Organisation/Company: Instituto Politécnico de Portalegre
Research Field: Other
Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
Application Deadline: 23/09/2021 17:00 - Europe/London
Location: Portugal › Portalegre
Type Of Contract: Temporary
Job Status: Full-time
Hours Per Week: 35
Reference Number: IPP/Projeto Ir Além/mestrado/0003/2021
Research Scholarship (BI) in Social Sciences – 1 vacancy
Within the scope of the Project Ir Além – A inclusão social de NPT e o
desenvolvimento de territórios de baixa densidade (PT/2020/FAMI/535)
Ref.ª IPP/Projeto Ir Além/mestrado/0003/2021
The competition is open for the attribution of 1 (one) Research Scholarship
(BI) in Social Sciences area, for masters student, under the scope of
“Project Ir Além – A inclusão social de NPT e o desenvolvimento de territórios
de baixa densidade (PT/2020/FAMI/535)”, taking place at the Polytechnic
Institute of Portalegre, co-financed by the General Secretariat of the
Ministry of Internal Administration, through the National Program of the Fund
for Asylum, Migration and Integration (FAMI), under the Multiannual
Financial Framework 2014/2020, with the following conditions:
Scientific Area(s): Social Sciences.
Admission requirements: To be a student enrolled in a master in the area of
Social Sciences, with active registration and regularized status, in
accordance with the Research Fellowship Statute, approved by Law no. 40/2004,
of August 18th, in its current wording, and in the Research Grants Regulation
of the Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre, approved by Dispatch no.
7148/2020, of July 2nd, published in the Diário da República no. 135, 2nd
series, of July 14th
The following are identified as preferential requirements:
a) Experience in projects involving migrants and intercultural contexts;
b) Experience of participating in social intervention projects;
c) Attendance of Masters in the scientific area of Social Work.
If the qualification has been granted by a foreign higher education
institution, it will have to be recognized by a Portuguese higher education
institution, under article 25 of Decree-Law No. 66/2018, of August 16th, which
approves the legal regime for the recognition of academic degrees and diplomas
in Higher Education, attributed by foreign higher education institutions, and
paragraph e) of no. 2, of article 4 of Decree-Law no. 60/2018, of August
03rd, and any formalities established therein must be completed by the date of
the contracting act.
Are eligible candidates who comply with the provisions of paragraph a) of
paragraph no. 1 of article 2 of the Research Fellowship Statute, in its
current wording, as well as no. 1 and no. 2 of article 6 and article 9 of the
Research Grants Regulation of the Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre.
Work plan: The work plan to be developed during the fellowship reflects the
scope of the project and consists of the following:
1- Literature review, collection and analysis of empirical data;
2- Creation of teaching materials and promotion of training sessions;
3- Preparation of articles and reports;
4- Organization of events.
Applicable legislation and regulations: Law no. 40/2004 of August 18th, in its
current wording, that approves the Research Fellowship Statute; Decree-Law No.
66/2018, of August 16, which approves the Legal Regime for the recognition of
academic degrees and higher education diplomas attributed by foreign higher
education institutions; Decree-Law no. 60/2018, of August 3rd, which proceeds
with the simplification of administrative procedures necessary for the pursuit
of research and development activities; Regulation no. 950/2019, of December
16th, which approves the Research Grants Regulation of the Foundation for
Science and Technology, I.P; and Dispatch no. 7148/2020, of July 2nd,
published in the Diário da República no. 135, 2nd series, of July 14th, which
approves the Regulation of Research Grants of the Polytechnic Institute of
Workplace: The work will be developed at the Polytechnic Institute of
Portalegre and/or in other places necessary for carrying out the work, under
the scientific guidance of Professor Elisete Simões Diogo.
Type and duration of grants: The Research Grant (BI) is intended to finance
research activities to be carried out within the scope of the project. The
scholarship will last for 12 months, with a scheduled start until – at the
latest – December 2021 (inclusive). The scholarship contract will eventually
be renewable, until the end of the project. Under no circumstances may the
scholarship exceed the maximum duration of the project and/or the applicable
Amount of monthly maintenance allowance and personal accident insurance: The
amount of the Research Grant (BI) corresponds to 835,98 €, according to the
table of values of the grants awarded directly by FCT, I.P. in Portugal,
stablished in Annex I of Regulation no. 950/2019, of December 16, updated by
Deliberation no. 351/2021, of April 12th, of the Board of Directors of the
Foundation for Science and Technology,
(https: // www. fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores.phtml.pt). Maintenance allowance
will be paid monthly by bank transfer. Scholarship holders will be covered by
personal accident insurance.
Selection methods: The selection methods to be used will be as follows:
- Curriculum evaluation (100%)
a) Motivation letter (20%);
b) Scientific component (20%);
c) Professional component (50%);
c) Other merits relevant to the performance of the functions (10%).
Candidates who obtain a valuation lower than 9,50 values in the selection
method(s) are considered excluded from the final valuation.
