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International tender for Junior Researcher – Vine&Wine PT Agenda | reference: OE202212/0607 (one position | Economics, Management or related areas)

University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro
28/12/2022

Job Information

Organisation/Company
University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro
Department
Research Support Office
Research Field
Economics » Applied economics
Researcher Profile
Recognised Researcher (R2)
Country
Portugal
Application Deadline
Type of Contract
Permanent
Job Status
Full-time
Hours Per Week
35
Offer Starting Date
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
European Union / Next Generation EU
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?
No

Offer Description

University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro

1. By my order of 9th December 2022, in the use of my own competence, in accordance with the provisions of paragraph d), no. 1, article 92 of Law 62/2007, of 10th September and paragraph j) of no. 1 of article 30 of the UTAD Statutes, approved in annex to the Normative Order Nº 5/2019, published in the Republic Diary, 2nd Series, no. 52, from 14th March, I determined to open an international tender for 1 (one) position of Junior Researcher for the exercise of scientific research activities in the field of Economics, Management or related areas, under a fixed-term public employment contract, for a period of 36 months, which may be renewed in accordance with the provisions of no. º2 of article 6 of Decree-Law no. 57/2016, of 29th August, with the changes made by Law no. No. 57/2017, of 19th July, which approves the regime for hiring doctorate holders aimed at stimulating scientific and technological employment in all areas of knowledge hereinafter referred to as RJEC, for the development of research activities, under the research project "Vine&Wine Portugal", supported by the PRR - Recovery and Resilience Plan and the NextGeneration EU European Funds, under the Mobilizing Agendas for Reindustrialisation

2. Applicable Legislation:

Decree-Law no. 57/2016, of 29th August, with the changes made by Law no. No. 57/2017, of 19th July, which approves the regime for hiring doctorate holders aimed at stimulating scientific and technological employment in all areas of knowledge (RJEC); Regulatory Decree no. 11-A/2017, of 29th December; Lei Geral do Trabalho em Funções Públicas (LTFP), approved in annex to the law 35/2014, of 20th June, in its current version.

3. Under article 16th  of Decree-Law no. 57/2016, of 29th  August, with the changes made by Law no. No. 57/2017, of 19th  July, the present tender procedure is exempt from the authorization of the members of the Government responsible for the areas of Finance and Public Administration, namely the one referred to in no. 3 of article 7th of LTFP; from the prior favorable opinion of the members of the Government responsible for the areas of Finance and Public Administration, referred to in no. 5 of article 30th of LTFP and from the procedure for the recruitment of workers in situation of requalification, referred to in article 265th  of LTFP.

4. In accordance with article no. 13th of the RJEC, the jury is composed as follows:

President – Lívia Maria Costa Madureira, Associate Professor from the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro;

Effective Member – Carla Suzana da Encarnação Marques, Associate Professor with habilitation from the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro;

Effective Member – Maria Teresa Couceiro da Costa Sequeira e Sousa Carvalho, Assistant Professor from the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro;

Substitute Member – Carlos Duarte Coelho Peixeira Marques, Associate Professor from the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro;

Substitute Member – Carmen Teresa Pereira Leal, Assistant Professor from the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro.

 

5. The work will be developed at the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro.

6. The monthly remuneration to be awarded is established in paragraph a) no. 1 of article 15th  of RJEC, and initial level provided in article 2nd of the Regulatory Decree no. 11-A/2017, of 29th  December, corresponding to the level 33 of the single remuneration table, approved by Ministerial Order no. 1553-C/2008, of 31st  December, being 2,153.94 Euros.

