16/07/2021

MA Research Fellowship in Visual and Theatre Studies

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    ArtsOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    06/08/2021 23:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Portugal › Lisboa
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Other
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    35
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/10/2021
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    BI Lic_PERPHOTO_JUL2021

OFFER DESCRIPTION

  1. Tender open for the award of 1 Scholarship for MA students. This grant is funded by Portuguese national funds through Foundation for Science and Technology, under Project PERPHOTO - Performing the gaze. Crossings between photography and theatre in Portuguese and international context. ref. PTDC/ART-PER/31693/2017
  1. The scholarship will be awarded for 9 months and may be renewed up to the end of the project.
  1. The scholarship will be supervised by Professor Filipe Figueiredo and Professor Cosimo Chiarelli.
  1. The scholarship holder will collaborate in the respective research activities of PERPHOTO project, namely: in bibliographic research, in the survey of photographic practices in the context of Portuguese theatre in the last 40 years, in contacts with producers and theatre companies and photography archives, in the production of inventories and database feeding and in the scientific production of files of authors-creators or in the preparation and execution of the empirical component of the project.

 

  1. Application submission

Please email to estudos.teatro@letras.ulisboa.pt:

  • A cover letter
  • CV
  • Proof of degree (duly certified by a Portuguese Authority if it is a foreign degree)
  • Document proving acceptance or enrolment in a MA program
  • Dissertation project

For application purposes, diplomas, certificates and transcripts need not be submitted. In lieu, a statement of compliance is required (see below Website for additional job details). Official transcripts must be submitted prior to the signing of the contract.

Fellowships applicants must show that they meet the necessary conditions to enrol in the program leading to the attainment of the requested academic degree. Proof of acceptance will be required prior to the signing of the contract.

More Information

Benefits

Stipend in accordance to the Portuguese Science Foundation salary scale, 835,98 € per month (net) (https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2019.pdf), paid by bank transfer.

Insurance costs (Seguro Social Voluntário and Seguro de Acidentes Pessoais) are supported by the employer.

Acceptance of the fellowship is exclusive of any other professional or research activity (Art. 5 of the Research Fellowship Holder Statute).

Eligibility criteria

The following applicants are eligible:

a) Portuguese citizens or citizens of the other Members States of the European Union;

b) Citizens of other countries;

c) Stateless persons;

d) Political refugees.

Selection process

Selection criteria

The Selection criteria are the following:

1. Curriculum Assessment (CA) (weight: 40%)

  1. Dissertation Project Assessment (DPA) (weight: 40%)
  2. Interview (I) (weight: 20%)

Classification is expressed on a scale from 0 to 20 values:

Final classification = CA (40%) + DPA (40%) + I (20%)

Search Committee

Chair: Dr. Filipe Figueiredo

Panel: Dr. Cosimo Chiarelli – Dr. Paula Magalhães

Preliminary decisions will be posted at the FLUL website. Selected candidate(s) will be notified by e-mail.

Applicants may submit queries or complaints about the decisions within a ten-weekday period.

Final decisions must be announced within 90 weekdays of the application deadline and up to 60 weekdays after the end of the query and complaint deadline.

In case of non-acceptance by the selected candidates, the grant may be offered to any of the other ranked applicants within 18 months of the final announcement.

Additional comments

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Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Other: Master Degree or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

Applicants must be enrolled MA Students in Theatre Studies, Visual Studies or related areas.

Specific Requirements

The dissertation theme must be inscribed in the scientific area of the PERPHOTO project

(https://www.ceteatro.pt/projetos/perphoto).

Upon completion of the grant period, the scholarship holder has up to 60 weekdays to submit to drh@letras.ulisboa.pt (a) a final report on the activities and results (in electronic format); and (b) the supervisor(s)'s evaluation of the final report.

The final report will be evaluated by the supervisors according to the following criteria:

- Quality of the work developed - 60%

- Results achieved-30%

- Integration and adaptation skills -10%

Each criterion will be graded 0-20. The final evaluation will be 0-20.

Applicants must intend to carry out research activities leading to the award of a Master's Degree within the scientific domains of the PERPHOTO project.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Centro de Estudos de Teatro
Portugal
Lisboa

EURAXESS offer ID: 665328

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