17/05/2022

Research Grant for Master or PhD Student

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Center for International Studies; Iscte - University Institute of Lisbon
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Other
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    31/05/2022 23:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Portugal › Lisbon
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Other
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40

OFFER DESCRIPTION

There is an open call for applications for one Research Grant (BI - Bolsa de Investigação) hosted at the Centre for International Studies at the Iscte - University Institute of Lisbon (CEI-Iscte), in partnership with the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria and the Centre for African Studies at the University of Porto, in the framework of the Project "Perfil do Estudante dos PALOP nas IES em Portugal: caracterização, expectativas e constrangimentos (Profile of the PALOP student in Portuguese HEIs: characterization, expectations and constraints), funded by national funds through Camões, I.P..

Research workplan: To carry out scientific research and to support the implementation of the project "Profile of the PALOP student in Portuguese higher education institutions: characterisation, expectations and constraints". In particular, the following tasks will be developed: identification and processing of relevant data; conducting interviews; transcription of interviews; preparation of a publication; preparation of a conference; presentation of results

 

 

More Information

Selection process

The selection methods to be used will be the following:

  • Curriculum evaluation - 40%.
  • Previous proven experience in a work environment - 20%.
  • Evaluation of writing skills and motivation letter - 20%.
  • Proficiency in English and knowledge of language(s) - 5%.
  • Familiarity with the subject - 15%.

 

The best classified candidates will be called for an interview in a second phase.

In this second phase, the final classification will be obtained by weighting the first phase classification by 60% and the interview by 40%.

 

Additional comments

The grant will have a duration of 6 months, possibly renewable, and is expected to begin in June 2022. The grant contract may be renewed up to the maximum limit provided for in the Research Grants Regulations.

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

In accordance with number 1 and 2 of Article 6 of the FCT Research Grants Regulations (Regulamento de Bolsas de Investigação da FCT), the Research Grant (BI) is intended for R&D activities carried out by students with a Bachelor or Master's degree who are enrolled, or in conditions to enrol, in a study plan leading to a degree or in a course not granting an academic degree.

The admission requirements are also the following:

  • A Bachelor or Master's degree in International Studies, African Studies or other Social Sciences.
  • Excellent written and oral expression skills, including English.
  • Solid computer skills in user's perspective, good knowledge of Office programmes, in particular Word and Excel
  • Familiarity with the subject matter will be a positive factor

 

 

Specific Requirements

Under penalty of not being admitted to the competition, the following documents must be attached to the application

  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae
  • Certificates of academic qualifications, specifying the final classification
  • Motivation letter.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
CEI-Iscte
Portugal
Lisbon

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EURAXESS offer ID: 786160

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