7. Work Plan

The researcher will develop its research and development (R&D) activity within the scope of the “Vine&Wine Portugal” project. The following R&D activities should be emphasized:

  • Establishing, assessing and strengthening the impact of sustainable and smart innovations for a specialization towards sustainable competitiveness of the Portuguese wine industry and wine regions.
  • Design and conduct a cost-benefit analysis of sustainable and smart innovations at the firm level;
  • Establish the state of the art regarding the measurement and evaluation of sustainable competitiveness at different scales;
  • Design, test and implement an integrated methodology/framework to measure and evaluate the sustainable competitiveness of the wine industry at global, national and regional levels;
  • Develop a composite index to measure, evaluate and monitor the effect of sustainable and smart innovations on sustainable competitiveness at the level of the wine industry and wine regions.

The researcher is expected to present the products described in the tasks, with the support of the WP team, in a digital format usable by stakeholders of the wine industry and wine regions in Portugal and abroad. The researcher is expected to lead the publication of 4 scientific papers. In addition, he/she is expected to contribute to the team publication of scientific articles led by other researchers of the team. Publications should be prepared for publication in quality scientific journals.

8. The applicants might be national, foreign and stateless candidates holding a doctor degree in Economics, Management or related areas, and holding a scientific and professional curriculum suitable for the activity to be developed. The following conditions are mandatory:

a) At the time of application, applicants shall hold a Ph.D. in the above-mentioned scientific area;

b) Proven experience in the development of multidimensional indicator systems, indexes, or alike, revealing a high capacity for conceptualising and analysis;

c) Demonstrable skills in quantitative methodologies, use of innovative software, and development of digital tools

d) Proven experience, including publications in scientific journals with international arbitration in the areas of the project, namely Economics, Management or related areas

e) Proven English proficiency (oral and written);

d) Immediate availability to work at UTAD (Vila Real).

Other non-mandatory but preferred requirements are: responsibility, teamwork, communications skills and results-focused orientation

Holders of a doctoral degree awarded by a foreign higher education institution must have the equivalence or recognition or registration of that degree to an identical degree granted by a Portuguese university. Candidates who do not yet hold the equivalence or the recognition or registration of the degree must apply for the recognition of the doctoral degree, in accordance with Decree-Law no. 66/2018, of 16th  August, and this recognition must be obtained by the deadline that will be granted to the candidate selected to occupy the job position, to proceed with the delivery of the documentation proving that he/she meets the requirements for admission to the competition, being consequently eligible to enter into the respective employment contract in public functions.

9. General requirements for admission are those defined in article 17th of the LTFP.

10. In terms of the article nr. 5 of the RJEC, the selection is made through the evaluation of the scientific and curricular careers of the candidates.

11. The evaluation of the scientific and curricular path, focuses on relevance, quality and current relevance of:

a) The scientific production on the last five years considered to be more relevant by the candidate;

b) The applied or practice-based research activities developed over the last five years and considered as having the greatest impact by the candidate;

c) The skills revealed in point nr. 8.;

d) The activities of outreach and dissemination of knowledge developed in the last five years, namely in the context of the promotion of culture and scientific practices, considered most relevant by the candidate.

12. The period of five years referred in the previous paragraph may be amplified by the jury, under request of the candidate, when the suspended scientific activity is justified with socially protected reasons, namely of parental leave, prolonged severe illness, and other situations of work unavailability legally defined.

13. The evaluation criteria are:

C1) Evaluation of the applicant's scientific activity in the last five years, based on an overview of the merit of his / her scientific and curricular career, namely the coherence and quality of the CV, as well as the diversity and quality of scientific indicators, including articles in high impact international scientific journals, books and book chapters, internships and further academic and / or scientific training, in particular indicators related to the requirements set out in point nr. 8.

C2) Evaluation of the professional activities developed in the last five years and considered of greatest impact by the applicant, in particular those activities related to the requirements presented in point nr. 8.

14 - The final classification of the candidates is expressed on a scale of 0 to 20, considering the valuation up to the hundredths. The final classification (CF) is obtained by the following formula: CF = C1 (75%) + C2 (25%).