The jury reserves the right not to award the scholarship if candidates with
the appropriate profile are not presented to the competition.
Application documents: Applications must be formalized, obligatorily, by
sending the following documents:
a) Application form, available on the website of the Polytechnic Institute of
https: // pae.ipportalegre.pt/repositoryInterface/infoinstitucional/recursoshumanos/recrutamento
menu investigation, duly signed by the candidate;
b) Letter of motivation, duly signed by the candidate;
c) Documents proving that the candidate meets the conditions required for the
type of scholarship to which he is applying, namely, the certificate of
d) Curriculum Vitae of the candidate, detailed with indication of the date of
birth, citizen card number/passport number, tax identification number, tax
address and email address, initialed and signed by the candidate;
e) Proof of enrollment in a master's degree in the areas covered by this
notice, identified in the point relating to admission requirements, with
active registration and regularized status;
f) Other documentation that the candidate considers relevant for the
assessment of the application;
g) Document proving the country of residence, residence permit or other
legally equivalent document, valid on the date of beginning of the grant,
under paragraph b) of no. 1 of article 14, Regulation of Research grants from
the Foundation for Science and Technology, IP, Regulation no. 950/2019, of
December 16th, in the case of third-party nationals.
The lack of any of the documents required in the application, or
sending/delivering it to a location other than the one indicated in this
notice, may imply its exclusion.
Candidates who incorrectly formalize their application or who do not prove the
requirements of this competition are excluded from admission to the
competition. The jury has the power to demand from any candidate, in case of
doubt, the presentation of documents proving their statements.
Deadline for application and form of submission of applications: The deadline
for submission of applications will run from the 10th of September 2021 to
17:00 (Lisbon time) on the 23rd of September 2021.
Applications must mandatorily indicate, in the subject, the reference of the
research grant, and must be sent by email to email@example.com,
attaching all the requested documents, in digital support, in PDF format.
Composition of the selection jury: the jury is composed by:
President of the Jury: Professor Doctor Elisete Diogo
Effective Vowels: Professor Doctor Tatiane Valduga and Professor Doctor João
Substitute Vowels: Professor Doctor Abílio Amiguinho e Professor Doctor
If there is a need to replace the President of the Jury, it is safeguarded
that he is replaced by the first effective vowel, with the first substitute
vowel being appointed to replace the effective vowel.
Form of publication/notification of results: The draft decision on the
evaluation results will be sent to candidates by the email indicated in the
application, within 90 working days after the deadline for submission of
If the result is unfavorable to the granting of the requested scholarship, the
candidates have a period of 10 working days to comment, if desired, in the
context of a prior hearing of interested parties, under the Code of
Administrative Procedure, approved by Decree-Law no. 4/2015 of January 7th. At
the end of the period established for hearing interested parties and, in the
absence of any response from them, the list of candidates will become
The final results of the evaluation will be published through an ordered list,
by final grade obtained, on the website of the IPP and GII website, as well as
by email, to all candidates, attaching, in this case and to the purpose,
copies of the minutes with the deliberations of the jury.
A complaint may be filed against the final decision, within 15 working days,
addressed to the president of the jury. Interested parties may also submit an
optional hierarchical appeal, addressed to the President of IPP, within 30
working days after notification of the final decision, in accordance with the
provisions of article 13 of the IPP Research Grant Regulation.
Scholarship acceptance: The selected candidate must express in writing, by
e-mail, to firstname.lastname@example.org, the intention to accept the
scholarship. In case of
non-acceptance, the scholarship will be awarded to the serial candidate in the
position immediately following in the final ranking order.
Policy of non-discrimination and equal access: The Polytechnic Institute of
Portalegre actively promotes a policy of non-discrimination and equal access,
whereby no candidate may be privileged, benefited or harmed or deprived of any
right or exempt from any duty due, in particular, to ancestry, age, sex,
sexual orientation, marital status, family situation, economic situation,
education, origin or social condition, genetic heritage, reduced work
capacity, disability, chronic illness, nationality, ethnic origin or race,
home territory, language, religion, political or ideological convictions and
Data protection: Once the application is submitted, the Polytechnic Institute
of Portalegre will legitimately process the applicant's personal data,
provided by it, under the personal data protection legislation in force,
foreseen in Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the Parliament European and Council,
of 27 April 2016, on the protection of natural persons with regard to the
processing of personal data and the free movement of such data and in Law no.
58/2019, of August 8th. In order to comply with the legal obligations of
financing the project, the Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre is subject to
the competition process being made available to the financing entity.
Publication of the Notice: Under no. 2 of article 8 of the Regulation for
Research Grants of the Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre, this notice will
be published on the FCT website, https: // euraxess.ec.europa.eu/, and on the
website of the Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre.
Portalegre, 09th of September of 2021
The President of the Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre
(Albano António de Sousa Varela e Silva)
Organisation/Company: Instituto Politécnico de Portalegre
Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
Website: https: // www. ipportalegre.pt/pt/
Postal Code: 7300-110
Street: Praça do Município, 11