Organisation/Company: Universidade Católica Portuguesa - CATÓLICA-
Research Field: Economics › Applied economics
Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
Application Deadline: 27/09/2021 17:00 - Europe/London
Location: Portugal › Lisbon
Type Of Contract: Other
Job Status: Other
Reference Number: CUBE-7844-BI/1
Research Fellowship (BI)
CUBE - Católica Lisbon Research Unit in Business and Economics at Católica
Lisbon School of Business & Economics, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, is
awarding a one Research Fellowship (BI) in the scientific field of Economics
/ Applied Economics, for the development of research in the frame of the
project PTDC/EGE-ECO/7844/2020 entitled “Adjusting to Crisis: Impacts,
Channels and Policies”, with the financial support of FCT - Foundation for
Science and Technology, I.P. (FCT, IP) / MCTES trough national funds
Candidates must hold a Master degree and be enrolled or present proof of
meeting the requirements to be enrolled in a Doctoral program in field of
Economics or related scientific fields;
The following skills are required:
Strong skills in Applied Economics;
Potential to publish articles in high quality international academic
Ability to work in a team as well as independently;
Written and spoken proficiency in English.
WORK PLAN AND GOALS
The selected candidate will conduct academic research in the field of
Economics, with a strong quantitative component. The main duties of the
Develop and carry out theoretically informed and empirically grounded
research focusing on the project topics described above;
Manage large datasets, particularly for longitudinal microdata, such as
“Quadros de Pessoal”;
Perform statistical analysis and econometric analysis of the data using
appropriate software (Stata, R);
Carry out and develop collaborative research with other project colleagues
and research groups;
Prepare academic papers and presentations;
Contribute to the organization of project events and activities (e.g.
seminars, workshops) in collaboration with “PROSPER - Center of Economics
for Prosperity” research center.
Research Fellow Statute, approved by Law No. 40/2004, of August 18, in the
current wording conferred by Decree-Law No. 123/2019, of August 28; current
Regulation of Fellowships of Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P.
(Regulation No. 950/2019 of December 16th); Regulation of Fellowships of
Universidade Católica Portuguesa.
WORKPLACE AND SCIENTIFIC GUIDANCE
The workplace is Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics, Universidade
Católica Portuguesa, in Lisbon, and the work will be developed under the
scientific guidance of Professor Joana Silva.
FELLOWSHIP'S DURATION AND START DATE
The fellowship will be awarded for a period of 6 months, in exclusive
commitment. The fellowship may be renewed up to the fullest extent permitted
by applicable regulations. The renewal of the fellowship contract depends on
the research fellow's evaluation concerning the accomplishment of the work
plan, the fulfillment of personal requirements for the fellowship renewal and
the availability of funding in the project.
The fellowship is planned to start in October 2021.
MONTHLY MAINTENANCE ALLOWANCE
The fellowship's maintenance allowance is 1,104.64 € per month, according to
the table of values of the grants awarded directly by FCT, I.P. in the
Country. Further information at
https: // www. fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores.phtml.en. The fellowship will be paid
monthly by bank transfer.
The fellowship holder will be covered by a personal accident insurance.
If not covered by any social protection scheme, the fellowship holder can
ensure the right to Social Security through adherence to the Voluntary Social
Security scheme, pursuant to "Código dos Regimes Contributivos do Sistema
Previdencial de Segurança Social". Provided that the awarded fellowship has a
minimum duration of 6 months, the fellowship holder will be entitled to
assume, by UCP, the charges resulting from the contributions that apply to the
first bracket referred to in article 36 of Decree-Law no. 40/89, of 1
February, with the increase in charges arising from the option for a higher
incidence base on its own.
The candidates' final classification shall be presented on a scale of 0 to 20.
The final classification evaluates the candidate's merit and it is calculated
by weighing in each factor as follows:
Scientific and academic profile: 40%
Previous project-based research experience, national and international, relevant to the project: 40%
Quality of published articles: 20%
Final Classification = (0,40 x A) + (0,40 x B) + (0,20 x C)
A minimum of 16 points is needed for a candidate to be considered eligible for
If necessary, candidates may be called for an interview, in which case the
interview will not be scored or weighted in the final classification and will
only serve to clarify the information provided.
COMPOSITION OF THE SELECTION PANEL
President of the Jury: Professor Dr. Joana Silva (fellow supervisor)
Effective Member: Professor Dr. Anna Bernard
Effective Member: Professor Dr. Isabel Horta Correia
Substitute member(s): Professor Dr. Fernando Machado
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR APPLICATION
Applications are to be submitted in English.
Applications shall include the following documents:
Curriculum Vitae including all the elements to access the admission requirements;
Master degree Certificate/Diploma, referring the final classification;
Proof of the enrolment in the required program or proof of meeting the requirements for the enrollment in the required program
Published articles in international peer-reviewed journals.
