Organisation/Company: Universidade Aberta
Research Field: Philosophy
Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
Application Deadline: 22/10/2021 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
Location: Portugal › Lisboa
Type Of Contract: Temporary
Job Status: Full-time
Hours Per Week: 35
This notice is aimed at holders of a doctoral degree in the field of
Philosophy, specialization of Philosophy in Portugal, provided that the
following requirements are met, according to art. 7 nos. 3 and 4 of the
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia Fellowship Bylaw: a) the doctoral
degree has been granted within the previous three years from the apllication;
b) the post-doctoral research is made in an hosting institution different
from the one where the research for the doctoral degreee was made; c) until
the beginning of the scholarship, the candidate was not the recipient of post-
doctoral research scholarships for over 2 years.
Stipend in accordance to the Portuguese Science Foundation salary scale
(https: // www. fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores.phtml.pt), paid by bank transfer.
Insurance costs (Seguro Social Voluntário for the first level and Seguro de
Acidentes Pessoais) are supported by the employer.
Acceptance of the Scholarship is exclusive of any other professional or
research activity (Art. 5 of the Research Fellowship Holder Statute).
The following applicants are eligible:
a) Portuguese citizens or citizens of other Member States of the European
b) Citizens of other countries;
c) Stateless persons;
d) Political refugees.
The application selection methods will consist in Curricular Evaluation
(CE), considering the requirements identified in this notice, as follows:
a) Absolut merit of academic training, or qualification level certified by
the competent authorities, valued from 1 to 20 points (40%);
b) Previous experience in areas directly related to the work plan and
adequacy of the candidate's profile to the presented requirements, valued from
1 to 20 points (35%);
c) Proposal for research project (in conformity with the scientific field of
this notice), valued from 1 to 20 points. (15%)
d) Motivation letter, valued from 1 to 20 points (10%);
In this sense, the classification formula for the relative positioning of
candidates will be CE = M0,4+PE0,35+P0,15+ML0,1, whereas M is absoute
merit, PE is previous experience and adequacy of the candidate to the work
plan, P is the proposal for research project, and ML is the motivation letter
and other relevant characteristics presented by the candidate for the work to
be developed and the availability to start work.
If the jury considers pertinent, the candidates may be called for an
This Scholarship is regulated by: Portuguese Research Fellow Charter/Estatuto
do Bolseiro de Investigação Científica (Law no. 40/2004, Decree-Law no.
123/2019, Decree-Law no. 89/2013, Decree-Law no. 233/2012, and Law no.
12/2013); Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia Fellowship
Bylaws/Regulamento de Bolsas de Investigação da Fundação para a Ciência e a
Tecnologia, IP (2019).
The template of the Scholarship contract, of the final report and of the
opinion of the supervisor are available at: Universidade Aberta (uab.pt)
Web site for additional job details
https: // portal.uab.pt/bolseiros/
Required Research Experiences
YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
1 - 4
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
Philosophy: PhD or equivalent
holders of a doctoral degree in the field of Philosophy, specialization of
Philosophy in Portugal, provided that the following requirements are met,
according to art. 7 nos. 3 and 4 of the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Fellowship Bylaw: a) the doctoral degree has been granted within the previous
three years from the apllication; b) the post-doctoral research is made in an
hosting institution different from the one where the research for the doctoral
degreee was made; c) until the beginning of the scholarship, the candidate
was not the recipient of post-doctoral research scholarships for over 2 years.
- Training and work experience and/or research in the field of Philosophy, in
an interdisciplinary perspective (mainly History or Classical Studies);
- Excellent knowledge of Portuguese culture;
- Excellent teamwork skills;
- Proven experience in scientific research, including publications;
- Experience in publishing and/or proofreading specialized works.
Organisation/Company: Universidade Aberta
Department: Cátedra de Estudos Globais
Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
Website: https: // portal.uab.pt/
Postal Code: 1269-001 Lisboa – Portugal
Street: Rua da Escola Politécnica, 147