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

Assistant Professor

Job/Fellowship Reference: UCP-CECC/EDITAL/0020/2019

Main research field: Literature

Sub research field: Comparative literature

Job summary:

Dr Isabel Maria de Oliveira Capeloa Gil, Rector of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa, hereby announces that the Rector's Office is currently recruiting for the position of Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Human Sciences, for a period of 30 working days, in the subject areas of Translation Studies and Comparative Literature. The present vacancy is opened within the framework of the Agreement-Programme of Institutional Support Selection Procedure (articles 17, 19, and 28 of the Scientific Employment Regulation) signed between the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, I.P. ( FCT,IP) and the Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP).

Job description:

In accordance with the provisions of the Statutes of Academic Careers of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa and the Regulations for the Recruitment of Assistant Professors of the Faculty of Human Sciences, approved by Rectorial Dispatch no. NR/R/0070/2017, of 30 January, the following procedures shall be followed: 1. The application requirements are outlined in the Regulations for the Recruitment of Assistant Professors of the Faculty of Human Sciences and the Statutes of Academic Careers of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa, notably in Paragraph 1 of Article 12 and Articles 22 and 23. 2. Applications for the position must be addressed to the Rector, and must include the documentation detailed in Article 9 of the Regulations for the Recruitment of Assistant Professors of the Faculty of Human Sciences. 3. At the end of the term established by this public notice, the Rector shall issue a preliminary dispatch listing candidates and whether they have been admitted or not admitted for consideration. The latter will occur in cases where the admission criteria have not been met. Candidates who have not been admitted for consideration may appeal this decision within a period of ten working days, with a final decision being reached within 30 working days. 4. Candidates admitted for consideration must submit, within a period of 30 days from the publication of the preliminary dispatch of admission, the following documentation: a) A printed copy and a digital copy of their curriculum vitae; b) A printed copy or a digital copy of each of the works listed in their curriculum vitae; c) A programme, with objectives, syllabus and bibliography, for a taught module in the subject area of the respective recruitment process; d) A printed copy and a digital copy of a career development plan detailing the research and teaching projects the candidate proposes to develop at the University. 5. Applicant selection criteria are detailed in the Regulations for the Recruitment of Assistant, Associate and Full Professors at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa, in force at the Faculty of Human Sciences. 6. The ranking criteria, by absolute and relative merit (in descending order) of candidates, are as follows: I. Research component of the curriculum vitae: 50% Publication of monographs, book chapters, articles and conference papers in peer reviewed journals [“in press” articles are acceptable, with indication of publisher/journal title]: 0-15 Conferences and talks presented by invitation or by submission to scientific events: 0-10 Coordination and participation in research projects/networks and participation in scientific events: 0-10 Supervision of dissertations or other non-curricular components in 2nd cycle degree programmes: 0-5 Other scientific publications (reviews, entries in dictionaries/encyclopaedias, prefaces, working papers, subject-specific translations, research reports, etc.): 0-5 Other subject-specific activities (prizes, grants, membership of editorial bodies or scientific evaluation panels, conferences or talks at non-academic events, etc.): 0-5 II. Teaching component of the curriculum vitae: 30% Diversity of modules taught (in terms of subjects and cycles of study or other courses): 0-20 Programme for a taught module in the subject area of the respective recruitment process (including objectives, syllabus and bibliography): 0-5 Participation in academic panels of judges: 0-5 III. Administrative component of the curriculum vitae: 10% Participation in the academic management of the University or Faculty, its institutes, study centres, degrees and other scientific and pedagogical structures or bodies; activities related to the extension and promotion of the university and of service to civil society or to the Church (scientific and cultural affiliations, councils, commissions or consultancies, media presence, etc.) IV. Academic Development Plan: 10% Summary report or introductory letter that includes a self-reflection and self-assessment on the candidate’s academic history and a forecast of future research options or pathways, including an international dimension, which are liable to contribute to the scientific and institutional development and evolution of the subject area of the vacancy. 7. Particular value will be placed on applications whose curriculum vitae evinces continued activity in the areas of research, teaching, academic administration and service to the community in the subject areas of Translation Studies or Comparative Literature. 