Research Scholarship (BIPD; PhD) (one place) 1

Reference: BIPD _2020_3 UIDB / 04345/2020
Scientific area: Psychology

A call for bids for a research scholarship (BIPD - Doctor) is open within the scope of the R&D institution, Psychology Research Center - CIP, of the Autonomous University of Lisbon, with the reference UIDB / 04345/2020, having financial support from FCT / MCTES through national funds (PIDDAC

Mandatory admission requirements:

PhD in Psychology or Other Social Sciences (Doctoral degree obtained in the last three years

- Fluency in English (preferably native english);

- Good knowledge of methodological design;

- In-depth knowledge of quantitative statistics (mastery of SPSS, AMOS programs, among others);

- Proven experience in scientific publications

Preference criteria

  • Publication of several scientific articles as the first author, in scientific journals indexed in international databases;
  • Experience in data analysis in models of structural equations and Process (analysis of mediation and moderation);
  • Fluency in writing in English;
  • Experience in cross-cultural studies.

Work plan:

The fellow will dedicate himself exclusively to the writing of articles based on the data collections carried out under the Project “Promotion of the Quality of Interpersonal Relations, Health and Wellbeing of Health Professionals”. For this purpose, it will have the following tasks: a) updating the bibliographic collection on the investigated constructs; b) statistical treatment of data already collected; c) writing articles for publication in international journals with peer review in databases well rated by FCT (SCOPUS / WEB OF SCIENCE).

Applicable laws and regulations

The scholarship is awarded under Law No. 40/2004, of 18 August, updated by Decree-Law No. 123/2019, of 28 August (Statute of the Scientific Research Fellow), and Regulation of Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology, IP in force


The work will be carried out at the premises of CIP - Research Center in Psychology, at the Autonomous University of Lisbon, 47, Santa de Marta Street, 3rd floor, gab. 304, under the guidance of Doctor Tito Laneiro

Duration of the scholarship (s)

Duration of 6 months, starting on 1 November 2020, possibly renewable.

Monthly maintenance allowance amount

Monthly maintenance allowance amount:

The scholarship amount corresponds to 1.600 € according to the table of scholarship values ​​directly attributed by FCT, IP in the country (

Criteria and selection procedure

Only the 3 candidates who demonstrate through these knowledge tests to be carried out at the CIP facilities will have these requirements for interview. The selection will result from an overall assessment based on the following considerations: curriculum evaluation (50%), interview (40%); motivation letter (10%).

Composition of the Selection Panel

Professor Rute Brites;

Effective members: Doctor Tito Laneiro; Professor Luísa Ribeiro.

Substitute member: Profª. Doctor Odete Nunes

Disclosure/announcement of results

Candidates admitted for interview are invited by email. The final results of the evaluation will be published, through a list ordered by final grade obtained, in a public place on the website of the Autonomous University of Lisbon (, with the approved candidate notified by email. All applicants will be notified of the decision by email

Application deadline

The competition is open from 12 to 23 October 2020.

applications must be formalized by sending a letter of application and the following documents:: Detailed detailed proof of the candidate's experience, copy of the qualification certificate and letter of motivation. Applications must be delivered by e-mail to e-mail, including the reference of the competition in the subject field BIPD_2020_3_UIDB/04345/2020

Failure to send any of the documents required in the application is grounds for exclusion.

Appeal period

After a final decision has been made and candidates have been informed, appeals must be made within 15 working days, or sent to the highest executive body of the financing entity within 30 working days.


The information required above must be submitted on the EraCareers Portal's own form, in the fields provided for that purpose

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The second candidate, Genta Kulari, was selected, not the candidate with the highest score. In the contracting phase of the first selected, there were incompatible facts for its admission.

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