18/02/2022

IHA NOVA FCSH — 2 PhD Research Studentships

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Other
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    15/03/2022 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Portugal › Lisboa
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    R&D Unit - Instituto de Historia da Arte (UID 417)

OFFER DESCRIPTION

1. Scope

The Art History Institute (IHA; UID 417) opens a tender for the award of 2 (two) research studentships, hereinafter referred to as PhD Research Studentships, under the FCT Regulation for Research Studentships (RBI), and the Research Fellow Holder Statute (EBI).

The research project leading to the completion the academic doctoral degree will take place at the Art History Institute (IHA; UID 417), which will be the host institution for the studenship holders, not precluding the possibility of the work being carried out in collaboration between more than one institution.

The research activities leading to the attainment of the academic doctoral degree of the selected fellowship holders must be framed in the Art History Institute (IHA; UID 417)'s activity plan and strategy, and must be developed within the scope of the following doctoral programs:

 

● Doctoral program in Art History, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade NOVA de Lisboa

● Doctoral program in Art Studies, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade NOVA de Lisboa

● Doctoral program in Urban Studies, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade NOVA de Lisboa e do ISCTE-IUL

 

The candidate does not have to know Portuguese but must learn it during the fellowship period.

2. Type

The work plan may take place in full or in part at a national institution (fellowship in the country or mixed fellowship, respectively).

3. Work plan and objectives

The research activities leading to the attainment of the academic doctoral degree of the selected fellowship holders may focus on any subject or issue in the field of Art History, in its broadest definition, and may also articulate the field of Art History with other scientific areas. Research proposals submitted by applicants must be framed in the Art History Institute (IHA; UID 417)'s activity plan and strategy (see https://institutodehistoriadaarte.wordpress.com/strategy/), under which these fellowships will be awarded.

The candidates must explicitly identify how their working plans an objectives will contribute to the development of the aforementioned plan and strategy.

Fellowship holders must have a main supervisor who must be an integrated researcher at the IHA and they must participate in the Doctoral Forum of the IHA, while being free to participate in all IHA activities.

 

4. Duration

The duration of the fellowships is (as a rule) annual, renewable up to a maximum of four years (48 months), and fellowships cannot be awarded for a period of less than 3 consecutive months.

In the case of a mixed fellowship, the period of the work plan that takes place at a foreign institution cannot exceed 24 months.

 

5. Application details

Under penalty of non-admission to this call, the following documents must be submitted:

  • Identity card/citizen card/passport data;
  • Applicant's curriculum vitae;
  • Certificates of the academic degrees held, specifying the final classification (mandatory) and, if possible, the grades obtained in all courses, or, alternatively, the applicant's declaration of honor that he completed the graduation or master's degree before the application deadline;
  • Record of validation of academic degrees awarded by foreign higher education institutions and record of the conversion of the final classification to the Portuguese classification scale, or, alternatively, the applicant's declaration of honor that s/he obtained validation of the foreign degree equivalent to that of graduate or master by the application deadline;
  • Declaration signed by an integrated researcher from the IHA stating his availability to supervise the candidate;
  • Research proposal, which should include:

- Proposal title (maximum 40 words);

- Summary of the applicant's work plan (maximum 150 words); a good summary must be clear and well-structured, showing that the candidate is able to summarize the object of study, the objectives and the main expected contributions of the research work;

- State of the art (maximum 500 words). The state of the art, or literature review, gathers and discusses published information on the subject of the work plan. Its purpose is to theoretically support the object of research, referring to previous studies, which must be interrelated and confronted, especially if they are contradictory, as well as pointing out the originality of its proposal;

- Objectives (maximum 300 words). This field is intended to describe the main research questions and the objectives to reach with the development of your project.

- Work plan / Detailed description (maximum 1000 words). In this field, you must present in detail the work plan to be developed and demonstrate how the proposed objectives will be achieved. This description must provide all the fundamental elements to allow the analysis and evaluation by the panel, namely the methodological approach, the description of the tasks to be developed, their interdependencies and sequence, as well as the corresponding execution deadlines;

- Bibliographic References. Indicate, up to a maximum of 20 bibliographical references that support your work plan, providing the necessary elements to the panel for its identification. You should format your bibliographic list consistently and in accordance with an approved scientific referencing style, such as the APA (American Psychological Association) standard.

