Ref. Bii-Des-1 - Research Initiation Scholarship For Student Enrolled In A Master'S Course | Ref.ª...

Universities and Institutes of Portugal


May 23, 2022


  • Research Field: Arts › Visual arts
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 23/05/2022 23:00 - Europe/London
  • Location: Portugal › Lisboa
  • Type Of Contract: Other
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • At the Lisbon School of Architecture of the Universidade de Lisboa (FA.ULisboa), there is an open call for the award of 1 (one) Research Initiation Grant to a student enrolled in a Master's course, financed exclusively by the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia , IP (FCT, IP), under the Program Contract, within the scope of the multiannual funding of R&D Units with Ref:ª UIDB/04008/2020, to develop activities in the DES Project – Graphic Design for Emergency Situations, of the Center Research in Architecture, Urbanism and Design (CIAUD).

    The Research Initiation Grant is scheduled to start in June 2022. The contract, with an initial duration of 3 (three) months, on an exclusive basis, eventually renewable for two additional periods of 3 (three) months each.

    The “DES – Graphic Design for Emergency Situations” project focuses on the role of communication design in crisis situations and their prevention. In a world where sustainability is one of the main challenges and climate change is expected to trigger new episodes of crisis, communication, supported by science and design, is crucial to face and overcome them. Departing from the crisis generated by the covid-19 pandemic, we intend to develop a broad reflection on the theme of Graphic Design for Emergency Situations, exploring bibliographical references and compiling and critically analysing communication design objects produced in this context, to extract knowledge applicable in future situations.


    Amount of monthly maintenance allowance and Social Security:

    1 - The value of the monthly maintenance allowance corresponds to € 486.12 (ffour hundred and eighty-six euros and twelve cents), paid monthly by bank transfer, under the terms of the FCT Research Grant Regulation, IP, published through the Regulation no. 950/2019 in the Diário da República, 2nd series, no. 241, of 16 December, and available at the link: https: // www.

    2 - The grant holder to be hired may exercise his right to social security, by joining the voluntary social insurance regime, under the terms set out in the Research Grant Holder Statute, with the funding entities assuming the costs resulting from the contributions provided for in that Statute.

    Eligibility criteria

    - Currently attending the Communication Design Master degree. - Interest in research in Communication Design. - Scientific writing in Portuguese and English.

    Selection process

    The selection methods will include a Curricular Evaluation (CE) and, eventually, a Selection Interview (SI). If the jury decides to carry out the Selection Interview, only the three best classified in the CE will be interviewed. In this case, the final evaluation of the candidates will have the following weighting: 40%CE + 60%SI.

    Additional comments

    Selection Jury:

    Professor Elisabete de Jesus Rosado Rolo (President),

    Professor Teresa de Jesus Olazabal Cabral (1st Effective Member),

    Professor Maria Leonor Morgado Ferrão de Oliveira (2nd Effective Member),

    Professor João Aranda Brandão (1st Alternate Member)

    Professor Gabriel Andrade Godoi (2nd Alternate Member).

    Web site for additional job details

    https: // www.

    Offer Requirements
  • PORTUGUESE: Excellent

    ENGLISH: Good


    - Currently attending the Communication Design Master degree. - Interest in research in Communication Design. - Scientific writing in Portuguese and English.

    Specific Requirements

    Software skills in word processing, spreadsheet, editorial design, image editing and website creation.

    Contact Information
  • Department: Centro de Investigação em Arquitectura, Urbanismo e Design
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https: // www.
  • E-Mail:
  • Country: Portugal
  • City: Lisboa
  • State/Province: Lisboa
  • Postal Code: 1349-063
  • Street: Rua Sá Nogueira - Alto da Ajuda
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