13/09/2022

1 Research grant for Master student


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Other
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    13/10/2022 23:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Portugal › Lisbon
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    EU 101004949

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Job summary

A call for tenders for one (1) research grants for a Master student is currently open for the VAST- VALUES ACROSS SPACE AND TIME project, from the Institute for the Study of Literature and Tradition (IELT) / NOVA FCSH financed by European funds through the European Commission (H2020), under the following conditions:

 

 

Job description:

 

Main Research Field: Psychological Sciences

Sub Research Field: Biomedical Engineering

 

Requirements:

Mandatory:

  • be enrolled in a Master’s programme in Electronic Engineering or Biomedical Engineering;
  • Experience in survey and experimental data collection;
  • Knowledge in excel;
  • knowledge in Inferential Statistics Analysis in SPSS and R;
  • Proficiency in both English and Portuguese languages (writing and speaking skills).

 

 

Preferable:

  • Knowledge in psychophysiological measures such as EDA and EMG;
  • Experience in data collection with psychophysiological measures;
  • Knowledge in scientific computing with Python;
  • Knowledge in BrainAnswer and Bitalino;
  • Knowledge in Qualtrics;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to learn new skills independently;
  • Ability to work in a team;
  • Ability to plan work and meet deadlines.

 

 

 

Work plan:

The research grant holder will develop tasks within the European project VAST - VALUES ACROSS TIME AND SPACE (EU 101004949), whose main objective is to study the transformation of moral values across space and time, and how these are communicated and perceived by different audiences, capturing, digitising, preserving and analysing of the stories and experiences of those exposed to these values.

 

This person will work under close supervision of Dr Carla Murteira and Dr Hugo Silva, assisting them in the development of tasks related to the project, with overall supervision of the PI Dr Sara Graça da Silva. The Portuguese team in the consortia participates in PILOT 3: VALUES IN EUROPEAN FOLKTALES, and is composed of the PI and 4 postdoctoral grant holders working on topics that intersect literature, culture and biophysiological data.

The contracted researcher will participate in tasks related to: participants gathering; data collection in a laboratory setting; data processing and data management; data analysis; reporting; collaboration in the organisation of events such as workshops and conferences; collaboration in the writing of scientific papers for journals or conferences. The researcher should be available to collect data in a laboratory setting from 10am to 18pm when necessary.

 

 

Applicable legislation and regulations: Research Fellow Status; Regulation of Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2019.pdf

 

 

Workplace: The work will be carried out at Colégio Almada Negreiros, Universidade Nova de Lisboa and/or other locations necessary for the development of the research activities, under the scientific guidance of Dr Sara Graça da Silva, Dr Carla Murteira and Dr Hugo Silva.

 

 

Duration of the scholarship: The scholarship will have a duration of 6 months, eventually renewable, estimating starting date 1st november 2022.

 

 

Monthly maintenance allowance:

The scholarship amount corresponds to 875,98 €, paid monthly by bank transfer, according to the table of scholarship values directly attributed by FCT, I.P. in the country (http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores). To this value, the voluntary social insurance corresponding to the first level is added in case the candidate opts for its attribution, as well as the personal accident insurance.

 

 

Selection method:

The selection methods to be used will be as follows: curriculum evaluation and interview. The applicants admitted to the tender will be assessed at two stages: the first stage will be the curricular assessment (AC) and the second will be the Interview (E) with the following weightings: AC 0-90 points and E 0-10 points. Only candidates with a rating resulting from the AC of 70 points or more will pass to the second stage (E).

 

The evaluation and ranking criteria for the candidates in AC will be the following:

  • Letter of motivation in english (30);
  • The candidate's publications and their connection to the position of the tender (10);
  • Research activities considered of greatest importance by the candidate, connected with the position, including previous research lab experience; participation in research projects assessed by national and international entities; proven fluency in English and Portuguese (35);
  • Outreach and/or dissemination activities considered of greatest importance by the candidate, connected to the position of the tender, including the organisation of scientific meetings, communications given at scientific meetings, and the dissemination of knowledge to extended audiences (15 points).

 

 

 

Selection Jury Composition:

Chairperson:

Sara Graça da Silva

 

Permanent members:

Carla Murteira

Rita Nunes

Substitute member

Diego Costa Pinto

 

Form of publication / notification of results: The final results of the evaluation will be published, through a list ordered by final grade. All candidates will be notified via email.

