Notice Of Opening Of The Call For 1 Research Scholarship (Bi) Scholarship Reference: Uidb/00681/...

Universities and Institutes of Portugal


December 7, 2021


  • Organisation/Company: Instituto Politécnico de Viseu
  • Research Field: Other
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 07/12/2021 17:00 - Europe/London
  • Location: Portugal › Viseu
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Offer Starting Date: 01/02/2022
  • Reference Number: UIDB/00681/2020-BI8MCV
  • A call for a Research Grant (BI) is now open within the scope of the Management Unit of the CERNAS Research Center at IPV, with the reference UIDB/00681/2020, financed by national funds through the FCT/MCTES under the terms of the Collaboration Protocol for funding granted by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), under the Regulation for the Evaluation and Multiannual Financing of R&D Units, under the following conditions:

    1. Financing source: The project is funded by funds from the State Budget through FCT/MCTES-Refª UIDB/00681/2020

    2. Scientific area: Life Sciences


    The amount of the scholarship will be €835.98, according to the table of scholarship values in force established for this type of scholarship by the FCT. (https:// www.

    Eligibility criteria

    11. Selection Methods:

    11.1. Selection and ranking is done according to curriculum evaluation and interviewing.

    11.3. The final evaluation results from the weighted average of the curriculum evaluation and the interview evaluation

    Selection process

    a) Academic qualifications (Maximum of 30 points, weighting 25%):

    a.1) Graduation grade (points = graduation grade);

    a.2) Increase if you have completed a graduate degree (+ 1.0 points);

    a.3) Increase if you have completed a master's degree (+ 2.0 points);

    b) Research experience (Maximum 20 points, 20% weight):

    b.1) Article in which the candidate participates as 1st author or as corresponding author, published or proven to be accepted, eg available online, doi (4.0 / each);

    b.2) Article in which the candidate participates in other positions, published or proven to be accepted, eg available online, doi (2.0 / each);

    b.3) Author or co-author of a book or book chapter, published or proven in print (4.0 / each);

    b.4) Presentation of oral communications at conferences/congresses (2.0 / each);

    b.5) ​​Presentation of poster papers at conferences/congresses (1.0 / each);

    c) Professional experience in the areas in which the competition is open (Maximum 20 points, weighting 15%):

    c.1) Months of professional experience (0.5 / each);

    c.2) Increase if you have already been a scholarship holder (+ 1.0 points for each scholarship);

    d) Interview (Maximum 20 points, 40% weighting): Considering a scale from 0 to 20 points, the interview will be evaluated, namely:

    •Ability to communicate and fluency in oral and written Portuguese and English;

    •Mastery of laboratory analysis techniques;

    •Initiative, ambition and motivation to work in a team, but also autonomy and critical thinking to develop research activities assigned to it.

    Additional comments

    More information: www.

    Offer Requirements Skills/Qualifications

    Admission requirements: Be qualified with a degree in the field of Chemical Sciences or Food Sciences or Nutrition or Environmental Sciences. If the degree has been awarded by a foreign higher education institution, it must comply with the provisions of Decree-Law No. 66/2018, of August 16, and Ordinance No. 33/2019, of January 25 .

    Specific Requirements

    Hiring requirements:

    On the date of hiring, you must deliver a document proving acceptance by the host institution, ensuring the necessary conditions for the proper development of the work;

    On the contract date, you must also comply with one of the following conditions:

  • Be enrolled in a master's or doctoral degree in the field of Environmental Sciences, Food Sciences or Nutrition or Chemical Sciences.
  • Be enrolled in a course that does not lead to an academic degree as part of the educational project of a higher education institution, developed in association or cooperation with one or several R&D units.
  • To be enrolled in the “S4As Research Cases” course in association between the CERNAS Research Unit and the higher education institution ESAV-IPV.
  • Preferential Conditions: Constitute preferential conditions:

  • Proven research experience through the authorship or co-authorship of scientific articles published in indexed journals;
  • Professional experience, particularly involving laboratory work in the fields of Chemical and/or Food and/or Environmental Sciences;
  • Good communication skills and fluency in oral and written Portuguese and English;
  • Initiative, ambition and motivation to work in a team;
  • Means to travel autonomously.

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Instituto Politécnico de Viseu
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https: // www.
  • Country: Portugal
  • City: Viseu
  • State/Province: Selecione
  • Postal Code: 3504-510
  • Street: Av. Cor. José Maria Vale de Andrade - Campus Politécnico
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