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

PhD Coordinator Researcher

Job/Fellowship Reference: CEEC/CICANT/COORD/2019

Main research field: Communication sciences

Sub research field:

Job summary:

COFAC, Cooperativa de Animação e Formação Cultural crl, hereby opens a competition to recruit a PhD researcher, corresponding to position 49 of the Single Remuneration Table, under the terms of the applicable legislation, with an Open-Ended Employment Contract, within the scope of programme contract between Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P., and the above mentioned Cooperative, supported by national funds inscribed in the budget of the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) – and carried out in the Research Unit CICANT – Centre for Research in Applied Communication, Culture and New Technologies.

Job description:

1 - Main Duties CICANT – Centre or Research in Applied Communication, Culture and New Technologies aims to recruit a Coordinating Researcher for its “Media, Society and Culture” area. The work plan to be carried out aims to: - Promote research activities and projects’ applications in the areas of intersection between the media, society and culture; - Foster publication in reference journals in the field of the results of the research; - Foster the creation and reinforcement of a R&D team in the area of media literacy; - Foster the integration of the unit in national and international forums of the field; - Foster links and joint projects with different public and private entities operating in this field; - Foster the organization of scientific events which contribute to the increased awareness of the unit in this field and to knowledge sharing and creation. - Ensure a new impetus for the area as well as its international development fostering, namely and in line with the unit’s strategic plan, the supervision of within the scope of the European programme H2020. The goal is to recruit a researcher with an excellent publication rate and management of projects in this field of communication studies, with proven experience in leadership and management, in particular at international level. Keywords: Media Literacy; Media Technology; Society and Communication 2 - Contractual terms 1. The position of PhD researcher is made effective by means of an open-ended employment contract, for a period of a maximum of 6 years, under the terms of Decree-Law nº 57/2016, of 9 August, amended by Law nº 57/2017, of 19 July, and the Portuguese Labour Code. 2. The tasks to be carried out in the fulfilment of this position are those considered in the scope of research project mentioned in the previous article. 3. The contract to be made is scheduled to begin on December, 2nd 2019, and finish, predictably, on March, 2nd 2025, or with the completion of the research project, preserving the term regime established by the Labour Code. 4. The tasks comprehended in the object of the employment contract take place in the premises of Campo Grande 376, in Lisbon, or in such places deemed necessary to implement the research plan. 5. The gross base monthly salary to be paid is 2952,21 Euros according to paragraph a) of n.º 1 of article 15 of Law nº 57/2017, of 19 July, and to the first remuneration position of the initial level as laid down in article 2 of the Regulatory Decree Nº 11-A/2017, of 29 December, corresponding to position 49 of the Single Remuneration Table, approved by Order Nº 1553-C/2008, of 31 December. II – Eligibility and Applications 3 - Position to be filled and terms of open competition 1. The competition aims to hire a PhD researcher, with an open-ended employment contract, within the scope of the programme contract between Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P. and COFAC – Cooperativa de Formação e Animação Cultural, crl. 2. National, foreign or stateless PhD researchers may apply to the position. 3. Cumulatively, the candidate should have the following academic profile: a. PhD in Communication Sciences or related area, demonstrating working capacity suited for the activity to carry out integrated in a multidisciplinary team; b. Preferentially, research and development experience in the field of Media Technologies and Literacy; c. Papers published in international peer-reviewed journals and management of scientific projects in this field assessed and funded by national or international reference entities; d. Oral and written proficiency in Portuguese and English. 4. Should the candidate hold a PhD awarded by a foreign higher education institution, the formalities required by Decree-Law nº 341/2007, of 12 October, must be complied with by the deadline for submission of applications. 4 - Deadline The deadline for submission of applications is the 41st workday after the day the present notice is published, on September, 4th, ending on October, 31st. 5 - How to apply 1. Applicants to this competition will address their request to the R&D Board, by email, in a PDF format, to the following email address: fernando.catarino@ulusofona.pt, with the subject CEEC/CICANT/COORD/2019, along with the following documents: a) Cover letter mentioning the motivations which justified the application; b) Curriculum vitae referring the professional experience, accompanied by a list of the scientific publications produced; c) PhD certificate; d) Personal data and contact information with their respective email addresses – of at least two leading academics who can attest the curriculum submitted; e) Other documents considered relevant by the applicant and which, from their perspective, are pertinent to attest and assess their scientific and professional history. 