20/09/2019

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT 14247/2019 - Vacancy for 1 Research Fellow

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Economics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Leading Researcher (R4)
    Established Researcher (R3)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    04/10/2019 23:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Portugal › Lisboa
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    35
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/11/2019
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / ERC
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    GA n.º 695573

The Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa – ICS-ULisboa – opens an international selection competition for the recruitment, on the basis of a fixed-term civil service employment contract, of a researcher in the scientific area of Development Economics within the scope of the research project The Colour of Labour: The Racialized Lives of Migrants (ERC Advanced Grant # 695573

1 – The Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa – ICS-ULisboa – opens by order of its Director, dated 08/08/2019, made under the authority delegated to it by the Rector of the University of Lisbon (by Order 10594/2018, of 26 October, published in the Diário da República, 2nd series, issue 220 of 15 November 2018), an international selection competition for the recruitment,  on the basis of a fixed-term civil service employment contract, of a researcher in the scientific area of Development Economics within the scope of the research project The Colour of Labour: The Racialized Lives of Migrants (ERC Advanced Grant # 695573), coordinated by Professor Cristiana Bastos, funded by the European Research Council, in accordance with the provisions of the Legal Framework governing Academic Employment (RJEC) - Decree-Law 57/2016 of 29 August – in the wording conferred on it by Law 57/2017, of 19 July, taking into account also the provisions of Regulatory Decree 11-A/2017, of 29 December 2017 and the General Law on Civil Service Employment (LTFP - Law 35/2014 of 20 June).

2 – In accordance with article 16 of the RJEC, this competition does not require the permission of officers of the Ministries of Finance or Public Administration, in particular that mentioned in paragraph 3 of article 7 of the LTFP; nor does it require the prior favourable opinion of officers of the Ministries of Finance or Public Administration mentioned in paragraph 5 of article 30 of the LTFP; nor is it subject to the procedure for recruiting workers undergoing retraining as mentioned in article 265 of the LTFP.

Benefits

6 – Type of work contract – As a rule, the responsibilities of this post will be discharged on the basis of exclusivity, in accordance with paragraph 1 of article 7 of the RJEC

7 – Binding terms – The binding terms of this civil service employment contract are for a fixed term of three years in accordance with the provisions of Decree-Law 57/2016 of 29 August, in the wording conferred on it by Law 57/2017, of 19 July.

8 - The researcher category is ‘assistant researcher’ and the salary, under exclusive dedication, without habilitation or aggregation, according to article 2 of Regulatory Decree No. 11-A / 2017 of 29 December and Annex 1 of the Decree-Law No. 124/99 of 20 April, currently corresponds (level 1, index 195 of the category of assistant researcher) to € 3,191.82.

VERY IMPORTANT: Please see the complete job annoucement (and additional information) about this call on http://www.eracareers.pt/opportunities/index.aspx?task=showAnuncioOportunities&jobId=117700&idc=1

Eligibility criteria

3 – Candidates for this post must meet the following requirements:

a) Hold a doctoral degree qualification in Economics, one of the research subject areas of the ICS-ULisboa, as outlined in the Rector of the University of Lisbon’s Order 8924/2015, published in the Diário da República, 2nd series, issue 155, of 11 August 2015. If the doctorate has been conferred by a foreign academic institution, it must comply with the provisions of Decree-Law 66/2018 of 11 August, as regulated by Government Order 33/2019 of 25 January. Recognition of the degree of Doctor shall be obtained by the end of the time limit for submitting the application;

b) Have relevant scientific and academic career experience in the scientific area of Development Economics, as well as the following specific requirements:

Knowledge and interest in the area of African studies;

Interdisciplinary approach to migration, articulating economics, anthropology, sociology and gender studies, with a major focus on the domain of emigration;

Experience and fieldwork in the research area of migration, gender and transnational families;

Excellent skills in combining quantitative and qualitative methods;

Articulation with the on-going research lines of the mentioned project.

c) Meet other legal requirements, in particular those set out in the General Law on Civil Service Employment (LTFP) (article 17 of Law 35/2014 of 21 June).

4 – The researcher to be recruited will carry out his or her scientific activities in the Research Group Identities, Cultures, Vulnerabilities.

5 – As part of the work mentioned in the previous paragraph, the researcher shall:

a) Promote and undertake research activities which can be included in the framework of the research project The Colour of Labour: The Racialized Lives of Migrants;

VERY IMPORTANT: Please see the complete job annoucement (and additional information) about this call on 

http://www.eracareers.pt/opportunities/index.aspx?task=showAnuncioOportunities&jobId=117700&idc=1

Selection process

14 — Selection Committee – The selection committee for this competition, as approved by the Academic Council meeting on 14/11/2018, is made up of the following, in accordance with article 13 of the RJEC:

Chair: Dr. Cristiana Lage David Bastos, Principal Researcher, with habilitation, at the Instituto de Ciências Sociais da ULisboa and PI of the project; Members: Dr. Ana Margarida de Seabra Nunes de Almeida, Research Professor at the Instituto de Ciências Sociais da ULisboa; Dr. Karin Elizabeth Wall Gago, Research Professor at the Instituto de Ciências Sociais da ULisboa;

15 — Assessment consists of appraisal of applicants’ curricula vitae and academic trajectories, which includes scope of research, post-graduate teaching, university extension and knowledge dissemination, and service to the University (management of academic activity), paying particular attention to the candidate’s undertaken activities in each of these items in the last five years.

