No. 63/2019, of May
Ciência ID and ORCID ID.
The call is open from 03/08/2022 to 17/08/2022.
https: // info.fc.up.pt/fcup/pedidos/users/novo.php?fid=1291&formulario=379
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