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1. Descrição do cargo/posição/bolsa
1. Job description

Call for a 1 Research Fellowship (Master’s Degree)

Job/Fellowship Reference: POTION/041/BI/2018

Main research field: Psychological sciences

Sub research field: Psychology

Job summary:

A call is now open for a Research Fellowship for a Master’s Degree holder with the reference POTION/041/BI/2018 under the Project POTION - Promoting social interaction through emotional body odours, funded by European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Grant Agreement number 824153.

Job description:

1. Scientific Field: Psychology

2. Requirements for admission to competition are:

General: Master’s Degree in the scientific field of Psychology or related areas.
Specific: Previous experience in research in the fields of Cognitive and Experimental Psychology. Knowledge in database elaboration and statistical analysis. Proficiency in the English language, spoken and written. Solid competences in literature review and data analysis software.

3. Work Plan: The associated tasks to this Research Fellowship will comprise providing support to the ongoing project, namely in data collection and data analysis. There will be opportunity for the candidate to actively contribute to and be involved in the entire process of the project implementation, ranging from providing assistance in experimental design and hypothesis to collaborating (and share the respective authorship) in resulting scientific articles. Thus, this is an opportunity for young researchers who wish to strengthen their scientific competences and academic CV.

4. Applicable Legislation: Law nr. 40/2004, of August 18th (Estatuto do Bolseiro de Investigação Científica) and ruling Regulamento de Bolsas e Investigação da Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2015.pdf).

5. Work Place: The place of work is located at ISPA-Instituto Universitário, Rua Jardim do Tabaco, 34. 1149-041 Lisboa, Portugal and/or other locations necessary for the execution of the planned activities. 

6. Duration of Fellowship: The Fellowship will have a duration of 5 months and an expected start date in January 2019, eventually renewable by periods not exceeding the eligible period of the project. 

7. Monthly Remuneration: 980€, in accordance with the applicable regulation (www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores). This amount will be paid each month through bank transfer.

8. Selection Method: Candidates will be ranked according to the following selection criteria:

i)    Master’s degree final classification (25%)
ii)    Interest and experience in the field, as shown by the candidate’s CV and motivation letter (25%);
iii)    Interview evaluation, if the candidate is called for it (50%).

9. Selection Jury Composition: Prof. Dr. Gün Semin (President of the Jury); Prof. Dr. Manuela Veríssimo (Jury member); Dr. Valentina Parma (Jury member).

10.Results Communication: All candidates will be notified of the results via e-mail.

11. Application requirements: Applications must be formalized by sending the following mandatory documents: Detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), copy of Master’s Degree Certificate, Motivation Letter and one reference letter. Applications should clearly state the call reference POTION/041/BI/2018 in the subject field and be sent via e-mail to concursos-ci@ispa.pt and ci-concursos@ispa.pt or via post mail directed to ISPA - Instituto Universitário - Centro de Gestão de Investigação - Rua Jardim do Tabaco 34, 1149-041 Lisboa. The non-compliance with these requirements determines the immediate rejection of the application.

12. Application Deadline: The call is open from the 14th of December to 28th of December of 2018.

Vacant posts: 1

Type of contract: Other

Job country: Portugal

Job city: Lisboa

Job company/institute: ISPA- Instituto Universitário

Application deadline: 28 Dezembro 2018
(The Application's deadline must be confirmed on the Job Description)

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3. Habilitações académicas
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4. Línguas exigidas
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5. Experiência exigida em investigação
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