One postdoctoral scholarship in mathematics - UIDP/00297/2020 and UIDB/00297/2020 7/2021

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    NOVA.id.FCT- Associação para a Inovação de Desenvolvimento da FCT
    MathematicsMathematical analysis
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    31/08/2021 23:00 - Europe/London
    Portugal › Caparica
    UIDP/00297/2020 and UIDB/00297/2020 - 7/2021


Notice of International Call to award a postdoctoral scholarship


Títle: One postdoctoral scholarship in mathematics

One postdoctoral scholarship is opened within the scope of the R&D Unit “Center for Mathematics and Applications” (CMA) (UI/297/2020), financed by national funds through the “Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P.” (ref. UIDP/00297/2020 and UIDB/00297/2020) (OE). This international call for hiring a postdoctoral scholarship is under the funding of UIDP/00297/2020 which can be changed to UIDB/00297/2020 with the prior approval of FCT through an amendment to the scholarship contract, under the following conditions:

  1. Scientific area:

Mathematics with specialization in Mathematical Analysis

  1. Admission requirements:


Applicants to this call may be candidates holding a PhD degree in the field of Mathematics or related areas of interest to the project.

The registration and/or recognition in Portugal of the doctoral degree will be verified at the time of signing the contract under the provisions of article 25 of Decree-Law no. 66/2018, of 16 August.

Applicants must have completed within the last 3 years, before the date of submission of the application, a PhD degree in Mathematics.

  1. Working plan:


Scientific collaboration with the members of the Center for Mathematics and Applications (CMA) mainly with the members of the Analysis working group. The successful candidate will have to take an active part in the research activities of the working group of CMA in Analysis. Candidates should present a work plan related to the research topics developed in the research sub-area of CMA, Analysis and indicate the name(s) of CMA researcher(s) with whom they plan to develop the work plan. Refer to CMA's webpage for further information: https://novamath.fct.unl.pt/.

  1. Legislation::


Lei Nº. Law Nr. 40/2004, of 18th August altered and republish by Decree-Law nº 202/2012 of August 27th (Scientific Research Scholarship Statute) and altered by the Decree-Law nº 233/2012 of October 29th and by the Law nº 12/2013 of January 29th, by Decree-Law 89/2013 of July 9th and by Decree-Law 123/2019 of August 28th. FCT Regulation for Scholarships, I.P in force (https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/regulamento.phtml.pt).

  1. Working place:


The work is to be carried out at the facilities of the Center for Mathematics and Applications (CMA), hosted at the Department of Mathematics, located in Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FCT-NOVA).

  1. Scholarship duration:


The scholarship is for an initial period of 12 months, scheduled to start in September 2021. The scholarship contract may eventually be renewed within the term of the project.

  1. Salary and benefits::


The scholarship amount will be €1646, according to the table of scholarship values directly attributed by FCT, I.P. in the country, and payment is made monthly by bank transfer.

  1. Selection methodology:


The selection criteria and their respective weighting shall be as follows:

  1. CV (grade from 1 to 20) (30%);
  2. Motivation letter and recommendation letter (grade from 1 to 20) (15%);
  3. Work plan in the research sub-area of CMA, Analysis (grade from 1 to 20) (15%);
  4. Adequacy of the work plan to the topics of research of the research sub-area of CMA, Analysis (grade from 1 to 20) (20%);
  5. Interview (grade from 1 to 20) (20%). The interview will be conducted by videoconference, only for the three candidates with the highest score obtained in the sum of the classifications of criteria a), b), c) and d).

The candidates with less than 75% given by the Jury following the above selection criteria will not be accepted.

  1. Jury members:

Presidente do Júri /President of the Jury:

Oleksiy Karlovych, CMA e DM-FCT-UNL.

Membros efetivos do Júri/Effective members of the Jury:

Magda Stela de Jesus Rebelo, CMA e DM-FCT-UNL;

Maria Fernanda de Almeida Cipriano Salvador Marques, CMA e DM-FCT-UNL.

Membros suplentes do Júri/Substitute member of the Jury:

Cláudio António Rainha Aires Fernandes, CMA e DM-FCT-UNL

Fabio Augusto da Costa Carvalho Chalub, CMA e DM-FCT-UNL

  1. Notification of Results::


The final results of the evaluation will be notified, up to 90 days after the deadline for the submission of applications, by email, of the results proposed by the jury, having access to the minutes and the final ordering list. After notification, candidates will have 10 working days to comment on the draft decision, following a prior hearing of interested parties, under the terms of the Administrative Procedure Code. The final decision will be taken after the previous hearing period has elapsed, which will be notified to all candidates again by e-mail, and a complaint may be filed within 15 working days (to the e-mail address used for the notification), or appeal, within 30 working days, addressed to the NOVA.ID.FCT Board at coord1@novaidfct.pt.

  1. Application deadline::


Applications must be submitted between the period from July 5 to August 31, 2021, by email (with the subject: Postdoctoral Application - Analysis), addressed to cma.secretariado@fct.unl.pt and containing a PDF files with the following documents in Portuguese or English languages:

  1. CV with ORCID reference number;
  2. Motivation letter, including a synopsis of the scientific career;
  3. Work plan (maximum of 5 pages);
  4. Doctoral Certificate;
  5. Copies of at most 3 publications representative of the experience of the targeted research area;
  6. A reference letter directly sent by the writer to cma.secretariado@fct.unl.pt, with the subject “Recommendation letter for «CANDIDATE NAME» - Postdoctoral Application - Analysis”.
  7. Declaration on honor ((according to the draft below).

Declaration on honor

______________________________________(name), candidat to _________________________ (UIDP/00297/2020 – 7/2021), declares, under a commitment of honor, that it gathers and fulfills all the requirements for admission to this competition that are provided for in the Law, in particular in the Scholarship Regulation of “NOVA.id.FCT - Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento da FCT” and, in the of the Regulation for Research Grants of the “Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P” (FCT, IP), Regulation no. 950/2019, published in the Diário da República, 2nd Series, no. 241, of December 16, 2019, and in the Research Scholarship Statute (RFS), Decree- Law no. 123/2019, of 28 August, published in the Diário da República, 1st Series, no. 164, of 28 August 2019, as well as in this Notice.

The declarant is fully aware that the provision of false declarations implies his exclusion from this competition, without prejudice to the participation of the competent entity for the purposes of criminal procedure.

The declarant is fully aware that, if he is selected for hiring in the final decision of this competition, he must present the documents that prove that he has the requirements for admission to this competition. The period that cannot be extended, once the final decision has been communicated.

The declarant is also fully aware that the failure to present the supporting documents referred to in the preceding paragraph, for reasons attributable to him, determines his exclusion from this competition.

________(local),___________ (date).

The declarant,




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