15.1 — Research, which has a weighting of 80% in the overall assessment, (1)

15.2 — Post-Graduate Career, with a weighting of 5% in the overall assessment (1)

15.3 — University Extension and Dissemination of Knowledge, with a weighting of 10% in the overall assessment (1)

15.4 — Service to the University (management of academic activities), which carries a weighting of 5% of the overall assesment (1)

16 – The assessment procedure may involve interviews to a limited number of candidates that will be chosen by the selection committee bearing in mind the provisional order emerging from the assessment procedures described in point 15. The interviews will include the discussion of the scientific career of the candidate. If the jury chooses to conduct an interview, it will carries a weighting of 10% of the overall assessment.

18 - Classification (marking) of candidates – Each examiner shall award a mark to each candidate for each evaluation criterion, on a scale of 0 to 5 points, and will proceed to rank candidates in accordance with the final marks obtained by adding up all the individual marks obtained for each evaluation criterion, and taking into account the weighting for each parameter.

VERY IMPORTANT: Please see the complete job annoucement (and additional information) about this call on http://www.eracareers.pt/opportunities/index.aspx?task=showAnuncioOportunities&jobId=117700&idc=1

 

Additional comments

9 – Submission of formal applications:

9.1 — Applications shall be submitted using the application form available on the webpage of the Institute (https://www.ics.ulisboa.pt/info/informacoes-legais) and addressed to the Director of the Instituto de Ciências Sociais of the Universidade de Lisboa, and should make reference to this Notice (Ref.ª Advanced Grant # 695573), providing full name, number and date of issue or expiry of identification document, citizen’s card, or civil identification number, fiscal number, date and place of birth, residential address and contact address, including e-mail address and telephone number.

9.2 — The application should be accompanied by the documentation proving compliance with the conditions set out in point 3 for eligibility for this selection procedure, namely:

a) Copy of doctoral diploma or certificate;

b) Detailed curriculum vitae, dated and signed, including, if possible, all the items mentioned in point 15;

c) A copy of two peer review publications representative of the applicant’s academic career with at least one of them in the English language;

d) A presentation/motivation letter outlining current research interests and how they align with the subject of the research project.

e) Applicants may submit up to two letters of recommendation.

9.3 — Candidates are required to submit the documentation mentioned in points 9.1 and 9.2, in PDF format by e-mail, to the e-mail address concursos@ics.ulisboa.pt, said e-mail to be sent up to the final day of the time limit for the start of the selection procedure, which is set at 15 working days after publication of this Notice in the Diário da República (Portuguese Government Gazette), on the Public Employment Exchange and the websites of the Institute and the FCT, I.P., in Portuguese and English.

10 – By decision of the Director of the Institute candidates shall not be admitted to the selection procedure if they have not complied with the provisions of point 9. Candidates will be automatically ruled out who do not use the application form, or who do not submit all the documentation mentioned in paragraphs a) to d) of point 9.2, or whose documentation is illegible, incorrectly filled in, or invalid. The selection board is also entitled, in case of doubt and in order to confirm eligibility for the selection procedure, to request documentary proof of statements made by any candidate.

11 – The list of applicants accepted or rejected and the final list of acceptances will be exhibited at the offices of ICS-ULisboa, published on the relevant web page and sent by electronic mail to all applicants, with a request for acknowledgment of receipt.

 

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Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Economics: PhD or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

3 – Candidates for this post must meet the following requirements:

a) Hold a doctoral degree qualification in Economics, one of the research subject areas of the ICS-ULisboa, as outlined in the Rector of the University of Lisbon’s Order 8924/2015, published in the Diário da República, 2nd series, issue 155, of 11 August 2015. If the doctorate has been conferred by a foreign academic institution, it must comply with the provisions of Decree-Law 66/2018 of 11 August, as regulated by Government Order 33/2019 of 25 January. Recognition of the degree of Doctor shall be obtained by the end of the time limit for submitting the application;

b) Have relevant scientific and academic career experience in the scientific area of Development Economics, as well as the following specific requirements:

Knowledge and interest in the area of African studies;

Interdisciplinary approach to migration, articulating economics, anthropology, sociology and gender studies, with a major focus on the domain of emigration;

Experience and fieldwork in the research area of migration, gender and transnational families;

Excellent skills in combining quantitative and qualitative methods;

Articulation with the on-going research lines of the mentioned project.

c) Meet other legal requirements, in particular those set out in the General Law on Civil Service Employment (LTFP) (article 17 of Law 35/2014 of 21 June).

4 – The researcher to be recruited will carry out his or her scientific activities in the Research Group Identities, Cultures, Vulnerabilities.

5 – As part of the work mentioned in the previous paragraph, the researcher shall:

a) Promote and undertake research activities which can be included in the framework of the research project The Colour of Labour: The Racialized Lives of Migrants;

b) Develop university extension and knowledge dissemination activities;

Specific Requirements

VERY IMPORTANT: Please see the complete job annoucement (and additional information) about this call on the following links: 

http://www.eracareers.pt/opportunities/index.aspx?task=showAnuncioOportunities&jobId=117700&idc=1

https://www.ics.ulisboa.pt/info/informacoes-legais

For further information please contact ICS: concursos@ics.ulisboa.pt

 

 

 

 

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa
Portugal
Lisboa
1600-189
Rua Prof. Anibal Bettencourt, n.º 9

EURAXESS offer ID: 447789

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