ORGANISATION/COMPANYFaculty of Sciences of the University of Porto
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE19/01/2022 23:00 - Europe/London
LOCATIONPortugal › Porto
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK35
OFFER STARTING DATE01/03/2022
REFERENCE NUMBERUIDP/00144/2020 - Analysis and Partial Differential Equations
NOTICE OF OPENING OF AN INTERNATIONAL SELECTION PROCEDURE FOR THE RECRUITMENT OF A DOCTORAL RESEARCHER
Ana Cristina Freire, Full Professor and Director of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto, makes public that the international selection procedure for the recruitment of a PhD is open for 15 working days, in the scope of the Project Centre of Mathematics of the University of Porto (CMUP)-UIDP/00144/2020, funded by FCT.
Scientific Domain: Mathematics
Scientific Sub-Area: Analysis and Partial Differential Equations
Admission requirements: National, foreigner and stateless candidates holding a PhD degree in the above mentioned scientific area or related areas may apply to the competition.
If the degree has been conferred by a foreign higher education institution, it must comply with the provisions of Decree-Law no. 66/2018, published in the Diário da República, 1st series, no. 157, of 16 August, and any formalities established therein must be fulfilled by the date of hiring.
Failure to comply with these requirements will lead to the outright rejection of the application.
- Development of research activities integrated in the pursuit of the objectives of the Analysis and Partial Differential Equations Area of CMUP for the period 2020-2023.
- Teaching service in the Department of Mathematics of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto. (Up to four teaching hours per week, as an annual average, according to Article 12, no. 3 of Regulation no. 487/2020 of the Research, Science and Technology Staff of the University of Porto).
Legislation and applicable regulations: Decree-Law no. 57/2016, of 29 August, amended by Law no. 57/2017 of 19 July (Legal Regime of Scientific Employment - RJEC); Regulatory Decree no. 11-A/2017, of 29 December; Labour Code, approved by Law no. 7/2009, of 12 February, in its current wording.
University of Porto Research, Science and Technology Staff Regulation no. 487/2020 published in the Diário da República no. 100/2020, Series II of 2020-05-22.
Local de trabalho: The duties will be carried out at the Mathematics Centre of the University of Porto.
Duration of the employment contract for an unspecified term: The present employment contract is scheduled to begin in March 2022 or, by mutual agreement, at a later date, and will be maintained only for the period necessary to carry out the defined functions, on an exclusive dedication basis.
Monthly remuneration: €2,134.73 in accordance with Article 15(1)(a) of Law No. 57/2017, of 19 July and with the first remuneratory position of the initial level provided for in Article 2 of Regulatory Decree No. 11-A/2017, of 29 December, corresponding to level 33 of the single remuneratory table updated by DL 10-B/2020.
Evaluation and Selection Criteria and Process: In accordance with article 5 of RJEC, selection shall be made by evaluating the candidates' scientific and curricular background.
A. Evaluation of the scientific and curricular career. In the evaluation of the scientific and curricular career, the scientific performance and the extension and management activities are evaluated according to the following weighting and criteria.
I - Scientific activities of the candidates, in the sub-area for which the competition is open, with a weighting of 80%, considering the following evaluation parameters:
- Relevance, quality and timeliness of scientific, technological, cultural or artistic production, and its impact and national and international recognition, with emphasis on the contributions indicated by the candidates as their most relevant in the last 5 years and in the proposed research plan;
- Relevance, quality and timeliness of applied, or practice-based, research activities and their impact and national and international recognition, with emphasis on the contributions indicated by candidates as their most relevant in the last 5 years and in the proposed research plan.
II - Extension and management activities of the candidates in the area for which the competition is open, with a weighting of 20%, considering the following evaluation parameters:
- Relevance, quality and timeliness of the extension and knowledge dissemination activities carried out, namely in the context of the promotion of culture and scientific practices considered of most relevance by the candidate in the last 5 years;
- Relevance, quality and timeliness of management activities: Management activities of science, technology and innovation programmes, or in the observation and monitoring of the scientific and technological system or of higher education, in Portugal or abroad, and also coordination and participation in scientific projects.
The classification in the evaluation of the scientific and curricular curriculum is expressed on a scale of 0 to 100 points, with the value given to hundredths.
After the evaluation of the scientific and curricular background of the candidates admitted, the jury shall proceed to their ranking.
B. Interview. The jury may, if it considers it necessary, conduct an interview by video-conference to the candidates ranked in the first three positions in the evaluation of their scientific and curricular background. The interview is exclusively aimed at clarifying aspects related to the results of their research. The classification in the interview evaluation is expressed on a scale of 0 to 100 points, with a mark to the hundredths.
The classification and respective final ranking of the interviewed candidates is determined by the formula 0,9*A + 0,1*B, where A represents the classification in the evaluation of the scientific and curricular track record and B represents the classification in the interview. The ranking of the remaining candidates remains unchanged.
Minutes of the Jury meetings shall be drawn up containing a summary of what took place therein, the indication of the votes cast by each member and the respective justifications, which may be contained in autonomous documents attached to the minutes and signed by all Jury members present.
Composition of the selection panel:
President: Helena Maria Monteiro Moreira Oliveira dos Reis, Assistant Professor with “Agregação”, Faculdade de Economia da Universidade do Porto
1st member: Jorge Manuel Martins da Rocha, Full Professor, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto
2nd member: José Ferreira Alves, Full Professor, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto
3rd member: José Miguel Urbano, Full Professor, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra
4rd member: Sílvio Marques de Almeida Gama, Associate Professor, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto
1st alternate member: Samuel António de Sousa Dias Lopes, Assistant Professor, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto
Form of notification of results: The lists of admitted and excluded candidates as well as the final ranking lists are published on the FCUP/Sigarra website and through the means identified under the administrative procedure code.
Application deadline and form for presenting applications: The applications should be formalised exclusively on the competition page nº 259 (sigarra FCUP), within 15 working days, accompanied by the following documentation:
- PhD certificate or diploma;
- Detailed curriculum vitae;
- Brief description of the scientific activities of the last 5 years with indication of
contributions considered most relevant (maximum 3 pages + references);
- Brief description of extension and management activities in the last 5 years, indicating
of the contributions considered most relevant (maximum 2 pages + references);
- Proposed research plan (maximum 3 pages + references);
- Other documents relevant to the assessment of the candidate.
In case of doubt, the selection board shall have the right to require any candidate to produce supporting documents for their statements. False declarations made by candidates shall be punished in accordance with the law.
Candidates who formalise their application incorrectly will be excluded from admission to the competition.
Prior hearing and deadline for the Final Decision: in accordance with article 121 of the Administrative Procedure Code, after being notified, the candidates have 10 working days to comment.
The jury's final decisions are taken within a maximum of 90 days, counting from the deadline for the submission of applications.
The present tender procedure is exclusively aimed at filling the indicated vacancies and may be terminated until the homologation of the candidates' final ranking list and expires with the respective occupation of the jobs on offer.
Non-discrimination and equal access policy
FCUP actively promotes a policy of non-discrimination and equal access, whereby no applicant may be privileged, benefited, prejudiced or deprived of any right or exempted from any duty on the basis of ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status family status, economic situation, education, origin or social condition, genetic heritage, reduced capacity to work, disability, chronic illness, nationality, ethnic origin or race, territory of origin, language, religion, political or ideological beliefs and trade union membership.
In the terms of D.L. nº 29/2001, of 3 of 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.
The competition is open from 21/12/2021 to 19/01/2022
EURAXESS offer ID: 721786
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