In case of not being possible to obtain the certificate mentioned in 3. until
the due date of the application, the candidate may replace them by
declarations of their responsibility with the corresponding content, submitted
electronically and, in case of grant of the fellowship, send the official
certificates to CUBE, before the contract being handled.
DEADLINES AND SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS
Required documents should be sent by e-mail to email@example.com
from September 14th to September 27th, 2021 (until 5 pm Lisbon time) with
the reference Subject: CUBE-7844-BI/1- #Candidate's name#.
No document that should have been submitted at the application stage may be
presented after the deadline set for this purpose in the opening notice.
Failure to comply with the deadline set for the submission of the application,
as well as the lack of submission or late submission of the documents referred
to in this point will determine exclusion from the competition. False
statements provided by the candidates are punishable by law.
DELIBERATION AND RELEASE OF THE RESULTS
The selection panel deliberates in accordance with adopted and disclosed
selection criteria. Minutes of panel meetings shall include a summary of the
meeting content. After application of the selection criteria, the panel shall
prepare a ranked list of approved candidates and respective classification.
The ranked list of candidates will be published within 90 working days after
the deadline of the applications on the CATÓLICA-LISBON website
https: // www. clsbe.lisboa.ucp.pt/research-positions. Candidates will be
notified by e-mail once this list is made available.
PRIOR HEARING, COMPLAINTS AND APPEALS
In case of unfavorable decision, candidates will have 10 working days after
notification to pronounce in a prior hearing, should they wish it, under the
terms of the Code of Administrative Procedures. The final decision may be
subject to a complaint within a period of 15 working days or, alternatively,
of an appeal within a period of 30 working days, with both durations beginning
on the date of the initial notification. The complaint or appeal should be
addressed to the Rector's Office (Reitoria) of Universidade Católica
Portuguesa. After this notification, and in case there are no allegations, the
results will become definitive. Ineligible candidates will be notified by
email, with details of the missing eligibility elements.
In the 10 working days after the communication of the final decision, the
selected candidate must confirm in writing his/her availability to initiate
the fellowship in the proposed date. In case of unavailability, the offer will
be made to the next candidate in the ranked list.
Universidade Católica Portuguesa is the controller responsible for the
processing of Personal Data in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 –
General Regulation on Data Protection.
The personal data submitted within the scope of this tender procedure is
processed within the framework of said tender procedure only, and will be
treated by Universidade Católica Portuguesa with the purpose of verifying the
fulfillment, by the candidates, of the assumptions established in the
applicable legislation for their contracting. Opposition to the processing of
data by the candidates will make it impossible to accept the application and,
therefore, to analyze and evaluate it.
The personal data of the Data Subject, if it be indispensable for the
fulfillment of the obligations of Universidade Católica Portuguesa, may be
conveyed to third parties, namely to the Financing Entities identified in this
The data retention period shall correspond to the legally defined period of
The Data Subject is entitled to oppose to the collection and processing of
data, has the right to verification, the right to rectification, the right to
deletion, and the right to restriction of processing of the data collected.
However, the exercise of such rights may be excluded when the personal data is
used to protect public interest, namely in the detection and prevention of
crimes or when subject to professional rules of confidentiality.
The Data Subject has the right of access and portability of the data.
Rights of Personal Data Subjects: https: // www. ucp.pt/rights-data-subjects.
For purposes of exercising the respective rights, contact the University
through the e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org or by using the address
found at the end of this announcement, through the means set out in "Contacts
The Data Subject is always entitled to contact and file a complaint with the
Comissão Nacional de Proteção de Dados (Portuguese Supervisory Authority for
NON-DISCRIMINATION AND EQUAL ACCESS POLICY
Universidade Católica Portuguesa actively promotes a non-discrimination and
equal access policy, wherefore no candidate can be privileged, benefited,
impaired or deprived of any rights whatsoever, or be exempt of any duties
based on their ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status,
family status, family and economic conditions, instruction, social origin or
condition, genetic heritage, reduced working capacity, disability, chronic
illness, nationality, ethnic origin or race, territory of origin, language,
religion, political or ideological convictions, and union membership.
CONTACTS FOR CLARIFICATION
Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Palma de Cima, 1649-023 Lisboa
Human Resources Department
Lisbon, September 13th, 2021
https: // www. clsbe.lisboa.ucp.pt/pt-pt/bolsas-e-contratos-de-investigacao
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
Economics: Master Degree or equivalent
Organisation/Company: Universidade Católica Portuguesa - CATÓLICA-
Department: Católica Lisbon Research Unit in Business and Economics
Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
Website: https: // www. clsbe.lisboa.ucp.pt
Postal Code: 1649-023
Street: Palma de Cima