Research Student Fellowship (Bi – Bachelor)

Universities and Institutes of Portugal


February 10, 2022


  • Organisation/Company: LIP - Laboratório de Instrumentação e Física Experimental de Partículas
  • Research Field: Physics
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 10/02/2022 17:00 - Europe/London
  • Location: Portugal › LISBON
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Offer Starting Date: 01/03/2022
  • Reference Number: EXPL/FIS-PAR/0905/2021
  • LIP opens a call for selection of fellows for one Research Student Fellowship (BI – Bachelor) for participation in the project “Unveiling the space-time structure of jets”, reference EXPL/FIS-PAR/0905/2021, funded by FCT/MCTES through national funds (State Budget – OE).

    Work plan:

    The work plan will be carried out in the context of the activities of the LIP Phenomenology group, in particular, in the study of jets produced in proton- proton collisions (Large Hadron

    Collider at CERN, Switzerland and Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collider at BNL, USA). The candidate will develop new jet substructure analyses to determine the time scale of hadronization. This process marks the transition between perturbative and non-perturbative methods usually applied to address jet evolution. The work will be mainly focus on a computational component.

    The candidate will use Monte Carlo event generators and various jet reconstruction methods, exploring novel observables that can provide experimentally accessible information to determine the transition between the two regimes. It will be necessary a subsequent assessment of the resilience of the selected observable to modifications during the partonic evolution of the jet (parton shower, described by perturbative methods) and the different phenomenological hadronization models that determine the final hadronic constitution. It is still expected an extrapolation of these results for ultra-relativistic heavy-ion collisions, where the Quark-Gluon Plasma is formed.

    This project is particularly relevant to identifying new opportunities and challenges in defining current and new runs of LHC and RHIC.


    A fellowship contract will be established according to the “Regulations for Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology” (https: // and to the Status of Scientific Research Fellow (Law nº 40/2004, August 18th, and its successive amendments).


    The fellowship has a duration of 6 months, with a foreseen starting date on March 1, 2022. The fellowship may eventually be renewed, until the maximum foreseen in the project and according to the terms of the FCT regulations.

    The working plan will be carried out under the supervision of Dr. Liliana Apolinário.


    Applicants should submit: curriculum vitae, bachelor diploma and a list and grades of university courses and other relevant documents, as a PDF file, by email to or


    The monthly amount of 835,98€ is in accordance with the values stipulated in the “FCT Regulation for Research Studentships and Fellowships”:

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    This amount will be paid on a monthly basis through a bank transfer to the grant holder's bank account.

    Eligibility criteria

    Applicants should fulfil the requirements to join a course granting a higher academic degree (Master) or in a non‐academic degree course, as stipulated in the “Regulations for Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology” (Article 6).

    When contracting, it will also be necessary the candidate present a proof of enrolment in the course granting, or not, a higher academic degree.

    In the event of the degree was awarded by a foreign higher education institution, the degree must comply with the provisions of the Decree‐Law nº. 66/2018, of 16 august (https: // www. recognition?plid=1536). The selected candidate must provide the recognition of the degree when signing the contract.

    Selection process


    The members of the jury will take into consideration the CV (50%) and the research experience in the required field (50%). If none of the candidates fulfils the appropriate profile, the scholarship will not be awarded.

    Members of the Jury:

  • Dr. Liliana Apolinário, (LIP)
  • Prof. Nuno Castro (Universidade do Minho /LIP)
  • Dr. Grigorios Chachamis (LIP)
  • Dr. Gernot Eichmann (LIP)
  • Prof. José Guilherme Milhano (IST/LIP)
  • Advertising / notification of results:

    The results of the evaluation will be communicated by email; in case of disagreement, the candidates have a period of 10 working days to contest the decision, as provided for in the Code of Administrative Procedure in a preliminary hearing. At the end of this period, the arguments presented will be analysed by the jury committee, who will simultaneously communicate the final decision to all the candidates who submitted allegations. The final results of the shortlisted applicants will be communicated by e‐mail. In case of disagreement, the candidates have a period of 15 working days to contest the decision.

    Web site for additional job details

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    Required Research Experiences
  • Physics › Other

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    Offer Requirements
  • Physics: Bachelor Degree or equivalent

  • ENGLISH: Excellent


    Degree in Physics, Physical Engineering or equivalent

    Specific Requirements

    Knowledge of Particle Physics, Quantum Field Theory and

    Quantum Chromodynamics; experience in C/C++ and ROOT.

    Knowledge on jet physics will also be favoured

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: LIP - Laboratório de Instrumentação e Física Experimental de Partículas
  • Department: LISBON
  • Organisation Type: Research Laboratory
  • Website: https:// www.
  • E-Mail:
  • Country: Portugal
  • City: LISBON
  • Postal Code: 1649-003
  • Street: Av. Prof. Gama Pinto, nº 2