Apply For Postdoctoral Research Grant at University of Lisbon, Portugal 2016

Apply For Postdoctoral Research Grant at University of Lisbon, Portugal 2016

The University of Lisbon is inviting applications for one postdoctoral research grant (BPD), under the project “Public policies and child labor in Portugal and the Portuguese colonies”.  This position is based at the Centre for Public Administration and Public Policies (CAPP), School of Social and Political Sciences (ISCSP) of the University of Lisbon (ULisboa), funded by FCT with national funds through the State Budget (OE).

The University of Lisbon is a public research University in Lisbon, and the largest University in Portugal. It was founded in 2013, from the merger of two previous public universities located in Lisbon, the former University of Lisbon and the Technical University of Lisbon.

Admission Requirements: The candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Social Sciences, e.g. in Economics, Public Administration, History, or Development. Applicants’ academic trajectory and their research experience must be supported by two recommendation letters and should fit within the purposes of the project. Applicants with project research experience, authorship of relevant scientific publications and fluency in Portuguese and English are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Grant Duration:

The Grant will last for 12 months, eventually renewed until the maximum period set in the article 4 the of Research Grant Regulation of the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, IP – 2015. The expected starting date is the 1 st November of 2016.

Monthly Maintenance Allowance:

The grant amounts to €1495/month according to the Table of values of the Grants awarded by FCT, I.P, in the country.

Deadline and Application Requirements:

The application is available from the 15nd July to the 5th September 2016. All application packages should be formalized, mandatorily, through a motivation letter accompanied by the following documentation:

a) Short CV (Max: 2 pages);
b) Detailed CV;
c) Two letters of recommendation;
d) Copy of diplomas and certificates;
e) Sample publication (with identification of the contribution of the candidate);
f) Other items considered relevant by the candidate to the selection process.

Notification Process:

The final evaluation results will be publicized through an alphabetical list, which will be posted in a visible and public place of ISCSP, being the applicants notified by email.

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