8. For the purposes of candidate ranking, each member of the panel of judges shall separately rank candidates on relative merit and shall subsequently vote for first place, for second place and so forth, until all candidates admitted on absolute merit have been ranked. Once all ranking criteria have been applied, the panel shall draft a single candidate ranking list. 9. Candidates admitted to written hearing shall be notified of the provisional ranking list, and its corresponding justification, including the reasons for the non-inclusion of candidates not admitted on absolute merit, for a period of ten days, after which the ranking list shall be adopted by the panel of judges within a maximum period of 30 days. 10. The panel’s final decision, to be handed down within a maximum period of 150 days from the date of publication of the panel appointment dispatch, is recorded in minutes, which must include a list of individual voting decisions and corresponding justification, with no abstentions allowed. 11. The final decision, together with the corresponding minutes, shall be sent for approval to the Rector within a period of eight days. The Rector shall issue a dispatch of approval of the ranking list, which shall subsequently be published. 12. The panel of judges is composed of: Dr Nelson Costa Ribeiro, Director of the Faculty of Human Sciences (Chair) Dr Peter Hanenberg, Associate Professor at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa Dr Alexandra Lopes, Associate Professor at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa Dr Teresa Seruya, emeritus Full Professor at the Universidade de Lisboa Dr João Ferreira Duarte, emeritus Full Professor at the Universidade de Lisboa Dr Christine Zurbach, Associate Professor at the Universidade de Évora Privacy Policy Universidade Católica Portuguesa is the controller responsible for the processing of Personal Data in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 – General Regulation on Data Protection. The personal data processed in the scope of this tender procedure is processed within the framework of said tender procedure only, and will be processed by Universidade Católica Portuguesa with the purpose of verifying the fulfillment, by the candidates, of the assumptions established in the applicable legislation for their contracting. Opposition to the processing of data by the candidates will make it impossible to accept the application and, therefore, to analyze and evaluate it. The personal data of the Data Subject, if it be indispensable for the fulfillment of the obligations of Universidade Católica Portuguesa, may be conveyed to third parties, namely to the Financing Entities identified in this announcement. The data retention period shall correspond to the legally defined period of five years. The Data Subject is entitled to oppose to the collection and processing of data, has the right to verification, the right to rectification, the right to deletion, and the right to restriction of processing of the data collected. However, the exercise of such rights may be excluded when the personal data is used to protect public interest, namely in the detection and prevention of crimes or when subject to professional rules of confidentiality. The Data Subject has the right of access and portability of the data. Rights of Personal Data Subjects: https://www.ucp.pt/rights-data-subjects. For purposes of exercising the respective rights, contact the University through the e-mail address compliance.rgpd@ucp.pt or by using the address found at the end of this announcement, through the means set out in "Contacts for clarification". The Data Subject is always entitled to contact and file a complaint with the Comissão Nacional de Proteção de Dados (Portuguese Supervisory Authority for Personal Data). Non-Discrimination and Equal Access Policy The Universidade Católica Portuguesa actively promotes a non-discrimination and equal access policy, wherefore no candidate can be privileged, benefited, impaired or deprived of any rights whatsoever, or be exempt of any duties based on their ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, family and economic conditions, instruction, social origin or condition, genetic heritage, reduced working capacity, disability, chronic illness, nationality, ethnic origin or race, territory of origin, language, religion, political or ideological convictions, and union membership. Final notes This tender is exclusively destined to fill this specific vacancy and can be terminated at any time until approval of final candidate list, expiring with the respective occupation of said vacancy. This invitation to tender and the contract concluded as a result of it will only take effect if FCT's financing conditions are fulfilled. The interruption or suspension of the funding can determine the termination of the contract. This tender procedure can be canceled when it is vacant; when any case of force majeure occurs; when reasons of a budgetary nature, occurring after the opening of the competition, determine it. The selected candidate will be hired by Universidade Católica Portuguesa as an auxiliary professor under a contract following the determinations stipulated in the Estatuto de Carreira de Docente da UCP [Statute of the University Teaching Career of Universidade Católica Portuguesa]. Contacts for application: direccaofch@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

Vacant posts: 1

Type of contract: Other

Job country: Portugal

Job city: Lisboa

Job company/institute: Universidade Católica Portuguesa

Application deadline: 22 Março 2019
(The Application's deadline must be confirmed on the Job Description)

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

Organization/institute: Centro de Estudos de Comunicação e Cultura, Universidade Católica Portuguesa - Faculdade de Ciências Humanas

Palma de Cima
Lisboa - 1649-023

Email: cecc@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

Website: http://cecc.fch.lisboa.ucp.pt/en/

3. Habilitações académicas
3. Required education Level

Degree: Doutoramento
Degree field: Literature
4. Línguas exigidas
4. Required languages

5. Experiência exigida em investigação
5. Required research experience