Studentship for scientific initiation to take part in the project Music paper and handwriting studies in Portugal (18th and 19th centuries): the case study of the collection of the Count of Redondo (MARCMUS) (EXPL/ART-PER/0749/2021)

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    Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    21/01/2022 23:00 - Europe/London
    Portugal › Lisboa


The project MARCMUS will solely take place in Portugal (Lisbon).

The initiation student will assist the research team in carrying out the tasks performed during the term of the project, with particular emphasis on the process of photographing watermarks/calligraphies, in the treatment and cataloguing of these images, and in the rastrology analysis; she/he will also actively participate in other activities of CESEM.

The duration of the studentship for scientific initiation is 10 months and is non-renewable. The expected starting date is 1st March 2022.

The candidate must send an application letter, including identification and contact details, accompanied by the following: Curriculum Vitae, proof of enrollment in a Musicology degree (Licentiate) or equivalent, declaration by the candidate that she/he does not exceed, with the conclusion of the studentship contract in question, an accumulated period of one year in this type of scholarship, followed or interpolated, and has not already been a beneficiary of any other research scholarship directly or indirectly financed by the FCT and, optionally, other supporting documents deemed relevant.

Applications should be sent by e-mail to cesem@fcsh.unl.pt, with the reference “Music paper and handwriting in Portugal – BII 1” in the subject line.

The chosen candidate will be notified via e-mail.

More Information


The research fellowship corresponds to €446,12 monthly, according to the table of scholarships awarded directly by the FCT, I.P. in Portugal. (http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores). Added to this amount is the voluntary social insurance corresponding to the first category, if the candidate so chooses, as well as a personal accident insurance.

Selection process

The selection methods will be the following: a) curriculum evaluation, on a grading scale from 0 to 10, with weighting of the academic background (0-5 points) and the preferential requirements (0-5 points); b) optional interview, carried out by decision of the jury. In the event of an interview, the weighting of each of the selection methods, a) and b), will be 50%.

The approved candidates will be notified by e-mail in due course. The candidates will be notified of the date and place of the interview by the same means.

Composition of the Jury:

António Jorge Marques, Hired Researcher – President;

Andrew Woolley, Integrated Researcher at CESEM – 1st member

João Pedro d'Alvarenga, Principal Investigator – 2nd member;

Zuelma Chaves, PhD Scholarship FCT – substitute member;

Rui Araújo, Senior Technician – substitute member.

The final results, in the form of a list ordered according to the points obtained by each candidate, will be published on the CESEM website (http://cesem.fcsh.unl.pt), and the successful candidate will be notified by e-mail.

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Offer Requirements


Enrollment in a Musicology degree (Licentiate) or equivalent.

Preferential requirements: second year of the degree completed at the time the studentship starts, command of written English and IT skills.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
FCSH – Campolide Campus / UNL, Lisbon, Portugal; (2) Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal

EURAXESS offer ID: 726535


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