Research Fellowship for PhD students - (BL90/2022_IST-ID)

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    Associação do Instituto Superior Técnico para a Investigação e Desenvolvimento _IST-ID
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    23/05/2022 00:00 - Europe/London
    Portugal › Lisboa
    JPIOCEANS/0002/2019 - (BL90/2022_IST-ID)


Applications are open for one Research Fellowship, within the framework of project CE2COAST/IST-ID (JPIOCEANS/0002/2019), financed by national funds through FCT/MCTES (PIDDAC)

Workplan: The fellowship holder is expected to provide support to:

  • Exploration and development of a model applied to the Tagus estuary, to assess the effect of the basin on water quality and coastal ecosystems;
  • Analysis of the results and evaluation of scenarios;
  • Dissemination of the results

Duration: The fellowship will have a duration of 12 months and is expected to start in June 2022. The fellowship contract may be renewed up to a maximum of 15 months of total duration of the fellowship (the project will end on 31/08/2023; if extended, the contract may possibly be renewed until the new project end date). When the academic degree or diploma is awarded during the duration of the fellowship contract, the fellowship may be concluded under the established contractual terms.

It is mandatory to formalize applications with the submission of the following documents: i) B1 Form – Fellowship application (https://ist-id.pt/concursos/bolsas/ ; ii) Curriculum Vitae; iii) academic degree certificate; iv) Proof of enrollment at a PhD Program; v) motivation letter.

Applications must be submitted to the email nuno.sarmento@tecnico.ulisboa.pt

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Monthly maintenance allowance: According to the values for Research Fellowships awarded by FCT in Portugal (http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores ), the amount of the monthly maintenance allowance is 1,144.64 €, with the payment method being an option of the Fellow (Wire Transfer or Cheque). The fellowship holder will be reimbursed for his/her payment of Voluntary Social Security (up to the amount corresponding to the 1st step).

Eligibility criteria

Admission Requirements: candidates must be enrolled at a PhD. Additionally, candidates should have a Master's degree in Environmental Engineering, Agronomic Engineering or similar.

Selection process

Selection methods: The selection methods will be the following:

  • Knowledge of processes at the basin-estuary interface: 30% (0/20);
  • Experience in using the MOHID model: 20% (0/20);
  • Programming knowledge (Fortran, Python): 20% (0/20);
  • Individual interview (in case of tie between the best classified candidates), where motivation and specific knowledge will be evaluated: 30% (0/20).

Composition of the selection Jury: Chairman: Professor Marcos Mateus; Voting Members: Associate Professor Ramiro Neves and Researcher Lígia Pinto.

Announcement/ notification of the results: The final evaluation results will be communicated to all applicants by email.

Deadlines and procedures of complaint and appeal. A complaint may be lodged from the final decision within 15 working days, or an appeal to the Executive Board of IST-ID within 30 working days, both counted from the respective notification

Additional comments

Legislation and Regulations: Statute of Scientific Research Fellow, approved by Law nr. 40/2004, of August 18, as worded by Decree-Law nr. 123/2019, of August 28; FCT Regulation for Research Studentships and Fellowships, available on https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2019.pdf and https://dre.pt/application/file/a/127230968.

Workplace: The work will be developed in the MARETEC/LARSyS Research Unit of Instituto Superior Técnico, under the scientific supervision of Professor Marcos Mateus.

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Offer Requirements

    Engineering: Master Degree or equivalent


Admission Requirements: candidates must be enrolled at a PhD. Additionally, candidates should have a Master's degree in Environmental Engineering, Agronomic Engineering or similar.

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