Note: exceeding the maximum number of words indicated in each field of the research project is sufficient reason for application exclusion.

  • Write the application and all associated documents in Portuguese or in English.

Regarding the above mentioned admissibility requirements, it is important to note:

In the case of academic degrees awarded by foreign higher education institutions, and in order to ensure that the application follows the principle of equal treatment to candidates holding foreign and national academic degrees, the recognition of these grades and the conversion of their final classification to the Portuguese classification scale is mandatory.

The recognition of academic degrees and foreign diplomas, as well as the conversion of the final classification (GPA) to the Portuguese classification scale, may be requested in any public higher education institution, or in the General-Directorate of Higher Education (DGES, only for the case of automatic recognition). In this regard, please consult the DGES portal at the following address: http://www.dges.gov.pt

Only candidates who have completed the cycle of studies leading to a graduate degree or master degree at the time of the application deadline will be admitted. If they do not yet hold the certificate of completion of the course, a declaration of honor by the candidates, in which they declare they have completed the qualification necessary for the purpose of the tender by the end of the application deadline, will be accepted. The awarding of the studentship is always dependent on delivering of evidence, in the contracting stage, of the completion of the necessary academic qualifications.

To apply for the PhD Research Fellowship it is necessary to:

 

● Hold a BA degree or MA degree in Art History, or in related areas in the field of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences;

 

● Living in Portugal on a permanent and regular basis;

 

● Not having benefited from a doctoral fellowship or doctoral fellowship in companies directly funded by the FCT, regardless of its duration.

Research fields: Art History

 

More Information

Benefits

€ 1 144,64

Eligibility criteria

Each candidate may submit only one application, under penalty of cancellation of all submitted applications.

To apply for the PhD Research Fellowship it is necessary to:

 

● Hold a BA degree and/or master degree in History of Art, or in related areas in the field of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences;

 

● Living in Portugal on a permanent and regular basis;

 

● Not having benefited from a doctoral fellowship or doctoral fellowship in companies directly funded by the FCT, regardless of its duration.

Selection process

The evaluation considers the merit of the candidate and the merit of the research proposal.

Applications considered admissible will be scored on a scale from 0 to 100 in each of the following evaluation criteria:

 

● Criterion A – Merit of the candidate, 45%.

 

● Criterion B – Merit of the Research Proposal, 55%

 

Important notice for candidates with degrees from foreign higher education institutions:

 

● Applicants with diplomas issued by foreign higher education institutions may apply and will be evaluated using the same criteria as candidates with diplomas issued by Portuguese institutions, provided that they present, in their application, proof of validation of academic degrees and of the conversion of the final classification for the Portuguese rating scale under the applicable legislation.

 

● Applicants with recognized foreign diplomas, but who do not present proof of the conversion of the final classification to the Portuguese classification scale, will be evaluated in the respective academic degree with a minimum classification of 10 points in the Portuguese classification scale.

 

● In any case, fellowship contracts with candidates with diplomas issued by foreign institutions will only be signed upon presentation of proof of validation of academic degrees and conversion of the final classification, as indicated above.

 

Candidates whose application is evaluated with a final classification of less than 75 (seventy-five) points are not eligible for granting a fellowship.

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Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

Required Education Level: Graduation and/or master in Art History, or in related areas in the field of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Can apply to the present tender:

- National citizens or citizens from other European Union Member States;

- Citizens from third-party states;

- Statless citizens;

- Citizens who benefit from the political refugee status;

- Candidates who do not hold a PhD Degree

Specific Requirements

-To reside in Portugal on a permanent and regular basis, even when the work plan associated with the scholarship takes partially place in foreign institutions. This requirement is applicable to both national and foreign citizens.

- Not having benefited from a doctoral fellowship or doctoral fellowship in companies directly funded by the FCT, regardless of its duration.

Work location(s)
2 position(s) available at
Instituto de História da Arte
Portugal
Lisboa
1099-032
Colégio Almada Negreiros, Campus de Campolide (Gab. 347)

EURAXESS offer ID: 745506

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