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31 Jan 2018
Portugal will support 500 new scientific positions at all levels
The call covers all scientific fileds and closes on 16 February 2018.

The Foundation for Science and Technology of Portugal (FCT) - EurOcean's Member and Host - invites strong candidates to apply to the FCT 'Stimulus to Individual Scientific Employment 2017'.

Detailed information about the call can be found here (in Portuguese). The guidelines (In English) can be downloaded here.

The individual competition is intended for PhDs of any nationality in any scientific area who wish to develop their scientific research or technological development activity in Portugal, integrated in R&D units financed by FCT.

Applicants will first identify the host institution where they will develop their research plan. The researchers selected will be directly contracted by the identified host institution through FCT funding.

The following reference categories are considered:

  • Junior researcher: PhDs with reduced postdoctoral research experience or no scientific curriculum after the doctoral degree in the scientific area to which they are applying.
  • Auxiliary researcher: PhDs for more than 5 years, with a relevant curriculum in the scientific area to which he / she is applying, without a requirement of demonstration of scientific independence.
  • Principal investigator: PhDs for more than 5 years, with relevant curriculum in the scientific area to which he / she is applying, demonstrating scientific independence in the last 3 years.
  • Coordinating researcher: Doctors for more than 5 years, holders of the qualification of skilled or aggregate, with a high merit curriculum in the scientific area to which he is applying, demonstrating scientific independence and with evidence of leadership in the scientific area to which he is applying.

The call is open until 17:00 (Lisbon time) on February 16 2018. 

Host institutions should join their applications until 17:00 (Lisbon time) on 2 March 2018.

The applications are submitted electronically, in English, through the electronic platform to be made available in a timely manner.

For further information please contact FCT at info.ec@fct.pt

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