The William James Center for Research (ISPA – Instituto Universitário) funded by FCT (FCT- UID/PSI/04810/2013) opens a call for one post-doctoral research fellowships (BPD) financed by FCT / MCTES through national funds under the “COMPETE 2020 – Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização (POCI)”. The period for submission is between February 14th and February 28th, 2018. Applications submitted after this period will not be eligible.
The fellowship will be run under the following conditions:
Profile of the candidates:
The call is open to candidates holding a PhD in Psychology, with significant research experience in any field of psychology, but a good research profile in developmental psychology. The candidate should have relevant scientific publications.
The researcher recruited will be expected to perform the following tasks:
• Conduct and supervise research in an area relevant to the research profile of the WJCR.
• Prepare applications for national and international projects and promote new research projects and scientific activities;
• Advance the quality of scientific output and enhance the international profile of the WJCR.
Applicable legislation and regulations:
Research Fellowship Holder Statute (Lei n.º 40/2004, de 18 de Agosto, Estatuto do Bolseiro de Investigação Científica (https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/FellowshipHolderStatute2013.pdf) and respective amendments; Regulations for Studentships and Fellowships of the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. — 2015 (Regulamento de Bolsas e Investigação da Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia em vigor, http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/2015RegulationFellowships.pdf).
Place of work:
The work will be developed in the WJCR, under the scientific orientation of Professor Gün R. Semin
Fellowship term and legal status:
The fellowship ends in 31st december 2018 and is expected to start by March 2018 or the earliest possible date thereafter. The fellowship contract may be renewed, subject to a positive evaluation. It is a full time research fellowship and all the conditions established by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology will be applied (more information: http://www.fct.pt).
The fellowship amount will be based on the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology rules for fellowships, and consists of a monthly maintenance stipend of 1495 euros (tax free) for a post-doctoral research fellowship – BPD (more information: http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores.phtml.en).
In assessing applications, particular emphasis will be placed upon the candidates’ research profile and the quality of their research output, their academic potential, and the candidate’s academic and personal suitability to contribute to the aims and goals The William James Center for Research – WJCR.
• Detailed Curriculum Vitae;
• Certificate of PhD degree;
• Letter describing the candidate’s current research interests;
• Plan of activities to be developed in the WJCR: publications in international journals with peer review, submission of projects to national and international funding agencies; participation in international networks and projects; organization of scientific meetings and events.
Professor Gün R. Semin; Professor Manuela Veríssimo; Professor António J. Santos.
Form of publication / notification of results:
The final results of the evaluation will be provide in a list with the ordered rakings of the candidates and posted in a visible and public place in Centro de Investigação, and the selected candidates will be notified via email.
Period of application:
The applications should be submitted (using the Fellowship Reference: WJCR/002/BPD/2018), between February 14th and February 28th, 2018
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