The sub criteria will be valued as follows:

Valuation of C1: Scientific activity (75%):

- Articles in specialized peer-reviewed and indexed journals: 45%;

- Oral Scientific communications: 5%;

- Scientific communications in poster: 5%;

- Books and book chapters: 5%;

- Membership in scientific projects: 10%;

- Complementary academic and / or scientific training: 5%

Valuation of C2: Professional activity (25%):

- Relevant professional experience: 20%

 - Dissemination and outreach activities: 5%

15 - The jury deliberates by means of a grounded nominal vote, according to the adopted and published selection criteria; abstentions are not allowed.

16 - Minutes shall be taken of the jury meetings, containing a summary of what occurred, as well as the votes issued by each member and respective justifications, and they shall be made available to the candidates whenever requested.

17 - After concluding the application of the selection criteria, the jury shall prepare the ordered list of the approved candidates with the respective classification.

18 - The jury's final deliberation shall be ratified by the institution's highest authority, who is also responsible for deciding on the hiring.

19 - Applications shall be formalized through an application addressed to the Rector of the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, containing the identification of this tender, full name, filiation, number and date of identity card / Citizen Card / civil identification, tax identification number, date and place of birth, marital status, profession, residence and contact address, including e-mail address and telephone contact.

19.1 The application must be accompanied by the documents proving proving the conditions foreseen in points nr. 8 and 9 for admission to this tender, namely:

a) Letter of motivation;

b) Copy of the certificate or diploma of the doctoral degree;

c) Doctoral dissertation;

d) Detailed and structured curriculum vitae in accordance with the items in points nr. 10 and 11;

e) Other documents relevant to the evaluation of the qualification.

19.2 - Applicants shall submit their applications and supporting documents, electronically to the electronic address recrutamento@utad.pt  until the last day of the competition opening period, which is set at 21 calendar days after publication.

20 - Applicants are excluded from admission to the tender if they formalize their application incorrectly or do not prove the requirements demanded in the present tender. In case of doubt, the jury has the faculty to demand from any candidate the presentation of documents supporting his declarations.

21 - Any false statements made by the candidates shall be punished under the terms of the law.

22. The list of admitted and excluded candidates as well as the final ranking list shall be posted at UTAD's premises - Human Resources Services (SRH), and published on the website https://www.utad.pt/srh. Candidates shall be notified by email with a receipt of delivery of the notification.

23 - Prior hearing and deadline for the final decision: In accordance with article 121st of the Administrative Procedure Code, after having been notified, the candidates have 10 working days to state their opinion. Within 90 days, counted from the deadline for the submission of applications, the jury's final decisions are made.

24 - The present competition is exclusively aimed at filling the indicated vacancy and may be terminated until the homologation of the candidates' final ranking list and expires with the respective occupation of the job position on offer.

25 - Policy of non-discrimination and equal access

The University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro actively promotes a policy of non-discrimination and equal access, whereby no candidate may be privileged, benefited, prejudiced, or deprived of any right or exempt from any duty due to, namely, ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation marital status, family situation, economic situation, education, origin or social condition, genetic heritage, reduced work capacity, disability, chronic illness, nationality, ethnic origin or race, territory of origin, language, religion, political or ideological convictions and union membership.

26 - Under the terms of Decree-Law no. 29/2001, of 3rd February, the disabled candidate has preference in equal classification, which prevails over any other legal preference. Candidates must declare in the application form, under oath, their degree of disability, the type of disability and the means of communication/expression to be used in the selection process, under the terms of the above-mentioned diploma.

 

27th December 2022. The Rector, Emídio Ferreira dos Santos Gomes

Requirements

Research Field
Economics » Applied economics
Education Level
PhD or equivalent

Additional Information

Work Location(s)

Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro
Country
Portugal
City
Vila Real
Postal Code
5000-801

Where to apply

E-mail
recrutamento@utad.pt

Contact

State/Province
Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro
City
Vila Real
Street
Quinta de Prados
Postal Code
5000-801
E-Mail
recrutamento@utad.pt