 

 

Application deadline and form of submission of applications:

The competition is open until October 13th, 2022. Applications must be submitted by email accompanied by the following documents:

 

• Curriculum Vitae (max 4 pages), with evidence of the elements required in the curricular assessment (AC);

• Licentiate Degree certificate;

• Registration in a study cycle;

• Letter of interest in Portuguese or English (max. 1 page);

• Letter of recommendation about experience with soft and hard skills;

 

Applications must be sent by email to gestao.ielt@fcsh.unl.pt with reference VAST (EU 101004949) BI2 / FCSH / IELT 2022

 

 

More Information

Benefits

Monthly maintenance allowance: The scholarship amount corresponds to 875,98 €, paid monthly by bank transfer, according to the table of scholarship values directly attributed by FCT, I.P. in the country (http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores). To this value, the voluntary social insurance corresponding to the first level is added in case the candidate opts for its attribution, as well as the personal accident insurance.

Eligibility criteria

Requirements:

Mandatory:

  • be enrolled in a Master’s programme in Electronic Engineering or Biomedical Engineering;
  • Experience in survey and experimental data collection;
  • Knowledge in excel;
  • knowledge in Inferential Statistics Analysis in SPSS and R;
  • Proficiency in both English and Portuguese languages (writing and speaking skills).

 

 

Preferable:

  • Knowledge in psychophysiological measures such as EDA and EMG;
  • Experience in data collection with psychophysiological measures;
  • Knowledge in scientific computing with Python;
  • Knowledge in BrainAnswer and Bitalino;
  • Knowledge in Qualtrics;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to learn new skills independently;
  • Ability to work in a team;
  • Ability to plan work and meet deadlines.

Selection process

Selection method:

The selection methods to be used will be as follows: curriculum evaluation and interview. The applicants admitted to the tender will be assessed at two stages: the first stage will be the curricular assessment (AC) and the second will be the Interview (E) with the following weightings: AC 0-90 points and E 0-10 points. Only candidates with a rating resulting from the AC of 70 points or more will pass to the second stage (E).

 

The evaluation and ranking criteria for the candidates in AC will be the following:

  • Letter of motivation in english (30);
  • The candidate's publications and their connection to the position of the tender (10);
  • Research activities considered of greatest importance by the candidate, connected with the position, including previous research lab experience; participation in research projects assessed by national and international entities; proven fluency in English and Portuguese (35);
  • Outreach and/or dissemination activities considered of greatest importance by the candidate, connected to the position of the tender, including the organisation of scientific meetings, communications given at scientific meetings, and the dissemination of knowledge to extended audiences (15 points).

 

 

 

Selection Jury Composition:

Chairperson:

Sara Graça da Silva

 

Permanent members:

Carla Murteira

Rita Nunes

Substitute member

Diego Costa Pinto

 

 

Form of publication / notification of results: The final results of the evaluation will be published, through a list ordered by final grade. All candidates will be notified via email.

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Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

Main Research Field: Psychological Sciences

Sub Research Field: Biomedical Engineering

Applicant must be enrolled in a Master’s programme in Electronic Engineering or Biomedical Engineering.

 

Requirements:

Mandatory:

  • be enrolled in a Master’s programme in Electronic Engineering or Biomedical Engineering;
  • Experience in survey and experimental data collection;
  • Knowledge in excel;
  • knowledge in Inferential Statistics Analysis in SPSS and R;
  • Proficiency in both English and Portuguese languages (writing and speaking skills);

 

 

Preferable:

  • Knowledge in psychophysiological measures such as EDA and EMG;
  • Experience in data collection with psychophysiological measures;
  • Knowledge in scientific computing with Python;
  • Knowledge in BrainAnswer and Bitalino;
  • Knowledge in Qualtrics; Good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to learn new skills independently;
  • Ability to work in a team;
  • Ability to plan work and meet deadlines.

Map Information

Job Work Location Personal Assistance locations
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Institute for the Study of Literature and Tradition
Portugal
Lisbon
1099-085
Colégio Almada Negreiros - Campus de Campolide

EURAXESS offer ID: 836109

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