Scientific Research Fellowship (BI) 02/2022

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    University of Algarve
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    03/02/2022 00:00 - Europe/London
    Portugal › Faro
    PTDC/HAR-ARQ/29606/2017 FLAME


NOTICE N.º 002/2022



It is now open a call for one Research Grant within the project PTDC/HAR-ARQ/29606/2017) – FLAME - " A tecnologia do Fogo de Humanos Anatomicamente Modernos e Neandertais revelada através de evidências de microestratigrafia arqueológica, reference, funded by FCT, with the following conditions:

Research Field: Archaeology

Admission Requirements: undergraduate in Archaeology, with experience in archaeological fieldwork and preferentially with laboratory experience in sedimentology and elemental analysis, taking into consideration the of University Of Algarve’s Research Grants Regulation (https://dre.pt/application/file/a/152015732 ).

Candidates must be enrolled in a degree-granting study cycle or in a post-graduate course that does not confer an academic degree, taught at the University of Algarve, except in cases where there is no training offer at UAlg in the area of the competition.

Work Plan:

  1. Sampled and preparation of micromorphological samples.
  2. Analysis of thin sections and spectrometry.
  3. Experimental heating experiments in a laboratoy setting.
  4. Database management of archaeological and experimental samples.

Applicable Legislation and regulations: Statute of Scientific Research Fellow, approved by the Law nº 40/2004, from 18 of August, conferred by the Decree Law 123/2019, from July 28th and University Of Algarve’s Research Grants Regulation

Working place: The work will be developed at Interdisciplinary Center for Archaeology and Evolution of Human Behaviour (ICArEHB) from the University of Algarve, advised by the researcher Vera Aldeias, principal investigator of the FLAME project and coordinator.

Duration of the grant: The grant will have a first contract of seven months duration, beginning on 01 march 2022.

Value of monthly maintenance allowance: The monthly maintenance allowance corresponds to €835,98. The maintenance allowance will be paid monthly by bank transfer. (dre.pt/application/file/a/160312069)

Selection criteria will be as follows:.

In accordance with nº2 of the article 11º of the FCT Research Grants Regulation, the selection criteria will be the applicant’s merit, and the proposed educational plan (ex: academic degree; research experience), with the respective scoring of 50% and 50%.

The evaluation process may include one interview, to all or some candidates selected by the panel, weighting a maximum of 20% of the total score.

The tender jury shall comprise the following members:

Vera Aldeias (President)

Carlos Duarte (Effective member)

Ana Gomes (Effective member)

Célia Gonçalves (Substitute member)

Publication and notification of the results: Final results will be publicized through an ordered list according to the final grade and posted in a conspicuous and public local of Building J24 and communicated to the applicants by e-mail to the addresses indicated by each candidate.

Deadline for applications and submission forms: the call is open from 20/01/2022 to 02/02/2022

Applications must be accompanied by the following documents:

  • Official identification document (simple copy or legal equivalent). If you have a nationality other than Portuguese, you should present a residence permit, permanent residence certificate or long-term resident status, valid on the scholarship start date, any of which may be replaced, in its absence, by a declaration of commitment. However, one of the previous must be delivered at the contracting phase, under penalty of forfeiture of the granting of the scholarship;
  • Copy of the qualification certificates of the academic degrees held, specifying the final classification and, if possible, the classifications obtained in all subjects taken;
  • If the doctorate has been awarded by a foreign higher education institution, it must conform to the rules established in Decree-Law no. 66/2018 of August 16, and all required formalities must be complied with up to the date of termination deadline for submission of the application. If the completed process is not found until the end of the application deadline, the candidate must prove that he / she has requested the recognition of the degree.
  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • Passport or identification card for European applicants (copy);
  • Taxpayer Identification Number (NIF), if you have a nationality other than Portuguese, it must be submitted during the scholarship contracting phase, under penalty of forfeiture of the scholarship award;
  • Other documents considered important

The Application Request, dated and signed, must be addressed to the President of the Evaluation Panel (https://www.ualg.pt/sites/default/files/documentos/2021-07/anexo-iii-requerimento-para-candidatura-bolsaen20210707.pdf) preferentially for the following email to the Scientific Coordinator vlaldeias@ualg.pt, or the following address: Universidade do Algarve J25, campus de Gambelas, 8005-139 Faro, Reference (Edital 002/2022) If the Application Request is sent by email, the applicant must duly express his/her consent that all notifications regarding this application are sent to the email address given.

Grant contract Documents

-Supporting documents stating that the applicant gathers all the requirements for this grant, namely the enrolment certificate in an awarding degree study cycle or in a postgraduate course;

-Supervisor Declaration taking the responsibility for the Work plan supervision, according to article 5º-A of the Statute of Scientific Research Fellow, as well as assuring the necessary conditions for the development of the work plan and in compliance with article 13 º of the Statute of Scientific Research Fellow;

-Declaration of the Grant acceptance;

-Declaration of commitment stating the exclusivity regime

Complaints and Appeal Deadlines and procedures

On the decision for granting the Research Grant, candidates may, if they wish, comment on the hearing of interested parties, within 10 working days, under the terms provided for in the Administrative Procedure Code.

From the practice or omission of any act of the evaluation panel, candidates can complain to the body, within 10 working days.

The final decision of the evaluation panel can be appealed to the Rector within 15 working days after the respective notification.

scholarship contractWith the applicant(s) selected, and after receiving all the required documentation, a scholarship contract will be signed in accordance with the attached model.Assessment of the scholarship holder(s)At the end of each period of duration of the scholarship contract, the activity developed by the scholarship holder(s) is evaluated by the supervisor, by applying the following criteria, in accordance with the attached model:a) Description of work during this perioda) Efficiency and motivation in learning

University of the Algarve reserves the right to cancel this application procedure if by any means the contract celebration with the funding entity is not established.

University of Algarve, 17 January 2021

Scientific Coordinator


Doutor Vera Aldeias

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The monthly maintenance allowance corresponds to €835,98. The maintenance allowance will be paid monthly by bank transfer. (dre.pt/application/file/a/160312069)


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University of Algarve
Faro - Algarve
Campus de Gambelas

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