2. Excluding the elements mentioned in paragraph e), failure to comply with any of the requirements listed in the previous number will determine the immediate rejection of the application. 3. False declarations given by the applicants will be punished according to the law. III – Jury 6 - Appointment In accordance with the provision of article 13 of Decree-Law nº 57/2016, of 29 August, the following were appointed members of the Jury: (i) Chairman – Manuel José Damásio (Executive Director of ILIND); (ii) José Manuel de Figueiredo Gomes Pinto (Vice-Director of the R&DU); (iii) José Augusto Bragança de Miranda – (Director of the School of Communication, Arch., Arts and IT) 7 - Competences 1. It is for the appointed jury to assess the applications. 2. Minutes shall be taken for each meeting of the jury, which will include the account of the issues discussed as well as the votes cast by each one of the members and the grounds for the decisions made. 8 - Selection method 1. The applications admitted to the competition will be assessed taking into account the quality, timeliness and relevance of the scientific curriculum (scientific output and research experience suited to the objectives of the project) as well as professional curriculum of the applicants, in addition to the level of adequacy to the proposed work plan. 2. In the first stage of the selection process, the jury will assess on a scale of 0 to 100 the set of elements listed below: a. The scientific career of the applicant, giving particular relevance to the scientific work done or published in areas relating to the work plan which is the object of the competition (up to 35% of the assessment of this stage); b. The professional experience of the applicant, with special emphasis on the activities carried out in areas relating to the work plan which is the object of the competition (up to 50% of the assessment of this stage); c. Cover letter in Portuguese or English (up to 15% of the assessment of this stage); d. Should it be deemed necessary, with a view to performing the assessment at this stage, the jury can ask the leading academics mentioned in article 4, nº 1, paragraph d) above for information on the applicant. 3. In the second phase of the competition, the jury will select to be interviewed a maximum of 5 applicants among those who in the first stage obtained the highest scores. In any circumstance, only scores higher than 60 in item 8.2 shall be considered. The jury will assess the interview on a scale of 0 to 100. 4. Each candidate’s final score will result from the arithmetic average of the results obtained in items 8.2 and 8.3. 5. In the event of a tie, the final decision will be the responsibility of the jury’s chairman. 6. After the selection stages have been concluded, the jury will draw up, within no more than 07 workdays, a minute which will include the final decision, a ranking of the admitted applicants with their respective final scores, as well as brief description of the recruitment process, assessment and selection. 9 - Prior hearing Once the jury’s final decision has been stated, as referred to in nº 5 of the previous article, the applicants will be notified so that, in the exercise of their right to prior hearing considered in the Code of Administrative Procedures, they can submit their statement on it, within 10 workdays of the date of publication. 10 - Homologation When the deadline for the exercise of right of prior hearing has expired, the jury’s final decision is certified by the Chairperson of the Executive Committee of COFAC, crl., which is also responsible for deciding on the hiring of the selected applicant. 11 - Dissemination of results The list of admitted and rejected applicants, as well as their respective final scores will be displayed in the premises of Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, at Avenida do Campo Grande, nº 376, in Lisbon and, moreover, they will be posted on the website www.ulusofona.pt; the applicants will be notified by email.

Vacant posts: 1

Type of contract: Other

Job country: Portugal

Job city: Lisboa

Job company/institute: CICANT/Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias

Application deadline: 31 Outubro 2019
(The Application's deadline must be confirmed on the Job Description)

2. Dados de contactos da organização
2. Organization contact data

Organization/institute: Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias

Campo Grande 376
Lisboa - 1750-240

Email: fernando.catarino@ulusofona.pt

Website: http://www.ulusofona.pt/

3. Habilitações académicas
3. Required education Level

Degree: Doutoramento; PhD
Degree field: Communication sciences
4. Línguas exigidas
4. Required languages

Language: English
Priority: High
Reading: Excelent
Writing: Excelent
Comprehension: Excelent
Conversation: Excelent
Language: Portuguese
Priority: High
Reading: Excelent
Writing: Excelent
Comprehension: Excelent
Conversation: Excelent
5. Experiência exigida em investigação
5. Required research experience

Main Research Field: Communication sciences
Research Sub-Field:
Years of Research Experience: 10 years